Portuguese Primeira Liga crests 2020-21
September 18, 2020 - May 19, 2021 - Portuguese Primeira Liga season, officially known as Liga NOS.
Famalicao host heavyweight title challengers Benfica in the opening fixture of the new season while reigning champions Porto begin their campaign with a home clash against rivals Sporting Braga.
Sporting Clube travel to Gil Vincente, and newly promoted Nacional take on Boavista. Elsewhere, Farense celebrate returning to the top tier of Portuguese football after a 18-year absence with a trip to face Moreirense.
The fiercely competitive “O Classico” matches between Benfica and Porto take place in Porto on January 17, and in Lisbon on May 9.
Opening weekend fixtures (Sep 19 unless stated):
Famalicao v Benfica (Sep 18)
Vitoria v Belenenses (Sep 18)
Nacional v Boavista
Sporting Clube v Gil Vicente
Porto v Sporting Braga
Santa Clara v Maritimo (Sep 20)
Moreirense v Farense (Sep 20)
Tondela v Rio Ave (Sep 20)
Portimonense v Pacos Ferreira (Sep 21)