2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

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Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season 2016
Matches played 40
Goals scored 93 (2.33 per match)
Top goalscorer Grafite (6 goals)
Best goalkeeper 4 clean sheets
Marcelo Grohe
Biggest home win Palmeiras 4–0 Atlético Paranaense
(R1, 14 May)
Biggest away win Atlético Mineiro 0–3 Grêmio
(R3, 26 May)
Highest scoring Santa Cruz 4–1 Vitória
(R1, 15 May)
Vitória 3–2 Corinthians
(R2, 22 May)
Santa Cruz 4–1 Cruzeiro
(R3, 25 May)
Longest winning run 3 matches
Grêmio
Internacional
Longest unbeaten run 4 matches
Santa Cruz
Chapecoense
Grêmio
Internacional
Longest winless run 4 matches
Figueirense
América-MG
Cruzeiro
Sport
Longest losing run 2 matches
América-MG
Sport
Ponte Preta
Highest attendance 35,573
Corinthians 3–0 Ponte Preta
(R3, 26 May)
Lowest attendance 1,318
América-MG 0–1 Vitória
(R3, 25 May)
Total attendance 460,752
Average attendance 11,519
2015
2017
All statistics correct as of 29 May 2016.

The 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A is the 60th season of the Série A, the top-level of professional football in Brazil. Corinthians come in as the defending champions having won the title in the 2015 season.

Format

For the fourteenth consecutive season, the tournament is being played in a double round-robin system. The team with most number of points at the end of the season will be declared champion. The bottom four teams will be relegated and will play in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B in the 2017 season.

International qualification

The Série A will serve as a qualifier to CONMEBOL's 2017 Copa Libertadores. The top-three teams in the standings will qualify to the Second Stage of the competition, while the fourth place in the standings will qualify to the First Stage.

Teams

Stadia and locations

Location of teams in 2016 Série A
Team Location State Stadium Capacity
América-MG Belo Horizonte  Minas Gerais Independência 23,018
Atlético Mineiro Belo Horizonte  Minas Gerais Independência 23,018
Atlético Paranaense Curitiba  Paraná Arena da Baixada 42,372
Botafogo Rio de Janeiro  Rio de Janeiro Luso-Brasileiro 18,000
Chapecoense Chapecó  Santa Catarina Arena Condá 22,600
Corinthians São Paulo  São Paulo Arena Corinthians 49,205
Coritiba Curitiba  Paraná Couto Pereira 40,310
Cruzeiro Belo Horizonte  Minas Gerais Mineirão 62,547
Figueirense Florianópolis  Santa Catarina Orlando Scarpelli 19,584
Flamengo Rio de Janeiro  Rio de Janeiro Mané Garrincha 72,788
Fluminense Rio de Janeiro  Rio de Janeiro Édson Passos 15,000
Grêmio Porto Alegre File:Bandeira do Rio Grande do Sul.svg Rio Grande do Sul Arena do Grêmio 55,225
Internacional Porto Alegre File:Bandeira do Rio Grande do Sul.svg Rio Grande do Sul Beira-Rio 50,128
Palmeiras São Paulo  São Paulo Allianz Parque 43,713
Ponte Preta Campinas  São Paulo Moisés Lucarelli 19,728
Santa Cruz Recife  Pernambuco Arruda 60,044
Santos Santos  São Paulo Vila Belmiro 16,798
São Paulo São Paulo  São Paulo Morumbi 67,052
Sport Recife Recife  Pernambuco Ilha do Retiro 35,020
Vitória Salvador  Bahia Barradão 35,632
Note

The three clubs based in Rio de Janeiro, Botafogo, Flamengo and Fluminense won't be able to play their home matches in Maracanã or Engenhão Stadiums due to the preparation of these venues for the Olympic Games that will be held in the city in August.[1]
Only the main stadium to be used by each club in the league is indicated. The clubs are likely to use other stadiums for their home matches.
Other stadiums to be used include the Arena Fonte Nova, the Arena Pernambuco, the Mário Helênio, the Pacaembu, and the Raulino de Oliveira.

