1976–77 Primeira Divisão

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Primeira Liga
Season1976–77
ChampionsBenfica
23rd title
Matches played240
Goals scored616 (2.57 per match)

The 1976–77 Primeira Divisão was the 43rd season of top-tier football in Portugal.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and S.L. Benfica won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Benfica (C) 30 23 5 2 67 24 +43 51 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 Sporting CP 30 17 8 5 59 26 +33 42 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
3 Porto 30 18 5 7 72 27 +45 41 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round[a]
4 Boavista 30 13 8 9 41 33 +8 34 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
5 Académica 30 14 6 10 29 25 +4 34
6 Vitória de Setúbal 30 13 6 11 47 46 +1 32
7 Varzim 30 10 11 9 36 36 0 31
8 Braga 30 10 9 11 36 36 0 29
9 Vitória de Guimarães 30 10 6 14 39 38 +1 26
10 Belenenses 30 7 12 11 29 40 −11 26
11 Estoril 30 6 13 11 26 36 −10 25
12 Portimonense 30 8 9 13 34 46 −12 25
13 Beira-Mar (R) 30 7 9 14 33 57 −24 23 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
14 Montijo (R) 30 7 9 14 30 47 −17 23
15 Leixões (R) 30 4 15 11 15 31 −16 23
16 Atlético CP (R) 30 3 9 18 23 68 −45 15
Source: RSSSF[1] and footballzz.co.uk[2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Porto qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup as winners of the 1978 Taça de Portugal Final.

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals[3]
1 Portugal Fernando Gomes Porto 26
2 Portugal Nené Benfica 22
3 Portugal Manuel Fernandes Sporting 21
4 Brazil Mirobaldo Vitória de Setúbal 15
5 Mali Salif Keïta Sporting 14
Portugal Celso Pita Boavista
7 Portugal Horácio de Faria Varzim 13
Portugal Joaquim Rocha Académica de Coimbra
Portugal Tito Vitória de Guimarães
10 Portugal Jacinto João Vitória de Setúbal 12
Portugal Chico Bolota Montijo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portugal 1976-77 - RSSSF (Jorge Miguel Teixeira)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  2. ^ "Portuguese League 1976/77 - footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  3. ^ "TheFinalBall Goalscorer statistics". TheFinalBall. Retrieved 20 April 2017.

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