2015–16 LigaPro

The 2015–16 LigaPro (also known as Ledman LigaPro for sponsorship reasons) was the 26th season of Portuguese football's second-tier league, and the first season under the current LigaPro title. A total of 24 teams competed in this division, including five reserve sides from top-flight Primeira Liga teams. The season began on 7 August 2015 and concluded on 14 May 2016.

LigaPro
Season2015–16
ChampionsPorto B
1st title
PromotedChaves
Feirense
RelegatedFarense
Mafra
Atlético CP
Oriental
Oliveirense
Matches played552
Goals scored1,266 (2.29 per match)
Top goalscorerSimy (20 goals)
Biggest home winSporting CP B 5–0 Oliveirense
(20 March 2016)
Benfica B 5–0 Freamunde
(14 May 2016)
Biggest away winAcadémico de Viseu 0–5 Feirense
(30 April 2016)
Highest scoringOriental 4–4 Vitória de Guimarães B
(15 August 2015)
Longest winning run6 matches
Desportivo das Aves
Porto B
Longest unbeaten run20 matches
Penafiel
Longest winless run14 matches
Oriental
Longest losing run8 matches
Oliveirense
Highest attendance7,900[1]
Chaves 1–1 Farense
(30 April 2016)
Lowest attendance115[1]
Sporting da Covilhã 0–3 Desportivo das Aves
(10 January 2016)

Porto B were crowned champions, becoming the first reserve team to win the second-tier championship title in Portugal.[2] Chaves and Feirense finished in the second and third places, respectively, securing promotion to the 2016–17 Primeira Liga. Farense, Mafra, Atlético CP, Oriental and Oliveirense were relegated to the 2016–17 Campeonato de Portugal.

TeamsEdit

A total of 24 teams contested the league, including 19 sides from the 2014–15 season, two teams relegated from the 2014–15 Primeira Liga (Gil Vicente and Penafiel) and three promoted from the 2014–15 Campeonato Nacional de Seniores (Mafra, Famalicão and Varzim).

Other team changes compared to the previous season included the promotion of Tondela and União da Madeira to the 2015–16 Primeira Liga, and the relegation of Marítimo B, Trofense and Beira-Mar to the 2015–16 Campeonato de Portugal.

On 19 June 2015, the LPFP announced that five teams, instead of three, would be relegated to the third tier to reduce the number of teams in the 2016–17 LigaPro season to 22.[3]

Stadia and locationsEdit

Location of teams in 2015–16 LigaPro (Azores)
Team Location Stadium Capacity 2014–15 finish
Académico de Viseu Viseu Estádio do Fontelo 7,744 12th
Atlético CP Lisbon Estádio da Tapadinha 2,500 22nd
Benfica B Lisbon Caixa Futebol Campus 2,720 6th
Braga B Braga Estádio 1º de Maio 28,000 21st
Chaves Chaves Estádio Municipal Eng. Manuel Branco Teixeira 8,870 3rd
Desportivo das Aves Vila das Aves Estádio do CD Aves 5,441 18th
Famalicão Vila Nova de Famalicão Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho 5,300 2nd (CNS)
Farense Faro Estádio de São Luís 7,000 11th
Feirense Santa Maria da Feira Estádio Marcolino de Castro 5,600 7th
Freamunde Freamunde Campo do SC Freamunde 3,919 8th
Gil Vicente Barcelos Estádio Cidade de Barcelos 12,046 17th (PL)
Leixões Matosinhos Estádio do Mar 9,766 20th
Mafra Mafra Parque Desportivo Municipal de Mafra 1,200 1st (CNS)
Olhanense Olhão Estádio José Arcanjo 5,661 16th
Oliveirense Oliveira de Azeméis Estádio Carlos Osório 1,435 17th
Oriental Lisbon Campo Eng. Carlos Salema 1,860 15th
Penafiel Penafiel Estádio Municipal 25 de Abril 5,320 18th (PL)
Portimonense Portimão Estádio Municipal de Portimão 5,950 14th
Porto B Porto Estádio Municipal Jorge Sampaio 8,270 13th
Santa Clara Ponta Delgada Estádio de São Miguel 13,277 19th
Sporting CP B Lisbon CGD Stadium Aurélio Pereira 1,180 5th
Sporting da Covilhã Covilhã Estádio Municipal José dos Santos Pinto 2,055 4th
Varzim Póvoa de Varzim Estádio do Varzim SC 7,280 3rd (CNS)
Vitória de Guimarães B Guimarães Estádio D. Afonso Henriques 30,000 9th

