Maltese Premier League
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Malta
Abbreviation
MLT1

Summary

The Maltese Premier League (MLT1) or BOV Premier League is the top division/league in the Maltese football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 season, the MLT1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 MLT1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2020-2021 MLT1 teams

The winner of the 2020-2021 Maltese FA Trophy, typically an MLT1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Due to COVID-19, the 2019-2020 MLT1 season was cut short at 20 regular season matches per team and no teams were relegated. However, at the end of th 2020-2021 MLT season, 4 teams will be relegated and 1 will still have to enter into a Relegation playoff.

Leagues Pyramid - Malta

Abbrev League # of Teams
MLT1Maltese Premier League16
MLT2Maltese First Division14
MLT3Maltese Second Division13
MLT4Maltese Third Division12

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

19 Sep 2020 - 31 May 2021  16: MLT1 (14), MLT2 (2)

Season Format

Each team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 MLT1 teams twice for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by a playoff if deciding UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League berths.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 MLT1 season, the 13th and 14th place MLT1 teams will be relegated to the MLT2, while two MLT2 teams will be promoted to the 2021-2022 MLT1. The 12th place MLT1 team will enter into a home/away highest aggregate goals wins Promotion/Relegation playoff with the 3rd place MLT2 team.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Hamrun Spartans FC 1510 -4-134-39142586 -1-1192571874 -3-0151477
2Hibernians FC 1510 -2-332-33161795 -2-2172191265 -0-1151275
3Gżira United FC 158 -4-328-34161885 -2-1172291373 -2-2111275
4Sliema Wanderers FC 159 -1-528-2819974 -0-3121511485 -1-2161385
5Mosta FC 157 -5-326-3024673 -3-1121410484 -2-21416142
6Birkirkara FC 157 -4-425-2820872 -2-381211185 -2-1171697
7Santa Lucia FC 166 -6-424-2524194 -3-2151515072 -3-291091
8Gudja United FC 136 -2-520-2117462 -1-3778-174 -1-2131495
9Valletta FC 135 -5-320-1819-163 -1-2101011-172 -4-110880
10Sirens FC 165 -4-719-1927-881 -3-46715-884 -1-31312120
11Floriana FC 155 -3-718-1926-773 -1-310811-382 -2-481115-4
12Zejtun Corinthians FC 164 -5-717-2226-472 -2-381111092 -3-491115-4
13Balzan FC 163 -7-616-1621-592 -4-31068-271 -3-361013-3
14Tarxien Rainbows FC 153 -3-912-1629-1371 -1-54614-882 -2-481015-5
15Lija Athletic FC 131 -3-96-1230-1871 -3-36810-260 -0-60420-16
16Senglea Athletic FC 150 -2-132-638-3270 -1-61316-1380 -1-71322-19
UEFACL
UEFAECL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to MLT2

Fixtures

Fri - 22 Jan 2021
 Tarxien Rainbows FC   Gżira United FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Valletta FC   Balzan FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 Floriana FC   Hibernians FCTa' Qali National Stadium
 Lija Athletic FC   Gudja United FCHibernians Stadium
 Sliema Wanderers FC   Sirens FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 Mosta FC   Birkirkara FCTa' Qali National Stadium
 Hamrun Spartans FC   Santa Lucia FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Fri - 29 Jan 2021
 Balzan FC   Mosta FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Santa Lucia FC   Sliema Wanderers FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 Sirens FC   Floriana FCTa' Qali National Stadium
 Hibernians FC   Tarxien Rainbows FCHibernians Stadium
 Senglea Athletic FC   Hamrun Spartans FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Sun - 31 Jan 2021
 Gżira United FC   Valletta FCTa' Qali National Stadium
 Birkirkara FC   Lija Athletic FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Fri - 5 Feb 2021
 Zejtun Corinthians FC   Birkirkara FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Floriana FC   Santa Lucia FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Sat - 6 Feb 2021
 Tarxien Rainbows FC   Sirens FCTa' Qali National Stadium
 Lija Athletic FC   Balzan FCHibernians Stadium

Results

Sun - 17 Jan 2021
 Santa Lucia FC 11 Zejtun Corinthians FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 Balzan FC 01 Tarxien Rainbows FCHibernians Stadium
 Hibernians FC 10 Sliema Wanderers FCHibernians Stadium
 Gżira United FC 41 Floriana FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 Sirens FC 01 Hamrun Spartans FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Wed - 13 Jan 2021
 Tarxien Rainbows FC 22 Floriana FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Tue - 12 Jan 2021
 Senglea Athletic FC 01 Sirens FCHibernians Stadium
Sun - 10 Jan 2021
 Hamrun Spartans FC 31 Mosta FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Lija Athletic FC PSPD Tarxien Rainbows FCTa' Qali National Stadium
 Santa Lucia FC 00 Birkirkara FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Floriana FC 00 Zejtun Corinthians FCTa' Qali National Stadium
Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 Balzan FC 10 Sirens FCHibernians Stadium
 Hibernians FC 30 Senglea Athletic FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Valletta FC PSPD Sliema Wanderers FCHibernians Stadium
 Gudja United FC PSPD Gżira United FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Thu - 7 Jan 2021
 Floriana FC PSPD Lija Athletic FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Zejtun Corinthians FC 31 Tarxien Rainbows FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Wed - 6 Jan 2021
 Sliema Wanderers FC 13 Mosta FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
 Gżira United FC 40 Senglea Athletic FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)
Tue - 5 Jan 2021
 Gudja United FC PSPD Hibernians FCMFA Centenary Stadium (Ta'Qali)