1938–39 Primeira Divisão

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Primeira Divisão
Season 1938–39
Champions F.C. Porto
2nd title
Matches played 56
Goals scored 273 (4.88 per match)

The 1938–39 Primeira Divisão season was the fifth season of top-tier football in Portugal. With the Portuguese football reform of 1938, the experimental league became the most important competition of the Portuguese football calendar and began defining the Portuguese champion. To mark this the competition was renamed Campeonato Nacional da Primeira Divisão (National Championship of the First Division) or Primeira Divisão for short.

Overview[edit]

Location of teams in the 1938–39 Liga

It was contested by 8 teams, and F.C. Porto won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Porto (C) 14 10 3 1 57 20 +37 23
2 Sporting CP 14 10 2 2 44 17 +27 22
3 Benfica 14 9 3 2 44 24 +20 21
4 Belenenses 14 6 1 7 38 29 +9 13
5 Académica 14 4 3 7 27 39 −12 11
6 Barreirense 14 4 2 8 21 27 −6 10
7 Académico 14 5 0 9 30 61 −31 10
8 Casa Pia 14 1 0 13 12 56 −44 2
1938–39 I Divisão Winners

FC Porto
2nd Title

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