1978–79 Primeira Divisão

Statistics of Portuguese Liga in the 1978–79 season.

Primeira Liga
Season1978-79
ChampionsF.C. Porto
7th title
RelegatedFamalicão
Barreirense
Académica
Académico de Viseu
European CupF.C. Porto
Cup Winners' CupBoavista
UEFA CupBenfica
Sporting CP
Matches played240
Goals scored626 (2.61 per match)
Top goalscorerFernando Gomes (27 goals)

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 16 teams, and F.C. Porto won the championship.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Porto (C) 30 21 8 1 70 19 +51 50 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 Benfica 30 23 3 4 75 21 +54 49 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
3 Sporting CP 30 17 8 5 46 22 +24 42
4 Braga 30 16 5 9 49 35 +14 37
5 Varzim 30 11 10 9 30 29 +1 32
6 Vitória de Guimarães 30 12 7 11 44 38 +6 31
7 Vitória de Setúbal 30 12 7 11 38 38 0 31
8 Belenenses 30 10 9 11 47 43 +4 29
9 Boavista 30 12 3 15 36 40 −4 27 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round
10 Marítimo 30 11 5 14 36 37 −1 27
11 Estoril 30 8 10 12 24 42 −18 26
12 Beira-Mar 30 11 2 17 44 56 −12 24
13 Famalicão (R) 30 9 6 15 30 45 −15 24 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
14 Barreirense (R) 30 8 6 16 24 45 −21 22
15 Académica (R) 30 5 8 17 20 41 −21 18
16 Académico de Viseu (R) 30 5 1 24 13 75 −62 11
Source: RSSSF[1] and footballzz.co.uk[2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[3]
1   Fernando Gomes Porto 27
2   Nené Benfica 25
3   António Oliveira Porto 17
  Reinaldo Benfica
5   Jeremias Vitória de Guimarães 13
  China Marítimo
7   Arnaldo Silva Marítimo 12
8   Gomes Boavista 11
  Lincoln Belenenses
  Lito Braga
  João Alves Benfica

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Portugal 1978-79 - RSSSF (Jorge Miguel Teixeira)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  2. ^ "Portuguese League 1978/79 - footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  3. ^ "TheFinalBall Goalscorer statistics". TheFinalBall. Retrieved 20 April 2017.

External linksEdit