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1993–94 Primeira Divisão

The 1993–94 Primeira Divisão was the 60th edition of top flight of Portuguese football. It started on 22 August 1993 with a match between Estoril-Praia and Beira-Mar, and ended on 2 June 1994. The league was contested by 18 clubs with Porto as the defending champions.

Primeira Divisão
Season1993–94
ChampionsBenfica
30th title
RelegatedPaços de Ferreira
Famalicão
Estoril-Praia
Champions LeagueBenfica (group stage)
UEFA Cup Winners' CupPorto (first round)
UEFA CupSporting CP (first round)
Boavista (first round)
Marítimo (first round)
Matches played306
Goals scored750 (2.45 per match)
Top goalscorerYekini (21 goals)
Biggest home winBenfica 8–0 Famalicão
(12 March 1994)
Biggest away winFamalicão 0–5 Porto
(20 February 1994)
Highest scoringSporting CP 3–6 Benfica
(14 May 1994)

Benfica won their 30th league title and qualified for the 1994–95 UEFA Champions League group stage. Porto qualified for the 1994–95 European Cup Winners' Cup first round, and Sporting CP, Boavista and Marítimo qualified for the 1994–95 UEFA Cup; in opposite, Paços de Ferreira, Famalicão and Estoril-Praia were relegated to the Liga de Honra. Yekini was the top scorer with 21 goals.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams relegated to Liga de HonraEdit

Tirsense, Espinho and Chaves, were consigned to the Liga de Honra following their final classification in 1992-93 season.

Teams promoted from Liga de HonraEdit

The other three teams were replaced by Estrela da Amadora, União da Madeira, Vitória de Setúbal from the Liga de Honra.

TeamsEdit

[1]

Stadia and locationsEdit

Location of teams in Primeira Divisão 1993-94 (Madeira)
Team Head Coach City Stadium 1992–93 finish
Beira-Mar   Zoran Filipovic Aveiro Estádio Mário Duarte 8th
Belenenses   Abel Braga Lisbon Estádio do Restelo 7th
Benfica   Toni Lisbon Estádio da Luz 2nd
Boavista   Manuel José Porto Estádio do Bessa 4th
Braga   António Oliveira Braga Estádio Primeiro de Maio 12th
Estoril   Fernando Santos Estoril Estádio António Coimbra da Mota 13th
Estrela da Amadora   João Alves Amadora Estádio José Gomes 1st in Divisão de Honra
Famalicão   Piruta Vila Nova de Famalicão Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho 14th
Farense   Paco Fortes Faro Estádio de São Luís 6th
Gil Vicente   Vítor Oliveira Barcelos Estádio Adelino Ribeiro Novo 9th
Marítimo   Edinho Funchal Estádio dos Barreiros 5th
Paços de Ferreira   Vítor Urbano Paços de Ferreira Estádio da Mata Real 10th
Porto   Tomislav Ivic Porto Estádio das Antas 1st
Salgueiros   Mário Reis Porto Estádio Engenheiro Vidal Pinheiro 15th
Sporting   Bobby Robson Lisbon Estádio José Alvalade 3rd
União da Madeira   Ernesto Paulo Funchal Estádio dos Barreiros 2nd in Divisão de Honra
Vitória de Guimarães   Bernardino Pedroto Guimarães Estádio D. Afonso Henriques 11th
Vitória de Setúbal   Raul Águas Setúbal Estádio do Bonfim 3rd in Divisão de Honra

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Belenenses   Abel Braga 16 October 1993 9th   José António 24 October 1993
Famalicão   Piruta 21 November 1993 17th   Abel Braga 28 November 1993
Sporting   Bobby Robson 30 November 1993 2nd   Carlos Queiroz 5 December 1993
Marítimo   Edinho 19 December 1993 6th   Paulo Autuori 30 December 1993
Porto   Tomislav Ivic 23 January 1994 3rd   Bobby Robson 6 February 1994
Belenenses   José António 23 January 1994 12th   José Romão 6 February 1994
Paços de Ferreira   Vítor Urbano 6 March 1994 14th   Jaime Pacheco 13 March 1994
Braga   António Oliveira 13 March 1994 12th   Prof. Neca 27 March 1994
Paços de Ferreira   Jaime Pacheco 8 May 1994 16th   Carlos Padrão 15 May 1994