Number of teams by state

Number of teams State Team(s)
5  São Paulo Corinthians, Palmeiras, Ponte Preta, Santos, São Paulo
3  Minas Gerais América-MG, Atlético Mineiro, Cruzeiro
 Rio de Janeiro Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense
2  Paraná Atlético Paranaense, Coritiba
 Pernambuco Santa Cruz, Sport Recife
File:Bandeira do Rio Grande do Sul.svg Rio Grande do Sul Grêmio, Internacional
 Santa Catarina Chapecoense, Figueirense
1  Bahia Vitória

Personnel and kits

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt main sponsor
América-MG Brazil Givanildo Oliveira Lupo Banco Intermedium
Atlético Mineiro Brazil Marcelo Oliveira Dryworld Caixa
Atlético Paranaense Brazil Paulo Autuori Umbro Caixa
Botafogo Brazil Ricardo Gomes Topper
Chapecoense Brazil Guto Ferreira Umbro Caixa
Corinthians Brazil Tite Nike Caixa
Coritiba Brazil Gilson Kleina Adidas Caixa
Cruzeiro Portugal Paulo Bento Umbro Caixa
Figueirense Brazil Vinícius Eutrópio Lupo Caixa
Flamengo Brazil Zé Ricardo Adidas Caixa
Fluminense Brazil Levir Culpi Dryworld
Grêmio Brazil Roger Machado Umbro Banrisul
Internacional Brazil Argel Fucks Nike Banrisul
Palmeiras Brazil Cuca Adidas Crefisa
Ponte Preta Brazil Eduardo Baptista Adidas Viva Schin
Santa Cruz Brazil Milton Mendes Dryworld
Santos Brazil Dorival Júnior Kappa
São Paulo Argentina Edgardo Bauza Under Armour
Sport Brazil Oswaldo de Oliveira Adidas Caixa
Vitória Brazil Vágner Mancini Puma Caixa

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Atlético Mineiro Uruguay Diego Aguirre Resigned 19 May [2] 3rd Brazil Marcelo Oliveira 20 May [3]
Flamengo Brazil Muricy Ramalho Resigned 26 May [4] 11th Brazil Zé Ricardo (interim) 26 May

Foreign players

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Player 4 Player 5 Player 6
América Mineiro
Atlético Mineiro Argentina Jesús Dátolo Argentina Lucas Pratto Ecuador Frickson Erazo Ecuador Juan Cazares
Atlético Paranaense Chile Christian Vilches Colombia Daniel Hernández Portugal Bruno Pereirinha Argentina Fernando Barrientos
Botafogo Argentina Joel Carli Bolivia Damián Lizio Argentina Gervasio Núñez Uruguay Juan Manuel Salgueiro
Chapecoense Uruguay Martín Alaníz Argentina Alejandro Martinuccio
Corinthians Paraguay Ángel Romero Paraguay Gustavo Viera Paraguay Fabián Balbuena
Coritiba Paraguay Luis Cáceres Paraguay César Benítez Paraguay Jorge Ortega Venezuela César González Paraguay Nery Bareiro Portugal Fabio Braga
Cruzeiro Uruguay Giorgian De Arrascaeta Argentina Ariel Cabral Argentina Juan Sánchez Miño Argentina Matías Pisano Uruguay Federico Gino Argentina Lucas Romero
Figueirense Paraguay Roberto Junior Fernández Colombia Michael Ortega
Flamengo Peru Paolo Guerrero Argentina Héctor Canteros Argentina Federico Mancuello Colombia Gustavo Cuéllar
Fluminense
Grêmio Ecuador Miller Bolaños
Internacional Chile Paulo Magalhães Venezuela Luis Seijas
Palmeiras Paraguay Lucas Barrios Argentina Jonathan Cristaldo Argentina Agustín Allione Colombia Yerry Mina
Ponte Preta
Santa Cruz Ecuador Alex Bolaños
Santos Colombia Edwin Valencia Argentina Patito Rodríguez Cameroon Joel Tadjo Argentina Maxi Rolón Argentina Fabián Noguera Colombia Jonathan Copete
São Paulo Uruguay Diego Lugano Argentina Ricardo Centurión Chile Eugenio Mena Colombia Wilder Guisao Argentina Jonathan Calleri
Sport Chile Mark González Colombia Oswaldo Henríquez Colombia Reinaldo Lenis Costa Rica Rodney Wallace
Vitória

Results

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Grêmio 4 3 1 0 6 0 +6 10 Qualification for 2017 Copa Libertadores group stage
2 Internacional 4 3 1 0 4 1 +3 10
3 Santa Cruz 4 2 2 0 11 5 +6 8
4 Corinthians 4 2 1 1 7 3 +4 7 Qualification for 2017 Copa Libertadores first stage
5 Flamengo 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1 7
6 São Paulo 4 2 1 1 4 3 +1 7
7 Fluminense 4 2 1 1 4 4 0 7
8 Palmeiras 4 2 0 2 7 3 +4 6
9 Chapecoense 4 1 3 0 6 4 +2 6
10 Vitória 4 1 2 1 6 8 −2 5
11 Atlético Mineiro 4 1 2 1 3 5 −2 5
12 Santos 4 1 1 2 4 5 −1 4
13 Botafogo 4 1 1 2 3 4 −1 4
14 Coritiba 4 1 1 2 3 5 −2 4
15 Ponte Preta 4 1 1 2 3 6 −3 4
16 Atlético Paranaense 4 1 1 2 4 8 −4 4
17 Figueirense 4 0 3 1 5 6 −1 3 Relegation to 2017 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
18 América-MG 4 0 2 2 3 6 −3 2
19 Cruzeiro 4 0 2 2 4 8 −4 2
20 Sport 4 0 1 3 1 5 −4 1
Updated to match(es) played on 29 May 2016. Source: Soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) wins; 3) goal difference; 4) goals scored; 5) head-to-head results; 6) least red cards received; 7) least yellow cards received; 8) draw.

