1961–62 Primeira Divisão

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Primeira Liga
Season1961–62
ChampionsSporting CP
11th title
Matches played182
Goals scored617 (3.39 per match)

Statistics of Portuguese Liga in the 1961–62 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 14 teams, and Sporting Clube de Portugal won the championship.

Details of participants[edit]

Location of teams in 1961–62 Primeira Liga

Details of the 14 participants are provided below:

Clubs Seasons at this level Settlements Season joined league Position in 1960/1961
Benfica 28 seasons Lisbon 1934/1935 1
Sporting 28 seasons Lisbon 1934/1935 2
FC Porto 28 seasons Porto 1934/1935 3
Belenenses 28 seasons Lisbon 1934/1935 5
Académica 27 seasons Coimbra 1949/1950 7
Vitória Guimarães 18 seasons Guimarães 1958/1959 4
Atlético 16 seasons Lisbon 1959/1960 10
Sporting Covilhã 13 seasons Covilhã 1958/1959 9
Olhanense 11 seasons Olhão 1961/1962 Segunda Divisão
Lusitano Évora 10 seasons Évora 1952/1953 11
CUF 9 seasons Barreiro 1954/1955 6
Salgueiros 6 seasons Porto 1960/1961 12
Leixões 5 seasons Matosinhos 1959/1960 8
Beira Mar 1 season Aveiro 1961/1962 Segunda Divisão

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting CP (C) 26 19 5 2 66 17 +49 43 Qualification to European Cup preliminary round
2 Porto 26 18 5 3 57 16 +41 41 Qualification to Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
3 Benfica 26 14 8 4 69 38 +31 36 Qualification to European Cup first round[a]
4 CUF Barreiro 26 14 5 7 44 34 +10 33
5 Belenenses 26 12 7 7 51 35 +16 31 Qualification to Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
6 Atlético CP 26 11 4 11 41 42 −1 26
7 Leixões 26 10 3 13 47 55 −8 23
8 Olhanense 26 8 6 12 33 41 −8 22
9 Vitória de Guimarães 26 9 4 13 44 47 −3 22
10 Académica de Coimbra 26 9 4 13 44 54 −10 22
11 Beira-Mar (R) 26 8 5 13 43 61 −18 21 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
12 Lusitano de Évora 26 9 2 15 31 42 −11 20
13 Sporting da Covilhã (R) 26 6 5 15 30 48 −18 17 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
14 Salgueiros (R) 26 2 3 21 17 87 −70 7
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Benfica qualified directly to the first round as title holders.

League results[edit]

Home \ Away SP PT BF CUF BL AT LX OL VG AC BM LE SC SG
Sporting 0–1 3–1 3–0 3–1 4–0 5–0 4–1 2–1 4–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 6–0
FC Porto 0–2 2–1 5–0 5–0 4–1 3–1 4–0 3–0 1–0 2–0 4–0 2–0 1–0
Benfica 3–3 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 7–1 4–2 1–0 4–2 8–1 3–1 1–1 8–1
CUF 1–3 2–1 1–3 2–0 3–0 2–1 4–3 1–0 6–2 2–2 3–1 2–0 4–0
Belenenses 0–1 3–3 2–2 5–1 0–2 6–3 1–0 1–1 2–0 4–1 1–0 4–2 4–0
Atlético 0–3 1–4 0–3 0–0 0–3 4–1 3–0 3–3 3–0 4–1 1–0 2–1 7–0
Leixões 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–3 5–0 3–2 3–0 2–1 5–0
Olhanense 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 3–1 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 6–2 0–1 1–0 2–0
Vitória Guimarães 1–3 1–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–3 3–2 2–0 3–0 2–3 5–2 3–1 6–1
Académica 0–3 0–2 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 5–2 1–2 3–0 7–1 2–0 0–0 8–1
Beira Mar 1–1 1–1 2–3 0–3 0–3 0–1 3–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 3–0
Lusitano Évora 1–3 0–2 0–1 0–0 1–3 0–1 4–0 2–1 4–1 5–0 2–1 3–0 2–1
Sporting Covilhã 0–2 1–4 2–1 0–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 4–2 1–2 3–4 1–2 4–2
Salgueiros 1–1 0–1 4–5 0–2 0–3 1–1 0–4 1–3 1–0 1–2 0–4 1–0 1–1
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Leading scorer[edit]

Azumir Veríssimo (Futebol Clube do Porto) was the top scorer of the season with 23 goals.

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Azumir Brazil FC Porto 23

Promotion and relegation 1962/1963[edit]

Relegation to Segunda Divisão
Promotion to Primeira Divisão

Footnotes[edit]

External links[edit]