|Dates||2 February – 2 December 2018|
|Champions||Universidad Católica (13th title)|
|Relegated|| Deportes Temuco |
|Copa Libertadores|| Universidad Católica |
Universidad de Concepción
Universidad de Chile
Palestino (cup winners)
|Copa Sudamericana|| Deportes Antofagasta |
Unión La Calera
|Goals scored||619 (2.58 per match)|
|Best Player||Luciano Aued|
|Top goalscorer|| Esteban Paredes |
|Best goalkeeper||Matías Dituro|
|Biggest home win|| Unión La Calera 6–1 U. de Chile |
|Biggest away win|| Dep. Temuco 0–4 Dep. Iquique |
Dep. Temuco 0–4 Huachipato
Unión La Calera 0–4 Everton
|Highest scoring|| Curicó Unido 4–4 Unión Española |
U. de Chile 0–0 Dep. Iquique
The 2018 Campeonato Nacional , known as Campeonato Nacional Scotiabank 2018 for sponsorship purposes, was the 88th season of top-flight football in Chile. The season started on 2 February and ended on 2 December. Colo-Colo were the defending champions, having won the 2017 Transición tournament. Universidad Católica won their thirteenth title on the last day of the season following a 2–1 win at Deportes Temuco, who were relegated to the second tier with this defeat.
For the 2018 season, the Asociación Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (ANFP) approved a change of format from the Apertura-Clausura system that had been used in previous seasons, to a single tournament during the calendar year.The 16 teams played each other twice (once at home and once away) for a total of 30 matches. Qualification for the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana was awarded to the top seven teams at the end of the season, as well as the Copa Chile champions, while the bottom two teams were automatically relegated.
|Audax Italiano||Santiago (La Florida)||Bicentenario de La Florida a|
|Colo-Colo||Santiago (Macul)||Monumental David Arellano|
|Curicó Unido||Curicó||La Granja|
|Deportes Antofagasta||Antofagasta||Calvo y Bascuñán|
|Deportes Iquique||Iquique||Cavancha b|
|Deportes Temuco||Temuco||Germán Becker|
|Everton||Viña del Mar||Sausalito|
|Palestino||Santiago (La Cisterna)||Municipal de La Cisterna|
|San Luis||Quillota||Lucio Fariña Fernández c|
|Unión Española||Santiago (Independencia)||Santa Laura-Universidad SEK|
|Unión La Calera||La Calera||Lucio Fariña Fernández d|
|Universidad Católica||Santiago (Las Condes)||San Carlos de Apoquindo|
|Universidad de Chile||Santiago (Ñuñoa)||Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos|
|Universidad de Concepción||Concepción||Alcaldesa Ester Roa Rebolledo|
a: Audax Italiano played their home matches against Deportes Temuco and Everton at Estadio Municipal de La Pintana and Estadio El Teniente in Rancagua due to pitch renovation works at Estadio Bicentenario de La Florida.
b: Deportes Iquique played their home matches against Universidad de Chile, Universidad Católica, and Colo-Colo at Estadio Zorros del Desierto in Calama.
c: San Luis played their home matches against Deportes Temuco, O'Higgins, and Unión Española at Estadio Elías Figueroa Brander in Valparaíso due to pitch renovation works at Estadio Municipal Lucio Fariña Fernández.
d: Unión La Calera temporarily play their home matches at Estadio Municipal Lucio Fariña Fernández in Quillota due to remodeling works at Estadio Municipal Nicolás Chahuán Nazar. They played their home matches against Colo-Colo, Palestino, and Universidad Católica at Estadio Sausalito in Viña del Mar due to pitch renovation works at Estadio Municipal Lucio Fariña Fernández.
|Team||Head coach||Captain||Kit manufacturer||Sponsors|
|Colo-Colo||Under Armour||MG Motor|
|Deportes Antofagasta||Cafu||Minera Escondida|
|Palestino||Training||Bank of Palestine|
|San Luis||Capelli Sport||PF|
|Unión Española||Kappa||Universidad SEK|
|Unión La Calera||KS7||PF|
|Universidad de Chile||Adidas||Chevrolet|
|Universidad de Concepción||KS7||Universidad de Concepción|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
|Universidad Católica||Mutual consent||10 December 2017||Pre-season||20 December 2017|
|Huachipato||13 December 2017||4 January 2018|
|Deportes Antofagasta||Resigned||25 December 2017||4 January 2018|
|Deportes Iquique||Sacked||26 February 2018||12th||26 February 2018|
|Audax Italiano||Mutual consent||13 April 2018||16th||14 April 2018|
|Colo-Colo||Resigned||19 April 2018||4th||19 April 2018|
|Colo-Colo||End of caretaker spell||24 April 2018||4th||24 April 2018|
|Universidad de Chile||Sacked||27 April 2018||2nd||27 April 2018|
|Palestino||Resigned||18 May 2018||10th||19 May 2018|
|Universidad de Chile||End of caretaker spell||26 May 2018||4th||27 May 2018|
|San Luis||Resigned||26 May 2018||14th||5 June 2018|
|Everton||Sacked||27 May 2018||16th||2 June 2018|
|Curicó Unido||Resigned||11 June 2018||12th||14 June 2018|
|Deportes Temuco||Sacked||16 June 2018||13th||22 June 2018|
|O'Higgins||Mutual consent||20 June 2018||8th||30 June 2018|
|O'Higgins||Sacked||24 September 2018||9th||26 September 2018|
|San Luis||Resigned||1 October 2018||16th||3 October 2018|
|Palestino||8 October 2018||14th||9 October 2018|
|Deportes Iquique||Mutual consent||10 October 2018||11th||12 October 2018|
|Unión Española||Sacked||4 November 2018||8th||4 November 2018|
|Unión La Calera||6 November 2018||5th||8 November 2018|
|1||Universidad Católica (C)||30||17||10||3||39||25||+14||61||Qualification to Copa Libertadores group stage|
|2||Universidad de Concepción||30||18||4||8||44||31||+13||58|
|3||Universidad de Chile||30||18||3||9||46||37||+9||57||Qualification to Copa Libertadores second stage|
|4||Deportes Antofagasta||30||14||11||5||48||33||+15||53||Qualification to Copa Sudamericana first stage|
|6||Unión La Calera||30||13||4||13||38||38||0||43|
|13||Palestino||30||7||11||12||41||45||−4||32||Qualification to Copa Libertadores second stage|
|15||Deportes Temuco (R)||30||6||10||14||29||45||−16||28||Relegation to Primera B|
|16||San Luis (R)||30||5||8||17||24||48||−24||23|
|Unión La Calera|
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