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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

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1   Benfica 31 25 3 3 78 15 +63 78 WDWWW
2   Porto 30 22 6 2 67 12 +55 72 DWWWD
3   Sporting CP 31 20 9 2 61 27 +34 69 WWWWD
4   Sporting Braga 30 16 6 8 46 19 +27 54 DLWWD
5   Vitória Guimarães 31 14 8 9 44 31 +13 50 WDWLW
6   Belenenses 30 11 10 9 29 30 -1 43 DLWWL
7   Paços de Ferreira 30 11 9 10 35 38 -3 42 WDLDD
8   Nacional 31 11 7 13 39 44 -5 40 LWDWL
9   Rio Ave 30 9 12 9 35 36 -1 39 DDLDW
10   Marítimo 31 10 8 13 38 40 -2 38 DDDWD
11   Moreirense 31 9 9 13 27 39 -12 36 LLDWL
12   Estoril 31 8 11 12 34 54 -20 35 LDWWL
13   Boavista 31 9 6 16 27 47 -20 33 WDLLD
14   Académica 31 4 16 11 21 38 -17 28 DLLLD
15   Arouca 31 7 6 18 24 46 -22 27 DLWLL
16   Vitória Setúbal 30 6 8 16 21 45 -24 26 DLLDD
17   Gil Vicente 31 4 11 16 24 54 -30 23 LWDLL
18   Penafiel 31 4 7 20 27 62 -35 19 DLLLD
Champions League (Group Stage)
Champions League (Qualification)
Europa League (Qualification)
Relegation - Segunda Liga


Top Scorers

Jonas Benfica 17 1
J. Martínez Porto 17 1
Lima Benfica 15 3
Marco Matias Nacional 13 3
Koka Rio Ave 12 1
André André Vitória Guimarães 11 8
F. Montero Sporting CP 11 0
I. Slimani Sporting CP 11 0
Bruno Moreira Paços de Ferreira 10 0
M. Maâzou Marítimo 9 1
E. Salvio Benfica 9 0
Talisca Benfica 9 0
S. Nwankwo Gil Vicente 9 0
Zé Luís Sporting Braga 8 2
Deyverson Belenenses 8 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.
All matches that are available for broadcast live and on-demand



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