2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C

The Serie C of the Brazilian Championship 2016 is a football competition being held in Brazil, equivalent to the third division. It is being contested by 20 clubs in two geographic groups.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
Season2016
ChampionsBoa Esporte
PromotedABC
Boa Esporte
Guarani
Juventude
RelegatedAmérica de Natal
Portuguesa
Ríver
Guaratinguetá
Matches played194
Goals scored435 (2.24 per match)
Top goalscorer12 goals
Jones Carioca, ABC
Biggest home win6–0 Guarani v ABC
SF 2nd leg, 23 Oct
Biggest away win0–5 Guaratinguetá v Juventude
R2, 29 May
Portuguesa v Botafogo-SP
R4, 12 June
Highest attendance63,903 Fortaleza 1–1 Juventude
QF 2nd leg, 9 October
Lowest attendance4 Guaratinguetá 0–3 Macaé
R16, 4 September
Total attendance762,264
Average attendance4,055
2015
2017
All statistics correct as of 19:12, 9 November 2016 (UTC).

TeamsEdit

Team Home city Manager
ABC Natal   Geninho
América de Natal Natal   Francisco Diá
ASA Arapiraca   Paulo Foiani
Boa Esporte Varginha   Ney da Matta
Botafogo-PB João Pessoa   Itamar Schülle
Botafogo-SP Ribeirão Preto   Márcio Fernandes
Confiança Aracaju   Roberto Fernandes
Cuiabá Cuiabá   Roberto Fonseca
Fortaleza Fortaleza   Marquinhos Santos
Guarani Campinas   Marcelo Chamusca
Guaratinguetá Guaratinguetá   João Telê
Juventude Caxias do Sul   Antônio Carlos Zago
Macaé Macaé   Josué Teixeira
Mogi Mirim Mogi Mirim   Mário Júnior
Portuguesa São Paulo   Márcio Ribeiro
Remo Belém   Waldemar Lemos
Ríver Teresina   Marcão
Salgueiro Salgueiro   Evandro Guimarães
Tombense Tombos   Moacir Júnior
Ypiranga Erechim   Leocir Dall'Astra

Number of teams by stateEdit

Number of teams State Team(s)
5   São Paulo Botafogo, Guarani, Guaratinguetá, Mogi Mirim and Portuguesa
2   Minas Gerais Boa Esporte and Tombense
  Rio Grande do Norte ABC and América de Natal
  Rio Grande do Sul Juventude and Ypiranga
1   Alagoas ASA
  Ceará Fortaleza
  Mato Grosso Cuiabá
  Pará Remo
  Paraíba Botafogo
  Pernambuco Salgueiro
  Piauí Ríver
  Rio de Janeiro Macaé
  Sergipe Confiança

League tableEdit

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fortaleza (Q) 18 8 6 4 26 17 +9 30 Qualification for Final Stage
2 ABC (Q) 18 8 6 4 24 15 +9 30
3 Botafogo-PB (Q) 18 7 7 4 19 13 +6 28
4 ASA (Q) 18 6 8 4 16 15 +1 26
5 Remo 18 6 7 5 21 20 +1 25
6 Cuiabá 18 5 7 6 19 17 +2 22
7 Confiança 18 5 7 6 22 26 −4 22
8 Salgueiro 18 5 6 7 13 18 −5 21
9 América de Natal (R) 18 5 5 8 17 23 −6 20 Relegation to 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
10 Ríver (R) 18 2 7 9 13 26 −13 13
Updated to match(es) played on 18 September 2016. 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.
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.
Home \ Away ABC AMN ASA BOT CON CUI FOR REM RIV SAL
ABC 1–0 2–2 1–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 4–0 2–0
América-RN 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–3 1–1 1–1 2–0
ASA 2–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–0 0–0
Botafogo-PB 2–0 1–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 2–0
Confiança 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–2 3–5 4–1 2–1
Cuiabá 2–2 2–2 2–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 0–1 0–0
Fortaleza 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 2–0 4–1 1–1 3–1
Remo 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1
River 0–2 2–3 0–0 2–2 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–0
Salgueiro 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–0
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Guarani (Q) 18 11 5 2 26 11 +15 38 Qualification for Final Stage
2 Boa Esporte (Q) 18 10 5 3 28 10 +18 35
3 Botafogo-SP (Q) 18 8 7 3 28 13 +15 31
4 Juventude (Q) 18 8 6 4 28 18 +10 30
5 Tombense 18 8 5 5 27 16 +11 29
6 Ypiranga de Erechim 18 8 4 6 22 23 −1 28
7 Mogi Mirim 18 5 7 6 12 15 −3 22
8 Macaé 18 4 4 10 16 26 −10 16
9 Portuguesa (R) 18 4 2 12 13 26 −13 14 Relegation to 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D
10 Guaratinguetá (R) 18 1 1 16 13 55 −42 4
Updated to match(es) played on 18 September 2016. 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.
(Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.
Home \ Away BOA BRP GUA GTA JUV MAC MOG POR TOM YPI
Boa Esporte 0–0 1–0 4–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–0
Botafogo-SP 2–0 1–2 6–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–0
Guarani 2–1 0–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1
Guaratinguetá 0–4 0–4 0–1 0–5 0–3 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–3
Juventude 1–1 0–0 0–2 4–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 3–0 1–1
Macaé 1–5 1–1 2–4 3–1 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–2
Mogi Mirim 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 3–1
Portuguesa 0–2 0–5 0–0 3–1 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–2 3–1
Tombense 0–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 1–0 4–0 2–0 4–0
Ypiranga 1–0 2–1 2–2 3–2 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–1
Source:[citation needed]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Final StageEdit

The final stage consists of three rounds of two-legged knock-out ties. In the quarter final, the team ranked 1st in Group A will play the team ranked 4th in Group B and so on.[1]

BracketEdit

Team shown first in each tie has home advantage in the 2nd leg.

  Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Final
                                   
Fortaleza 0 1 1  
Juventude (a) 0 1 1  
  Juventude 1 1 2  
  Boa Esporte 2 2 4  
Boa Esporte 0 1 1
Botafogo-PB 0 0 0  
  Boa Esporte 1 3 4
  Guarani 1 0 1
ABC 0 1 1  
Botafogo-SP 0 0 0  
  ABC 4 0 4
  Guarani 0 6 6  
Guarani 1 3 4
ASA 3 0 3  

FinalEdit

Guarani1–1Boa Esporte
Leandro Amaro   61' Report Rodolfo   75'
Boa Esporte3–0Guarani
Braian   9'
Fellipe Mateus   14'
Kaio Cristian   90+2'
Report
Attendance: 7,696

Top scorersEdit

As of matches played 29 October 2016 [2]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Jones Carioca ABC 12
2 Daniel Tombense 9
Reinaldo Alagoano ASA
Fumagalli Guarani
5 Daniel Sobralense Fortaleza 8
Hugo Juventude
7 Ricardinho Boa Esporte 7
Anselmo Fortaleza
Edno Remo
João Paulo Ypiranga
Daniel Boa Esporte

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Regulamento Específico da Competição Campeonato Brasileiro da Série C 2016" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. ^ [1]