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1961 Taça Brasil

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season 1961
Champions Santos (1st title)
Copa Libertadores
de América
Santos
Matches played 38
Goals scored 124 (3.26 per match)
Top goalscorer Pelé
1960
1962

The 1961 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the 1961 Taça Brasil) was the 3rd edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. It began on July 12, 1961 and ended on December 27, 1961.

Format

The competition is a single elimination knockout tournament featuring two-legged ties.

Teams

17 state champions qualified and also the 1960 Taça Brasil' champion, Palmeiras was qualified.

Team Home city Home ground
ABC (Natal-RN)
América-RJ (Rio de Janeiro-GB)
Bahia (Salvador-BA)
Campinense (Campina Grande-PB)
Coritiba (Curitiba-PR)
Cruzeiro (Belo Horizonte-MG)
CSA (Maceió-AL)
Fonseca (Niterói-RJ)
Fortaleza (Fortaleza-CE)
Grêmio (Porto Alegre-RS)
Metropol (Criciúma-SC)
Moto Clube (São Luís-MA)
Náutico (Recife-PE)
Palmeiras (São Paulo-SP)
Remo (Belém-PA)
Santa Cruz-SE (Estância-SE)
Santo Antônio (Vitória - ES)
Santos (Santos-SP)

Northern Zone

Northeastern Group

First Phase

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Santa Cruz-SE 23x15px 0 : 4 23x15px Bahia 1-3 0-2
CSA 23x15px 0 : 4 23x15px Campinense 2-3 1-2

Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Campinense 23x15px 0 : 4 23x15px Bahia 0-3 0-1

Northern Group

First Phase

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Fortaleza 23x15px 3 : 1 23x15px ABC 3-1 1-1
Remo 23x15px 3 : 1 23x15px Moto Club 4-0 3-3

Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Remo 23x15px 2 : 2 23x15px Fortaleza 1-0 1-2 0-2

Northern Zone Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Bahia 23x15px 4 : 0 23x15px Fortaleza 2-0 3-2

Southern Zone

Southern Group

First Phase

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Palmeiras 23x15px 2 : 2 23x15px Coritiba 2-0 1-3 4-1
Metropol 23x15px 2 : 2 23x15px Grêmio 1-6 3-2 1-3

Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Grêmio 23x15px 1 : 3 23x15px Palmeiras 0-3 1-1

Eastern Group

First Phase

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Santo Antônio 23x15px 0 : 4 23x15px Cruzeiro 1-2 1-3
Fonseca 23x15px 1 : 3 20px América-RJ 0-0 0-3

Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
América-RJ 20px 3 : 1 23x15px Cruzeiro 2-1 1-1

Southern Zone Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Palmeiras 23x15px 1 : 3 20px América-RJ 1-1 1-2

Semifinals

Santos and Náutico enter in this stage.

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
América-RJ 20px 2 : 2 23x15px Santos 2-6 1-0 1-6
Náutico 23x15px 1 : 3 23x15px Bahia 0-0 0-1

Final

Teams Scores Tie-breaker
Team 1 Points Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Bahia 23x15px 1 : 3 23x15px Santos 1-5 1-1

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