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The 2012 Campeonato Paulista de Futebol Profissional da Primeira Divisão - Série A1 (officially the Paulistão Chevrolet 2012 for sponsorship reasons)[3] was the 111th season of São Paulo's top professional football league.

Campeonato Paulista - Série A1
Season2012
ChampionsSantos (20th title)
RelegatedPortuguesa
Guaratinguetá
Catanduvense
Comercial
Matches played202
Goals scored628 (3.11 per match)
Top goalscorerNeymar (20)
Biggest home winSantos 6–1 Ponte Preta
Santos 5–0 Guaratinguetá
Santos 5–0 Catanduvense
Biggest away winBotafogo–SP 2–6 Palmeiras
Guaratinguetá 0–4 Mirassol
Linense 0–4 XV de Piracicaba
Highest scoringBotafogo–SP 2–6 Palmeiras (8 goals)
Longest winning run8 games
São Paulo
(11th round - 18th round)
Longest unbeaten run14 games
Palmeiras
(1st round - 14th round)
Longest winless run13 games
Comercial
(5th round - 17th round)
Longest losing run7 games
XV de Piracicaba
(6th round - 12th round)
Highest attendance53,749[1]
Santos 4–2 Guarani
Lowest attendance278[2]
São Caetano 2–2 Mirassol
2011
2013

The finals were played between Santos and Guarani. Santos won 7–2 on aggregate.[4] It was the third consecutive year that they won, the first time since 1968, when the same Santos won three years in a row for the last time (1966/1967/1968).

FormatEdit

The top eight teams in the First Stage qualifies to the Quarter-Finals. The bottom four teams will be relegated to the Série A2. Quarter and Semi-Finals will be played in one-legged matches. The best-four teams not qualified to the Semi-Finals not from the city of São Paulo or Santos FC, will compete in the Campeonato do Interior.[5]

TeamsEdit

São Bernardo, Barueri, Noroeste and Santo André were relegated to the Campeonato Paulista Série A2 after finishing in the bottom four spots of the table at the end of the 2011 season.[6] Santo André were relegated after they played the finals in the 2010 season against Santos, being runner-up. The four relegated teams were replaced by XV de Piracicaba, Comercial, Guarani and Catanduvese, that were promoted from 2011 Série A2.[7] Comercial return to play in the first division after 25 years away from it[8] while XV de Piracicaba, Guarani and Catanduvense, are back after playing the last time in the years: 1995, 2009 and 1993 respectively.

Locations of the 2012 Campeonato Paulista teams
Club Home city 2011 result
Botafogo–SP Ribeirão Preto 13th
Bragantino Bragança Paulista 15th
Catanduvense Catanduva 4th (Série A2)
Comercial Ribeirão Preto 3rd (Série A2)
Corinthians São Paulo 2nd
Guarani Campinas 2nd (Série A2)
Guaratinguetá Guaratinguetá 12th
Ituano Itu 16th
Linense Lins 14th
Mirassol Mirassol 7th
Mogi Mirim Mogi Mirim 11th
Oeste Itápolis 6th
Palmeiras São Paulo 3rd
Paulista Jundiaí 10th
Ponte Preta Campinas 5th
Portuguesa São Paulo 8th
Santos Santos 1st
São Caetano São Caetano do Sul 9th
São Paulo São Paulo 4th
XV de Piracicaba Piracicaba 1st (Série A2)

First stageEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Corinthians 19 14 4 1 28 11 +17 46 Advanced to the Knockout stage
2 São Paulo 19 13 4 2 42 21 +21 43
3 Santos 19 12 3 4 46 18 +28 39
4 Guarani 19 11 3 5 26 18 +8 36
5 Palmeiras 19 10 6 3 37 24 +13 36
6 Mogi Mirim 19 10 5 4 32 22 +10 35
7 Bragantino 19 8 5 6 33 33 0 29
8 Ponte Preta 19 8 4 7 34 31 +3 28
9 Mirassol 19 6 7 6 31 25 +6 25 Advanced to the Campeonato do Interior
10 Oeste 19 6 7 6 32 30 +2 25
11 Linense 19 6 5 8 31 40 −9 23
12 São Caetano 19 5 8 6 24 25 −1 23
13 Paulista 19 7 1 11 26 29 −3 22
14 Ituano 19 5 5 9 25 34 −9 20
15 Botafogo–SP 19 6 1 12 24 40 −16 19
16 XV de Piracicaba 19 5 3 11 23 29 −6 18
17 Portuguesa 19 4 6 9 22 29 −7 18 Relegated to the Série A2
18 Guaratinguetá 19 4 3 12 22 43 −21 15
19 Catanduvense 19 2 7 10 19 36 −17 13
20 Comercial 19 3 3 13 18 37 −19 12
Updated to match(es) played on 15 April 2012. Source: Futpédia and UOL Esporte
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored; 4th less red cards; 5th less yellow cards ; 6th raffle;

