Primera Division

CountryEl-SalvadorEl-Salvador
Season2023

The Primera División, also known as Liga Pepsi for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional football league in El Salvador. It was established in 1926, making it one of the oldest football leagues in Central America. The league is governed by the Salvadoran Football Federation.

The Primera División is composed of 12 teams, each playing two tournaments per year - the Apertura, which runs from August to December, and the Clausura, from February to July. The tournaments follow a format similar to other Latin American leagues, with each team playing every other team twice, once at home and once away. The top four teams at the end of each tournament advance to a playoff to determine the champion.

The league has been home to some of El Salvador's most successful and popular clubs, including Alianza FC, CD FAS, and Águila. These clubs have won numerous national titles and have represented El Salvador in international competitions such as the CONCACAF Champions League.

Over the years, the Primera División has produced many of El Salvador's top players, including Jorge "Magico" González, widely considered one of the greatest players in the history of Salvadoran football. The league has also attracted foreign talent, with players from around the world choosing to ply their trade in El Salvador.

Despite facing challenges such as financial instability and violence, the Primera División has remained a cornerstone of Salvadoran culture and a source of national pride. The league's matches are widely followed, with passionate fans filling stadiums and tuning in on television and radio.

The Primera División has also made efforts to develop the sport in El Salvador, with initiatives aimed at improving youth development and coaching standards. The league's clubs have youth academies that nurture young talent, providing a pathway to professional football for aspiring players.

In conclusion, the Primera División is more than just a football league; it's a vital part of El Salvador's sporting landscape. Its history, passion, and commitment to development make it a key player in the growth of football in Central America.

Primera Division Top Scorers

The current top scorer list for Primera Division in 2023

Player Team Goals
guila 19
jocoro 16
municipal-limeno 14
dragn 12
dragn 12
alianza 11
firpo 11
guila 10
municipal-limeno 9
fuerte-san-francisco 9

Primera Division standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Municipal Limeño players, news and schedule Municipal Limeño 7 5 0 2 13 6 7 15
2 Once Municipal players, news and schedule Once Municipal 7 4 1 2 8 4 4 13
3 Dragón players, news and schedule Dragón 7 4 1 2 7 5 2 13
4 Alianza players, news and schedule Alianza 7 3 3 1 10 3 7 12
5 Isidro Metapán players, news and schedule Isidro Metapán 7 3 3 1 9 5 4 12
6 FAS players, news and schedule FAS 7 3 3 1 9 7 2 12
7 Platense players, news and schedule Platense 7 3 2 2 7 9 -2 11
8 Águila players, news and schedule Águila 7 2 3 2 5 3 2 9
9 Firpo players, news and schedule Firpo 7 3 0 4 8 12 -4 9
10 Santa Tecla players, news and schedule Santa Tecla 7 2 1 4 5 6 -1 7
11 Fuerte San Francisco players, news and schedule Fuerte San Francisco 7 0 2 5 2 9 -7 2
12 Jocoro players, news and schedule Jocoro 7 0 1 6 2 16 -14 1

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 81/124 65%
Over/Under 10/17 59%
League Correct %
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 19/22 86%
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 44/54 81%
First League logo First League 104/132 79%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 121/157 77%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 99/128 77%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 54/70 77%
NPFL logo NPFL 86/113 76%
Süper Lig logo Süper Lig 176/233 76%