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1955 in Brazilian football

Football in Brazil
Season1955
1954 Brazil 1956

The following article presents a summary of the 1955 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 54th season of competitive football in the country.

Torneio Rio-São Paulo

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Portuguesa 13 9 5 3 1 26 15 11
2 Palmeiras 13 9 6 1 2 32 19 13
3 Botafogo 11 9 4 3 2 12 12 0
4 Flamengo 10 9 4 2 3 16 14 2
5 Santos 9 9 4 1 4 17 21 -4
6 América 9 9 3 3 3 18 24 -6
7 Vasco da Gama 7 9 2 3 4 15 15 0
8 Fluminense 7 9 3 1 5 15 21 -8
9 São Paulo 6 9 2 2 5 11 16 -5
10 Corinthians 5 9 1 3 5 18 23 -5

Championship playoff


Palmeiras2–2Portuguesa

Portuguesa2–0Palmeiras

Portuguesa declared as the Torneio Rio-São Paulo champions.

State championship champions

State Champion State Champion
Acre Ro Branco-AC Paraíba Botafogo-PB
Alagoas CSA Paraná Monte Alegre
Amapá Macapá Pernambuco Sport Recife
Amazonas Fast Piauí River
Bahia Vitória Rio de Janeiro Frigorífico
Goytacaz(1)
Ceará Calouros do Ar Rio de Janeiro (DF) Flamengo
Espírito Santo Santo Antônio Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Goiás Atlético Goianiense Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Maranhão Moto Club Rondônia Ferroviário-RO
Mato Grosso Atlético Matogrossense Santa Catarina Caxias-SC
Minas Gerais Atlético Mineiro São Paulo Santos
Pará Tuna Luso Sergipe Sergipe
(1)Goytacaz won a competition named Supercampeonato (Superchampionship), which was an extra tournament.

Brazil national team

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1955.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
September 18, 1955  Chile D 1-1 Pinheiro Bernardo O'Higgins Cup
September 20, 1955  Chile W 2-1 Maurinho, Álvaro Bernardo O'Higgins Cup
November 13, 1955  Paraguay W 2-1 Zizinho (2), Sabará Taça Oswaldo Cruz
November 17, 1955  Paraguay D 3-3 Maurinho, Canhoteiro, Humberto Taça Oswaldo Cruz

References