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1996 Copa do Brasil

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Country  Brazil
Champions  Cruzeiro (MG)
Champion  Cruzeiro Esporte Clube
Goals scored  187
Dates  February 6 - June 16
Runners-up  Palmeiras (SP)
Teams  40
Matches played  70
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Similar  1993 Copa do Brasil, 2000 Copa do Brasil, 1997 Copa do Brasil, 1995 Copa do Brasil, 2003 Copa do Brasil

The Copa do Brasil 1996 was the 8th staging of the Copa do Brasil.

The competition started on February 6, 1996, and concluded on June 16, 1996, with the second leg of the final, held at the Estádio Parque Antártica in São Paulo, in which Cruzeiro lifted the trophy for the second time after a 2-1 victory over Palmeiras.

1996 Copa do Brasil Cruzeiro comemora 20 anos do ttulo da Copa do Brasil de 1996

Luizão, of Palmeiras, with 8 goals, was the competition's topscorer.

Format

The preliminary round was disputed by 16 clubs, while the first stage was disputed by 32 clubs, including the ones qualified from the preliminary stage. The competition was disputed in a knock-out format. In the preliminary stage and in the first round if the away team won the first leg with an advantage of at least two goals, the second leg was not played and the club automatically qualified to the next round. The following rounds were played over two legs and the away goals rule was used.

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References

1996 Copa do Brasil Wikipedia


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