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2006 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 2006 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A was the 50th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. It Began on April 15, 2006, and reached its end on December 3, 2006.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season2006
ChampionsSão Paulo
4th Campeonato Brasileiro title
4th Brazilian title
RelegatedPonte Preta
Fortaleza
São Caetano
Santa Cruz
Copa LibertadoresSão Paulo
Internacional
Grêmio
Santos
Paraná
Flamengo (2006 Copa do Brasil winners)
Copa SudamericanaSão Paulo
Vasco da Gama
Figueirense
Goiás
Corinthians
Cruzeiro
Botafogo
Atlético Paranaense
Matches played380
Goals scored1,030 (2.71 per match)
Top goalscorerSouza (17 goals)
Biggest home winFigueirense 6 – 1 Palmeiras
Biggest away winAtlético-PR 0 - 5 Botafogo
Highest scoringAtlético-PR 6 - 4 Vasco da Gama
Average attendance16,151
2005
2007

Contents

FormatEdit

The format was similar to the 2005 edition, though fielding two fewer teams. 20 teams competed, each team playing the other in a home-and-away format. At the season finale, the team with the most accumulated points (3 for each win, 1 for a draw, none for a loss) was declared champion.

CalendarEdit

From April 15 through June 4, 10 rounds were played. From June 9 until July 9, the tournament was suspended for the FIFA World Cup 2006. Play resumed on July 12 and continued until December 3.

Several teams had their attentions divided between other tournaments over the same duration:

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 São Paulo 38 22 12 4 66 32 +34 78 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Libertadores and 2007 Copa Sudamericana
2 Internacional 38 20 9 9 52 36 +16 69 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Libertadores
3 Grêmio 38 20 7 11 64 45 +19 67
4 Santos 38 18 10 10 57 36 +21 64
5 Paraná 38 18 6 14 56 49 +7 60
6 Vasco 38 15 14 9 57 50 +7 59 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Sudamericana
7 Figueirense 38 15 12 11 57 44 +13 57
8 Goiás 38 15 10 13 63 49 +14 55
9 Corinthians 38 15 8 15 41 46 −5 53
10 Cruzeiro 38 14 11 13 52 45 +7 53
11 Flamengo 38 15 7 16 44 48 −4 52 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Libertadores by winning the 2006 Copa do Brasil
12 Botafogo 38 13 12 13 52 50 +2 51 Qualified for the 2007 Copa Sudamericana
13 Atlético-PR 38 13 9 16 61 62 −1 48
14 Juventude 38 13 8 17 44 54 −10 47
15 Fluminense 38 11 12 15 48 58 −10 45
16 Palmeiras 38 12 8 18 58 70 −12 44
17 Ponte Preta 36 10 7 19 45 65 −20 37 Relegated to Série B 2007
18 Fortaleza 38 9 13 16 39 62 −23 40
19 São Caetano 38 9 11 18 37 53 −16 38
20 Santa Cruz 38 7 7 24 41 75 −34 28

Top goal scorersEdit

Fixtures and resultsEdit

Home \ Away CAP BOT COR CRU FIG FLA FLU FOR GOI GRE INT JUV PAL PAR PON STA SAN SCA SPO VAS
Atlético-PR 0–5 1–2 1–1 1–4 1–0 1–2 0–0 2–3 2–3 1–2 1–0 2–0 4–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 6–4
Botafogo 0–4 0–0 1–0 2–3 0–2 2–1 1–0 2–2 2–2 0–1 2–1 1–3 4–0 4–1 1–0 4–3 2–1 1–1 4–1
Corinthians 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–3 0–2 1–1 2–2 0–1 0–2 0–1 5–3 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–3 3–0 1–3 1–1
Cruzeiro 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–2 2–1 2–3 0–0 0–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–2 5–1 3–3 1–1 3–0 2–2 2–1
Figueirense 3–3 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 6–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 0–0
Flamengo 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 0–2 4–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 3–1 2–1 1–4 0–0 1–1 2–2 4–1 1–1 0–1
Fluminense 1–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–3 1–0 1–2 2–3 3–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–2 1–1
Fortaleza 3–4 2–3 0–4 0–2 1–1 3–4 2–5 0–3 1–0 1–2 4–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–4 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–1
Goiás 2–2 2–2 3–1 2–3 2–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 4–0 2–2 2–0 1–3 1–2 3–0 5–3 0–0 2–1 0–2 2–0
Grêmio 2–0 4–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 3–0 4–4 4–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 4–0 3–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–2
Internacional 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–4 1–0 2–0 3–0 1–4 0–0 1–0 1–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 1–2
Juventude 3–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 3–2 1–0 0–1 4–1 3–2 1–0 1–1 0–0
Palmeiras 2–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 3–0 3–0 1–3 0–1 1–4 1–1 4–2 2–3 2–1 1–2 3–1 3–1 4–2
Paraná 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 2–0 1–0 5–2 1–0 0–1 4–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1
Ponte Preta 1–1 1–2 3–2 0–1 3–0 3–0 3–0 1–3 3–2 1–1 0–2 3–1 1–1 2–5 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–3 1–2
Santa Cruz 1–2 1–1 1–0 4–1 0–0 3–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 2–4 0–2 1–0 3–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 0–3 1–3 0–4
Santos 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–2 5–1 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–2
São Caetano 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–1
São Paulo 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 5–0 4–1 3–2 1–1 4–0 0–4 1–0 5–1
Vasco 2–1 0–0 2–4 1–0 3–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–0 3–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–2 1–1
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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