1972–73 Primeira Divisão

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The 1972–73 Primeira Divisão was the 39th season of top-tier football in Portugal.

Primeira Liga
Season1972–73
ChampionsBenfica
20th title
Matches played240
Goals scored691 (2.88 per match)
Top goalscorerEusébio (40 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 16 teams. S.L. Benfica won the championship, with 28 victories, 0 losses and 2 draws.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Benfica (C) 30 28 2 0 101 13 +88 58 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 Belenenses 30 14 12 4 53 30 +23 40 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
3 Vitória de Setúbal 30 16 6 8 65 26 +39 38
4 Porto 30 15 7 8 56 28 +28 37
5 Sporting CP 30 15 7 8 57 31 +26 37 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round
6 Vitória de Guimarães 30 11 11 8 38 38 0 33
7 Boavista 30 12 7 11 41 47 −6 31
8 CUF Barreiro 30 11 8 11 38 37 +1 30
9 Leixões 30 11 8 11 32 45 −13 30
10 Barreirense 30 9 7 14 43 64 −21 25
11 Farense 30 8 8 14 27 53 −26 24
12 Beira-Mar 30 5 13 12 27 57 −30 23
13 Montijo 30 9 5 16 29 47 −18 23
14 União de Coimbra (R) 30 5 7 18 22 54 −32 17 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
15 Atlético CP (R) 30 4 9 17 27 52 −25 17
16 União de Tomar (R) 30 6 5 19 35 69 −34 17
Source: RSSSF[1] and footballzz.co.uk[2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[3]
1   Eusébio Benfica 40
2   Flávio Minuano Porto 21
3   Héctor Yazalde Sporting 19
4   Nélson Sporting 18
5   Duda Vitória de Setúbal 17
  Abel Porto
7   Francisco González Belenenses 16
8   Arcanjo Vitória de Setúbal 14
  Moinhos Boavista
10   José Torres Vitória de Setúbal 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portugal 1972-73 - RSSSF (Jorge Miguel Teixeira)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  2. ^ "Portuguese League 1972/73 - footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  3. ^ "TheFinalBall Goalscorer statistics". TheFinalBall. Retrieved 24 April 2017.

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