Personnel and sponsorsEdit

Team Head coach Kit manufacturer Sponsors
Académico de Viseu   Jorge Casquilha Macron Palácio do Gelo
Atlético CP   Nilton Terroso Givova
Benfica B   Hélder Cristóvão adidas Fly Emirates
Braga B   Abel Ferreira Macron AXA
Chaves   Vítor Oliveira Lacatoni Hotel Forte de São Francisco
Desportivo das Aves   Ulisses Morais Lacatoni WoWalBo
Famalicão   Daniel Ramos Lacatoni Amob
Farense   Antero Afonso (caretaker) Macron Couteiro Mor
Feirense   José Mota adidas Mestre da Cor
Freamunde   Carlos Brito adidas LGSP Sports
Gil Vicente   Nandinho Macron Barcelos / Crédito Agrícola
Leixões   Pedro Miguel Luanvi Mar à Mesa
Mafra   Jorge Paixão Lacatoni Moticristo
Olhanense   Cristiano Bacci Macron OLX
Oliveirense   Bruno Sousa (caretaker) Macron Grupo Simoldes
Oriental   Jorge Andrade COL
Penafiel   Paulo Alves Macron Restradas
Portimonense   José Augusto Mizuno VisitPortimão.com
Porto B   Luís Castro New Balance
Santa Clara   Carlos Pinto Nike Açoreana Seguros
Sporting CP B   João de Deus Macron
Sporting da Covilhã   Francisco Chaló Lacatoni Natura / MB Hotels
Varzim   Quim Berto Stadio Carnes São José
Vitória de Guimarães B   Vítor Campelos Nike Banco BIC

