Paulistão announce dates and schedule for quarter-finals fixtures

The São Paulo Football Federation announced on Monday the dates, times and locations of the games for the quarter-finals of the Paulistão championship. As per the schedule, there will be two matches on Wednesday and the remaining two on Thursday.
by Sambafoot
28/07/2020 11:59 AM
Paulo Vilela

All the fixtures will be decided in a single match. The winners will then go on to be drawn for the semi-finals which will be played on Sunday. Like the quarter-finals, they will be played in a single game as well. Only the final will have a round trip for two legs. In the event of a tie in any of these fixtures, the game will be decided immediately via penalties.

For the semi-final first fixture, the best team via score-line will play against the least best from the quarter-finals. The game will take place on Sunday by 4pm. By 7pm, the second one will include the second best team take on the third best from the quarter-finals.

The finals will begin on Wednesday, August 5, at 9:30 pm. The big day in which the winner will emerge is scheduled for SaturdayAugust 8, at 4:30 pm. It is also the weekend in which the Brasileirão begins. Meaning the finalists of the state will have their matches postponed in the first round of the national championship.

Quarter-final fixtures and dates in full

Wednesday, July 29

São Paulo x  Mirassol    Venue: Morumbi

9:30 pm – Palmeiras x Santo André   Venue:  Palmeiras Arena

Thursday, July 30

Bragantino x Corinthians   Venue:  Morumbi

Santos x Ponte Preta     Venue: Vila Belmiro

The stage is set as the remaining eight teams battle their way to be crowned state champions in August. Many have tipped either of Santos and Corinthians as favorites to go all the way.


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