2007 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C

In 2007, the Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, the third division of the Brazilian League, was contested by 64 clubs, with the promotion of Bragantino, Bahia (lost Fonte Nova against Vila Nova), Vila Nova-GO, and ABC-RN, to the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B to be contested in 2008. No teams were relegated, since the fourth division in the Brazilian league was introduced only in 2009.

Competition formatEdit

First stageEdit

The 64 teams play in 16 groups of four. Within each group, the four teams play a double round robin, i.e. they play each other in home and away matches, totalling six matchdays. The two best ranked teams in each group qualify to the Second Stage.

Second stageEdit

The 32 teams qualified from the First Stage play in eight groups of four. Within each group, the four teams play a double round robin, i.e. they play each other in home and away matches, totalling six matchdays. The two best ranked teams in each group qualify to the Third Stage.

Third stageEdit

The 16 teams qualified from the Second Stage play in four groups of four. Within each group, the four teams play a double round robin, i.e. they play each other in home and away matches, totalling six matchdays. The two best ranked teams in each group qualify to the Final Stage.

Final stageEdit

The eight teams qualified from the Third Stage are put together in a single group. They play a double round robin, i.e. they play each other in home and away matches, totalling fourteen matchdays. The four best ranked teams are automatically promoted to the Série B in 2008.

Participating teamsEdit

The participating teams are sorted by state:

Stages of the competitionEdit

First stageEdit

Group 1 (AC-AM-RO-RR)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Rio Branco/AC 6 3 3 0 15 5 +10 12 Qualified to the second stage
2   Fast Clube/AM 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3 11
3   Jaruense/RO 6 1 2 3 7 14 −7 5
4   São Raimundo/RR 6 1 1 4 8 14 −6 4
Group 2 (AP-AM-PA)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Nacional/AM 6 3 2 1 9 6 +3 11 Qualified to the second stage
2   Tuna Luso/PA 6 3 1 2 7 7 0 10
3   Amapá/AP 6 2 1 3 6 8 −2 7
4   São Raimundo/AM 6 1 2 3 5 7 −2 5
Group 3 (MA-PA-TO)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Imperatriz/MA 6 2 4 0 4 2 +2 10 Qualified to the second stage
2   Ananindeua/PA 6 2 3 1 6 6 0 9
3   Paysandu/PA 6 0 1 5 3 9 −6 1
4   Araguaina/TO 6 3 2 1 8 4 +4 −1[a]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Araguaina/TO was punished with the loss of 12 points
Group 4 (CE-MA-PI)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Barras/PI 6 3 2 1 9 5 +4 11 Qualified to the second stage
2   Sampaio Corrêa/MA 6 2 3 1 5 5 0 9
3   River/PI 6 2 2 2 9 11 −2 8
4   Itapipoca/CE 6 1 1 4 10 12 −2 4
Group 5 (CE-PB-PE-RN)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Nacional/PB 6 3 2 1 8 6 +2 11 Qualified to the second stage
2   Porto/PE 6 2 1 3 8 10 −2 7
3   Icasa/CE 6 2 1 3 5 7 −2 7
4   Potiguar/RN 6 1 4 1 10 8 +2 7
Group 6 (PB-PE-RN)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   ABC/RN 6 4 1 1 13 6 +7 13 Qualified to the second stage
2   Atlético/PB 6 3 1 2 4 3 +1 10
3   Central/PE 6 1 3 2 9 10 −1 6
4   Vera Cruz/PE 6 1 1 4 1 10 −9 4
Group 7 (AL-BA-SE)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Bahia/BA 6 5 1 0 11 1 +10 16 Qualified to the second stage
2   Confiança/SE 6 4 1 1 11 5 +6 13
3   América/SE 6 1 1 4 1 7 −6 4
4   ASA/AL 6 0 1 5 3 13 −10 1
Group 8 (AL-BA-ES)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Coruripe/AL 6 4 2 0 11 4 +7 14 Qualified to the second stage
2   Linhares/ES 6 2 2 2 12 10 +2 8
3   Atlético/BA 6 1 3 2 7 11 −4 6
4   Poções/BA 6 1 1 4 5 10 −5 4
Group 9 (DF-GO-MT)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Atlético/GO 6 4 0 2 8 4 +4 12 Qualified to the second stage
2   CRAC/GO 6 3 0 3 7 7 0 9
3   Ceilândia/DF 6 2 1 3 6 7 −1 7
4   Cacerense/MT 6 2 1 3 5 8 −3 7
Group 10 (DF-GO-MT)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Vila Nova/GO 6 4 1 1 12 5 +7 13 Qualified to the second stage
2   Itumbiara/GO 6 4 0 2 11 8 +3 12
3   Jaciara/MT 6 3 1 2 14 9 +5 10
4   Esportivo Guará/DF 6 0 0 6 3 18 −15 0
Group 11 (ES-MG-RJ-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   América/RJ 6 3 1 2 10 7 +3 10 Qualified to the second stage
2   Guarani/SP 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
3   Jaguaré/ES 6 2 1 3 12 12 0 7
4   Tupi/MG 6 2 1 3 8 12 −4 7
Group 12 (RJ-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Rio Claro/SP 6 2 3 1 4 3 +1 9 Qualified to the second stage
2   Volta Redonda/RJ 6 2 2 2 6 6 0 8
3   Friburguense/RJ 6 1 4 1 5 5 0 7
4   Noroeste/SP 6 1 3 2 5 6 −1 6
Group 13 (MS-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Bragantino/SP 6 4 1 1 10 3 +7 13 Qualified to the second stage
2   Águia Negra/MS 6 2 2 2 7 8 −1 8
3   CENE/MS 6 2 2 2 6 7 −1 8
4   Sertãozinho/SP 6 1 1 4 8 13 −5 4
Group 14 (MG-RJ-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Villa Nova/MG 6 2 3 1 12 6 +6 9 Qualified to the second stage
2   Democrata-GV/MG 6 2 3 1 7 10 −3 9
3   Juventus/SP 6 1 5 0 3 2 +1 8
4   Madureira/RJ 6 0 3 3 1 5 −4 3
Group 15 (PR-RS-SC)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Roma/PR 6 4 2 0 10 3 +7 14 Qualified to the second stage
2   Ulbra/RS 6 2 3 1 9 5 +4 9
3   Chapecoense/SC 6 1 1 4 5 10 −5 4
4   Paranavaí/PR 6 0 4 2 4 10 −6 4
Group 16 (PR-RS-SC)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Joinville/SC 6 4 1 1 8 4 +4 13 Qualified to the second stage
2   Esportivo/RS 6 3 0 3 6 9 −3 9
3   Adap Galo Maringá/PR 6 2 2 2 10 8 +2 8
4   Caxias/RS 6 0 3 3 5 8 −3 3

