National football balance – check out the main results of the four divisions of the Brasileirão
All divisions of the Brazilian Championship this season ended with the finale of the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A on December 9. Do you know who the greatest competitor was? Who ascended and who plummeted? You can learn about all of the outcomes from the four national series and be ready for what’s to come in 2022 by visiting this page.
Brazilian Championship Serie A
Atlético-MG were the national football elite’s great champion. Minas Gerais won the bi-championship for the first time in 50 years, having last done so in 1971, and qualified for the Copa Libertadores for the following year. The main division was held between May 29th and December 9th.
FORTE, VINGADOR & CAMPEÃO! O @Atletico é o campeão brasileiro de 2021! 🐔⚫️⚪️
🏆 Parabéns, Galo! 🏆 pic.twitter.com/TIje0hqVeT
— CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) December 2, 2021
Check out the main results of the competition in the list below:
- Champions: Atlético-MG;
- Qualified for the Copa Libertadores: Atlético-MG, Flamengo, Palmeiras, Fortaleza, Corinthians, Bragantino, Fluminense and América-MG;
- Qualified for the Copa Sudamericana: Atlético-GO, Santos, Ceará, Internacional, São Paulo, Cuiaba;
- Relegated to Serie B: Grêmio, Bahia, Sport and Chapecoense.
Brazilian Championship Series B
Athletico-PR will also feature in the Libertadores next year after winning the 2021 Copa Sudamericana. The Brazilian cup final will be between Galo and Hurricane, after Palmeiras won the 2021 edition of “Liberta”. Galo was in the G6 of the Brazilian Nationals, while the Hurricane won the “Sula,” leaving two more spots open for the continent’s biggest competition, bringing the total number of teams from Brasileiro to eight.
Botafogo won the second division of Brasileiro for the second time in club history, repeating their 2015 triumph and earning promotion to the first division. The tournament was held between May 28th and November 28th.
— Brasileirão Série B (@BrasileiraoB) November 21, 2021
Check out the main results of the “secondary” in the list below:
Promotion to Serie A: Botafogo, Goiás, Coritiba and Avaí;
Relegated to Serie C: Remo, Vitória, Confiança and Brasil de Pelotas.
Brazilian Championship Series C
After winning the competition for the second time, Ituano earned promotion to the Brasileiro’s second division. The team from Sao Paulo had previously won the competition in 2003. The competition took place from May 29 to November 20.
Na Série C, deu Ituano mais uma vez! 3 a 0 na final e comemoração no Novelli Júnior. Galo campeão! 🐓🏆
📸 Thais Magalhães/CBF pic.twitter.com/iikNsRJ4f0
— CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) November 21, 2021
See the main results in the list below:
Qualified for Serie B: Ituano, Tombense, Novorizontino and Criciúma;
Relegated to Serie D: Jacuipense, Paraná, Santa Cruz and Oeste.
Brazilian Championship Series D
For the first time, Aparecidense was crowned champion of Brazil’s fourth division. Because all of the competitors, even those from Serie C, were picked based on their performance in state tournaments around Brazil in the first half of 2022, there was no relegation in the league. The competition took place between May 26 and November 13.
Hoje foi dia de entregar a taça da Série D! Parabéns pela conquista, Aparecidense!!
Fotos: Thais Magalhães / CBF pic.twitter.com/NqT9KuU1ix
— CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) November 14, 2021
Check out the best performing team:
Promoted to Serie C: Aparecidense, Campinense, ABC and Atlético-CE.
The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the event’s organizers, has set the dates for next year’s four division matches.
Check the list below:
- Series A: April 10th to November 13th;
- Series B: April 9th to November 5th;
- Series C: April 10th to October 1st;
- Series D: April 17th to September 25th.
So, what division does your team play in? Was it a success in the year 2021? Sambafoot will keep you up to date on the biggest stories in Brazilian football for the coming year.