Coaching changesEdit

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming head coach Date of appointment
Leixões   Horácio Gonçalves Mutual agreement 12 May 2015[4] Pre-season   Manuel Monteiro 22 June 2015[5]
Chaves   Carlos Pinto Contract expired 24 May 2015[6]   Vítor Oliveira 10 June 2015[7]
Desportivo das Aves   Emanuel Simões 24 May 2015[8]   Carlos Pinto 22 June 2015[9]
Santa Clara   Filipe Gouveia 24 May 2015[10]   Horácio Gonçalves 1 June 2015[11]
Gil Vicente   José Mota 26 May 2015[12]   Nandinho 28 May 2015[13]
Farense   Abel Xavier Resigned 28 May 2015[14]   Jorge Paixão 4 June 2015[15]
Vitória de Guimarães B   Armando Evangelista Took over Vitória's first team 15 June 2015[16]   Vítor Campelos 18 June 2015[17]
Santa Clara   Horácio Gonçalves 7 July 2015[18]   Filipe Gouveia[18] 7 July 2015[18][18]
Desportivo das Aves   Carlos Pinto Mutual agreement 10 July 2015[19]   Abel Xavier 10 July 2015[19]
Freamunde   Filó Resigned 16 August 2015[20] 18th   Carlos Pinto 16 August 2015[20]
Desportivo das Aves   Abel Xavier Sacked 4 September 2015[21] 23rd   Ulisses Morais 5 September 2015[22]
Santa Clara   Filipe Gouveia Signed for Académica 24 September 2015[23] 9th   Hugo Relvas (caretaker) 24 September 2015[23]
Oliveirense   Artur Marques Resigned 29 September 2015[24] 24th   Bruno Sousa (caretaker) 29 September 2015[24]
Santa Clara   Hugo Relvas (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 5 October 2015 13th   Fernando Valente 5 October 2015[25]
Varzim   Quim Berto Mutual agreement 21 October 2015[26] 19th   Vitoriano Ramos (caretaker) 21 October 2015[27]
Varzim   Vitoriano Ramos (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 25 October 2015[27] 14th   Capucho 25 October 2015[28]
Leixões   Manuel Monteiro Mutual agreement 23 November 2015[29] 22nd   Pedro Miguel 25 November 2015[30]
Farense   Jorge Paixão Mutual agreement 30 November 2015[31] 11th   Antero Afonso (caretaker) 30 November 2015[31]
Penafiel   Carlos Brito Resigned 2 December 2015[32] 18th   Paulo Alves 3 December 2015[33]
Farense   Antero Afonso (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 14 December 2015[34] 13th   Horácio Gonçalves 14 December 2015[34]
Mafra   Jorge Neves Sacked 21 December 2015[35] 21st   Jorge Paixão 30 December 2015[36]
Oliveirense   Bruno Sousa (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 18 January 2016[37] 24th   João Bastos 18 January 2016[37]
Académico de Viseu   Ricardo Chéu Sacked 8 February 2016[38] 12th   Tony (caretaker) 8 February 2016[39]
Académico de Viseu   Tony (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 15 February 2016[39] 13th   Bruno Ribeiro 15 February 2016[40]
Freamunde   Carlos Pinto Sacked 17 February 2016[41] 6th   Carlos Brito 19 February 2016[42]
Oriental   João Barbosa Mutual agreement 18 February 2016[43] 23rd   João Mendes (caretaker) 19 February 2016[44]
Oriental   João Mendes (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 21 February 2016 23rd   Litos 21 February 2016[45]
Santa Clara   Fernando Valente Mutual agreement 24 February 2016[46] 22nd   Carlos Pinto 24 February 2016[46]
Atlético CP   Pedro Hipólito Sacked 25 February 2016[47] 15th   Carlos Pereira (caretaker) 25 February 2016[48]
Atlético CP   Carlos Pereira (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 1 March 2016[49] 15th   Nilton Terroso 1 March 2016[49]
Académico de Viseu   Bruno Ribeiro Resigned 10 March 2016[50] 17th   Tiago Castro (caretaker) 10 March 2016[51]
Académico de Viseu   Tiago Castro (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 13 March 2016[51] 18th   Jorge Casquilha 13 March 2016[52]
Oriental   Litos Resigned 16 March 2016[53] 23rd   João Mendes (caretaker) 18 March 2016[54]
Oriental   João Mendes (caretaker) Ended caretaking role 21 March 2016 23rd   Jorge Andrade 21 March 2016[55]
Oliveirense   João Bastos Mutual agreement 22 March 2016[56] 24th   Bruno Sousa (caretaker) 22 March 2016[24]
Feirense   Pepa Sacked 24 March 2016[57] 5th   José Mota 25 March 2016[58]
Farense   Horácio Gonçalves Mutual agreement 7 April 2016[59] 19th   Antero Afonso (caretaker) 7 April 2016[59]

