2006 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 2006, namely the second division of the Brazilian League, was contested by 20 teams. The tournament started in April 2006 and ended on November 25 of 2006. The 20 teams played home and away matches against each other and, by the end of the year, the four best-ranked were promoted to the first division and the four worst-ranked were relegated to the third division.

Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
Season2006
ChampionsAtlético Mineiro
PromotedAtlético Mineiro
Sport
Náutico
América-RN
RelegatedPaysandu
Guarani
São Raimundo
Vila Nova
Goals scored1,090
Average goals/game2.87
Top goalscorerVanderlei (Gama) - 21

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Atlético Mineiro 38 20 11 7 70 39 +31 71 Promoted to the Série A
2 Sport Recife 38 18 10 10 57 36 +21 64
3 Náutico 38 18 10 10 64 48 +16 64
4 América (RN) 38 19 4 15 59 51 +8 61
5 Paulista 38 17 10 11 72 51 +21 61
6 Coritiba 38 16 11 11 64 51 +13 59
7 Santo André 38 14 14 10 47 45 +2 56
8 Brasiliense 38 15 8 15 66 51 +15 53
9 Marília 38 13 11 14 58 58 0 50
10 Ituano 38 12 14 12 49 48 +1 50
11 Gama 38 14 6 18 52 62 −10 48
12 Remo 38 13 7 18 50 60 −10 46
13 Avaí 38 12 10 16 36 51 −15 46
14 Portuguesa 38 11 12 15 47 58 −11 45
15 Ceará 38 10 15 13 47 56 −9 45
16 CRB 38 12 8 18 61 67 −6 44
17 Paysandu 38 12 8 18 51 70 −19 44 Relegated to the Série C
18 Guarani 38 11 14 13 53 61 −8 44[a]
19 São Raimundo (AM) 38 11 10 17 42 59 −17 43
20 Vila Nova 38 11 9 18 45 68 −23 42
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Guarani was punished by FIFA with the loss of 3 points