Season


Format:

8 teams, each plays the others four times - twice at home and twice away - for a total of 28 games each, over 28 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. total goal difference; 5. total goals scored; 6. fairplay ranking; 7. play-off.



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 Cup outcome)



Relegation from the league:

7 place: enters Play-offs 1/2 with one 1. Liga team for 1 place in Virsliga

8 place: relegated to 1. Liga



Promotion to the league:

1 team from 1. Liga

1 more team from 1. Liga possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2


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