Season summaryEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or Relegation
1 Porto B (C) 46 26 8 12 84 52 +32 86 Ineligible for promotion
2 Chaves (P) 46 21 18 7 60 39 +21 81 Promotion to Primeira Liga
3 Feirense (P) 46 21 15 10 55 38 +17 78
4 Portimonense 46 20 18 8 57 45 +12 78
5 Freamunde 46 20 14 12 52 36 +16 74
6 Famalicão 46 18 18 10 64 51 +13 72
7 Olhanense 46 19 12 15 42 39 +3 69
8 Desportivo das Aves 46 19 10 17 58 48 +10 67
9 Varzim 46 17 14 15 51 48 +3 65
10 Sporting CP B 46 18 11 17 61 59 +2 65 Ineligible for promotion
11 Gil Vicente 46 16 14 16 58 56 +2 62
12 Penafiel 46 13 22 11 49 46 +3 61
13 Vitória de Guimarães B 46 16 12 18 60 67 −7 60 Ineligible for promotion
14 Sporting da Covilhã 46 13 19 14 45 48 −3 58
15 Braga B 46 15 12 19 47 54 −7 57 Ineligible for promotion
16 Santa Clara 46 15 12 19 49 52 −3 57
17 Académico de Viseu 46 13 17 16 46 60 −14 56
18 Leixões 46 14 13 19 45 56 −11 55
19 Benfica B 46 15 10 21 59 64 −5 55 Ineligible for promotion
20 Farense (R) 46 15 11 20 49 56 −7 54[a] Relegation to Campeonato de Portugal
21 Mafra (R) 46 12 18 16 37 40 −3 54
22 Atlético CP (R) 46 12 15 19 49 56 −7 51
23 Oriental (R) 46 9 14 23 47 67 −20 41
24 Oliveirense (R) 46 6 11 29 42 89 −47 29
Source: LPFP
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head away goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Matches won; 7) Goals scored; 8) Play-off.
(Note: LPFP decided that only criteria 1, 5, 6 and 7 would be applied to establish the classification during the competition.)[61]
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Farense were deducted a total of 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.[60]

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
Porto B1811510731111111111111111111111111111111111111111
Chaves97811143442455353444433222332232223222222222222
Feirense1414212020202021161915106764222222435543323444335666465433
Portimonense31012148881064222447555578766665855576566553333344
Freamunde221820221812141720202016131275779754344224566655674444544555
Famalicão22425101113151817128131186869699119888744332443335656666
Olhanense13201371515181281411111919171415107610111291111141012111110111191010101011121111987
Desportivo das Aves20161923232321161889710536891314161413108776478888888998787778
Varzim1917141714191081216191417169151416181818151615161213139101091091099777109101199
Sporting CP B172315895222353322233334588101011141013121415141313111111997881010
Gil Vicente1119912191112151361015121516111068108655345768776775788108109101111
Penafiel162222181614171499121311141818191821211919192019181918192119171413141413121213131212121212
Vitória de Guimarães B23151819171715192122211916101416171720171413141715172021171820212119191720171816171515161513
Sporting da Covilhã7131721222223231915182021211919201915192020202121201819151513121212121214141515141414141314
Braga B867321435786991317161211897677999119911910111112131312111313131615
Santa Clara61269491391113141820202121182017161718151414161717181922181920212222222121181917151416
Académico de Viseu41353765101068711151091312111212101313151212131214131717181916181719211616201817
Leixões15212316212122222321232322232322232222222222221818191616201617161818161619202222192118192018
Benfica B1081161369771179148129131514151517181920212120211718202021222121212018202021181919
Farense219161512137111412131715171012111416131316171617141515162016191616172018191920222222222220
Mafra12524111619181717162118182020212119202121212222222222222221222222201817161617161820171721
Atlético CP53116256353446813121110121110111212131011141415151315151515151414151719212122
Oriental141013101816202223222223222223222323232324232323232323232323232323232323232323232323232323
Oliveirense24242424242424242424242424242424242424242423242424242424242424242424242424242424242424242424
Source: LPFP

