Kazakh Premier League
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020
Location
Kazakhstan
Abbreviation
KAZ1

Summary

The Kazakh Premier League (KAZ1) is the top professional division in the Kazakhstan football system. At the end of the 2020 season, the KAZ1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021 - 2022 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020 KAZ1 team
  • 2021 - 2022 UEFA Europa League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2020 KAZ1 teams

The winner of the 2020 Kazakhstan Cup, typically a KAZ1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2021 - 2022 UEFA Europa League.

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 KAZ1 season was cut short to 20 league matches per team. FC Irtysh Pavlodar was disqualified mid-season and all associated matches were cancelled.

Leagues Pyramid - Kazakhstan

Abbrev League # of Teams
KAZ1 Kazakh Premier League 12
KAZ2 Kazakhstan First Division 10

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

7 Mar 2020 - 30 Nov 2020  12: KAZ1 (9 minimum), KAZ2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

In the 2020 KAZ1 season, each KAZ1 team plays the other 11 KAZ1 teams 3 times for a total of 33 league matches. In each 3 match series, one team hosts 2 home matches and the other team hosts 1 home match. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) matches won, (3) total goals scored, (4) away goals scored, (5) head-to-head points, (6) head-to-head matches won, (7) head-to-head goal difference, (8) head-to-head goals scored, (9) head-to-head away goals scored, then (10) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020 KAZ1 season, the 11th and 12th place KAZ1 teams will be relegated directly to the KAZ2, and the 10th place KAZ1 team plays a Home-Away highest aggregate score wins playoff against the 3rd place KAZ2 team. The playoff winner and the 1st and 2nd place KAZ2 teams play in the 2021 KAZ1. The playoff loser plays in the KAZ2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1FC Kairat Almaty 2014 -3-345-481929108 -1-12527918106 -2-220211011
2FC Tobol 2012 -2-638-261610108 -0-2241798104 -2-414972
3FC Astana 2011 -3-636-322111105 -3-21817710106 -0-41815141
4FC Shakhter Karagandy 209 -5-632-29227105 -2-3171183104 -3-31518144
5FC Ordabasy 209 -4-731-27261104 -1-513914-5105 -3-21818126
6FC Zhetysu Taldykorgan 209 -1-1028-2728-1105 -1-41618135104 -0-612915-6
7FC Kaysar Kyzylorda 206 -6-824-2023-3103 -4-3131091103 -2-5111014-4
8FK Taraz 205 -8-723-1923-4103 -3-4121114-3102 -5-31189-1
9FC Kyzyl-Zhar SK 206 -5-923-1524-9104 -2-414880102 -3-59716-9
10FK Kaspiy 205 -2-1317-1534-19102 -1-77719-12103 -1-610815-7
11FC Okzhetpes 202 -5-1311-1638-22101 -4-571019-9101 -1-84619-13
12FC Irtysh Pavlodar 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
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UEFAEL
Relegation

Results

Mon - 30 Nov 2020
 FC Zhetysu Taldykorgan 30 FK KaspiyOrtalıq Stadion (Jetisu)
 FK Taraz 10 FC Kairat AlmatyStadion Jas Qyran
 FC Shakhter Karagandy 10 FC TobolStadion Jas Qyran
 FC Okzhetpes 13 FC OrdabasyOrtalıq Stadion (Almatı)
 FC Kyzyl-Zhar SK 01 FC AstanaStadïon Akademïï TS Segïzbaeva
Fri - 27 Nov 2020
 FC Tobol 20 FK TarazStadion Jas Qyran
 FC Kaysar Kyzylorda 12 FC Kyzyl-Zhar SKGani Muratbayev Stadium
 FK Kaspiy 04 FC Shakhter KaragandyStadion Jas kanat
 FC Zhetysu Taldykorgan 12 FC AstanaStadion Jas Qyran
Wed - 25 Nov 2020
 FC Astana 31 FC Kaysar KyzylordaStadion Jas Qyran
Tue - 24 Nov 2020
 FC Shakhter Karagandy 12 FC Zhetysu TaldykorganOrtalıq Stadion (Almatı)
 FC Okzhetpes 02 FC TobolStadion Jas Qyran
 FK Taraz 01 FK KaspiyStadïon Akademïï TS Segïzbaeva
Sun - 22 Nov 2020
 FC Shakhter Karagandy 31 FC AstanaStadion Shakhter
Sat - 21 Nov 2020
 FK Kaspiy 21 FC OkzhetpesStadion Jas kanat
 FC Kairat Almaty 23 FC Kyzyl-Zhar SKOrtalıq Stadion (Almatı)
 FC Ordabasy 03 FC Kaysar KyzylordaStadïon Akademïï TS Segïzbaeva
Sun - 8 Nov 2020
 FC Kaysar Kyzylorda CANC FC OkzhetpesGani Muratbayev Stadium