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2010 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 2010 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 109th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season 2010
2009 Brazil 2011

Contents

Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

The 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A started on May 8, 2010, and concluded on December 5, 2010.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 38 20 11 7 62 36 +26 71 2011 Copa Libertadores Second Stage
2 Cruzeiro 38 20 9 9 53 38 +15 69
3 Corinthians 38 19 11 8 65 41 +24 68 2011 Copa Libertadores First Stage
4 Grêmio 38 17 12 9 68 43 +25 63
5 Atlético Paranaense 38 17 9 12 43 45 −2 60 2011 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage
6 Botafogo 38 14 17 7 54 42 +12 59
7 Internacional 38 16 10 12 48 41 +7 58 2011 Copa Libertadores Second Stage 2
8 Santos 38 15 11 12 63 50 +13 56 2011 Copa Libertadores Second Stage 1
9 São Paulo 38 15 10 13 54 54 0 55 2011 Copa Sudamericana Second Stage
10 Palmeiras 38 12 14 12 42 43 −1 50
11 Vasco da Gama 38 11 16 11 43 45 −2 49
12 Ceará 38 10 17 11 35 44 −9 47
13 Atlético Mineiro 38 13 6 19 52 64 −12 45
14 Flamengo 38 9 17 12 41 44 −3 44
15 Avaí 38 11 10 17 49 58 −9 43
16 Atlético Goianiense 38 11 9 18 51 57 −6 42
17 Vitória 38 9 15 14 42 48 −6 42 Série B
18 Guarani 38 8 13 17 33 53 −20 37
19 Goiás 38 8 9 21 41 68 −27 33
20 Grêmio Prudente 38 7 10 21 39 64 −25 0283

Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head results; 6th least red cards received; 7th least yellow cards received; 8th draw
1. Santos qualified as the 2010 Copa do Brasil champion.
2. Internacional qualified as the 2010 Copa Libertadores champion.
3. Grêmio Prudente was docked 3 points for fielding a suspended player.
4.If Goiás win the 2010 Copa Sudamericana, it will qualify for the 2011 Copa Libertadores, replacing the fourth placed team in the 2010 Série A.[2]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Fluminense declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A champions.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Vitória, Guarani, Goiás and Prudente, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série BEdit

The 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B started on May 7, 2010, concluded on November 27, 2010.

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Coritiba (C) (P) 38 21 8 9 69 49 +20 71 Campeonato Brasileiro
2 Figueirense (P) 38 19 10 9 68 37 +31 67
3 Bahia (P) 38 19 8 11 63 44 +19 65
4 América Mineiro (P) 38 19 6 13 56 42 +14 63
5 Portuguesa 38 19 5 14 69 52 +17 62
6 Sport Recife 38 15 11 12 54 42 +12 56
7 Paraná 38 15 8 15 47 44 +3 53
8 Bragantino 38 13 14 11 52 37 +15 53
9 ASA 38 16 4 18 52 56 −4 52
10 São Caetano 39 14 10 15 50 52 −2 52
11 Duque de Caxias 38 15 5 18 46 56 −10 50
12 Icasa 38 13 10 15 53 51 +2 49
13 Náutico 38 14 6 18 41 60 −19 48
14 Ponte Preta 38 12 12 14 49 48 +1 48
15 Guaratinguetá 38 11 14 13 47 59 −12 47
16 Vila Nova 38 13 7 18 50 69 −19 46
17 Brasiliense (R) 38 12 10 16 41 59 −18 46 Série C
18 Santo André (R) 38 11 10 17 53 61 −8 43
19 Ipatinga (R) 38 11 8 19 47 62 −15 41
20 América de Natal (R) 38 11 8 19 40 68 −28 41

Updated to games played on November 27, 2010.
Source: CBF (in Portuguese)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored; 5th head-to-head results; 6th least red cards received; 7th least yellow cards received; 8th draw
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Coritiba declared as the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B champions.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Coritiba, Figueirense, Bahia and América-MG, were promoted to the following year's first level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Brasiliense, Santo André, Ipatinga and América-RN, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série CEdit

The 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C started on July 18, 2010, and concluded on November 21, 2010. The Campeonato Brasileiro Série C final was played between ABC and Ituiutaba.


