Primeira Liga

CountryPortugalPortugal
Season2023

The Primeira Liga, also known as Liga Portugal Bwin for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional football division of the Portuguese football league system. It is organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP), a governing body that manages professional football competitions in Portugal.

Established in 1934, the Primeira Liga has been the pinnacle of Portuguese football, showcasing the country's finest talent. The league is contested by 18 teams, with the season typically running from August to May. The format of the competition involves a double round-robin system, where each team plays every other team twice, once at home and once away.

The Primeira Liga has been dominated by the "Big Three" clubs - S.L. Benfica, F.C. Porto, and Sporting CP - who have won the majority of the championships. These clubs have a massive following and have produced some of the world's best players, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Figo, and Eusébio.

The league's international reputation has grown over the years, with its clubs regularly competing in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. The Primeira Liga is currently ranked 6th in Europe according to UEFA's league coefficient, which is based on the performance of clubs in European competitions.

Promotion and relegation are integral parts of the Primeira Liga. The two lowest-placed teams are relegated to the Liga Portugal 2, the second tier of Portuguese football, and are replaced by the top two teams from that division. This system ensures a constant cycle of teams and maintains a competitive edge to the league.

The Primeira Liga has been a launching pad for many successful football careers. It has been the starting point for numerous Portuguese players who have gone on to achieve international acclaim, as well as attracting top talent from around the globe.

The league has also been instrumental in the development of Portuguese football overall, contributing significantly to the national team's success, including their victory in the 2016 UEFA European Championship and the 2019 UEFA Nations League.

The Primeira Liga is more than just a football league; it is a symbol of national pride and a testament to Portugal's passion for the beautiful game. Despite its relatively small size compared to other European leagues, the Primeira Liga's influence and impact on global football are undeniable.

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Primeira Liga Top Scorers

The current top scorer list for Primeira Liga in 2023

Player Team Goals
sporting-cp 16
sc-braga 15
arouca 14
chaves 11
arouca 10
guimaraes 10
benfica 10
fc-porto 9
vizela 9
sporting-cp 9

Primeira Liga standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Benfica players, news and schedule Benfica 22 17 4 1 52 15 37 55
2 Sporting CP players, news and schedule Sporting CP 21 18 1 2 60 19 41 55
3 FC Porto players, news and schedule FC Porto 22 15 3 4 37 16 21 48
4 SC Braga players, news and schedule SC Braga 22 13 4 5 46 33 13 43
5 Guimaraes players, news and schedule Guimaraes 22 12 5 5 35 23 12 41
6 Moreirense players, news and schedule Moreirense 23 11 5 7 27 26 1 38
7 Arouca players, news and schedule Arouca 23 9 4 10 38 32 6 31
8 Famalicao players, news and schedule Famalicao 22 6 8 8 23 28 -5 26
9 Farense players, news and schedule Farense 23 7 5 11 30 32 -2 26
10 GIL Vicente players, news and schedule GIL Vicente 22 7 4 11 33 36 -3 25
11 Boavista players, news and schedule Boavista 22 6 6 10 30 40 -10 24
12 Casa Pia players, news and schedule Casa Pia 22 6 5 11 20 35 -15 23
13 Estrela players, news and schedule Estrela 23 5 7 11 23 35 -12 22
14 Portimonense players, news and schedule Portimonense 22 6 4 12 24 45 -21 22
15 Estoril players, news and schedule Estoril 22 6 3 13 36 40 -4 21
16 Rio Ave players, news and schedule Rio Ave 22 4 9 9 22 31 -9 21
17 Chaves players, news and schedule Chaves 23 4 6 13 23 49 -26 18
18 Vizela players, news and schedule Vizela 22 3 7 12 20 44 -24 16

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 128/188 68%
Over/Under 34/44 77%
League Correct %
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 20/23 87%
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 105/133 79%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 121/157 77%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 56/73 77%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 99/128 77%
NPFL logo NPFL 86/113 76%
Pro League logo Pro League 102/135 76%