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Primeira Liga
2020–21
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Season information
Dates 18 September 2020 – 16 May 2021
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League
Europa League
Season statistics
 ← 2019–20
2021–22 → 

The 2020–21 Primeira Liga (also known as Liga NOS for sponsorship reasons) will be the 87th season of the Primeira Liga, the top professional league for Portuguese association football clubs. The season started on 20 September 2020 and it is scheduled to conclude on 16 May 2021.

Teams

Stadia and locations

Team Location Stadium Capacity 2019–20
Belenenses SAD Oeiras Estádio Nacional 37,593 15th
Benfica Lisbon Estádio da Luz 64,642 2nd
Boavista Porto Estádio do Bessa 28,263 12th
Braga Braga Estádio Municipal de Braga 30,286 3rd
Famalicão Vila Nova de Famalicão Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho 5,307 6th
Farense Faro Estádio de São Luís 7,000 2nd (LP)
Gil Vicente Barcelos Estádio Cidade de Barcelos 12,504 10th
Marítimo Funchal Estádio do Marítimo 10,932 11th
Nacional Funchal Estádio da Madeira 5,132 1st (LP)
Moreirense Moreira de Cónegos Parque de Jogos Comendador
Joaquim de Almeida Freitas
6,153 8th
Paços de Ferreira Paços de Ferreira Estádio Capital do Móvel 9,076 13th
Portimonense Portimão Estádio Municipal de Portimão 6,204 17th
Porto Porto Estádio do Dragão 50,033 1st
Rio Ave Vila do Conde Estádio dos Arcos 9,065 5th
Santa Clara Ponta Delgada Estádio de São Miguel 13,277 9th
Sporting CP Lisbon Estádio José Alvalade 50,095 4th
Tondela Tondela Estádio João Cardoso 5,000 14th
Vitória SC Guimarães Estádio D. Afonso Henriques 30,000 7th

Personnel and sponsors

Team Manager Captain Kit
Manufacturer
Main Sponsor
Belenenses SAD Flag of Portugal Petit Flag of Portugal Lacatoni Flag of South Korea Kia Motors
Benfica Flag of Portugal Jorge Jesus Flag of Brazil Jardel Flag of Germany Adidas Flag of United Arab Emirates Emirates
Boavista Flag of Portugal Vasco Seabra Flag of Spain Kelme Flag of Portugal VITO Tools
Braga Flag of Portugal Carlos Carvalhal Flag of Brazil Fransérgio Flag of Denmark Hummel Flag of Greece Betano
Famalicão Flag of Portugal João Pedro Sousa Flag of Italy Macron Flag of Portugal Porminho
Farense Flag of Portugal Sérgio Vieira Flag of Brazil Cássio Scheid Flag of Germany Adidas Flag of Portugal Couteiro-Mor
Gil Vicente Flag of Portugal Rui Almeida Flag of Portugal Rúben Fernandes Flag of Portugal Lacatoni Flag of Portugal Las Kasas
Marítimo Flag of Angola Lito Vidigal Flag of Portugal Edgar Costa Flag of United States Nike
Nacional Flag of Portugal Luís Freire Flag of Portugal Rúben Micael Flag of Denmark Hummel Flag of Spain Santander
Moreirense Flag of Portugal Ricardo Soares Flag of Portugal João Aurélio Flag of Portugal CDT
Paços de Ferreira Flag of Portugal Pepa Flag of Spain Joma Flag of Spain Aldro Energy
Portimonense Flag of Portugal Paulo Sérgio Flag of Brazil Jadson Flag of Japan Mizuno Flag of Japan Ceremony
Porto Flag of Portugal Sérgio Conceição Flag of Portugal Danilo Pereira Flag of United States New Balance Flag of Portugal MEO
Rio Ave Flag of Portugal Mário Silva Flag of Portugal Tarantini Flag of United States Nike Flag of Portugal MEO
Santa Clara Flag of Portugal Daniel Ramos Flag of Iraq Osama Rashid Flag of Spain Kelme Flag of Spain Santander
Sporting CP Flag of Portugal Rúben Amorim Flag of Uruguay Sebastián Coates Flag of Italy Macron Flag of Portugal NOS
Tondela Flag of Spain Pako Ayestarán Flag of Portugal CDT Flag of Portugal Cabriz
Vitória SC Flag of Portugal Tiago Mendes Flag of Portugal André André Flag of Italy Macron