Second stageEdit

Group 17 (AC-MA-PA)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Imperatriz/MA 6 3 1 2 9 4 +5 −2[a]
2   Rio Branco/AC 6 3 1 2 8 8 0 10 Qualified to the third stage
3   Tuna Luso/PA 6 2 2 2 11 8 +3 8
4   Sampaio Corrêa/MA 6 1 2 3 6 14 −8 5
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Imperatriz/MA was expelled from the competition (lost 12 points on STJD)
Group 18 (AM-PA-PI)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Barras/PI 6 3 2 1 9 5 +4 11 Qualified to the third stage
2   Fast Clube/AM 6 3 2 1 13 10 +3 11
3   Ananindeua/PA 6 3 1 2 12 10 +2 10
4   Nacional/AM 6 0 1 5 7 16 −9 1
Group 19 (BA-ES-PB)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Bahia/BA 6 4 1 1 16 4 +12 13 Qualified to the third stage
2   Nacional/PB 6 4 0 2 8 8 0 12
3   Atlético/PB 6 2 0 4 9 12 −3 6
4   Linhares/ES 6 1 1 4 6 14 −8 4
Group 20 (AL-PE-RN-SE)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Coruripe/AL 6 4 1 1 8 4 +4 13 Qualified to the third stage
2   ABC/RN 6 4 0 2 8 7 +1 12
3   Confiança/SE 6 2 2 2 4 4 0 8
4   Porto/PE 6 0 1 5 3 8 −5 1
Group 21 (GO-RJ)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Atlético/GO 6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 13 Qualified to the third stage
2   América/RJ 6 3 1 2 8 7 +1 10
3   Volta Redonda/RJ 6 2 1 3 7 6 +1 7
4   Itumbiara/GO 6 1 1 4 3 8 −5 4
Group 22 (GO-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   CRAC/GO 6 3 2 1 7 3 +4 11 Qualified to the third stage
2   Vila Nova/GO 6 3 0 3 9 9 0 9
3   Guarani/SP 6 2 2 2 6 5 +1 8
4   Rio Claro/SP 6 2 0 4 8 13 −5 6
Group 23 (MG-PR-RS-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Esportivo/RS 6 3 2 1 8 4 +4 11 Qualified to the third stage
2   Bragantino/SP 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 9
3   Roma/PR 6 2 3 1 5 3 +2 9
4   Democrata-GV/MG 6 1 1 4 8 13 −5 4
Group 24 (MS-MG-RS-SC)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Ulbra/RS 6 3 2 1 9 6 +3 11 Qualified to the third stage
2   Villa Nova/MG 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2 9
3   Joinville/SC 6 2 2 2 8 5 +3 8
4   Águia Negra/MS 6 0 3 3 3 11 −8 3

Third stageEdit

Group 25 (AC-AM-BA-RN)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   ABC/RN 6 4 1 1 8 5 +3 13 Qualified to the final stage
2   Bahia/BA 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10
3   Rio Branco/AC 6 3 1 2 9 7 +2 10
4   Fast Clube/AM 6 0 1 5 5 12 −7 1
Group 26 (AL-PA-PB-PI)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Barras/PI 6 4 1 1 14 9 +5 13 Qualified to the final stage
2   Nacional/PB 6 3 0 3 11 12 −1 9
3   Coruripe/AL 6 2 1 3 7 7 0 7
4   Tuna Luso/PA 6 1 2 3 7 11 −4 5
Group 27 (GO-MG-RS)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Vila Nova/GO 6 3 3 0 11 7 +4 12 Qualified to the final stage
2   Atlético/GO 6 1 5 0 10 5 +5 8
3   Villa Nova/MG 6 1 3 2 4 6 −2 6
4   Esportivo/RS 6 0 3 3 5 12 −7 3
Group 28 (GO-RJ-RS-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   CRAC/GO 6 4 2 0 12 4 +8 14 Qualified to the final stage
2   Bragantino/SP 6 2 1 3 7 7 0 7
3   Ulbra/RS 6 2 1 3 8 10 −2 7
4   América/RJ 6 1 2 3 9 15 −6 5

Final stageEdit

Group 29 (BA-GO-PB-PI-RN-SP)
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1   Bragantino/SP 14 7 5 2 21 13 +8 26 Promoted to the Série B
2   Bahia/BA 14 6 6 2 26 18 +8 24
3   Vila Nova/GO 14 7 2 5 26 19 +7 23
4   ABC/RN 14 7 2 5 20 21 −1 23
5   CRAC/GO 14 7 0 7 24 20 +4 21
6   Atlético/GO 14 6 3 5 24 17 +7 21
7   Barras/PI 14 2 4 8 15 31 −16 10
8   Nacional/PB 14 2 2 10 8 25 −17 8

Note: On This Phase, The EC Bahia Lost the Fonte Nova in last game at home (25 November 2007) (2008–2014).

Bahia 0 × 0 Vila Nova:

Stadium – Estádio Octávio Mangabeira, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

On 85 or 88 minutes, 13 people fell and 7 people died, because the collapse of the bleachers (see more in Portuguese.)

The biggest rival of Bahia promoted to first division in same year.

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