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BRP BRG CAT COM COR GUA GTG ITU LIN MIR MOG OES PAL PTA PON POR SAN SCA SPA PIR
Botafogo-SP 1–2 2–1 0–1 0–1 2–6 1–2 1–4 2–3 2–1
Bragantino 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–4 1–2 1–1 2–0 3–3
Catanduvense 2–4 2–4 1–2 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1
Comercial 2–1 3–3 0–2 2–1 0–1 3–4 0–1 1–3 0–2
Corinthians 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0
Guarani 2–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 0–2 2–0
Guaratinguetá 2–1 2–2 0–2 2–1 0–4 1–1 2–3 2–1 2–2
Ituano 1–4 1–1 0–1 3–0 2–3 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–4
Linense 1–3 2–1 4–2 1–1 0–2 1–3 3–3 2–1 0–4
Mirassol 3–0 2–3 1–1 2–2 1–2 3–3 4–2 1–3 0–1 3–0
Mogi Mirim 1–1 3–0 2–2 3–1 1–3 3–1 3–1 1–0 2–2
Oeste 2–3 0–3 2–1 4–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 2–1 3–2 2–3
Palmeiras 2–2 3–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 3–3 3–2
Paulista 0–1 2–0 3–1 3–0 2–2 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–2 2–1
Ponte Preta 5–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 4–1 3–1 1–3
Portuguesa 3–0 0–0 3–0 0–2 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–0
Santos 2–0 5–0 2–0 1–0 5–0 2–1 4–1 1–1 1–2 6–1
São Caetano 1–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1
São Paulo 4–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 3–1 2–1 3–2 2–1
XV de Piracicaba 2–3 0–2 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–1
Updated to match(es) played on 15 April 2012. Source: Futpédia
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                               
  1 Corinthians 2  
8 Ponte Preta 3  
  8 Ponte Preta 1  
  4 Guarani 3  
4 Guarani 3
  5 Palmeiras 2  
    4 Guarani 0 2 2
  3 Santos 3 4 7
  2 São Paulo 4  
7 Bragantino 1  
  2 São Paulo 1
  3 Santos 3  
3 Santos 2
  6 Mogi Mirim 0  

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
São Paulo   4–1   Bragantino
Santos   2–0   Mogi Mirim
Corinthians   2–3   Ponte Preta
Guarani   3–2   Palmeiras

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
São Paulo   1–3   Santos
Guarani   3–1   Ponte Preta

FinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Guarani   2–7   Santos 0–3 2–4

Campeonato do InteriorEdit

SemifinalsEdit

Mogi Mirim3 – 2Oeste
Renê Júnior   30'
Hernane   68'70'
Report Wanderson   7'
Roger   57'
Attendance: 468[9]
Referee: Rodrigo Guarizo Ferreira do Amaral[10]

Bragantino1 – 1Mirassol
Fernando Gabriel   39' Report Gilsinho   46'
Penalties
Fernando Gabriel  
Giancarlo  
Romarinho  
Léo Jaime  
4–2   Xuxa
  Luciano Sorriso
  Gilsinho
  Henrique Dias

FinalsEdit

1st leg
Bragantino2 – 4Mogi Mirim
Victor Ferraz   3'
André Astorga   31'
Report João Paulo   20'
Felipe   27'52'
Ronei   90+1'
Attendance: 2,077[12]
Referee: Raphael Claus[13]

2nd leg
Mogi Mirim4 – 2Bragantino
Fernandinho   20'
Luciano Castan   23' (o.g.)
Edson Ratinho   40' (pen.)
Henrnane   52'
Report Giancarlo   45+1'
Léo Jaime   89'
Attendance: 3,609[14]
Referee: Jose Claudio Rocha Filho[15]

StatisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Name Club Goals
1   Neymar Santos 20
2   Hernane Mogi Mirim 16
3   Giancarlo Bragantino 13
4   Willian José São Paulo 11
5   Fumagalli Guarani 9
  Xuxa Mirassol 9
7   Hernán Barcos Palmeiras 8
  Marcelo Costa São Caetano 8
  Henrique Dias Mirassol 8
  Edson Botafogo–SP 8
  Felipe Mogi Mirim 8
  Lenílson Linense 8
  Mazinho Oeste 8

Source UOL Esporte and Futebol Paulista
Last updated: 13 May 2012

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date
  Neymar Santos Botafogo 4–1[16] 9 February 2012
  Willian José São Paulo Paulista 3–1[17] 16 February 2012
  Fernando Gabriel Bragantino Catanduvense 3–1[18] 26 February 2012
  Neymar Santos Guaratinguetá 5–0[19] 29 March 2012
  Neymar Santos São Paulo 3–1[20] 29 April 2012

ScoringEdit

  • First goal of the season: Dener for Paulista against Portuguesa (21 January 2012)[21]
  • Last goal of the season: Alan Kardec for Santos against Guarani (13 May 2012).
  • Fastest goal of the season: 17 secondsHernane for Mogi Mirim against Linense (25 March 2012)[22]
  • Largest winning margin: 5 goals[23]
    • Santos 6–1 Ponte Preta (25 February 2012)
    • Santos 5–0 Guaratinguetá (29 March 2012)
    • Santos 5–0 Catanduvense (15 April 2012)
  • Highest scoring game: 8 goals[23]
    • Botafogo–SP 2–6 Palmeiras (11 March 2012)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a single team: 6 goals[23]
    • Botafogo–SP 2–6 Palmeiras (11 March 2012)
    • Santos 6–1 Ponte Preta (25 February 2012)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a losing team: 3 goals[23]
    • Comercial 3–4 Linense (21 January 2012)

DisciplineEdit

  • Most yellow cards (club): 83[24]
    • Bragantino
  • Most yellow cards (player): 9[25]
  • Most red cards (club): 8[24]
    • Guaratingetá
  • Most red cards (player): 2[25]
    • Alan Mota (Ituano)

AwardsEdit

Team of the yearEdit

Player of the SeasonEdit

The Player of the Year was awarded to Neymar.[26]

Young Player of the SeasonEdit

The Young Player of the Year was awarded to Romarinho.[26]

Countryside Best Player of the SeasonEdit

The Countryside Best Player of the Year was awarded to Fumagalli.[26]

Top scorer of the SeasonEdit

The Top scorer award went to Neymar, who scored 20 goals.[26]

ReferencesEdit

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