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 3626 -7-385-8428561814 -2-2444413311812 -5-141401525
2NK Osijek 3623 -8-577-5925341813 -4-143308221810 -4-434291712
3HNK Rijeka 3618 -7-1161-51465188 -6-430242041810 -1-73127261
4HNK Hajduk Split 3618 -6-1260-483711188 -4-628271981810 -2-63221183
5HNK Gorica 3617 -8-1159-604713188 -5-52928244189 -3-63032239
6HNK Šibenik 369 -8-1935-3247-15185 -4-9191223-11184 -4-10162024-4
7NK Slaven Koprivnica 367 -13-1634-3653-17183 -7-8161725-8184 -6-8181928-9
8NK Lokomotiva 367 -9-2030-2960-31185 -3-10181829-11182 -6-10121131-20
9NK Istra 1961 367 -8-2129-2752-25186 -2-10201623-7181 -6-1191129-18
10NK Varaždin 366 -10-2028-3061-31183 -5-10142135-14183 -5-1014926-17
2021-2022 UEFACL
2021-2022 UEFAECL
Relegation to CRO2

Results

Sat - 22 May 2021
 Dinamo Zagreb 10 HNK ŠibenikStadion Maksimir
 NK Osijek 21 NK Istra 1961Stadion Gradski vrt
 HNK Hajduk Split 20 NK LokomotivaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
 HNK Rijeka 21 HNK GoricaStadion HNK Rijeka
 NK Slaven Koprivnica 10 NK VaraždinGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
Sun - 16 May 2021
 HNK Gorica 03 Dinamo ZagrebŠRC Velika Gorica
 HNK Šibenik 02 HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Šubićevac
 NK Varaždin 23 HNK RijekaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
Sat - 15 May 2021
 NK Lokomotiva 02 NK OsijekStadion U Kranjčevićeva
 NK Istra 1961 10 NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion Aldo Drosina
Wed - 12 May 2021
 HNK Hajduk Split 40 HNK GoricaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
 Dinamo Zagreb 22 NK VaraždinStadion Maksimir
 NK Slaven Koprivnica 02 HNK RijekaGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
Tue - 11 May 2021
 NK Osijek 30 HNK ŠibenikStadion Gradski vrt
 NK Istra 1961 11 NK LokomotivaStadion Aldo Drosina
Sun - 9 May 2021
 HNK Rijeka 15 Dinamo ZagrebStadion HNK Rijeka
Sat - 8 May 2021
 NK Varaždin 01 HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Anđelko Herjavec
Fri - 7 May 2021
 HNK Gorica 10 NK OsijekŠRC Velika Gorica
 HNK Šibenik 10 NK Istra 1961Stadion Šubićevac
 NK Lokomotiva 31 NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion U Kranjčevićeva