1975–76 Primeira Divisão

The 1975–76 Primeira Divisão was the 42nd season of top-tier football in Portugal.

Primeira Liga
Season1975–76
ChampionsBenfica
22nd title
RelegatedUnião de Tomar
Farense
CUF Barreiro
European CupBenfica
Cup Winners' CupBoavista
UEFA CupF.C. Porto
Belenenses
Matches played240
Goals scored681 (2.84 per match)
Top goalscorerRui Jordão (30 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 16 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) 30 23 4 3 94 20 +74 50 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 Boavista 30 21 6 3 65 23 +42 48 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
3 Belenenses 30 16 8 6 45 28 +17 40 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
4 Porto 30 16 7 7 73 33 +40 39
5 Sporting CP 30 16 6 8 54 31 +23 38
6 Vitória de Guimarães 30 13 10 7 49 32 +17 36
7 Braga 30 9 10 11 35 43 −8 28
8 Estoril 30 10 8 12 31 45 −14 28
9 Vitória de Setúbal 30 8 10 12 39 42 −3 26
10 Atlético 30 9 5 16 26 49 −23 23
11 Académica 30 7 9 14 32 47 −15 23
12 Leixões 30 8 6 16 30 65 −35 22
13 Beira-Mar 30 6 9 15 28 47 −19 21
14 União de Tomar (R) 30 7 7 16 32 61 −29 21 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
15 Farense (R) 30 8 3 19 33 65 −32 19
16 CUF Barreiro (R) 30 4 10 16 15 50 −35 18
Source: RSSSF[1] and footballzz.co.uk[2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Boavista qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as winners of the 1976 Taça de Portugal Final.

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[3]
1   Rui Jordão Benfica 30
2   Nené Benfica 29
3   Teófilo Cubillas Porto 28
4   Manuel Fernandes Sporting 26
5   Francisco González Belenenses 18
6   Tito Vitória de Guimarães 16
7   João Alves Boavista 15
8   Albertino Pereira Leixões 14
9   Chico Gordo Braga 13
10   Jacques Pereira Farense 12
  Camolas União de Tomar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portugal 1975-76 - RSSSF (Jorge Miguel Teixeira)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  2. ^ "Portuguese League 1975/76 - footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  3. ^ "TheFinalBall Goalscorer statistics". TheFinalBall. Retrieved 20 April 2017.

External linksEdit