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The following article presents a summary of the 2015 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which iwas the 114th season of competitive football in the country.

Football in Brazil
Season2015
Men's football
Série ACorinthians
Série BBotafogo
Série CVila Nova
Série DBotafogo-SP
Copa do BrasilPalmeiras
2014 Brazil 2016

Contents

Campeonato Brasileiro Série AEdit

The 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A started on May 9, 2015, and concluded on December 6, 2015.

Atlético Mineiro Atlético Paranaense Avaí Chapecoense Corinthians
Coritiba Cruzeiro Figueirense Flamengo Fluminense
Goiás Grêmio Internacional Joinville Palmeiras
Ponte Preta Santos São Paulo Sport Vasco da Gama


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Corinthians (C) 38 24 9 5 71 31 +40 81 2016 Copa Libertadores second stage[a]
2 Atlético Mineiro 38 21 6 11 65 47 +18 69
3 Grêmio 38 20 8 10 52 32 +20 68
4 São Paulo 38 18 8 12 53 47 +6 62 2016 Copa Libertadores first stage
5 Internacional 38 17 9 12 39 38 +1 60 2016 Copa do Brasil round of 16[b]
6 Sport Recife 38 15 14 9 53 38 +15 59 2016 Copa Sudamericana second stage[c]
7 Santos 38 16 10 12 59 41 +18 58
8 Cruzeiro 38 15 10 13 44 35 +9 55
9 Palmeiras 38 15 8 15 60 51 +9 53 2016 Copa Libertadores second stage[a]
10 Atlético Paranaense 38 14 9 15 43 48 −5 51 2016 Copa Sudamericana second stage[c]
11 Ponte Preta 38 13 12 13 41 40 +1 51
12 Flamengo 38 15 4 19 45 53 −8 49
13 Fluminense 38 14 5 19 40 49 −9 47
14 Chapecoense 38 12 11 15 34 44 −10 47
15 Coritiba 38 11 11 16 31 42 −11 44
16 Figueirense 38 11 10 17 36 50 −14 43
17 Avaí (R) 38 11 9 18 38 60 −22 42 Relegation to 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
18 Vasco da Gama (R) 38 10 11 17 28 54 −26 41
19 Goiás (R) 38 10 8 20 39 49 −10 38
20 Joinville (R) 38 7 10 21 26 48 −22 31
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. ^ a b Palmeiras has a berth guaranteed to the second stage as the 2015 Copa do Brasil champions.
  2. ^ Since a Brazilian team didn't win the 2015 Copa Libertadores, an additional berth to the 2016 Copa do Brasil round of 16 will be given to the best team not qualified to the 2016 Copa Libertadores, the fifth-placed Internacional.
  3. ^ a b Teams will enter in the 2016 Copa Sudamericana if they do not reach the 2016 Copa do Brasil round of 16. Also, the 2015 Copa Verde champion (Cuiabá) and the 2016 Copa do Nordeste champion have a guaranteed berth.

Corinthians won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Avaí, Vasco da Gama, Goiás and Joinville, were relegated to the following year's second level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série BEdit

The 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B started on May 8, 2015, and concluded on November 28, 2015.

ABC América-MG Atlético Goianiense Bahia Boa Esporte
Botafogo Bragantino Ceará CRB Criciúma
Luverdense Macaé Mogi Mirim Náutico Oeste
Paraná Paysandu Sampaio Corrêa Santa Cruz Vitória


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Botafogo (P, C) 38 21 9 8 60 30 +30 72 Promoted to 2016 Série A
2 Santa Cruz (P) 38 20 7 11 63 43 +20 67
3 Vitória (P) 38 19 9 10 58 40 +18 66
4 América-MG (P) 38 19 8 11 55 39 +16 65
5 Náutico 38 18 9 11 49 42 +7 63
6 Bragantino 38 19 3 16 56 56 0 60
7 Paysandu 38 17 9 12 49 40 +9 60
8 Sampaio Corrêa 38 15 13 10 51 43 +8 58
9 Bahia 38 15 13 10 48 41 +7 58
10 Luverdense 38 15 9 14 46 40 +6 54
11 CRB 38 15 9 14 47 45 +2 54
12 Criciúma 38 12 13 13 36 41 −5 49
13 Paraná 38 12 11 15 39 43 −4 47
14 Atlético Goianiense 38 11 13 14 36 46 −10 46
15 Ceará 38 12 9 17 42 50 −8 45
16 Oeste 38 10 14 14 37 45 −8 44
17 Macaé (R) 38 10 13 15 46 54 −8 43 Relegated to 2016 Série C
18 ABC (R) 38 6 14 18 41 64 −23 32
19 Boa Esporte (R) 38 7 10 21 34 54 −20 31
20 Mogi Mirim (R) 38 4 11 23 32 69 −37 23
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Botafogo won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Botafogo, Santa Cruz, Vitória and América-MG, were promoted to the following year's first level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Macaé, ABC, Boa Esporte and Mogi Mirim, were relegated to the following year's third level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série CEdit

The 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C started on May 16, 2015, and concluded on November 21, 2015.

Águia de Marabá América-RN ASA de Arapiraca Botafogo-PB Brasil de Pelotas
Caxias Confiança Cuiabá Fortaleza Guarani
Guaratinguetá Icasa Juventude Londrina Madureira
Portuguesa Salgueiro Tombense Tupi Vila Nova

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série C final was played between Londrina and Vila Nova.


