Primera Division, also known as Campeonato AFP PlanVital, is a professional football league in Chile for men. There are overall 17 teams that compete for the title every year between February and November. The current holder of the title is Colo Colo and the team that holds the most titles is Colo Colo. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Primera Division table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 2022 season, among the most popular teams in Primera Division for online searches are Colo Colo, Universidad Católica, Universidad de Chile. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Chile.
Competition format of Primera Division
The first edition of the Primera Division took place in 1933 when the first league winner was Magallanes. The teams are placed in 3 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. The last 1 teams are relegated to the Primera B. Each team plays overall 287 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season. The top 6 teams qualify for the Copa Libertadores main tournament or preliminary qualifications. Additional 3 teams qualify for Copa Libertadores Qualification tournament or preliminary qualifications. Additional 12 teams qualify for Copa Sudamericana tournament or preliminary qualifications.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorers in the Primera Division 2021 season were Fernando Zampedri, Gonzalo Sosa with 23 goals. The average number of goals in the league for season 2022 is 2.56 per game.
Team stadiums and attendance
The team with the largest stadium is Universidad de Chile with the total capacity of 48,665. The highest attendance per game in the season Primera Division 2021 was 43,646. This was during the match between Universidad de Chile and Deportes Iquique. The total attendance in Primera Division 2021 season was 1,344,615. The average attendance per game was 6,967.
TV partners and official organization
Top 8 important questions about Primera Division
#1 Which team in Primera Division has the most titles?
The team with the most titles in Primera Division is Colo Colo.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in Primera Division?
The current titleholder in Primera Division is Colo Colo.
#3 What rank of competition is Primera Division in Chile?
Primera Division is the level 1 division in Chile.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in Primera Division?
Overall 30 rounds are played in Primera Division each season.
#5 How many goals are scored on average in Primera Division in 2022?
The average number of goals in Primera Division is 2.56 per game in 2022.
#6 Is there a playoff round in Primera Division after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in Primera Division.
#7 When does the Primera Division start and when does it finish?
The Primera Division usually starts in February and ends in November.
#8 How many groups are there in Primera Division competition?
The teams in Primera Division are placed in 3 groups.