Campeonato Brasilero Série A
FIFA Region
CONMEBOL
Season
2021
Location
Brazil
Abbreviation
BRA1

Summary

The Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (BRA1) is the top level of league style football competition in Brazil. At the end of the 2021 BRA1 season, the BRA1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 Copa Libertadores - Group Stage:
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th place 2021 BRA1 teams
  • 2022 Copa Libertadores - 2nd Stage:
    • 7th place 2021 BRA1 teams
  • 2022 Copa Sudamericana - Group Stage:
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th best 2021 BRA1 teams without a 2022 Copa Libertadores berth

The winner of the 2021 Copa do Brasil, typically a BRA1 team, also receives a berth in the 2022 Copa Libertadores - Group Stage. If a BRA1 has earned the Copa do Brasil berth and has also earned a spot in one of the berths above, then the 7th best 2021 BRA1 teams without a 2022 Copa Libertadores berth will receive a berth in the 2022 Copa Sudamericana - Group Stage.

Leagues Pyramid - Brazil

Abbrev League # of Teams
BRA1 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A 20
BRA2 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 20
BRA3 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C 20
BRA4 Campeonato Brasileiro Série D 68

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

30 May 2021 - 5 Dec 2021  20: BRA1 (16), BRA2 (4)

Season Format

Each BRA1 team plays Home-Away matches against the other BRA1 teams for a total of 38 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) matches won, (2) goal difference, (3) total goals scored, (4) head-to-head results, (5) least red cards received, (6) least yellow cards received, then (7) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of each 2021 season, the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th place BRA1 teams will be relegated to the BRA2, and four BRA2 teams will be promoted to the 2022 BRA1.


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Table

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1América (MG) 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
2Atlético MG 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
3Atlético Paranaense 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
4Ceará 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
5Chapecoense AF 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
6Corinthians 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
7Cuiabá EC 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
8EC Bahia 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
9EC Juventude 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
10Flamengo 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
11Fluminense FC 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
12Fortaleza EC 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
13Goianiense 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
14Grêmio 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
15Internacional 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
16Palmeiras 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
17Red Bull Bragantino 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
18São Paulo 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
19Santos FC 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
20Sport Recife 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
2022 Copa Libertadores
2022 Copa Sudamericana
Relegation to BRA2

Fixtures

Sun - 30 May 2021
 São Paulo   Fluminense FCEstádio do Morumbi
 Internacional   Sport RecifeEstádio Beira-Rio
 Atlético MG   Fortaleza ECEstádio Independência
 Ceará   GrêmioCastelão (Ceará)
 Flamengo   PalmeirasEstádio do Maracanã
 Corinthians   GoianienseNeo Química Arena
 EC Bahia   Santos FCArena Fonte Nova
 Cuiabá EC   EC JuventudeArena Pantanal
Sun - 6 Jun 2021
 Fluminense FC   Cuiabá ECEstádio do Maracanã
 Palmeiras   Chapecoense AFAllianz Parque
 Santos FC   CearáEstádio Urbano Caldeira
 América (MG)   CorinthiansEstádio Independência
 Grêmio   FlamengoArena do Grêmio
 Fortaleza EC   InternacionalEstádio Municipal Presidente Getúlio Vargas
 Sport Recife   Atlético MGEstádio Ilha do Retiro
 Red Bull Bragantino   EC BahiaEstádio Nabi Abi Chedid
 EC Juventude   Atlético ParanaenseEstádio Alfredo Jaconi
 Goianiense   São PauloEstádio Serra Dourada