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The 2006–07 Primeira Liga (also known as BWINLIGA for sponsorship reasons) was the 73rd edition of top flight of Portuguese football. It started on 27 August 2006 with a match between Vitória de Setúbal and Académica de Coimbra and ended on 20 May 2007. The league was contested by 16 clubs with Porto as defending champions.

Primeira Liga
Season2006–07
ChampionsPorto
(22nd title)
RelegatedBeira-Mar
Desportivo das Aves
Champions LeaguePorto
Sporting CP
Benfica
UEFA CupBraga
Belenenses
Paços de Ferreira
Matches played240
Goals scored554 (2.31 per match)
Best PlayerSimão Sabrosa
Top goalscorerLiédson (15 goals)
Biggest home win5–1
(3 times)
Biggest away winBeira-Mar 0–5 Porto
(25 February 2007)
Highest scoringNacional 3–4 Desportivo das Aves
(15 April 2007)

Porto and Sporting CP were both qualified for the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League group stage, and Benfica qualified for the UEFA Champions League qualifying round; Braga, Belenenses and Paços de Ferreira qualified for the 2007–08 UEFA Cup; in opposite, Beira-Mar and Desportivo das Aves were relegated to the Liga de Honra. Liédson was the top scorer with 15 goals.

Promotion and relegationEdit

Teams relegated to Liga de HonraEdit

The professional competitions shrunk from 18 to 16 clubs following last season's promotions and relegations' modifications. Penafiel, Rio Ave, Vitória de Guimarães were relegated to the Liga de Honra.

In June 2006, Belenenses, who finished 15th in the previous season, were scheduled to be relegated. However, the Lisbon team presented a complaint to the Portuguese League for Professional Football regarding the use of a non-registered player (Mateus) by 13th-placed Gil Vicente. The penalty pretended by Belenenses would result in Gil Vicente being relegated in their place. This claim generated a series of appeals and controversial statements to the media. The decision has been taken on 23 August and made Belenenses stay in the Portuguese Liga while Gil Vicente were relegated to the Liga de Honra.

Teams promoted from Liga de HonraEdit

Beira-Mar and Desportivo das Aves were promoted to the Liga.

Location of teams in the '2006-07 Liga

Club informationEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Porto (C) 30 22 3 5 65 20 +45 69 2007–08 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Sporting CP 30 20 8 2 54 15 +39 68
3 Benfica 30 20 7 3 55 20 +35 67 2007–08 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Braga 30 14 8 8 35 30 +5 50 2007–08 UEFA Cup First round
5 Belenenses 30 15 4 11 36 29 +7 49
6 Paços de Ferreira 30 10 12 8 31 36 −5 42
7 União de Leiria 30 10 11 9 25 27 −2 41 2007 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
8 Nacional 30 11 6 13 41 38 +3 39
9 Estrela da Amadora 30 9 8 13 23 36 −13 35
10 Boavista 30 8 11 11 32 34 −2 35
11 Marítimo 30 8 8 14 30 44 −14 32
12 Naval 1º de Maio 30 7 11 12 28 37 −9 32
13 Académica 30 6 8 16 28 46 −18 26
14 Vitória de Setúbal 30 5 9 16 21 45 −24 24
15 Beira-Mar (R) 30 4 11 15 28 55 −27 23 Relegation to 2007–08 Liga de Honra
16 Desportivo das Aves (R) 30 5 7 18 22 42 −20 22
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.


 2006-07 BWINLIGA Winners 
FC Porto
22nd title

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ACA BEM BEL BEN BOA BRA DAV EST MAR NAV NAC PAÇ POR SCP ULE VSE
Académica 3–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 1–3 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–0 0–1
Beira-Mar 0–1 1–2 2–2 1–0 0–3 2–2 2–0 2–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 0–5 3–3 1–0 1–1
Belenenses 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–2 2–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–0
Benfica 2–0 3–0 4–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–0
Boavista 2–2 3–0 0–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–4 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1
Braga 4–2 0–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–4 2–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 0–0
Desportivo das Aves 2–2 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 3–1 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 1–2
Estrela da Amadora 3–3 2–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–3 0–1 1–1 1–0
Marítimo 0–0 2–1 1–4 0–3 1–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–0
Naval 1º de Maio 0–1 2–1 2–3 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–1 1–2
Nacional 4–0 3–0 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–0 3–4 1–0 3–2 1–1 5–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–0
Paços de Ferreira 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 3–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0
Porto 2–1 3–0 3–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 4–1 0–1 3–0 4–0 2–0 4–0 0–1 2–1 5–1
Sporting CP 1–0 2–0 4–0 0–2 3–2 3–0 0–0 3–1 4–0 4–0 5–1 0–1 1–1 2–0 3–1
União de Leiria 2–0 2–2 0–1 0–4 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–1
Vitória de Setúbal 1–1 1–3 0–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–1 0–3 0–3 1–2
Source: Foradejogo (Portuguese)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Monthly awardsEdit

Season statisticsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Simão Sabrosa, o melhor de Outubro" [Simão Sabrosa, October best player] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 12 November 2006. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  3. ^ "Quaresma eleito o melhor jogador de Novembro" [Quaresma elected November best player] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 13 December 2006. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  4. ^ "Bis para Ricardo Quaresma" [Ricardo Quaresma doubles] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 7 January 2007. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  5. ^ "Quim eleito o melhor jogador de Janeiro" [Quim elected January best player] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 6 February 2007. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  6. ^ "Simão eleito o melhor jogador de Fevereiro" [Simão elected February best player] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 5 March 2007. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  7. ^ "Anderson Polga eleito o melhor de Março" [Anderson Polga elected March best player] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 4 April 2007. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  8. ^ "Liedson recebeu "Troféu Mazda/Jogador do Mês"" [Liedson received "Mazda Trophy/Player of the Month"] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 10 May 2007. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  9. ^ "Romagnoli acaba época em alta" [Romagnoli ends the season in good shape] (in Portuguese). SJPF. 23 May 2007. Archived from the original on 9 October 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2010.
  10. ^ João Moutinho wins Young Player Award October (Portuguese)
  11. ^ João Moutinho wins Young Player Award November (Portuguese)
  12. ^ Amorim wins Young Player Award December (Portuguese)
  13. ^ Varela wins Young Player Award January (Portuguese)
  14. ^ Varela wins Young Player Award February (Portuguese)
  15. ^ Djalo wins Young Player Award March (Portuguese)
  16. ^ Miguel Veloso wins Young Player Award April (Portuguese)
  17. ^ Nani wins Young Player Award May[permanent dead link] (Portuguese)
  18. ^ "TheFinalBall Goalscorer statistics". TheFinalBall. Retrieved 20 April 2017.

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