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner Date of vacancy Pos in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Santa Clara Flag of Portugal João Henriques Mutual consent 24 July 2020 Pre-season Flag of Portugal Daniel Ramos 28 July 2020
Vitória SC Flag of Portugal Ivo Vieira 24 July 2020 Flag of Portugal Tiago Mendes 28 July 2020
Boavista Flag of Portugal Daniel Ramos 25 July 2020 Flag of Portugal Vasco Seabra 30 July 2020
Rio Ave Flag of Portugal Carlos Carvalhal 25 July 2020 Flag of Portugal Mário Silva 30 July 2020
Marítimo Flag of Portugal José Gomes Signed for Almería 27 July 2020 Flag of Angola Lito Vidigal 30 July 2020
Braga Flag of Portugal Artur Jorge End of caretaker role 28 July 2020 Flag of Portugal Carlos Carvalhal 28 July 2020
Benfica Flag of Portugal Nélson Veríssimo 1 August 2020 Flag of Portugal Jorge Jesus 3 August 2020
Tondela Flag of Spain Natxo González Mutual Consent 5 August 2020 Flag of Spain Pako Ayestarán 9 August 2020

Season summary

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Porto 0 0 0 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Benfica 0 0 0 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
3 Braga 0 0 0 Qualification to Europa League group stage
4 Sporting CP 0 0 0 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
5 Famalicão 0 0 0 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
6 Rio Ave 0 0 0
7 Vitória de Guimarães 0 0 0
8 Santa Clara 0 0 0
9 Moreirense 0 0 0
10 Boavista 0 0 0
11 Gil Vicente 0 0 0
12 Vitória de Setúbal 0 0 0
13 Belenenses SAD 0 0 0
14 Tondela 0 0 0
15 Marítimo 0 0 0
16 Paços de Ferreira 0 0 0
17 Portimonense 0 0 0 Relegation to
LigaPro
18 Desportivo das Aves 0 0 0

Source: Liga Portugal
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament


Primeira Liga seasons

2016–17 · 2017–18 · 2018–19 · 2019–20 · 2020–21 · 2021–22 · 2022–23 ·

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2020–21 in Portuguese football
Domestic leagues
Primeira Liga (level 1) · Liga Portugal 2 (level 2) · Campeonato de Portugal (level 3)
Domestic cups
Taça de Portugal (Final) · Taça da Liga (Final) · Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira
European competitions
Champions League (Final) · Europa League (Final)

2019–20                                                        2021–22

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202021 in European football (UEFA)
Domestic leagues

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Domestic cups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Austria · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Bulgaria · Croatia · Cyprus · Czech Republic · Denmark · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands '20 '21 · Finland · France · Georgia '20 '21 · Germany · Gibraltar · Greece · Hungary · Iceland '20 '21 · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan '20 '21 · Kosovo · Latvia '20 '21 · Liechtenstein · Lithuania '20 '21 · Luxembourg · Malta · Moldova · Montenegro · Netherlands · North Macedonia · Northern Ireland · Norway '20 '21 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '20 '21 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Scotland · Serbia · Slovakia · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Turkey · Ukraine · Wales

League cups

England · Estonia · Iceland '20 '21 · Israel · Latvia · Northern Ireland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '20 '21 · Scotland · Wales

Supercups

Albania · Andorra · Armenia · Azerbaijan · Belarus · Belgium · Bulgaria · Cyprus · England · Estonia · Faroe Islands · France · Georgia · Germany · Gibraltar · Hungary · Iceland · Israel · Italy · Kazakhstan · Kosovo · Lithuania '20 '21 · Malta · Moldova · Netherlands · Northern Ireland · Norway '20 '21 · Poland · Portugal · Republic of Ireland '20 '21 · Romania · Russia · San Marino · Spain · Turkey · Ukraine

UEFA competitions
Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round, Champions Path, Main Path, group stage, knockout phase, Final) · Super Cup
International competitions
UEFA Euro 2021 (qualification) · 2022 FIFA World Cup (qualification) · 2020–21 UEFA Nations League (League A · League B · League C · League D · Finals · Final)
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