Londrina1–0Vila Nova


Vila Nova won the league after beating Londrina by aggregate score of 4-2.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Vila Nova, Londrina, Tupi and Brasil de Pelotas, were promoted to the following year's second level.

RelegationEdit

The four worst placed teams, which are Águia de Marabá, Madureira, Caxias and Icasa, were relegated to the following year's fourth level.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série DEdit

The 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D started on July 12, 2015, and concluded on November 14, 2015.

Aparecidense Botafogo-SP Caldense Campinense Central
Colo Colo Comercial-MS Coruripe CRAC Duque de Caxias
Estanciano Foz do Iguaçu Gama Globo Goianésia
Guarani de Juazeiro Imperatriz Inter de Lages Lajeadense Metropolitano
Nacional Náutico-RR Operário-MT Operário Ferroviário Palmas
Red Bull Brasil Remo Resende Rio Branco Rio Branco-ES
Ríver Santos-AP São Caetano Serra Talhada Serrano
Treze Vilhena Villa Nova Volta Redonda Ypiranga de Erechim

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série D final was played between Botafogo-SP and Ríver-PI.



Ríver0–0Botafogo-SP

Botafogo-SP won the league after beating Ríver by aggregate score of 3-2.

PromotionEdit

The four best placed teams, which are Botafogo-SP, Ríver, Remo and Ypiranga de Erechim, were promoted to the following year's third level.

Domestic cupsEdit

Copa do BrasilEdit

The 2015 Copa do Brasil started on February 8, 2015, and concluded on December 2, 2015. The Copa do Brasil final was played between Palmeiras and Santos.


Santos1–0Palmeiras

Palmeiras2–1Santos
Penalties
4–3

Palmeiras won the cup after beating Santos 4-3 on penalties.

Copa do NordesteEdit

The competition featured 20 clubs from the Northeatern region, including for the first time the Maranhão and Piauí champions and runners-up. Ceará beat Bahia in the final with a 3-1 aggregate score.

Copa VerdeEdit

The competition featured 16 clubs from the North and Central-West regions, including the Espírito Santo champions. Mato Grosso's team Cuiabá defeated Pará's team Remo 6–5 on aggregate score.

State championship championsEdit

Youth competition championsEdit

Other competition championsEdit

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team 2015 Copa Libertadores 2015 Copa Sudamericana
Atlético Mineiro Round of 16
eliminated by
  Internacional
N/A
Atlético Paranaense N/A Quarterfinals
  Sportivo Luqueño
Bahia N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Sport Recife
Brasília N/A Round of 16
eliminated by
  Atlético Paranaense
Chapecoense N/A Quarterfinals
  River Plate
Corinthians Round of 16
eliminated by
  Guaraní
N/A
Cruzeiro Quarterfinals
eliminated by
  River Plate
N/A
Goiás N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Brasília
Internacional Semifinals
eliminated by
  Tigres
N/A
Joinville N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Atlético Paranaense
Ponte Preta N/A Second Stage
eliminated by
  Chapecoense
São Paulo Round of 16
eliminated by
  Cruzeiro
N/A
Sport Recife N/A Round of 16
eliminated by
  Huracán

Brazil national teamEdit

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazilian national team in official competitions and friendly matches during 2015.

FriendliesEdit

Copa AméricaEdit

2018 FIFA World Cup qualificationEdit

WomenEdit

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 2015.

FriendliesEdit

Algarve CupEdit

FIFA Women's World CupEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

Torneio Internacional FemininoEdit

The Brazil women's national football team competed in the following competitions in 2015:

Competition Performance
Algarve Cup Seventh-place
FIFA Women's World Cup Round of 16
Torneio Internacional Feminino
Champions
Pan American Games
Champions

Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol FemininoEdit

The 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino started on September 7, 2015, and concluded on December 6, 2015. The Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol Feminino final was played between Rio Preto and São José.


Rio Preto1–0São José

São José1–1Rio Preto

Rio Preto won the league by aggregate score of 2–1.

Copa do Brasil de Futebol FemininoEdit

The 2015 Copa do Brasil de Futebol Feminino started on February 4, 2015, and concluded on April 8, 2015.




Kindermann won the cup 4–1 on points.

Domestic competition championsEdit

Competition Champion
Campeonato Carioca Flamengo
Campeonato Paulista São José

Brazilian clubs in international competitionsEdit

Team 2015 Copa Libertadores Femenina
Ferroviária Champions
defeated
  Colo Colo
São José Fourth place
defeated by
  UAI Urquiza

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The match between Argentina and Brazil was originally scheduled to be played on November 12, 2015, 21:00 UTC−3, but was postponed to the following day due to bad weather.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2015/06/14/south-america/copa-america/brazil/peru/1947913/
  2. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2015/06/18/south-america/copa-america/brazil/colombia/1947915/
  3. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2015/06/21/south-america/copa-america/brazil/venezuela/1947921/
  4. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/matches/2015/06/27/south-america/copa-america/brazil/paraguay/1947929/
  5. ^ "Argentina v Brazil postponed due to wet weather". goal.com. November 12, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2015.