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Season

Regular Season:
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Format:
16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. total goal difference; 6. total goals scored; 7. fairplay ranking; 8. draw.

Qualification for Championship Round:
1-6 place: enter Championship Round

Qualification for UEFA Europa League Play-off:
7-10 place: enter UEFA Europa League Play-off

Qualification for Relegation Round:
11-16 place: enter Relegation Round


Championship Round:
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Format:
6 teams from the Regular Season, each plays the others once - for a total of 5 games each, over 5 game weeks.
Teams keep their entire Regular Season record going into the Championship Round.
The Championship Round winner is the Czech Liga champion.

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

Table order:
1. points won; 2. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. total goal difference; 6. total goals scored; 7. fairplay ranking; 8. draw.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:
1-2 place: UEFA Champions League Qualifiers
3 place: UEFA Europa League Qualifiers
4 place: UEFA Europa League Play-off


Relegation Round:
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Format:
6 teams from the Regular Season, each plays the others once - for a total of 5 games each, over 5 game weeks.
Teams keep their entire Regular Season record going into the Relegation Round.
The winner of the Relegation Round finishes 11th in the Overall season standings, the second placed team - 12th, and so on, with the last placed team in the Relegation Round being 16th.

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

Table order:
1. points won; 2. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. total goal difference; 6. total goals scored; 7. fairplay ranking; 8. draw.

Relegation from the league:
14-15 place: enter Play-offs 1/2 with two FNL teams for 2 places in Czech Liga
16 place: relegated to FNL

Promotion to the league:
1 team from FNL
2 more teams from FNL possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2


UEFA Europa League Play-off:
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Format:
5 teams contest a place in the UEFA Europa League in a knockout format.
The team, placed 4th in the Championship Round, enters the UEFA Europa League Play-off directly at the Final.

1st Round:
Teams are paired according to their Regular Season standings:
7th vs 10th;
8th vs 9th.
Winners are decided over two legs.
The higher placed teams from the Regular Season host the second legs.

2nd round:
The two 1st Round winners meet each other.
Winner is decided over two legs.
The higher placed team from the Regular season hosts the second leg.

Final:
2 teams are distributed into 1 pair as follows:
Championship Round 4th vs 2nd Round winner.
Winner is decided over two legs.
The Championship Round team hosts the second leg.

Tie-breakers for the knockout matches over two legs:
1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:
winner: UEFA Europa League qualifiers