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2014 in Brazilian football

The following article presents a summary of the 2014 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 113th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season 2014
Men's football
Série A Cruzeiro
Série B Joinville
Série C Macaé
Série D Tombense
Copa do Brasil Atlético Mineiro
2013 Brazil 2015

Contents

Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

The 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A started on April 19, 2014, and concluded on December 7, 2014.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Cruzeiro (C) 38 24 8 6 67 38 +29 80 2015 Copa Libertadores group stage
2 São Paulo 38 20 10 8 59 40 +19 70
3 Internacional 38 21 6 11 53 41 +12 69
4 Corinthians 38 19 12 7 49 31 +18 69 2015 Copa Libertadores first stage
5 Atlético Mineiro 38 17 11 10 51 38 +13 62 2015 Copa Libertadores group stage[a]
6 Fluminense 38 17 10 11 61 42 +19 61 2015 Copa do Brasil round of 16[b]
7 Grêmio 38 17 10 11 36 24 +12 61 2015 Copa Sudamericana second stage[c]
8 Atlético Paranaense 38 15 9 14 43 42 +1 54
9 Santos 38 15 8 15 42 35 +7 53
10 Flamengo 38 14 10 14 46 47 −1 52
11 Sport 38 14 10 14 36 46 −10 52
12 Goiás 38 13 8 17 38 40 −2 47
13 Figueirense 38 13 8 17 37 47 −10 47
14 Coritiba 38 12 11 15 42 45 −3 47
15 Chapecoense 38 11 10 17 39 44 −5 43
16 Palmeiras 38 11 7 20 34 59 −25 40
17 Vitória (R) 38 10 8 20 37 54 −17 38 Relegation to 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
18 Bahia (R) 38 9 10 19 31 43 −12 37
19 Botafogo (R) 38 9 7 22 31 48 −17 34
20 Criciúma (R) 38 7 11 20 28 56 −28 32
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored; 5) head-to-head results; 6) least red cards received; 7) least yellow cards received; 8) draw.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Atlético Mineiro has a berth guaranteed to the second stage as the 2014 Copa do Brasil champions.
  2. ^ Because neither of Brazilian teams won the 2014 Copa Libertadores, an additionally berth to the 2015 Copa do Brasil round of 16 was given to the best non-qualified to 2015 Copa Libertadores, the sixth-placed Fluminense.
  3. ^ Teams that will entry in 2015 Copa Sudamericana if they do not reach 2015 Copa do Brasil round of 16. Also the 2014 Copa Verde champion (Brasília FC) and the 2015 Copa do Nordeste champion (Ceará) have a berth guaranteed.

Cruzeiro won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Vitória, Bahia, Botafogo and Criciúma, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série BEdit

The 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B started on April 19, 2014 and concluded on November 29, 2014.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Joinville (P, C) 38 21 7 10 54 33 +21 70 Promotion to 2015 Série A
2 Ponte Preta (P) 38 19 12 7 61 38 +23 69
3 Vasco da Gama (P) 38 16 15 7 50 36 +14 63
4 Avaí (P) 38 18 8 12 47 40 +7 62
5 América-MG 38 20 7 11 59 39 +20 61[a]
6 Boa Esporte 38 18 5 15 51 48 +3 59
7 Atlético Goianiense 38 17 8 13 54 49 +5 59
8 Ceará 38 16 9 13 58 53 +5 57
9 Santa Cruz 38 14 13 11 51 38 +13 55
10 Sampaio Corrêa 38 13 14 11 54 46 +8 53
11 Paraná 38 13 12 13 45 43 +2 51
12 Luverdense 38 15 5 18 40 46 −6 50
13 Náutico 38 14 8 16 40 47 −7 50
14 ABC 38 14 6 18 34 40 −6 48
15 Oeste 38 12 12 14 39 48 −9 48
16 Bragantino 38 13 7 18 45 55 −10 46
17 América-RN (R) 38 12 7 19 44 53 −9 43 Relegation to 2015 Série C
18 Icasa (R) 38 11 10 17 34 43 −9 43
19 Vila Nova (R) 38 10 2 26 35 70 −35 32
20 Portuguesa (R) 38 4 13 21 29 59 −30 25
Updated to match(es) played on 15 November 2014. Source: CBF
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; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ América-MG deducted 6 points for lining up an irregular player

Joinville won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Joinville, Ponte Preta, Vasco da Gama and Avaí, were promoted to the following year's first level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are América (RN), Icasa, Vila Nova and Portuguesa, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série CEdit

The 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C started on April 26, 2014, and concluded on November 23, 2014.

