Segunda Liga

CountryPortugalPortugal
Season2023

The Segunda Liga, also known as Liga Portugal 2, is the second-highest professional football league in Portugal. It was established in 1990, replacing the Segunda Divisão as the second tier in the Portuguese football league system. The league is operated by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP).

The Segunda Liga is contested by 18 teams, with the season typically running from August to May. Each team plays every other team twice, once at home and once away, for a total of 34 matches. The top two teams at the end of the season are automatically promoted to the Primeira Liga, the top tier of Portuguese football. The bottom two teams are relegated to the Campeonato de Portugal, the third tier. The team finishing in 16th place faces a two-legged playoff against the third-placed team from the Campeonato de Portugal for a place in the following season's Segunda Liga.

The Segunda Liga has been a breeding ground for many talented players who have gone on to have successful careers in Portugal and abroad. It has also been a stepping stone for clubs to establish themselves in the Primeira Liga. The league has seen a number of its teams achieving success in the top tier after gaining promotion.

The league's competitiveness and high level of play make it a popular choice for footballers looking to develop their skills and make a name for themselves. The Segunda Liga also has a strong following among football fans in Portugal, who appreciate the passion and intensity of the matches.

The Segunda Liga is known for its commitment to fair play and sportsmanship. The league has strict regulations in place to ensure that all matches are played in a fair and honest manner. This commitment to integrity has helped the Segunda Liga to maintain its reputation as a respected and competitive league.

Over the years, the Segunda Liga has undergone several changes in its format and structure in an effort to improve the quality of competition and to make the league more attractive to fans and sponsors. Despite these changes, the league has remained true to its roots as a platform for developing talent and providing exciting and competitive football.

In conclusion, the Segunda Liga is a vital part of the Portuguese football landscape. It provides a platform for clubs and players to develop and compete at a high level, and it offers football fans a thrilling and passionate spectacle. With its rich history and its commitment to integrity and fair play, the Segunda Liga is a league that truly embodies the spirit of Portuguese football.

Segunda Liga Top Scorers

The current top scorer list for Segunda Liga in 2023

Player Team Goals
avs 18
fc-porto-b 12
maritimo 11
tondela 10
nacional 9
santa-clara 8
academico-viseu 8
tondela 7
nacional 7
nacional 7

Segunda Liga standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Santa Clara players, news and schedule Santa Clara 23 15 7 1 35 13 22 52
2 AVS players, news and schedule AVS 22 15 1 6 35 23 12 46
3 Nacional players, news and schedule Nacional 22 13 4 5 43 26 17 43
4 Maritimo players, news and schedule Maritimo 23 12 5 6 36 23 13 41
5 Torreense players, news and schedule Torreense 23 11 6 6 33 23 10 39
6 Tondela players, news and schedule Tondela 23 8 11 4 35 30 5 35
7 Academico Viseu players, news and schedule Academico Viseu 22 8 10 4 27 21 6 34
8 Mafra players, news and schedule Mafra 23 8 7 8 26 25 1 31
9 Benfica B players, news and schedule Benfica B 23 8 6 9 31 31 0 30
10 União de Leiria players, news and schedule União de Leiria 23 7 7 9 31 28 3 28
11 Pacos Ferreira players, news and schedule Pacos Ferreira 22 7 6 9 25 24 1 27
12 FC Porto B players, news and schedule FC Porto B 23 7 6 10 35 33 2 27
13 Penafiel players, news and schedule Penafiel 23 7 4 12 20 29 -9 25
14 Feirense players, news and schedule Feirense 22 7 3 12 21 31 -10 24
15 Oliveirense players, news and schedule Oliveirense 23 5 8 10 24 37 -13 23
16 Leixoes players, news and schedule Leixoes 22 5 7 10 17 27 -10 22
17 Vilaverdense players, news and schedule Vilaverdense 23 5 2 16 19 44 -25 16
18 CF Os Belenenses players, news and schedule CF Os Belenenses 23 3 6 14 15 40 -25 15

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 131/187 70%
Over/Under 37/49 76%
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%