2018 Campeonato Paraense

The 2018 Campeonato Paraense de Futebol was the 106th edition of Pará's top professional football league. The competition started on 13 January and ended on 8 April.[1] Remo won the championship for the 45th time.[2]

Campeonato Paraense de Futebol
Season2018
ChampionsRemo
RelegatedParauapebas
Cametá
Série DBragantino
São Raimundo
Copa VerdeRemo
Bragantino
Copa do BrasilRemo
Paysandu (via Copa Verde)
Bragantino
São Raimundo
Matches played58
Goals scored146 (2.52 per match)
Top goalscorerDedeco
(7 goals)
Biggest home winPaysandu 4–0 Castanhal
(25 February 2018)
Biggest away winCastanhal 2–4 Paysandu
(21 January 2018)
Highest scoringCametá 3–4 Castanhal
(4 March 2018)
Highest attendance31,769
Remo 1–0 Paysandu
(8 April 2018)
Lowest attendance91
Castanhal 4–1 Independente
(18 March 2018)
2017
2019

FormatEdit

The competition will consist of two groups of five teams each, who will face off in round games and back against the other key times in a single turn. The top two will contest the semi-finals in their respective groups, thereby defining the two championship finalists. The losers of the semifinals will make two matches to decide the third place. Semifinal and final matches will round trip.

The worst placed of each group will be relegated to the Second Division.

The champion and the best placed team not qualified via CBF ranking qualify to the 2019 Copa Verde. The champion, the runner-up and the 3rd-placed team qualify to the 2019 Copa do Brasil. The best two teams who isn't on Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, Série B or Série C qualifies to 2019 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D.

Participating teamsEdit

Club Home city 2017 result
Águia de Marabá Marabá 5th
Bragantino Bragança 1st (on 2nd Division)
Cametá Cametá 7th
Castanhal Castanhal 6th
Independente Tucuruí 3rd
Paragominas Paragominas 8th
Parauapebas Parauapebas 2nd (on 2nd Division)
Paysandu Belém 1st
Remo Belém 2nd
São Raimundo Santarém 4th

Group stageEdit

Group A1Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Paysandu (A) 10 6 2 2 17 8 +9 20 Qualifies to the Semifinals
2 Bragantino (A) 10 6 1 3 17 15 +2 19
3 Independente 10 3 4 3 12 14 −2 13
4 Águia de Marabá 10 3 2 5 7 14 −7 11
5 Cametá (R) 10 0 4 6 10 18 −8 4 2019 Paraense 2nd Division
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advance to a further round; (R) Relegated

Group A2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Remo (A) 10 7 1 2 17 9 +8 22 Qualifies to the semi-finals
2 São Raimundo (A) 10 5 1 4 15 12 +3 16
3 Castanhal 10 4 1 5 16 17 −1 13
4 Paragominas 10 2 5 3 12 12 0 11
5 Parauapebas (R) 10 1 5 4 9 13 −4 8 2019 Paraense 2nd Division
Source:[citation needed]
(A) Advance to a further round; (R) Relegated

Semi-finalsEdit

Match 51Edit

Bragantino2–0Paysandu
Mauro Ajuruteua   62'
Gabriel   66'
Report
Attendance: 4,750
Referee: Joelson Nazareno Ferreira Cardoso

Paysandu2–0Bragantino
Cassiano   44' (pen.)
Diego Ivo   45+3'
Report
Penalties
Cassiano  
Mike  
Mateus Muller  
Fábio Matos  
Walter  
4–2   Keoma
  Gabriel
  Serafim
  Paulo de Tárcio
Attendance: 7,463
Referee: Gustavo Ramos Melo

Tied 2–2 on aggregate, Paysandu won on penalties and advanced to the final.

Match 52Edit

São Raimundo1–0Remo
Jeferson Monte Alegre   24' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 3,786
Referee: Djonaltan Costa de Araújo

Remo2–0São Raimundo
Isac   45'
Felipe Marques   65'
Report
Attendance: 9,006
Referee: Andrey da Silva e Silva

Remo won 2–1 on aggregate and advanced to the final.

Third place play-offEdit

São Raimundo1–1Bragantino
Wendell   73' (pen.) Report Keoma   57' (pen.)
Attendance: 561
Referee: Gustavo Ramos Melo

Bragantino1–0São Raimundo
Marcelo Maciel   42' Report
Attendance: 1,688
Referee: Wasley do Couto

FinalsEdit

Paysandu1–2Remo
Cassiano   43' (pen.) Report Isac   29' (pen.)
Rodriguinho   79'
Attendance: 16,019
Referee: Raphael Claus

Remo1–0Paysandu
Isac   27' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 31,769

ReferencesEdit