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1998 Copa do Brasil

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Country  Brazil
Champions  Palmeiras (SP)
Teams  42
Matches played  75
Dates  January 20 - May 30
Runners-up  Cruzeiro (MG)
Goals scored  233
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Champion  Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras
Similar  2000 Copa dos Campeões, 1998 Copa Mercosur, 1997 Copa do Brasil, 1996 Copa do Brasil, 1960 Campeonato Brasileiro

The Copa do Brasil 1998 was the 10th staging of the Copa do Brasil.

The competition started on January 20, 1998, and concluded on May 30, 1998, with the second leg of the final, held at the Estádio do Morumbi in São Paulo, in which Palmeiras lifted the trophy for the first time with a 2-0 victory over Cruzeiro.

Romário, of Flamengo, with 7 goals, was the competition's topscorer.

Format

The preliminary round was disputed by 20 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.

References

1998 Copa do Brasil Wikipedia


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