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Benfica (C) 34 23 8 3 73 25 +48 54 1994–95 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Porto 34 21 10 3 56 15 +41 52 1994–95 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round[a]
3 Sporting CP 34 23 5 6 71 29 +42 51 1994–95 UEFA Cup First round
4 Boavista 34 16 6 12 46 31 +15 38
5 Marítimo 34 13 12 9 45 40 +5 38
6 Vitória de Setúbal 34 14 6 14 56 42 +14 34
7 Vitória de Guimarães 34 11 11 12 30 31 −1 33
8 Farense 34 13 7 14 44 46 −2 33
9 Estrela da Amadora 34 9 15 10 39 36 +3 33
10 Gil Vicente 34 10 11 13 27 47 −20 31
11 Salgueiros 34 14 3 17 48 56 −8 31
12 União da Madeira 34 11 9 14 36 42 −6 31
13 Belenenses 34 12 6 16 39 51 −12 30
14 Beira-Mar 34 9 11 14 28 38 −10 29
15 Braga 34 9 10 15 33 43 −10 28
16 Paços de Ferreira (R) 34 7 12 15 31 49 −18 26 Relegation to 1994–95 Segunda Divisão de Honra
17 Famalicão (R) 34 7 8 19 26 72 −46 22
18 Estoril Praia (R) 34 5 8 21 22 57 −35 18
Source: Primeira Divisão
Rules for classification: 1st points, 2nd head-to-head, 3rd goals average
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Porto qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as Portuguese Cup winners

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] BEM BEL BEN BOA BRA EST EdA FAM FAR GVI MAR PAÇ POR SAL SCP UNI VGU VSE
Beira-Mar 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 0–1 0–2 2–1 0–4 0–0 1–0 2–1
Belenenses 2–0 0–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 4–0 4–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 2–3 0–3 2–1 0–0 1–2
Benfica 1–0 3–0 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 8–0 4–1 0–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0
Boavista 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 3–0 0–1 1–2 3–2 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0
Braga 2–0 4–2 0–2 0–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 4–0 4–0 0–1 0–0 0–2 4–3 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–1
Estoril 1–0 1–0 0–3 0–2 1–1 3–3 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 2–3 0–2 0–2 2–1 0–2
Estrela da Amadora 2–2 2–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 3–0 2–0 1–2 3–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 3–1 0–4 2–0 0–1 0–0
Famalicão 2–1 2–3 1–5 0–3 1–0 1–0 0–2 2–1 3–0 0–2 4–1 0–5 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1
Farense 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 5–0 4–2 0–0 3–0 1–0 4–1 0–1 4–1 0–1 2–1
Gil Vicente 1–1 0–3 0–3 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 2–1
Marítimo 0–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 0–0 3–2 5–2 0–0 3–3 1–0 2–1 2–1 3–2 2–0 0–0
Paços de Ferreira 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–1 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–1
Porto 0–0 1–0 3–3 1–0 5–0 3–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 4–1 1–1 2–0
Salgueiros 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 5–1 4–1 1–1 2–2 3–2 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–2
Sporting CP 1–0 3–1 3–6 3–1 2–0 3–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 6–0 1–1 3–1 0–1 2–1 1–0 3–0 2–1
União da Madeira 2–0 2–0 0–2 2–1 3–1 3–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 3–1 0–0 2–0 2–1
Vitória de Guimarães 1–2 3–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 3–0 2–2 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–4 2–0 1–0
Vitória de Setúbal 2–0 3–0 5–2 1–3 1–0 2–1 1–1 6–1 2–0 0–2 4–1 3–0 3–3 4–0 2–3 2–3 1–0

Source: Foradejogo (in Portuguese)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Yekini Vitória Setúbal 21
2   Drulovic Gil Vicente / Porto 18
3   Kostadinov Porto 16
  Hassan Farense
5   Balakov Sporting 15
  Chiquinho Conde Vitória Setúbal
  João Pinto Benfica
9   Isaías Benfica 12
10   Ziad Vitória de Guimarães 11
  Ricardo Lopes Estrela Amadora
  Jorge Andrade Marítimo
  Ricardo Sá Pinto Salgueiros

Source: Foradejogo[2]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Teams". Footballzz.
  2. ^ "Primeira Divisão 1993-94 – Top Scorers". foradejogo. Retrieved 19 May 2015.

External linksEdit