Result table

Home \ Away[1] AME CAM CAP BOT CHA COR CTB CRU FIG FLA FLU GRE INT PAL PON SCR SAN SPA SPT VIT
América-MG 0–1 1–1
Atlético Mineiro a 0–3 1–0
Atlético Paranaense 1–1 a 2–1
Botafogo 2–1 0–1
Chapecoense 3–1 1–1
Corinthians 0–0 a 3–0 a a
Coritiba a 1–0 1–1
Cruzeiro 1–1 a 2–2
Figueirense 0–0 2–2
Flamengo 2–2 a 1–0
Fluminense 1–0 a 2–2
Grêmio 2–0 1–0 a
Internacional 0–0 a 1–0
Palmeiras 4–0 a 2–0 a a
Ponte Preta 1–2 2–1
Santa Cruz 4–1 4–1
Santos a 2–1 0–1 a a
São Paulo a 1–2 1–0 a
Sport 1–1 0–2
Vitória 1–1 3–2

Updated to games played on 29 May 2016.
Source: GloboEsporte
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers

As of matches played 29 May 2016 [5]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brazil Grafite Santa Cruz 6
2 Brazil Kieza Vitória 4
3 Brazil Rafael Moura Figueirense 3
Brazil Bruno Rangel Chapecoense
Brazil Luan Grêmio
6 Brazil Kléber Coritiba 2
Brazil Gabriel Jesus Palmeiras
Brazil Felipe Azevedo Ponte Preta
Brazil Eduardo Sasha Internacional
Ecuador Juan Cazares Atlético Mineiro
Brazil Keno Santa Cruz
Brazil Vitor Bueno Santos
Brazil Arthur Santa Cruz
Brazil Vitinho América-MG
Argentina Arrascaeta Cruzeiro
Brazil Fred Fluminense

Attendance

Average home attendances

Pos. Team GP Total High Low Average
1 Corinthians 2 67,106 35,573 31,533 33,553
2 Palmeiras 2 62,123 33,629 28,534 31,082
3 São Paulo 2 40,525 21,016 19,509 20,263
4 Internacional 2 35,154 24,840 10,314 17,577
5 Santa Cruz 2 33,280 16,949 16,331 16,640
6 Grêmio 2 26,801 15,976 10,825 13,401
7 Cruzeiro 2 23,913 12,647 11,266 11,957
8 Atlético Mineiro 2 22,315 17,426 4,889 11,158
9 Atlético Paranaense 2 22,283 11,804 10,479 11,142
10 Sport 2 21,549 16,331 5,218 10,775
11 Vitória 2 17,366 12,417 4,949 8,683
12 Coritiba 2 16,007 9,979 6,028 8,004
13 Ponte Preta 2 13,822 7,106 6,716 6,911
14 Santos 2 11,940 7,472 4,468 5,970
15 Figueirense 2 11,307 5,849 5,458 5,654
16 Flamengo 2 10,115 7,863 2,252 5,058
17 Botafogo 2 8,044 4,384 3,660 4,022
18 Fluminense 2 6,875 4,550 2,325 3,438
19 Chapecoense 2 6,791 4,734 2,057 3,396
20 América-MG 2 3,396 2,078 1,318 1,698
- Total 40 460,752 35,573 1,318 11,519

Updated to games played on 29 May 2016.

Source: http://cbf.com.br/competicoes/brasileiro-serie-a

References

  1. http://globoesporte.globo.com/rj/futebol/brasileirao-serie-a/noticia/2016/05/aluga-se-para-temporada-conheca-os-novos-estadios-do-rio-para-o-brasileiro.html (Portuguese)
  2. "Diego Aguirre pede para sair do Galo: desejo surgiu antes da final do Mineiro" (in português). Globo Esporte. 19 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Volta às origens: Marcelo Oliveira é o novo técnico do Atlético-MG" (in português). Globo Esporte. 20 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Flamengo oficializa saída de Muricy e Zé Ricardo assume como interino" (in português). Futebol Interior. 26 May 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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