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] ACV ACP BEN BRA CHA DAV FAM FAR FEI FRM GVI LEI MAF OLH OLI ORI PEN PTM POR STC SCP SCO VAR VGU
Académico de Viseu 0–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 3–2 0–1 1–0 0–5 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–1 0–2 0–2 0–1 1–3 1–0 1–2 2–0 4–2 2–1
Atlético CP 1–1 3–2 1–2 0–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 4–1 2–3 1–2 2–2 2–3 0–1 1–3 1–1 3–1 3–3
Benfica B 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–3 3–0 1–2 5–0 1–0 0–2 1–2 2–3 1–0 2–1 1–0 3–2 0–3 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 3–3
Braga B 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–3 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 0–0 0–1 2–3 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–1
Chaves 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 4–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1
Desportivo das Aves 1–2 2–0 3–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–3 3–0 0–1 2–2 0–1
Famalicão 0–0 2–2 2–3 1–2 4–3 3–2 2–1 1–0 1–3 2–2 3–0 4–1 1–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–4 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–1 3–3
Farense 1–0 2–1 1–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–1 0–2 3–0 0–0 1–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 1–2 1–0 3–0 0–2 0–0 2–0
Feirense 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 0–1 2–2 2–1 1–0 0–2 3–2 2–1 0–2 1–0 3–1 2–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–1
Freamunde 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 3–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 3–0
Gil Vicente 1–1 0–2 3–2 4–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–3 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–2 2–2 1–1 4–0 1–1 2–1
Leixões 1–1 0–1 2–0 2–3 1–2 3–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 3–1 3–3 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–2 3–1 2–2 0–4 1–1
Mafra 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–1
Olhanense 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–0 3–2 0–0 0–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–1
Oliveirense 0–2 1–1 1–2 0–1 0–3 2–4 2–2 3–1 3–2 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–2 0–3 1–1 0–2 0–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–1
Oriental 1–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 1–2 0–2 0–1 1–3 0–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 5–2 0–1 1–2 2–1 2–0 0–4 0–0 0–2 4–4
Penafiel 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 4–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 1–0 3–0
Portimonense 1–2 1–2 1–0 1–5 1–1 0–1 0–3 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 3–1
Porto B 4–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–2 4–3 2–0 2–1 4–2 0–2 2–0 0–0 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–2 4–2 4–0 2–1 4–0 5–2
Santa Clara 0–1 2–2 2–0 1–0 2–2 1–2 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–1 0–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 3–2 1–1 1–2 2–3 2–2 2–0 2–0
Sporting CP B 4–2 0–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–3 5–0 3–0 4–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 2–4
Sporting da Covilhã 2–2 3–0 0–2 1–0 0–1 0–3 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–1 0–1
Varzim 2–1 3–2 2–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 2–2 0–1 0–2 2–0 1–0 0–3 3–1 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0
Vitória de Guimarães B 2–0 0–0 3–0 3–2 0–3 2–0 1–2 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 4–2 1–1 2–3 0–1 3–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–1

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

StatisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Team Goals
1   Simy Gil Vicente 20
2   Platiny Feirense 17
3   Leandro Souza Famalicão 14
  André Silva Porto B
  Stanley Awurum Varzim
6   Alexandre Guedes Desportivo das Aves 13
  Paulo Clemente Santa Clara
  Ismael Díaz Porto B
  Pedrinho Freamunde
10   Luís Barry Chaves 12
  Ricardo Barros Leixões
  Jorge Pires Portimonense

Sources: LPFP, Zerozero (in Portuguese)

Monthly awardsEdit

Month Player of the Month Club Young Player of the Month Club
August   André Silva[62] Porto B   Domingos Duarte[63] Sporting CP B
September
October   Francisco Geraldes[64] Sporting CP B   Vítor Gonçalves[65] Gil Vicente
November   Pedro Rebocho[66] Benfica B
December   André Silva[67] Porto B   Vítor São Bento[68] Farense
January   Pedrinho[69] Freamunde   Sandro Costa[70] Gil Vicente
February   Platiny[71] Feirense   Gil Dias[72] Varzim
March   Pedrinho Freamunde   Pedro Sá[73] Varzim
April   Daniel Podence[74] Sporting CP B   Carraça[75] Santa Clara

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