Úrvalsdeild
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020
Location
Iceland
Abbreviation
ISL1

Summary

The Úrvalsdeild karla (ISL1) is the top professional division in the Iceland football system. At the end of the 2020 season, the ISL1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021 - 2022 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020 ISL1 team
  • 2021 - 2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place 2020 ISL1 teams

The winner of the 2020 Icelandic Cup (Bikarkeppni karla), typically a ISL1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2021 - 2022 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 ISL1 season was cut short at 17-18 regular season matches. Final table placements were determined by points per match instead of just points.

Leagues Pyramid - Iceland

Abbrev League # of Teams
ISL1 Úrvalsdeild karla 12
ISL2 1. deild karla 12
ISL3 2. deild karla 12
ISL4 3. deild karla 12
ISL5 4. deild karla -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

13 Jun 2020 - 30 Nov 2020  12: ISL1 (10), ISL2 (2)

Season Format

In the 2020 ISL1 each ISL1 teams plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 ISL1 teams twice, for a total of 22 regular season matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) total goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head goals scored, (6) head-to-head away goals scored, (7) a playoff, then (8) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020 ISL1 season, the 11th and 12th place ISL1 teams will be relegated to the ISL2, and the 1st and 2nd place ISL2 teams will be promoted to the 2021 ISL1.


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Table

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Knattspyrnufélagið Valur 1814 -2-244-50173395 -2-217156999 -0-027351124
2FH Hafnarfjarðar 1811 -3-436-372314106 -1-3191611585 -2-11721129
3Stjarnan FC 178 -7-231-2720783 -4-1131211195 -3-1181596
4Breiðablik UBK 189 -4-531-37271095 -2-2172214894 -2-31415132
5KR Reykjavíkur 178 -4-528-30219103 -2-5111919075 -2-0171129
6Fylkir FC 189 -1-828-2730-395 -1-3161513294 -0-5121217-5
7KA Akureyri 183 -12-321-2021-192 -7-01396391 -5-381115-4
8ÍA Akranes 186 -3-921-3943-493 -2-4111719-293 -1-5102224-2
9HK 185 -5-820-2936-794 -1-4131516-191 -4-471420-6
10Víkingur Reykjavík FC 183 -8-717-2530-582 -3-391718-1101 -5-48812-4
11IF Grótta 181 -5-128-1543-2880 -3-53921-12101 -2-75622-16
12UMF Fjölnir 180 -6-126-1540-2590 -2-72724-1790 -4-54816-8
UEFACL
UEFAEL
Relegation

Results

Mon - 30 Nov 2020
 ÍA Akranes CANC UMF FjölnirNorðurálsvöllurinn
 Stjarnan FC CANC Breiðablik UBKSamsung völlurinn
 HK CANC KA AkureyriKórinn
 IF Grótta CANC KR ReykjavíkurVivaldivöllurinn
Thu - 26 Nov 2020
 UMF Fjölnir CANC HKEgilshöl
 Fylkir FC CANC ÍA AkranesWürth völlurinn
 IF Grótta CANC Stjarnan FCVivaldivöllurinn
Sun - 22 Nov 2020
 HK CANC Fylkir FCKórinn
 IF Grótta CANC FH HafnarfjarðarVivaldivöllurinn
 ÍA Akranes CANC Breiðablik UBKNorðurálsvöllurinn
Mon - 16 Nov 2020
 Stjarnan FC CANC KR ReykjavíkurSamsung völlurinn
Sun - 8 Nov 2020
 Breiðablik UBK CANC HKKópavogsvöllur;