1972–73 Primeira Divisão

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Primeira Liga
Season1972–73
ChampionsBenfica
20th title
Matches played240
Goals scored691 (2.88 per match)
Top goalscorerEusébio (40 goals)

The 1972–73 Primeira Divisão was the 39th season of top-tier football in Portugal.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams. S.L. Benfica won the championship, with 28 victories, 0 losses and 2 draws.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Benfica (C) 30 28 2 0 101 13 +88 58 European Cup
2 Belenenses 30 14 12 4 53 30 +23 40 UEFA Cup
3 Vitória de Setúbal 30 16 6 8 65 26 +39 38
4 Porto 30 15 7 8 56 28 +28 37
5 Sporting 30 15 7 8 57 31 +26 37 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
6 Vitória de Guimarães 30 11 11 8 38 38 0 33
7 Boavista 30 12 7 11 41 47 −6 31
8 CUF Barreiro 30 11 8 11 38 37 +1 30
9 Leixões 30 11 8 11 32 45 −13 30
10 Barreirense 30 9 7 14 43 64 −21 25
11 Farense 30 8 8 14 27 53 −26 24
12 Beira-Mar 30 5 13 12 27 57 −30 23
13 Montijo 30 9 5 16 29 47 −18 23
14 União de Coimbra (R) 30 5 7 18 22 54 −32 17 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
15 Atlético (R) 30 4 9 17 27 52 −25 17
16 União de Tomar (R) 30 6 5 19 35 69 −34 17
Source: RSSSF[1] and footballzz.co.uk[2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals[3]
1 Portugal Eusébio Benfica 40
2 Brazil Flávio Minuano Porto 21
3 Argentina Héctor Yazalde Sporting 19
4 Portugal Nélson Sporting 18
5 Brazil Duda Vitória de Setúbal 17
Portugal Abel Porto
7 Paraguay Francisco González Belenenses 16
8 Portugal Arcanjo Vitória de Setúbal 14
Portugal Moinhos Boavista
10 Portugal José Torres Vitória de Setúbal 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portugal 1972-73 - RSSSF (Jorge Miguel Teixeira)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  2. ^ "Portuguese League 1972/73 - footballzz.co.uk". ZeroZero. Retrieved 2012-04-25.
  3. ^ "TheFinalBall Goalscorer statistics". TheFinalBall. Retrieved 24 April 2017.

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