1959–60 Primeira Divisão

The 1959–60 Primeira Divisão was the 26th season of top-tier football in Portugal.

Primeira Divisão
Season1959–60
ChampionsBenfica
10th title
RelegatedVitória Setúbal
Boavista
European CupBenfica
Sporting CP
Matches played182
Goals scored599 (3.29 per match)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 14 teams, and S.L. Benfica won the championship.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Benfica (C) 26 20 5 1 75 27 +48 45 Qualification to European Cup preliminary round
2 Sporting CP 26 19 5 2 82 20 +62 43
3 Belenenses 26 15 6 5 58 25 +33 36
4 Porto 26 13 4 9 48 36 +12 30
5 CUF Barreiro 26 10 5 11 36 39 −3 25
6 Académica 26 8 9 9 40 41 −1 25
7 Vitória de Guimarães 26 8 7 11 47 43 +4 23
8 Leixões 26 8 7 11 48 56 −8 23
9 Sporting da Covilhã 26 8 6 12 32 49 −17 22
10 Lusitano de Évora 26 6 9 11 32 55 −23 21
11 Atlético 26 7 7 12 34 46 −12 21
12 Braga 26 6 8 12 24 39 −15 20
13 Vitória de Setúbal (R) 26 5 8 13 26 52 −26 18 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
14 Boavista (R) 26 4 4 18 27 81 −54 12
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

ReferencesEdit