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1992 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

The 1992 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A was the 36th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. The competition was won by Flamengo.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season1992
ChampionsFlamengo
4th Campeonato Brasileiro title
4th Brazilian title
RelegatedNáutico
Paysandu
Copa Libertadores
de América
São Paulo (title holders)
Flamengo
Internacional (Copa do Brasil champions)
Matches played216
Goals scored495 (2.29 per match)
Top goalscorerBebeto (18)
Biggest home winBotafogo 6-0 Goiás (19 April 1992)
Biggest away winAtlético Mineiro 0-4 Vasco (23 February 1992)
São Paulo 0-4 Palmeiras (8 March 1992)
Náutico 0-4 Atlético Mineiro (5 April 1992)
Highest scoringGoiás 5-2 Sport (5 April 1992)
Highest attendanceBotafogo v Flamengo (122,001)
Average attendance16,814
1991
1993

FormatEdit

First Stage: 20 clubs playing against each other once. The eight best placed teams qualified to the second stage.

Second Stage: 8 clubs divided in 2 groups of 4 teams each; playing against the other teams of their respective groups twice. The winner of each group qualify to the final.

Final: The finalists play against each other twice, the club with the best performance in the competition has the advantage of winning the competition if it draw both matches.

Competition standingsEdit

First stageEdit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Vasco 26 19 10 6 3 31 14 17 Qualified to Group 1
2 Botafogo 24 19 11 2 6 37 23 14 Qualified to Group 2
3 Bragantino 24 19 9 6 4 16 13 3 Qualified to Group 2
4 Flamengo 22 19 8 6 5 32 24 8 Qualified to Group 1
5 Corinthians 22 19 8 6 5 24 22 2 Qualified to Group 2
6 São Paulo 21 19 8 5 6 22 16 6 Qualified to Group 1
7 Cruzeiro 21 19 7 7 5 10 14 6 Qualified to Group 2
8 Santos 21 19 7 7 5 23 18 5 Qualified to Group 1
9 Guarani 20 19 8 4 7 15 19 -4
10 Internacional 20 19 7 6 6 19 20 -1
11 Palmeiras 19 19 8 3 8 23 17 6
12 Sport 19 19 4 11 4 15 15 0
13 Atlético Mineiro 18 19 6 6 7 15 18 -3
14 Fluminense 18 19 5 8 6 21 19 2
15 Atlético-PR 16 19 5 6 8 19 32 -13
16 Portuguesa 15 19 4 7 8 21 26 -5
17 Goiás 15 19 4 7 8 23 34 -13
18 Bahia 14 19 4 6 9 20 24 -4
19 Náutico 13 19 3 7 9 17 29 -12
20 Paysandu 12 19 5 2 12 19 35 -16

Second stageEdit

Group 1
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Flamengo 7 6 3 1 2 7 5 2 Finalist
2 Vasco 6 6 1 4 1 10 9 1
3 São Paulo 6 6 2 2 2 6 7 -1
4 Santos 5 6 1 3 2 7 9 -2
Group 2
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Botafogo 9 6 4 1 1 7 4 3 Finalist
2 Bragantino 8 6 3 2 1 6 4 2
3 Corinthians 5 6 2 1 3 8 7 1
4 Cruzeiro 2 6 1 0 5 5 11 -6

FinalsEdit

Flamengo3 – 0Botafogo
Júnior   15'
Nélio   34'
Gaúcho   38'
Attendance: 102,547

Botafogo2 – 2
(2 – 5 agg.)
Flamengo
Pichetti   83'
Valdeir   88' (pen)
Júnior   42'
Júlio César   55'
Attendance: 122,001
  • During the match, an upper stand in the stadium collapsed, leading to the death of three spectators and injuring 50 others.

Final standingsEdit

Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
1 Flamengo 32 27 12 8 7 44 31 13 played the final
2 Botafogo 34 27 15 4 8 46 32 14
3 Vasco 32 25 11 10 4 41 23 18 eliminated in the 2nd Stage
4 Bragantino 32 25 12 8 5 22 17 5
5 Corinthians 27 25 10 7 8 32 29 3
6 São Paulo 27 25 10 7 8 28 23 5
7 Santos 26 25 8 10 7 30 27 3
8 Cruzeiro 23 25 8 7 10 25 25 0
9 Guarani 20 19 8 4 7 15 19 -4 eliminated in the 1st Stage
10 Internacional 20 19 7 6 6 19 20 -1
11 Palmeiras 19 19 8 3 8 23 17 6
12 Sport 19 19 4 11 4 15 15 0
13 Atlético Mineiro 18 19 6 6 7 15 18 -3
14 Fluminense 18 19 5 8 6 21 19 2
15 Atlético-PR 16 19 5 6 8 19 32 -13
16 Portuguesa 15 19 4 7 8 21 26 -5
17 Goiás 15 19 4 7 8 23 34 -11
18 Bahia 14 19 4 6 9 20 24 -4
19 Náutico (1) 13 19 3 7 9 17 29 -12
20 Paysandu (1) 12 19 5 2 12 19 35 -16

(1) According to the competition rules, Náutico and Paysandu were supposed to be relegated to Série B 1993.

ReferencesEdit