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1995–96 Primeira Divisão

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The 1995–96 Primeira Divisão was the 62nd edition of top flight of Portuguese football. It started on 19 August 1995 with a match between União de Leiria and Marítimo, and ended on 12 May 1996. Starting from this season, Portugal implemented the three points for a win rule, after FIFA formally adopted the system. The league was contested by 18 clubs with Porto as the defending champions.

Primeira Divisão
Season1995–96
ChampionsPorto
15th title
RelegatedFelgueiras
Campomaiorense
Tirsense
Champions LeaguePorto (group stage)
UEFA Cup Winners' CupBenfica (first round)
UEFA CupSporting CP (first round)
Boavista (first round)
V. Guimarães (first round)
Matches played306
Goals scored797 (2.6 per match)
Top goalscorerDomingos (25 goals)
Biggest home winSporting CP 7–1 Campomaiorense
(18 September 1995)
Biggest away winLeça 0–5 Belenenses
(30 December 1995)
Highest scoringPorto 6–3 Braga
(3 March 1996)

Porto won the league and qualified for the 1996–97 UEFA Champions League group stage, Benfica qualified for the 1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup first round, and Sporting CP, Boavista and V. Guimarães qualified for the 1996–97 UEFA Cup; in opposite, União da Madeira, Beira-Mar and Vitória de Setúbal were relegated to the Liga de Honra. Domingos was the top scorer with 25 goals.

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Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams relegated to Liga de HonraEdit

União da Madeira, Beira-Mar and Vitória de Setúbal, were consigned to the Liga de Honra following their final classification in 1994-95 season.

Teams promoted from Liga de HonraEdit

The other three teams were replaced by Leça, Campomaiorense and Felgueiras from the Liga de Honra.

TeamsEdit

[1]

Stadia and locationsEdit

Location of teams in Primeira Divisão 1995-96 (Madeira)
Team Head Coach City Stadium 1994–95 finish
Belenenses   João Alves Lisbon Estádio do Restelo 12th
Benfica   Artur Jorge Lisbon Estádio da Luz 3rd
Boavista   Manuel José Porto Estádio do Bessa 9th
Braga   Manuel Cajuda Braga Estádio Primeiro de Maio 10th
Campomaiorense   Manuel Fernandes Campo Maior Estádio Capitão Cesar Correia 2nd in Divisão de Honra
Chaves   Vítor Urbano Chaves Estádio Municipal de Chaves 14th
Estrela da Amadora   Fernando Santos Amadora Estádio José Gomes 15th
Farense   Paco Fortes Faro Estádio de São Luís 5th
Felgueiras   Jorge Jesus Felgueiras Estádio Dr. Machado de Matos 3rd in Divisão de Honra
Gil Vicente   Bernardino Pedroto Barcelos Estádio Adelino Ribeiro Novo 13th
Leça   Fernando Festas Leça da Palmeira Estádio do Leça FC 1st in Divisão de Honra
Marítimo   Raul Águas Funchal Estádio dos Barreiros 7th
Porto   Bobby Robson Porto Estádio das Antas 1st
Salgueiros   Mário Reis Porto Estádio Engenheiro Vidal Pinheiro 11th
Sporting   Carlos Queiroz Lisbon Estádio José Alvalade 2nd
Tirsense   José Romão Santo Tirso Estádio Abel Alves de Figueiredo 8th
União de Leiria   Vítor Manuel Leiria Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa 6th
Vitória de Guimarães   Vítor Oliveira Guimarães Estádio D. Afonso Henriques 4th

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Benfica   Artur Jorge 9 September 1995 6th   Mário Wilson 10 September 1995
Leça   Fernando Festas 1 October 1995 17th   António Pinto 2 October 1995
Chaves   Vítor Urbano 5 November 1995 17th   Joaquim Teixeira 6 November 1995
Campomaiorense   Manuel Fernandes 19 November 1995 18th   Diamantino Miranda 20 November 1995
Vitória de Guimarães   Vítor Oliveira 17 December 1995 6th   Manuel Machado 23 December 1995
Tirsense   José Romão 23 December 1995 18th   Eurico Gomes 30 December 1995
Vitória de Guimarães   Manuel Machado 13 January 1996 8th   Jaime Pacheco 14 January 1996
Sporting   Carlos Queiroz 17 February 1996 3rd   Fernando Mendes 18 February 1996
Marítimo   Raul Águas 10 March 1996 7th   Rui Vieira 10 March 1996
Chaves   Joaquim Teixeira 17 March 1996 17th   José Romão 18 March 1996
Sporting   Fernando Mendes 31 March 1996 4th   Octávio Machado 1 April 1996

