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
1Palmeiras 1410 -2-232-25121376 -1-019157874 -1-2131055
2Atlético MG 1410 -1-331-21101175 -1-116145975 -0-215752
3Fortaleza EC 148 -3-327-22121076 -1-0191641272 -2-3868-2
4Red Bull Bragantino 147 -6-127-2516972 -5-011129375 -1-1161376
5Flamengo 128 -0-424-25111475 -0-215147753 -0-291147
6Atlético Paranaense 137 -2-423-2115664 -2-014117473 -0-491082
7Ceará 145 -7-222-1713475 -1-116137670 -6-1646-2
8Santos FC 135 -4-419-1613374 -2-11493661 -2-35710-3
9Goianiense 145 -4-519-1215-372 -3-2956-173 -1-31079-2
10Corinthians 144 -5-517-1214-271 -2-45610-473 -3-112642
11Fluminense FC 124 -4-416-1012-262 -2-2846-262 -2-28660
12EC Juventude 124 -3-515-712-574 -1-21367-150 -2-3215-4
13Internacional 143 -6-515-1218-671 -3-3658-372 -3-29710-3
14Sport Recife 143 -5-614-811-361 -2-3524-282 -3-3967-1
15EC Bahia 134 -2-714-1523-872 -1-47612-662 -1-37911-2
16Cuiabá EC 122 -6-412-1114-351 -1-3458-371 -5-18660
17América (MG) 142 -5-711-1119-871 -3-3645-171 -2-45714-7
18São Paulo 132 -5-611-917-861 -3-2656-171 -2-45411-7
19Grêmio 121 -4-77-614-860 -4-2435-261 -0-5339-6
20Chapecoense AF 140 -4-104-1125-1470 -1-61312-970 -3-43813-5
2022 Copa Libertadores
2022 Copa Sudamericana
Relegation to BRA2

Fixtures

Fri - 6 Aug 2021
Sat - 7 Aug 2021
Sun - 8 Aug 2021
Mon - 9 Aug 2021
Sun - 15 Aug 2021
 Flamengo   Sport RecifeEstádio do Maracanã
 Corinthians   CearáNeo Química Arena
 São Paulo   GrêmioEstádio do Morumbi
 Atlético MG   PalmeirasEstádio Independência
 Internacional   Fluminense FCEstádio Beira-Rio
 Fortaleza EC   Santos FCEstádio Municipal Presidente Getúlio Vargas
 EC Bahia   GoianienseArena Fonte Nova
 Red Bull Bragantino   EC JuventudeEstádio Nabi Abi Chedid

Results

Sun - 1 Aug 2021
 Goianiense 11 América (MG)Estádio Antônio Accioly
 Ceará 31 Fortaleza ECCastelão (Ceará)
 Chapecoense AF 01 Santos FCArena Condá
 EC Bahia 01 Sport RecifeEstádio de Pitaçu
 Corinthians 13 FlamengoNeo Química Arena
Sat - 31 Jul 2021
 Fluminense FC PSPD EC JuventudeEstádio do Maracanã
Mon - 26 Jul 2021
 Cuiabá EC 12 CorinthiansArena Pantanal
 EC Juventude 10 Chapecoense AFEstádio Alfredo Jaconi
Sun - 25 Jul 2021
 Sport Recife 00 CearáEstádio Ilha do Retiro
 Santos FC 01 GoianienseEstádio Urbano Caldeira
 Fortaleza EC 10 Red Bull BragantinoCastelão (Ceará)
 Flamengo 51 São PauloEstádio do Maracanã
 Atlético MG 30 EC BahiaEstádio Independência
Sat - 24 Jul 2021
 Palmeiras 10 Fluminense FCAllianz Parque
 Grêmio 11 América (MG)Arena do Grêmio