1998–99 in Portuguese football

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The 1998/99 season of the Portuguese First Division began on August 21 and ended on May 30. FC Porto became champions for the fifth time in a row.

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These teams were promoted from the Portuguese Second Division of Honour at the start of the season:

Relegated teams[edit]

These teams were relegated to the Portuguese Second Division of Honour at the end of the season:

Final league table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
C 1 FC Porto 34 24 7 3 85 26 +59 79
  2 Boavista FC 34 20 11 3 57 29 +28 71
  3 S.L. Benfica 34 19 8 7 71 29 +42 65
  4 Sporting CP 34 17 12 5 64 32 +32 63
  5 Vitória FC "de Setúbal" 34 15 8 11 37 38 −1 53
  6 União D. de Leiria 34 14 10 10 36 29 +7 52
  7 Vitória SC "de Guimarães" 34 14 8 12 53 41 +12 50
  8 CF Estrela da Amadora 34 11 12 11 33 40 −7 45
  9 Sporting C. de Braga 34 10 12 12 38 50 −12 42
  10 CS Marítimo 34 10 11 13 44 45 −1 41
  11 SC Farense 34 10 9 15 39 54 −15 39
  12 SC Salgueiros 34 7 17 10 45 55 −10 38
  13 SC Campomaiorense 34 10 7 17 41 51 −10 37
  14 Rio Ave FC 34 8 11 15 26 47 −21 35
  15 FC Alverca 34 8 11 15 36 50 −14 35
R 16 SC Beira-Mar 34 6 15 13 36 53 −17 33
R 17 G. Desportivo de Chaves 34 5 10 19 39 70 −31 25
R 18 A. Académica de Coimbra 34 4 9 21 30 71 −41 21

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points; C = Champions; R = Relegated

Cup[edit]

The final of the Cup was surprisingly between two minnows, SC Beira-Mar – who had just been relegated – beating SC Campomaiorense 1–0, after the precocious elimination of all stronger clubs, with FC Porto and S.L. Benfica being eliminated in the round of 32 and Sporting CP in the round of 64.

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