2019 Copa Verde

The 2019 Copa Verde was the sixth edition of a football competition held in Brazil. Featuring 24 clubs, Acre, Amazonas, Distrito Federal, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Pará have two vacancies; Amapá, Rondônia and Roraima with one each. The others five berths will be set according to CBF ranking.[1]

2019 Copa Verde
Country Brazil
Dates24 July – 20 November
Teams24
ChampionsMato Grosso Cuiabá (2nd title)
Runners-upPará Paysandu
Matches played46
Goals scored117 (2.54 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Brazil Douglas Oliveira
(5 goals)
2018
2020

In the finals, Cuiabá defeated Paysandu 5–4 on penalties after tied 1–1 on aggregate to win their second title and a place in the Round of 16 of the 2020 Copa do Brasil.[2]

Qualified teamsEdit

Association Team Qualification method
  Acre
2+1 berths
Galvez 2018 Campeonato Acriano runners-up
Humaitá[3] 2018 Campeonato Acriano 5th place
Atlético Acreano 3rd best placed team in the 2019 CBF ranking not already qualified
  Amapá
1+1 berths
Ypiranga 2018 Campeonato Amapaense champions
Santos 4th best placed team in the 2019 CBF ranking not already qualified
  Amazonas
2+1 berths
Manaus 2018 Campeonato Amazonense champions
Fast Clube 2018 Campeonato Amazonense runners-up
Nacional[4] 5th best placed team in the 2019 CBF ranking not already qualified
  Distrito Federal
2 berths
Sobradinho 2018 Campeonato Brasiliense champions
Brasiliense 2018 Campeonato Brasiliense runners-up
  Espírito Santo
2 berths
Vitória 2018 Copa Espírito Santo champions
Real Noroeste[5] 2018 Copa Espírito Santo 4th place
  Goiás
2 berths
Goiás 2018 Campeonato Goiano champions
Iporá[6] 2018 Campeonato Goiano 5th place
  Mato Grosso
2+1 berths
Cuiabá 2018 Campeonato Mato-Grossense champions
Sinop 2018 Campeonato Mato-Grossense runners-up
Luverdense 2nd best placed team in the 2019 CBF ranking not already qualified
  Mato Grosso do Sul
2 berths
União ABC[7] 2018 Campeonato Sul-Mato-Grossense 7th place
Costa Rica[8] 2018 Campeonato Sul-Mato-Grossense 10th place
  Pará
2+1 berths
Remo 2018 Campeonato Paraense champions
Bragantino 2018 Campeonato Paraense 3rd place
Paysandu 1st best placed team in the 2019 CBF ranking not already qualified
  Rondônia
1 berth
Genus[9] 2018 Campeonato Rondoniense 6th place
  Roraima
1 berth
São Raimundo 2018 Campeonato Roraimense champions

Note: The state of Tocantins, which at the beginning would be represented by Palmas, was without representatives after the same give up, not being replaced by another club.[10]

ScheduleEdit

The schedule of the competition is as follows.[11]

Stage First leg Second leg
First stage 24, 25 and 27 July 2019 31 July and 1 and 2 August 2019
Round of 16 7, 8, 13 and 14 August 2019 14, 20 and 21 August 2019
Quarter-finals 3, 4 and 11 September 2019 11, 15 and 18 September 2019
Semi-finals 18 and 29 September 2019 6 and 23 October 2019
Finals 14 November 2019 20 November 2019

First roundEdit

DrawEdit

Group 1 Group 2

In the first round, each tie was played on a two-legged basis. The higher-ranked team hosted the second leg. If the score was level, the match would go straight to the penalty shoot-out to determine the winner.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Humaitá   1–3   Nacional 1–1 0–2
Bragantino   4–2   São Raimundo 2–1 2–1
Sobradinho   5–3   Manaus 4–1 1–2
Ypiranga   4–2   Fast Clube 3–0 1–2
União ABC   4–1   Galvez 1–0 3–1
Vitória   0–0 (3–5 p)   Brasiliense 0–0 0–0
Costa Rica   4–2   Genus 2–0 2–2
Real Noroeste   1–2   Iporá 1–0 0–2

BracketEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
                
  União ABC 2 2 4
  Luverdense 3 6 9
  Luverdense 2 2 4
  Goiás 1 4 5
  Brasiliense 0 1 1
  Goiás 0 4 4
  Goiás 1 1 2 (3)
  Cuiabá (p) 0 2 2 (4)
  Costa Rica 2 3 5
  Sinop 1 0 1
  Costa Rica 1 1 2
  Cuiabá 1 2 3
  Iporá 1 1 2 (5)
  Cuiabá (p) 2 0 2 (6)
  Cuiabá (p) 0 1 1 (5)
  Paysandu 1 0 1 (4)
  Ypiranga 0 1 1
  Atlético Acreano 2 2 4
  Atlético Acreano 2 1 3
  Remo 1 6 7
  Sobradinho 1 0 1
  Remo 0 3 3
  Remo 0 1 1
  Paysandu 0 3 3
  Nacional 0 0 0
  Paysandu 1 0 1
  Paysandu (p) 1 1 2 (6)
  Bragantino 1 1 2 (5)
  Bragantino 1 1 2
  Santos 0 1 1

FinalsEdit

All times are Brasília time, BRT.

Cuiabá  0–1  Paysandu
Report Nicolas   68'
Attendance: 11,973
Referee: André Luiz de Freitas Castro

Paysandu  0–1  Cuiabá
Report Paulinho   90+4'
Penalties
Leandro Lima  
Thiago Primão  
Tony  
Micael  
Caíque Oliveira  
Nicolas  
4–5   Ednei
  Gutiérrez
  Escudero
  Alex Ruan
  Paulinho
  Felipe Marques
Attendance: 28,145
Referee: Sávio Pereira Sampaio

Tied 1–1 on aggregate, Cuiabá won on penalties.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Secretário-geral da CBF confirma edição 2019 da Copa Verde para depois da Copa América". Globo Esporte. 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Nos pênaltis, Cuiabá vence o Paysandu e garante título da Copa Verde 2019". Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. 20 November 2019.
  3. ^ Rio Branco and Plácido de Castro declined their invitation to participate in the Copa Verde and the vacancy was passed on to Humaitá.
  4. ^ Amazonas state won a third spot following the withdrawal of clubs from other federations.
  5. ^ Espírito Santo state won a second spot following the withdrawal of clubs from other federations.
  6. ^ Atlético Goianiense, Vila Nova, Aparecidense and Anapolina declined the invitation to participate in the Copa Verde and the place was passed on to Iporá.
  7. ^ Operário declined the invitation to participate in the Copa Verde and the vacancy were passed to União ABC.
  8. ^ Corumbaense declined the invitation to participate in the Copa Verde and the vacancy were passed to Costa Rica.
  9. ^ Rondoniense, Vilhenense and Guajará declined the invitation to participate in the Copa Verde and the place was passed on to Genus.
  10. ^ "Palmas desiste de disputar a Copa Verde; competição começa em 24 de julho". Globo Esporte. 4 June 2019.
  11. ^ "COPA VERDE - TABELA BÁSICA / EDIÇÃO 2019" (PDF) (in Portuguese). CBF.