Brazil now has 20 clubs and had the current system in 2006. In just four times in history, teams that were in Z4 in Round 37 have managed to escape the fall. There is still a fifth case, but it has been decided in the courts
to me SyndicateThe story becomes even more dramatic to learn that other teams who needed a smaller set of outcomes couldn’t escape the controversy.
Brasileirão: Teams that escaped from Z4 in the last round
Goiás (2007): Esmeraldino was 42 points against 43 of Corinthians. Timão tied with Grêmio at Porto Alegre and Goiás . won Inter at home. Thus, they escaped the fall and sent Corinthians to the second division.
Botafogo (2009): Fogão scored 44 points in the last round, tied with Coritiba and one point behind Fluminense. Botafogo took advantage of the tie between the direct competitors in the decisive round and beat Palmeiras. By the way, Curitiba fell by 45 points, which is the highest result of a relegated team.
Visions (2015)The Santa Catarina team entered the last round with 40 points, compared to 41 for the largest competitor, Avai. Figueira beat Fluminense 1-0 and saw Avai draw Corinthians away from home. It was possible to escape.
sports (2017): Sports started the last round of the Brazilian League with 42 points and beat Corinthians with a goal by Andre Balada, and Curitiba did not defeat Chapecoense and went to Serie B.
Fluminense (2013): The only team that finished 18th in the last round and did not fall is Fluminense. The Brazilian team Portuguesa finished in 12th place, but lost 4 points, which freed the flu from Serie B. Otherwise, Cariocas would have been relegated.
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