Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Croatia
Abbreviation
CRO1

Summary

The Croatian First Football League (CRO1) or 1.HNL, or Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga, is the top competitive league in the Croatian football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 season, the CRO1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 CRO1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2020-2021 CRO1 team

The winner of the 2020-2021 Hrvatski nogometni kup (Croation Cup), typically a CRO1 team, also receives a berth in the 2nd Qualifying Round of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Croatia

Abbrev League # of Teams
CRO1 Hrvatski Telekom Prva Liga
(1.HNL)
10
CRO2 Croatian Second Football League
(Druga HNL or 2.HNL)
16
CRO3 Croatian Third Football League
(Treća HNL or 3.HNL)
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Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

14 Aug 2020 - 15 May 2021  10: CRO1 (9), CRO2 (1)

Season Format

Each CRO1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 9 CRO1 clubs twice for a total of 36 league matches per team. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head to head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored (at home if two teams are tied), (4) goal difference, (5) goals scored, then (6) a playoff.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 CRO1 season, the 10th place CRO1 team is relegated to the CRO2, and the 9th place team will enter a Home/Away highest aggregate goals wins Promtion/Relegation Playoff with the 2nd place CRO2 team. The playoff winner plays in the 2021-2022 CRO1.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Dinamo Zagreb 1410 -3-133-40142665 -1-0162561985 -2-1171587
2NK Osijek 1610 -3-333-2415986 -1-119124884 -2-21412111
3HNK Gorica 149 -2-329-32191374 -2-114138575 -0-21519118
4HNK Rijeka 116 -2-320-1413175 -2-017126641 -0-3327-5
5HNK Hajduk Split 145 -2-717-2021-182 -2-481112-163 -0-39990
6NK Slaven Koprivnica 154 -5-617-1921-271 -2-45711-483 -3-21212102
7HNK Šibenik 144 -1-913-1321-872 -0-56613-772 -1-4778-1
8NK Lokomotiva 142 -6-612-1322-972 -3-2988070 -3-43514-9
9NK Varaždin 163 -3-1012-1529-1481 -2-551017-782 -1-57512-7
10NK Istra 1961 122 -3-79-823-1552 -0-3636-370 -3-43517-12
Relegation to CRO2
Relegation Playoff
UEFAECL
UEFACL

Fixtures

Fri - 22 Jan 2021
 NK Lokomotiva   NK OsijekStadion U Kranjčevićeva
 HNK Šibenik   HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Šubićevac
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 NK Varaždin   HNK RijekaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
 HNK Gorica   Dinamo ZagrebŠRC Velika Gorica
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 NK Istra 1961   NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion Aldo Drosina
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 NK Slaven Koprivnica   NK VaraždinGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
 HNK Rijeka   HNK GoricaStadion HNK Rijeka
 Dinamo Zagreb   HNK ŠibenikStadion Maksimir
 HNK Hajduk Split   NK LokomotivaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
 NK Osijek   NK Istra 1961Stadion Gradski vrt
Wed - 3 Feb 2021
 NK Osijek   NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion Gradski vrt
 HNK Hajduk Split   NK Istra 1961Gradski Stadion u Poljudu
 Dinamo Zagreb   NK LokomotivaStadion Maksimir
 HNK Rijeka   HNK ŠibenikStadion HNK Rijeka
 NK Varaždin   HNK GoricaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
Sat - 6 Feb 2021
 NK Slaven Koprivnica   HNK GoricaGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
 HNK Šibenik   NK VaraždinStadion Šubićevac
 NK Lokomotiva   HNK RijekaStadion U Kranjčevićeva
 NK Istra 1961   Dinamo ZagrebStadion Aldo Drosina
 NK Osijek   HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Gradski vrt

Results

Sun - 20 Dec 2020
 HNK Hajduk Split 24 HNK GoricaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
Sat - 19 Dec 2020
 NK Istra 1961 PSPD NK LokomotivaStadion Aldo Drosina
 NK Osijek 10 HNK ŠibenikStadion Gradski vrt
 Dinamo Zagreb 40 NK VaraždinStadion Maksimir
 NK Slaven Koprivnica PSPD HNK RijekaGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
Sun - 13 Dec 2020
 HNK Rijeka 22 Dinamo ZagrebStadion HNK Rijeka
 NK Lokomotiva 21 NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion U Kranjčevićeva
Sat - 12 Dec 2020
 NK Varaždin 42 HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Anđelko Herjavec
 HNK Šibenik PSPD NK Istra 1961Stadion Šubićevac
 HNK Gorica 41 NK OsijekŠRC Velika Gorica
Sun - 6 Dec 2020
 HNK Hajduk Split 12 HNK RijekaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
 NK Slaven Koprivnica 15 Dinamo ZagrebGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
Sat - 5 Dec 2020
 NK Lokomotiva PSPD HNK ŠibenikStadion U Kranjčevićeva
 NK Istra 1961 PSPD HNK GoricaStadion Aldo Drosina
 NK Osijek 10 NK VaraždinStadion Gradski vrt
Wed - 2 Dec 2020
 HNK Gorica 01 NK Slaven KoprivnicaŠRC Velika Gorica
Sun - 29 Nov 2020
 HNK Rijeka 11 NK OsijekStadion HNK Rijeka
Sat - 28 Nov 2020
 HNK Gorica 11 NK LokomotivaŠRC Velika Gorica
 Dinamo Zagreb PSPD HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Maksimir
 NK Varaždin 11 NK Istra 1961Stadion Anđelko Herjavec