20 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 38 games each, over 38 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. games won; 3. points in head-to-head matches; 4. games won in hth matches; 5. goal difference in hth matches; 6. goals scored in hth matches; 7. away goals in hth matches; 8. total goal difference; 9. total goals scored; 10. total away goals scored.
Relegation to the league:
2 teams from Premier League
2 more team from Premier League possible to relegate through Play-offs 1/2
Promotion from the league:
1-2 place: promoted to Premier League
3-4 place: enter Play-offs 1/2 with two Premier League teams for 2 places in Premier League
Relegation from the league:
16-20 place: relegated to 2. Division
Promotion to the league:
5 teams from 2. Division