Liga NOS
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Portugal
Abbreviation
POR1

Summary

The Primeira Liga (POR1), or Liga NOS, is the top football league in Portugal's football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 POR1 season, the POR1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 POR1 teams
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - 3rd Qualifying Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 POR1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 3rd Qualifying Round:
    • 4th place 2020-2021 POR1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 5th place 2020-2021 POR1 team

The winner of the 2020-2021 Taça da Portugal (Portuguese Cup), typically an POR1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Portugal

Abbrev League # of Teams
POR1 Liga NOS (Primeira Liga) 18
POR2 Liga Portugal 2 SABSEG 18
POR3 Campeonato de Portugal Prio 96

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

18 Sep 2020 - 19 May 2021  18: POR1 (15 minimum), POR2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each POR1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 17 POR1 teams for a total of 34 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head away goals scored, (4) goal difference, (5) league matches won, (6) goals scored, then (7) a playoff.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 POR1 season, the 17th and 18th place POR1 teams will be relegated to the POR2, and the best and 2nd best POR2 teams eligible for promotion will be promoted to the 2021-2022 POR1. The 16th place POR1 team will enter into a Promotion/Relegation playoff with the 3rd place POR2 team. The playoff winner plays in the 2021-2022 POR1.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Sporting Portugal 1411 -3-036-3192275 -2-0171551076 -1-01916412
2FC Porto 1410 -2-232-36171986 -1-1191991064 -1-1131789
3Benfica 1410 -2-232-29141576 -0-118157874 -2-1141477
4Sporting Braga 149 -0-527-2315865 -0-11593684 -0-41214122
5FC Paços de Ferreira 147 -4-325-1912775 -1-116126672 -3-29761
6Vitória de Guimarães 126 -2-420-1512362 -0-4649-564 -2-0141138
7CD Santa Clara 134 -3-615-1216-461 -2-3548-473 -1-310880
8Rio Ave 143 -6-515-1016-662 -2-2866081 -4-37410-6
9CD Tondela 144 -3-715-1323-1084 -2-21488060 -1-51515-10
10CS Marítimo 134 -2-714-1518-362 -2-2855072 -0-561013-3
11Moreinense FC 133 -5-514-1015-573 -3-11296360 -2-4219-8
12CD Nacional 123 -4-513-1115-472 -3-29910-151 -1-3425-3
13Gil Vicente FC 133 -4-613-1015-562 -2-2855071 -2-45510-5
14SC Farense 133 -3-712-1519-473 -2-211129360 -1-51310-7
15CF OS Belenenses 132 -6-512-611-571 -3-3658-361 -3-2613-2
16Portimonense SC 133 -2-811-917-862 -2-2855071 -0-63412-8
17Boavista 141 -8-511-1424-1061 -2-35511-680 -6-26913-4
18FC Famalicão 132 -5-611-1424-1071 -3-36916-761 -2-3558-3
UEFACL
UEFAECL
Relegation to POR2
Relegation Playoff

Fixtures

Sun - 17 Jan 2021
 CD Santa Clara   FC FamalicãoEstádio de São Miguel
 Vitória de Guimarães   SC FarenseEstádio Dom Afonso Henriques
 Gil Vicente FC   CS MarítimoEstádio Cidade de Barcelos
Mon - 18 Jan 2021
 Portimonense SC   CF OS BelenensesEstádio Municipal do Portimão
Thu - 21 Jan 2021
 Vitória de Guimarães   CD NacionalEstádio Dom Afonso Henriques
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 CS Marítimo   FC Paços de FerreiraEstádio dos Barreiros
 Benfica   CD NacionalEstádio da Luz
 Boavista   Sporting PortugalEstádio do Bessa
 SC Farense   FC PortoEstádio de São Luís
 Moreinense FC   Portimonense SCParque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas
 FC Famalicão   Vitória de GuimarãesEstádio Municipal de Famalicão
Mon - 25 Jan 2021
 CF OS Belenenses   CD TondelaEstádio Nacional (POR)
 Rio Ave   CD Santa ClaraEstádio dos Arcos
Sun - 31 Jan 2021
 Gil Vicente FC   FC Paços de FerreiraEstádio Cidade de Barcelos
 CD Santa Clara   CF OS BelenensesEstádio de São Miguel
 Vitória de Guimarães   CS MarítimoEstádio Dom Afonso Henriques
 Moreinense FC   Sporting BragaParque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas

Results

Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 CD Tondela 31 BoavistaEstádio João Cardoso
 FC Paços de Ferreira 20 Sporting BragaEstádio da Capital do Móvel
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 FC Porto 11 BenficaEstádio do Dragão
 Sporting Portugal 11 Rio AveEstádio José Avalade
Sun - 10 Jan 2021
 CF OS Belenenses 02 FC Paços de FerreiraEstádio Nacional (POR)
 SC Farense 31 Gil Vicente FCEstádio de São Luís
Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 Boavista 11 CD Santa ClaraEstádio do Bessa
 Moreinense FC 22 Vitória de GuimarãesParque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas
Fri - 8 Jan 2021
 FC Famalicão 14 FC PortoEstádio Municipal de Famalicão
 Rio Ave 30 Portimonense SCEstádio dos Arcos
 Benfica 20 CD TondelaEstádio da Luz
Thu - 7 Jan 2021
Mon - 4 Jan 2021
 Portimonense SC 20 SC FarenseEstádio Municipal do Portimão
 Gil Vicente FC 00 CF OS BelenensesEstádio Cidade de Barcelos
 CD Santa Clara 11 BenficaEstádio de São Miguel
Sun - 3 Jan 2021
 FC Porto 30 Moreinense FCEstádio do Dragão
 FC Paços de Ferreira 20 Rio AveEstádio da Capital do Móvel
 CS Marítimo 00 BoavistaEstádio dos Barreiros
 CD Tondela 10 FC FamalicãoEstádio João Cardoso