Season


Format:

12 teams, each plays the other three times - of which at least once home and once away - for a total of 33 games each, over 33 game weeks.



Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.



Table order:

1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored; 4. points in head-to-head matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. goals scored in hth matches; 7. fewer away goals conceded *; 8. home goals scored *; 9. fewer home goals conceded *; 10. play-off *; 11. draw.

* - used only for deciding champion, UEFA Competitions participation and relegation.



Qualification for UEFA competitions:

1 place: UEFA Champions League qualifiers

2-3 place: UEFA Europa League qualifiers

4 place: possible UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on Suomen Cup outcome)



Relegation from the league:

11 place: enters Play-offs 1/2 with one Ykkönen team for 1 place in Veikkausliiga

12 place: relegated to Ykkönen



Promotion to the league:

1 team from Ykkönen

1 team from Ykkönen possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2