Ituiutaba 0–1 ABC

ABC 0–0 Ituiutaba

ABC declared as the league champions by aggregate score of 1–0.

Participating teamsEdit

ABC Águia de Marabá Alecrim Brasil Campinense
Caxias Chapecoense CRB Criciúma Fortaleza
Gama Ituiutaba Juventude Luverdense Macaé
Marília Paysandu Rio Branco-AC Salgueiro São Raimundo

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are ABC, Ituiutaba, Criciúma and Salgueiro, were promoted to the following year's second level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Alecrim, Juventude, Gama and São Raimundo (PA), were relegated to the following year's fourth level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série DEdit

The 2010 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D started on July 18, 2010, and concluded on November 14, 2010. The Campeonato Brasileiro Série D final was played between Guarany de Sobral and América (AM).




Guarany de Sobral declared as the league champions by aggregate score of 5–2.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Guarany de Sobral, Madureira, Joinville and Araguaína, were promoted to the following year's third level. On December 9, 2010 the STJD punished América (AM) with the loss of six points due to fielding an out-of-contract player. América (AM) then lost its promotion, which was awarded to Joinville.

Copa do BrasilEdit

The 2010 Copa do Brasil started on February 10, 2010, and ended on August 4, 2010. The Copa do Brasil final was played between Santos and Vitória.


Santos 2–0 Vitória

Vitória 2–1 Santos

Santos declared as the cup champions on better goal difference by aggregate score of 3–2.

State championship championsEdit

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20 Cruzeiro
Copa 2 de Julho Brazil U16
Copa Brasil Sub-17 (Copa Nacional do Espírito Santo Sub-17)(1) Internacional
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Internacional
Copa São Paulo de Juniores São Paulo
Copa Sub-17 de Promissão Cruzeiro
Supercopa Eurofarma de Futebol Júnior Santos
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores Coritiba
(1) The Copa Nacional do Espírito Santo Sub-17, between 2008 and 2012, was named Copa Brasil Sub-17. The similar named Copa do Brasil Sub-17 is organized by the Brazilian Football Confederation and it was first played in 2013.

Other competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato do Nordeste Vitória
Campeonato Paulista do Interior Botafogo-SP
Copa Espírito Santo Vitória-ES
Copa FGF Internacional B
Copa Governador do Mato Grosso Cuiabá
Copa Paulista de Futebol Paulista
Copa Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Copa Rio Sendas
Copa Santa Catarina Brusque
Copa Sub23 Internacional
Recopa Sul-Brasileira Cerâmica
Taça Minas Gerais Uberaba

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team 2010 Copa Libertadores 2010 Copa Sudamericana 2010 FIFA Club World Cup
Atlético Mineiro did not qualify Quarterfinals
eliminated by
  Palmeiras
N/A
Avaí did not qualify Quarterfinals
eliminated by
  Goiás
N/A
Corinthians Round of 16
eliminated by
  Flamengo
N/A did not qualify
Cruzeiro Quarterfinals
eliminated by
  São Paulo
N/A did not qualify
Flamengo Quarterfinals
eliminated by
  Universidad de Chile
N/A did not qualify
Goiás N/A Runners-up
lost to
  Independiente
N/A
Grêmio N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Goiás
N/A
Grêmio Prudente N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Atlético Mineiro
N/A
Internacional Champions
defeated
  Guadalajara
N/A Third place
defeated
  Seognam Ilhwa Chunma
Palmeiras N/A Semifinals
eliminated by
  Goiás
N/A
Santos N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Avaí
N/A
São Paulo Semifinals
eliminated by
  Internacional
N/A did not qualify
Vitória N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Palmeiras
N/A

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2010.

Women's footballEdit

National teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil women's national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2010.

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 2010:

Competition Performance
Campeonato Sudamericano
Champions
Torneio Internacional Feminino Runners-up

Copa do Brasil de Futebol FemininoEdit

The 2010 Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino started on August 16, 2010, and concluded on December 4, 2010.



Duque de Caxias/CEPE declared as the cup champions by aggregate score of 2–2.

Domestic competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Carioca Vasco
Campeonato Paulista Santos

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team 2010 Copa Libertadores Femenina
Santos Champions
defeated
  Everton

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit