2012 Campeonato Potiguar

The 2012 Campeonato Potiguar is the 92nd season of Rio Grande do Norte's top professional football league. The competition began on 15 January and ended on 6 May. ABC was the defending champion.

Campeonato Rondoniense
Season2012
ChampionsAmérica
Copa do BrasilAmérica;
ABC
Série DBaraúnas
2011
2013

FormatEdit

Participating teamsEdit

Club Home city
ABC Natal
Alecrim Natal
América Natal
ASSU
Baraúnas
Caicó
Corintians
Palmeira
Potiguar
Santa Cruz

First stage (Taça Cidade de Natal)Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 ABC (A) 9 5 3 1 19 9 +10 18 Advances to the Semifinals
2 América-RN (A) 9 5 1 3 22 10 +12 16
3 Santa Cruz-RN (A) 9 5 0 4 17 9 +8 15
4 Coríntians (A) 9 4 3 2 11 6 +5 15
5 Potiguar 9 4 1 4 12 14 −2 13
6 Palmeira 9 4 1 4 8 11 −3 13
7 Baraúnas 9 3 4 2 8 6 +2 13
8 ASSU 9 3 1 5 9 15 −6 10
9 Caicó 9 2 2 5 6 21 −15 8
10 Alecrim 9 1 2 6 8 18 −10 5
Updated to match(es) played on 8 December 2012. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) head-to-head (if two teams involved); 5) goals scored; 6) draw
(A) Advance to a further round.

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
ABC 2–1 Coríntians
América-RN 3–1 Santa Cruz-RN

FinalsEdit

First legEdit

América-RN0-1ABC
Alison   36'
Attendance: 2,589

Second legEdit

ABC1-0América-RN
Washington   25'
Attendance: 11,046

ABC won 2-0 on aggregate. ABC first stage champions

Second stage (Copa Rio Grande do Norte)Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 ABC (A) 9 6 2 1 13 3 +10 20 Advances to the Semifinals
2 Baraúnas (A) 9 5 3 1 9 4 +5 18
3 Santa Cruz-RN (A) 9 4 3 2 12 5 +7 15
4 América-RN (A) 9 4 2 3 14 10 +4 14
5 ASSU 9 4 2 3 10 9 +1 14
6 Alecrim 9 4 1 4 12 17 −5 13
7 Palmeira 9 1 5 3 8 11 −3 8
8 Coríntians 9 1 6 2 9 12 −3 9
9 Potiguar 9 1 3 5 4 8 −4 6
10 Caicó 9 1 2 6 6 20 −14 5
Updated to match(es) played on 8 December 2012. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) head-to-head (if two teams involved); 5) goals scored; 6) draw
(A) Advance to a further round.

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
América-RN 1–2 ABC
Caicó 1–0 Santa Cruz-RN

FinalsEdit

First legEdit

América-RN4-1Baraúnas

Second legEdit

Baraúnas0-2América-RN

América won 6-1 on aggregate. América second stage champions

Championship finalsEdit

First legEdit

América-RN2-1ABC
report

Second legEdit

ABC0-2América-RN
report

America won 4-1 on aggregate. state champions 2012

ReferencesEdit