Primera División
FIFA Region
CONMEBOL
Season
2022
Location
Venezuela
Abbreviation
VEN1

Summary

The Primera División (VEN1), or Liga Venezolana, is the top level of league style football competition in Venezuela. At the end of the 2022 VEN1 Regular season, the VEN1 teams listed below qualify non-league play:

  • 2023 Copa Libertadores - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2022 VEN1 COPALIB Playoff teams
  • 2023 Copa Libertadores - 2nd Stage:
    • 3rd place 2022 VEN1 COPALIB Playoff team
  • 2023 Copa Libertadores - 1st Stage:
    • 4th place 2022 VEN1 COPALIB Playoff team
  • 2023 Copa Sudamericana - 1st Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2022 VEN1 COPASUD Playoff Group A/Group B teams

Leagues Pyramid - Venezuela

Abbrev League # of Teams
VEN1 Liga FUTVE
(Liga Venezolana)
16
VEN2 Segunda División 20
VEN3 Tercera División -
VEN4 Torneos Regionales -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
23 Feb 2022 - 14 Sep 2022
Playoffs
20 Sep 2022 - 30 Oct 2022
 16: VEN1 (16)

Season Format

Competition for the 2022 VEN1 is separated into 2 Phases: Regular season and Playoffs. In Phase 1, each VEN1 team then plays Home-Away matches twice against the other 15 teams for 30 league matches per team. The top 4 Phase 1 teams advance to the COPALIB Playoffs, and the 5th through 12 place teams advance to the COPASUD Playoffs (divided into 2 groups of 4). In each Playoff, teams plays Home-Away matches with the other teams in their group. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, then (2) goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2022 VEN1 Phase 1, the 16th place team will be relegated to the VEN2.


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Championship

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sun - 30 Oct 2022
 Metropolitanos FC 11 Monagas SCEstadio Olímpico Nacional Brigido Iriarte
 AET: Metropolitanos FC wins on PKs (4-3) 

Playoffs

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
COPALIB
1Metropolitanos FC 62 -3-19-32131 -1-1412-131 -2-05202
2Monagas SC 62 -2-28-88031 -1-1434-131 -1-14541
3Carabobo FC 62 -1-37-88031 -1-1434-131 -0-23541
4Zamora FC 61 -4-17-56-130 -2-1225-331 -2-05312
COPASUD-A
1Estudiantes de Mérida 63 -2-111-128431 -2-0554132 -0-16743
2Caracas FC 63 -2-111-74332 -0-1642231 -2-05321
3CD Hermanos Colmenares 61 -2-35-89-131 -1-1465130 -1-2124-2
4Deportivo La Guaira 61 -2-35-39-631 -1-1422030 -1-2117-6
COPASUD-B
1Deportivo Táchira FC 63 -2-111-42231 -1-1412-132 -1-07303
2Academia Puerto Cabello 63 -1-210-75231 -1-1433032 -0-16422
3CD Lara 63 -0-39-46-232 -0-1622031 -0-2324-2
4Portuguesa FC 61 -1-44-35-230 -0-3014-331 -1-14211
2023 COPALIB
2023 COPASUD
2023 COPALIB Quals

Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Zamora FC 3014 -13-355-442420158 -5-229251114156 -8-12619136
2Metropolitanos FC 3015 -8-753-442915158 -5-22924816157 -3-5242021-1
3Monagas SC 3013 -9-848-463313156 -4-52221165157 -5-32625178
4Carabobo FC 3011 -13-646-362214158 -5-22925916153 -8-4171113-2
5Deportivo La Guaira 3012 -10-846-46424157 -5-32623203155 -5-52023221
6Deportivo Táchira FC 3011 -11-844-38335156 -8-126241212155 -3-7181421-7
7Academia Puerto Cabello 3011 -8-1141-3841-3155 -6-42120182156 -2-7201823-5
8CD Hermanos Colmenares 3011 -7-1240-39381156 -4-52224186155 -3-7181520-5
9Estudiantes de Mérida 309 -12-939-38371157 -5-32622148152 -7-6131623-7
10Portuguesa FC 307 -16-737-2627-1155 -6-42113130152 -10-3161314-1
11Caracas FC 308 -12-1036-3436-2157 -5-32624168151 -7-7101020-10
12CD Lara 309 -9-1236-3236-4155 -5-52018153154 -4-7161421-7
13Mineros de Guayana 308 -10-1234-4354-11154 -5-6172428-4154 -5-6171926-7
14Zulia FC 308 -8-1432-2943-14155 -5-52017170153 -3-9121226-14
15UCV 306 -9-1527-1940-21154 -5-6171316-3152 -4-910624-18
16Aragua FC 305 -9-1624-3249-17154 -4-7161620-4151 -5-981629-13
COPALIB Playoffs
COPASUD Playoffs
Relegation to VEN2

Results

Sun - 23 Oct 2022
 Deportivo Táchira FC 10 CD LaraEstadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo
 Academia Puerto Cabello 02 Portuguesa FCComplejo Deportivo Socialista
Sat - 22 Oct 2022
 Zamora FC 14 Carabobo FCEstadio Rafael Agustín Tovar
 Metropolitanos FC 02 Monagas SCEstadio Olímpico de la UCV
Fri - 21 Oct 2022
 CD Hermanos Colmenares 25 Estudiantes de MéridaEstadio Rafael Agustín Tovar
 Deportivo La Guaira 12 Caracas FCEstadio Olímpico de la UCV
Thu - 20 Oct 2022
 CD Lara 10 Academia Puerto CabelloEstadio General José Antonio Páez
 Portuguesa FC 01 Deportivo Táchira FCEstadio General José Antonio Páez
Wed - 19 Oct 2022
 Monagas SC 11 Zamora FCEstadio Monumental de Maturín
 Carabobo FC 00 Metropolitanos FCEstadio Metropolitano de Mérida
Tue - 18 Oct 2022
 Estudiantes de Mérida 11 Deportivo La GuairaEstadio Metropolitano de Mérida
 Caracas FC 10 CD Hermanos ColmenaresEstadio Olímpico de la UCV
Sun - 16 Oct 2022
 Portuguesa FC 01 CD LaraEstadio General José Antonio Páez
 Deportivo Táchira FC 02 Academia Puerto CabelloEstadio Polideportivo de Pueblo Nuevo
Sat - 15 Oct 2022
 Zamora FC 00 Metropolitanos FCEstadio Rafael Agustín Tovar
 Monagas SC 21 Carabobo FCEstadio Monumental de Maturín
Fri - 14 Oct 2022
 Deportivo La Guaira 00 CD Hermanos ColmenaresEstadio Olímpico de la UCV
 Estudiantes de Mérida 11 Caracas FCEstadio Metropolitano de Mérida
Sun - 9 Oct 2022
 Academia Puerto Cabello 00 Deportivo Táchira FCComplejo Deportivo Socialista
 CD Lara 10 Portuguesa FCEstadio Farid Richa