About This Competition
Portugal Primeira Liga (Liga NOS) is Portugal’s top level of professional associated football. 18 clubs play in this league, but they are dominated by the “big three” (Os Três Grandes) Portugal’s Liga has only been won by three teams throughout its history. These teams are Benfica, Porto and Sporting CP, having lifted the trophy a total of 82 times between them. There is no promotion from Portugal Primeira Liga, but the top two teams qualify for the UEFA Champions League. League leaders qualify straight into the group stage, while the runners enter the playoffs for the group stage. Third and Fourth place along with the winner of their domestic cup “Taça de Portugal cup” qualify for the Europa League.
- Benfica Lisbon
Estádio da Luz, Lisboa
- Boavista F.C.
Estádio do Bessa, Porto
- C.D. Santa Clara
Estádio de São Miguel, Ponta Delgada
- Casa Pia
Estádio Pina Manique, Lisbon
- Estoril Praia
Estádio António Coimbra da Mota, Estoril
- F.C. Arouca
Estádio Municipal de Arouca, Arouca
- F.C. Famalicão
Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho, Vila Nova de Famalicão
- F.C. Paços de Ferreira
Estádio da Mata Real, Paços de Ferreira
- F.C. Porto
Estádio do Dragão, Porto
- F.C. Vizela
Estádio do FC Vizela, Caldas de Vizela
- Gil Vicente F.C.
Estádio Cidade de Barcelos, Barcelos
- Grupo D. De Chaves
Estádio Municipal de Chaves, Chaves
- Marítimo Funchal
Estádio do Marítimo, Funchal
- Portimonense S.C.
Estádio Municipal de Portimão, Portimão
- Rio Ave F.C.
Estádio dos Arcos, Vila do Conde
- Sporting C.P.
Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon
- Sporting de Braga
Estádio Municipal de Braga, Braga
- Vitoria Guimarães
Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, Guimarães