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Porto (C) 34 26 6 2 84 20 +64 84 1996–97 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Benfica 34 22 7 5 56 25 +31 73 1996–97 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round[a]
3 Sporting CP 34 19 10 5 69 27 +42 67 1996–97 UEFA Cup First round
4 Boavista 34 19 8 7 59 28 +31 65
5 Vitória de Guimarães 34 19 5 10 55 39 +16 62
6 Belenenses 34 14 9 11 53 33 +20 51
7 União de Leiria 34 14 5 15 38 50 −12 47
8 Braga 34 12 9 13 44 47 −3 45
9 Marítimo 34 12 7 15 39 53 −14 43
10 Farense 34 10 6 18 36 45 −9 36
11 Gil Vicente 34 9 9 16 31 49 −18 36
12 Salgueiros 34 7 15 12 39 49 −10 36
13 Estrela da Amadora 34 7 14 13 35 50 −15 35
14 Leça 34 9 7 18 29 55 −26 34
15 Chaves 34 9 7 18 38 56 −18 34
16 Felgueiras (R) 34 8 9 17 29 47 −18 33 Relegation to 1996–97 Segunda Divisão de Honra
17 Campomaiorense (R) 34 10 3 21 32 69 −37 33
18 Tirsense (R) 34 7 10 17 30 53 −23 31
Source: Primeira Divisão
Rules for classification: 1st points, 2nd head-to-head, 3rd goals average
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Benfica qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as Portuguese Cup winners

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] BEL BEN BOA BRA CPM CHA EST FAR FEL GVI LEÇ MAR POR SAL SCP TIR ULE VGU
Belenenses 1–0 1–2 1–1 3–1 4–1 4–1 2–1 0–1 2–2 5–0 4–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 3–1 1–0
Benfica 1–0 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 4–1 5–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 4–0 1–1
Boavista 1–0 1–3 5–2 4–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 4–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 5–0 2–1
Braga 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–2 2–0 1–1 3–0 1–1 0–3 2–2 1–3 4–0 0–0 4–0
Campomaiorense 2–3 0–0 0–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 3–1 4–2 0–1
Chaves 1–0 1–2 2–3 1–0 4–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–2 2–3 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–2
Estrela da Amadora 2–2 0–1 0–0 4–2 2–0 2–3 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–4 0–0
Farense 1–3 1–3 2–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 5–0 2–0 2–0 0–2 4–1 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–1
Felgueiras 0–0 1–2 2–0 1–1 3–0 2–2 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–2 0–3 1–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 3–0 0–3
Gil Vicente 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–2 3–1 2–0 0–1 2–2 2–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 2–0
Leça 0–5 0–0 0–2 0–1 4–1 4–1 0–2 2–1 1–0 0–2 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 1–0
Marítimo 1–2 2–2 2–0 2–1 3–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 0–2 1–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 0–5 1–0 1–0 4–0
Porto 1–0 3–0 1–0 6–3 5–0 2–0 6–0 2–0 6–2 2–0 2–0 6–0 2–0 2–1 5–0 1–0 2–3
Salgueiros 1–3 4–2 0–2 0–0 0–2 2–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–3 3–0 2–0 0–4 2–2 1–1 4–0 1–2
Sporting CP 3–1 2–0 0–0 0–1 7–1 4–1 6–2 5–0 4–0 4–1 2–0 2–0 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–3
Tirsense 0–0 0–1 1–3 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–3 2–1 2–4 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–2
União de Leiria 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 4–0 4–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–3 0–4 0–0 3–2 1–2 5–1 1–2
Vitória de Guimarães 1–0 2–4 1–3 1–1 4–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 6–0 0–2 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–0

Source: Foradejogo ‹See Tfd›(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   Domingos Porto 25
2   João Pinto Benfica 18
3   Edinho Guimarães 15
  Constantino Jardim Leça
  Leonson Lewis Felgueiras
6   Artur Boavista 14
7   Maurício Cabedelo Leiria 13
  Edmilson Porto
9   Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Campomaiorense 12
10   Paulo Alves Sporting 10
  Alex Bunbury Marítimo

Source: Footballzz[2]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Teams". Footballzz.
  2. ^ "Primeira Divisão 1994-95 – Top Scorers". Footballzz. Retrieved 21 May 2015.

External linksEdit