1956–57 Primeira Divisão

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Primeira Liga
Season1956–57
ChampionsBenfica
9th title
RelegatedCovilhã
Atlético
European CupBenfica
Matches played182
Goals scored681 (3.74 per match)

The 1956–57 Primeira Divisão was the 23rd season of top-tier football in Portugal.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 14 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) 26 17 7 2 75 25 +50 41 European Cup
2 Porto 26 18 4 4 86 23 +63 40
3 Belenenses 26 13 7 6 74 50 +24 33
4 Sporting CP 26 12 7 7 62 28 +34 31
5 Lusitano 26 13 4 9 57 51 +6 30
6 Académica 26 12 4 10 45 33 +12 28
7 Torreense 26 10 4 12 44 50 −6 24
8 Oriental 26 8 7 11 27 44 −17 23
9 CUF Barreiro 26 9 3 14 35 69 −34 21
10 Vitória de Setúbal 26 8 4 14 40 59 −19 20
11 Barreirense 26 8 4 14 39 62 −23 20
12 Caldas 26 6 7 13 32 63 −31 19
13 Sporting da Covilhã 26 7 4 15 33 62 −29 18 Relegated
14 Atlético 26 6 4 16 32 62 −30 16
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion.
 1956–57 I Liga Winners 
S.L. Benfica
9th title

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