Portuguese Primeira Liga crests 2019-20
August 11, 2019 - May 24, 2020 - Portuguese Primeira Liga season, officially known as Liga NOS.
Portimonense host Belenenses in the opening fixture of the new season while reigning champions Benfica begin their campaign with a home clash against newly promoted Pacos de Ferreira.
Sporting Clube travel to Maritimo, and Porto take on Gil Vincente, back in the Primeira Liga after high court intervention. Elsewhere, Famalicao celebrate returning to the top tier of Portuguese football after a 25-year absence with a trip to the Azores to face Santa Clara.
The fiercely competitive “O Classico” matches between Benfica and Porto take place in Lisbon on August 25, and in Porto on February 2.
Opening weekend fixtures (Aug 11 unless stated):
Portimonense v Belenenses (Aug 9)
Santa Clara v Famalicao (Aug 10)
Gil Vincente v Porto (Aug 10)
Benfica v Pacos de Ferreira (Aug 10)
Boavista v Aves
Maritimo v Sporting Clube
Rio Ave v Vitoria Guimaraes
Sporting Braga v Moreirense
Victoria Setubal v Tondela (Aug 12)