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série C final was played between Oeste and Icasa.


Macaé 1–1 Paysandu

Paysandu 3–3 Macaé

Macaé won the league after beating Paysandu on goal difference.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Macaé, Paysandu, Mogi Mirim and CRB, were promoted to the following year's second level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are São Caetano, Treze, CRAC and Duque de Caxias, were relegated to the following year's fourth level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série DEdit

Copa do BrasilEdit

The 2014 Copa do Brasil started on February 19, 2014, and concluded on November 26, 2014. The Copa do Brasil final was played between Atlético Mineiro and Cruzeiro.


Atlético Mineiro 2–0 Cruzeiro

Cruzeiro 0–1 Atlético Mineiro

Atlético Mineiro won the cup by aggregate score of 3–0.

State championship championsEdit

Youth competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro Sub-20 Corinthians
Copa do Brasil Sub-17(1) Atlético Mineiro
Copa do Brasil Sub-20 Internacional
Copa Nacional do Espírito Santo Sub-17(1) Red Bull
Copa Rio Sub-17 Fluminense
Copa Santiago de Futebol Juvenil Internacional
Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior Santos
Copa Sub-17 de Promissão Cruzeiro
Taça Belo Horizonte de Juniores América (MG)
(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 Paulista do Interior Penapolense
Copa Espírito Santo Real Noroeste
Copa FGF Lajeadense
Copa do Nordeste Sport
Copa Paulista de Futebol Santo André
Copa Rio Resende
Copa Verde Brasília

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team 2014 Copa Libertadores 2014 Copa Sudamericana 2014 Recopa Sudamericana
Atlético Mineiro Round of 16
eliminated by
  Atlético Nacional
N/A Champions
defeated
  Lanús
Atlético Paranaense Eliminated
in the Second Stage
N/A N/A
Bahia N/A Round of 16
eliminated by
  Univ. César Vallejo
N/A
Botafogo Eliminated
in the Second Stage
N/A N/A
Criciúma N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  São Paulo
N/A
Cruzeiro Quarterfinals
eliminated by
  San Lorenzo
N/A N/A
Flamengo Eliminated
in the Second Stage
N/A N/A
Fluminense N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Goiás
N/A
Goiás N/A Round of 16
eliminated by
  Emelec
N/A
Grêmio Round of 16
eliminated by
  San Lorenzo
N/A N/A
Internacional N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Bahia
N/A
São Paulo N/A Semifinals
eliminated by
  Atlético Nacional
N/A
Sport Recife N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Vitória
N/A
Vitória N/A Round of 16
eliminated by
  Atlético Nacional
N/A

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazilian national team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2014.

RecordEdit

Type MP W D L GF GA
Friendly Matches 16 12 2 2 35 15
Total 16 12 2 2 35 15

FriendliesEdit

FIFA World CupEdit

Superclásico de las AméricasEdit

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 2014.

FriendliesEdit

South American GamesEdit

Copa América FemeninaEdit

Torneio Internacional de BrasíliaEdit

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 2014:

Competition Performance
Copa América Femenina
Champions
South American Games Third place
Torneio Internacional de Brasília
Champions

Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol FemininoEdit

The 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino started on September 10, 2014, and concluded on November 30, 2014.

The Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino final was played between Ferroviária and Kindermann.


Kindermann 0–3 Ferroviária

Ferroviária 5–3 Kindermann

Ferroviária won the league by aggregate score of 8–3.

Copa do Brasil de Futebol FemininoEdit

The 2014 Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino started on January 29, 2014 and concluded on April 15, 2014.


Ferroviária 1–0 São José


Ferroviária won the cup after beating São José 5-4 on penalties.

Domestic competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Carioca Botafogo
Campeonato Paulista São José

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team 2014 Copa Libertadores Femenina 2014 International Women's Club Championship
Centro Olímpico Eliminated in the First Stage N/A
São José Champions
defeated
  Caracas
Champions
defeated
  Arsenal
Vitória das Tabocas Eliminated in the First Stage N/A

ReferencesEdit