Eliteserien
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020
Location
Norway
Abbreviation
NOR1

Summary

The Tippeligaen (NOR1) is the top football league in Norway's football system. At the end of the 2020 NOR1 season, the NOR1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021 - 2022 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020 NOR1 team
  • 2021 - 2022 UEFA Europa League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2020 NOR1 teams

The winner of the 2020 Norwegian Cup, typically a NOR1 team, also receives a berth in the 2nd Qualifying Round of the 2021 - 2022 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Norway

Abbrev League # of Teams
NOR1 Eliteserien 16
NOR2 OBOS-ligaen (1. divisjon) 16
NOR3 PostNord-ligaen (2. divisjon) 28
NOR4 3. divisjon 84

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

16 Jun 2020 - 22 Dec 2020  16: NOR1 (13 minimum), NOR2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each NOR1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 NOR1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head away goals scored (between 2 teams only), (6) head-to-head goals scored, then (7) playoff (only used to decide a champion or team to be relegated).

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020 NOR1 season, the 15th and 16th place NOR1 teams will be relegated to the NOR2, and the 1st and 2nd place NOR2 teams will be promoted to the NOR1. The 14th place NOR1 team enters into a Home-Away highest aggregate score wins Promotion/Relegation Playoff with the 3rd place NOR2 team. The winner of this playoff plays in the 2021 NOR1, and the loser plays in the 2021 NOR2.


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Relegation Playoffs

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateMjøndelan IF (NOR1) 32 Sogndal IL (NOR2) 
28.12.20Mjøndelan IF (NOR1) 32 Sogndal IL (NOR2)Intility Arena
 Mjøndelan IF remains in NOR1 

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1FK Bodø/Glimt 3026 -3-181-10332711515 -0-0455911481511 -3-136442123
2Molde FK 3020 -2-862-7736411512 -1-237421329158 -1-625352312
3Våleranga IF 3015 -10-555-5133181510 -5-035331320155 -5-5201820-2
4Rosenborg BK 3015 -7-852-5035151510 -3-233341618155 -4-6191619-3
5Kristiansund BK 3012 -12-648-574512157 -4-42534268155 -8-22323194
6Viking FK 3012 -8-1044-54522157 -4-425342212155 -4-6192030-10
7Odds BK 3013 -4-1343-52511158 -2-52628226155 -2-8172429-5
8Stabæk IF 309 -12-939-4145-4155 -6-42119172154 -6-5182228-6
9FK Haugesund 3011 -6-1339-3951-12156 -3-6212226-4155 -3-7181725-8
10Brann FK 309 -9-1236-4049-9154 -5-61721201155 -4-6191929-10
11Sandefjord Fotball 309 -8-1335-3143-12153 -7-5161320-7156 -1-8191823-5
12Sarpsborg 08 308 -8-1432-3343-10156 -3-62120146152 -5-8111329-16
13Strömsgodset IF 307 -10-1331-4157-16153 -6-6151929-10154 -4-7162228-6
14Mjøndelan IF 308 -3-1927-2645-19156 -0-9181618-2152 -3-1091027-17
15IK Start 306 -9-1527-3356-23155 -6-42122202151 -3-1161136-25
16Aalesund FK 302 -5-2311-3085-55151 -3-1161639-23151 -2-1251446-32
UEFACL
UEFAEL
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation

Results

Tue - 22 Dec 2020
 Sandefjord Fotball 00 Rosenborg BKSandefjord Arena
 Mjøndelan IF 30 Aalesund FKConsto Arena
 Strömsgodset IF 04 Stabæk IFMarienlyst Stadion
 Våleranga IF 40 IK StartIntility Arena
 Brann FK 21 Odds BKBrann Stadion
 Kristiansund BK 13 FK HaugesundKristiansund Stadion
Sat - 19 Dec 2020
 FK Bodø/Glimt 30 Viking FKAspmyra Stadion
 Odds BK 13 Strömsgodset IFSkagerak Arena
 Molde FK 50 Sarpsborg 08Aker Stadion
Wed - 16 Dec 2020
 Odds BK 14 Molde FKSkagerak Arena
Sun - 13 Dec 2020
 Stabæk IF 22 Kristiansund BKNadderud Stadion
 Rosenborg BK 31 Molde FKLerkendal Stadion
 Sandefjord Fotball 11 Odds BKSandefjord Arena
Thu - 10 Dec 2020
 Viking FK 22 Våleranga IFSR-Bank Arena
 Rosenborg BK 10 Mjøndelan IFLerkendal Stadion
Wed - 9 Dec 2020
 IK Start 11 Brann FKSør Arena
 Aalesund FK 14 Strömsgodset IFColor Line Stadion
 Sarpsborg 08 00 Sandefjord FotballSarpsborg Stadion
 FK Haugesund 04 FK Bodø/GlimtHaugesund Stadion
 Kristiansund BK 43 Odds BKKristiansund Stadion