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Portuguese Primeira Liga

The Primeira Liga aka Liga PT is the top level flight of professional football in Portugal. The Liga title is contested by 18 clubs each season. The 2014-15 season will be the 81st edition of the domestic competition. Despite having 18 teams, most of the media and fan attention is centered upon the "Big Three": Benfica, Porto, and Sporting. These clubs have won a total of 78 titles between them. Outside of the "Big Three" there has ever only been two other teams that have won the Primeira Liga: Belenenses and Boavista each once.

Despite the Liga PT being a small league in a small nation (apx. 10 million pop.), it's teams have enjoyed considerable amount of success in Europe with four Europa League finalists and one champions in the last four Europa League editions. You may recognize some famous active player that catapulted their careers in the Liga PT, such names include: DiMaria, Hulk, Pepe, David Luiz, Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani, Ramires, Falcao, Diego Costa and James Rodriguez to name a few.

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Interested in learning how you can watch the 2014-15 Liga PT? Check out our Liga PT Multi-Platform Broadcast Guide here.

Did you know? The Lisbon club Benfica is the most successful club in Portugal having won the Liga PT title on 33 occasions. They just completed a treble in the 2013-14 season winning all domestic titles but losing the Europa League Final for the second time in a row.

Fixtures / Results / TV Schedules / Live Streams

*All times are shown in your local time


1   Benfica 26 21 2 3 63 13 +50 65 LWWWW
2   Porto 26 19 5 2 58 11 +47 62 DWWWW
3   Sporting CP 26 16 8 2 50 23 +27 56 WWWLW
4   Sporting Braga 26 14 5 7 39 17 +22 47 DLLWW
5   Vitória Guimarães 26 11 7 8 38 28 +10 40 LLLWD
6   Paços de Ferreira 26 10 7 9 31 35 -4 37 DWLWD
7   Rio Ave 26 9 9 8 33 32 +1 36 WWDLL
8   Belenenses 26 9 9 8 25 27 -2 36 LDDLW
9   Nacional 26 9 6 11 32 36 -4 33 DLDWL
10   Moreirense 26 8 8 10 23 29 -6 32 DWLWL
11   Marítimo 26 9 4 13 32 36 -4 31 DLWLL
12   Estoril 26 6 10 10 30 45 -15 28 DDDLL
13   Boavista 26 8 4 14 21 40 -19 28 WLWDL
14   Académica 26 4 14 8 19 30 -11 26 DWWDW
15   Vitória Setúbal 26 6 6 14 18 40 -22 24 DWDLL
16   Arouca 26 6 5 15 20 40 -20 23 WLLDW
17   Gil Vicente 26 3 10 13 20 43 -23 19 LLDDL
18   Penafiel 26 4 5 17 25 52 -27 17 DLLLW
Champions League (Group Stage)
Champions League (Qualification)
Europa League (Qualification)
Relegation - Segunda Liga


Top Scorers

J. Martínez Porto 17 1
Lima Benfica 12 2
Koka Rio Ave 12 1
André André Vitória Guimarães 11 8
Marco Matias Nacional 11 3
Jonas Benfica 10 1
M. Maâzou Marítimo 9 1
E. Salvio Benfica 9 0
I. Slimani Sporting CP 9 0
Talisca Benfica 9 0
Bruno Moreira Paços de Ferreira 8 0
Deyverson Belenenses 8 0
Guedes Penafiel 7 5
F. Montero Sporting CP 7 0
Tello Porto 7 0

Channels licensed to broadcast Primeira Liga in United States

Fubo TV
Watch Benfica TV online. Includes all Benfica home matches in the Primeira Liga.
Broadcast of all of Benfica's home matches, as part of a two-year deal.



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