2012–13 Lebanese Premier League
|Champions||Safa Beirut SC|
|Top goalscorer||Imad Gadar (19 goals)|
The 2012–13 Lebanese Premier League is the 65th season of top-tier football in Lebanon. A total of twelve teams are competing in the league, with Safa the defending champions. The season kicked off on 28 September and finished on 16 June 3013, longer than usual, but due to the national team getting to the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Fourth Round.
Al-Mabarrah and Al-Ahli Saida were relegated to the second level of Lebanese football after ending the 2011–12 season in the bottom two places. Promoted from the second level were Shabab Al-Ghazieh, after one season away from the top flight and Al Ijtima'ih Tripoli.
Stadia and locations
|Al Ahed||Beirut||Beirut Municipal Stadium||22,500|
|Al Akhaa Al Ahli||Aley||Amin AbdelNour Stadium||3,500|
|Al Ansar||Beirut||Beirut Municipal Stadium||22,500|
|Al Egtmaaey Tripoli||Tripoli||Tripoli Municipal Stadium||22,000|
|Al Nejmeh||Beirut||Rafic El-Hariri Stadium||15,000|
|Racing Beirut||Beirut||Fouad Shehab Stadium||5,000|
|Salam Sour||Tyre||Sour Stadium||6,500|
|Shabab Al-Ghazieh||Sidon||Saida International Stadium||22,600|
|Shabab Al-Sahel||Beirut||Beirut Municipal Stadium||22,500|
|Tadamon Sour||Tyre||Sour Stadium||6,500|
|Tripoli SC||Tripoli||Tripoli Municipal Stadium||22,000|
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Safa||22||17||2||3||47||20||+27||53||2014 AFC Cup Group stage|
|2||Al Nejmeh||22||14||3||5||47||22||+25||45||2014 AFC Cup Group stage 1|
|4||Al-Akhaa Al-Ahli Aley||22||11||6||5||33||22||+11||39|
|9||Al Egtmaaey Tripoli||22||7||5||10||36||41||−5||26|
Updated to games played on 16 June 2013.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 because Safa also won the 2012–13 Lebanese FA Cup
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.