The Portuguese top flight is back! Who will win the 90th edition of the Primeira Liga? Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming campaign.

The 2023-24 season of the Primeira Liga is upon us! A total of eighteen teams prepare to do battle in the Portuguese top flight, with three to four eyeing the league crown while others will fight tooth and nail to remain in the championship.

Are you excited for the upcoming campaign, the 90th season of the Primeira Liga? Here is everything you need to know, from who will be competing to where you can catch the action live.

Where can I watch 2023-24 Primeira Liga season games live on TV?

Fans in the United States will be able to watch this Primeira Liga season live on GOLTV USA, RTP International, and Benfica TV International — Benfica TV International, however, will only air Benfica's home matches. Other countries where fans can watch this league's games include:

United Kingdom: RTP International and Benfica TV International (Only Benfica home matches)

Portugal: Sport TV and Benfica TV (Only Benfica home matches)

Spain: RTP International

Germany: Sportdigital

France: RTP Internacional

Italy: No broadcaster has been announced yet

Brazil: ESPN Brazil

Argentina: GolTV Latinoamerica

Mexico: GolTV Latinoamerica

Australia: RTP Internacional

Where can I stream live Primeira Liga games online for this season?

Fans in the USA who prefer to stream Primeira Liga matches are out of luck as the Portuguese top flight is, as of now, only licensed to air on TV. This is true for several other major countries in Europe and South America as well. Check out below for more info on where to stream games, live or on-demand:

USA & United Kingdom: No streaming options have been announced yet

Portugal: Sport TV Multiscreen

Spain, France, & Italy: No streaming options have been announced yet

Germany: DAZN

Brazil: Star+

Argentina: GOLTV Play

Mexico: GOLTV Play

Australia: No streaming options have been announced yet

Which team has won more titles in Primeira Liga history?

Benfica remain the undisputed kings of the Primeira Liga, winning this competition an unrivaled 38 times. To no one's surprise, Porto are the second-most successful team in Portuguese top-flight history but trail the Eagles by eight championships.

What club will enter the 2023-24 Primeira Liga season as defending champions?

Not only are Benfica the most successful team in Primeira Liga history but they also enter the 2023-24 campaign as the defending champions. The Lisbon giants wrestled the title back from Porto after losing the title race to their bitter rivals in the two campaigns prior to 2022-23.

Which teams were promoted for the 2023-24 Primeira Liga season?

Moreirense and Farense, who have been absent from the Portuguese top flight for one and two years respectively, gained promotion to the Primeira Liga for the 2023-24 campaign. They were joined by Estrela da Amadora who will play in the top flight for the first time in history under its current form — the club was founded following the merger of Clube Desportivo Estrela and Club Sintra Football in 2020 after the earlier team went bankrupt. 

Which teams were relegated after the end of the 2022-23 Primeira Liga season?

Marítimo, Paços de Ferreira, and Santa Clara all dropped down to Liga Portugal 2. This was particularly painful for Marítimo fans as this will be the first time in 38 years that their club won't be in the Portuguese top flight.

When does the 2023-24 Primeira Liga campaign begin?

Sporting Braga vs Famalicão kicks off the 2023-24 Primeira Liga season on August 11, 2023, but most of the fixtures from Matchday 1 will take place on the weekend of August 12 and 13.

Which Primeira Liga teams will be involved in European competitions during the 2023-24 season?

UEFA Champions League: Benfica and Porto (Sporting Braga are still in the qualifying round)

UEFA Europa League: Sporting CP

UEFA Europa Conference League: Arouca are still in the qualifying round while Vitória de Guimarães crashed out.

When is the 2023-24 Primeira Liga season scheduled to end?

The upcoming Primeira season will come to a close on May 19, 2024. 

*For further information, please refer to our dedicated Primeira Liga page here.