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 3124 -7-079-5615411511 -4-037289191613 -3-04228622
2FC Porto 3121 -8-271-6228341511 -3-1363114171610 -5-135311417
3Benfica 3120 -7-467-5922371611 -3-236271215159 -4-231321022
4Sporting Braga 3118 -5-859-5031191610 -3-333251411158 -2-52625178
5FC Paços de Ferreira 3114 -7-1049-363601510 -2-33222166164 -5-7171420-6
6Vitória de Guimarães 3112 -6-1342-3539-4157 -1-7221922-3165 -5-6201617-1
7CD Santa Clara 3010 -7-1337-37352155 -5-52021165155 -2-8171619-3
8CF OS Belenenses 318 -13-1037-2228-6166 -5-5231516-1152 -8-514712-5
9Moreinense FC 318 -13-1037-3140-9163 -10-3192123-2155 -3-7181017-7
10Gil Vicente FC 3110 -5-1635-2939-10154 -3-8151117-6166 -2-8201822-4
11CD Tondela 3010 -5-1535-3249-17158 -2-52615150152 -3-1091734-17
12Portimonense SC 319 -7-1534-3338-5156 -4-52219154163 -3-10121423-9
13CS Marítimo 3110 -3-1833-2541-16165 -2-9171021-11155 -1-9161520-5
14FC Famalicão 307 -10-1331-3444-10152 -7-6131524-9155 -3-7181920-1
15Rio Ave 316 -13-1231-2335-12164 -6-6181215-3152 -7-6131120-9
16Boavista 306 -11-1329-3546-11154 -3-8151521-6152 -8-5142025-5
17SC Farense 316 -10-1528-2939-10163 -6-7151820-2153 -4-8131119-8
18CD Nacional 316 -7-1825-2851-23154 -3-8151725-8162 -4-10101126-15
UEFACL
UEFAECL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to POR2

Fixtures

Fri - 7 May 2021
 FC Famalicão   CD Santa ClaraEstádio Municipal de Famalicão
 Boavista   CD TondelaEstádio do Bessa
Sun - 9 May 2021
 FC Paços de Ferreira   CS MarítimoEstádio da Capital do Móvel
 Gil Vicente FC   Sporting BragaEstádio Cidade de Barcelos
Mon - 10 May 2021
 Portimonense SC   Moreinense FCEstádio Municipal do Portimão
 FC Porto   SC FarenseEstádio do Dragão
Tue - 11 May 2021
 CD Tondela   CF OS BelenensesEstádio João Cardoso
 CD Santa Clara   Rio AveEstádio de São Miguel
 CD Nacional   BenficaChoupana
 Sporting Portugal   BoavistaEstádio José Avalade
Wed - 12 May 2021
 Vitória de Guimarães   FC FamalicãoEstádio Dom Afonso Henriques
Sun - 16 May 2021
 FC Paços de Ferreira   Gil Vicente FCEstádio da Capital do Móvel
 FC Famalicão   CD NacionalEstádio Municipal de Famalicão
 CF OS Belenenses   CD Santa ClaraEstádio Nacional (POR)
 CS Marítimo   Vitória de GuimarãesEstádio dos Barreiros
 Rio Ave   FC PortoEstádio dos Arcos
 Boavista   Portimonense SCEstádio do Bessa
 Benfica   Sporting PortugalEstádio da Luz
 SC Farense   CD TondelaEstádio de São Luís

Results

Thu - 6 May 2021
 SC Farense 22 Vitória de GuimarãesEstádio de São Luís
 Benfica 11 FC PortoEstádio da Luz
 CF OS Belenenses 10 Portimonense SCEstádio Nacional (POR)
 Moreinense FC 22 CD NacionalParque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas
Wed - 5 May 2021
 Rio Ave 02 Sporting PortugalEstádio dos Arcos
 CS Marítimo 01 Gil Vicente FCEstádio dos Barreiros
Sat - 1 May 2021
 Sporting Portugal 20 CD NacionalEstádio José Avalade
 CD Santa Clara 33 BoavistaEstádio de São Miguel
 Portimonense SC 00 Rio AveEstádio Municipal do Portimão
 Gil Vicente FC 00 SC FarenseEstádio Cidade de Barcelos
Fri - 30 Apr 2021
 FC Porto 32 FC FamalicãoEstádio do Dragão
 CD Tondela 02 BenficaEstádio João Cardoso
 Vitória de Guimarães 20 Moreinense FCEstádio Dom Afonso Henriques
 FC Paços de Ferreira 10 CF OS BelenensesEstádio da Capital do Móvel
Thu - 29 Apr 2021
 CS Marítimo 10 Sporting BragaEstádio dos Barreiros
Tue - 27 Apr 2021
 SC Farense 11 Portimonense SCEstádio de São Luís
Mon - 26 Apr 2021
 Moreinense FC 11 FC PortoParque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas
 FC Famalicão 22 CD TondelaEstádio Municipal de Famalicão