Hrvatska nogometna liga
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2022-2023
Location
Croatia
Abbreviation
CRO1

Summary

The Croatian First Football League (CRO1) or 1.HNL, or Hrvatska nogometna liga, is the top competitive league in the Croatian football system. At the end of the 2022-2023 season, the CRO1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2022-2023 CRO1 team
  • 2023-2024 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2022-2023 CRO1 team

The winner of the 2022-2023 Hrvatski nogometni kup (Croation Cup), typically a CRO1 team, also receives a berth in the 2nd Qualifying Round of the 2023-2024 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 Jul 2022 - 3 Jun 2023  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 2022-2023 CRO1 season, the 10th place CRO1 team is relegated to the CRO2.


More Info...


 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Dinamo Zagreb 1613 -2-141-48173188 -0-0242992085 -2-11719811
2HNK Hajduk Split 1710 -4-334-32191386 -2-0202081294 -2-31412111
3NK Osijek 179 -3-530-2921885 -3-018146894 -0-51215150
4NK Slaven Koprivnica 167 -4-525-1525-1093 -3-312816-874 -1-21379-2
5NK Varaždin 166 -4-622-2224-282 -3-391012-284 -1-31312120
6NK Istra 1961 165 -5-620-1518-372 -2-3857-293 -3-3121011-1
7NK Lokomotiva 175 -3-918-2329-694 -2-3141411381 -1-64918-9
8HNK Šibenik 172 -9-615-1018-892 -2-58611-580 -7-1747-3
9HNK Rijeka 174 -3-1015-1727-1091 -2-65716-983 -1-4101011-1
10HNK Gorica 151 -3-116-1023-1371 -1-5439-680 -2-62714-7
2023-2024 UEFACL
2023-2024 UEFAECL
Relegation to CRO2

Fixtures

Fri - 20 Jan 2023
 NK Istra 1961   NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion Aldo Drosina
 NK Varaždin   NK LokomotivaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
 Dinamo Zagreb   HNK GoricaStadion Maksimir
 HNK Hajduk Split   HNK ŠibenikGradski Stadion u Poljudu
 NK Osijek   HNK RijekaStadion Gradski vrt
Sat - 28 Jan 2023
 NK Varaždin   NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
 HNK Šibenik   HNK RijekaStadion Šubićevac
 Dinamo Zagreb   NK LokomotivaStadion Maksimir
 NK Osijek   HNK GoricaStadion Gradski vrt
 NK Istra 1961   HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Aldo Drosina
Sat - 4 Feb 2023
 NK Istra 1961   NK VaraždinStadion Aldo Drosina
 HNK Gorica   HNK ŠibenikŠRC Velika Gorica
 NK Lokomotiva   NK OsijekGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
 NK Slaven Koprivnica   Dinamo ZagrebGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
 HNK Hajduk Split   HNK RijekaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
Sat - 11 Feb 2023
 HNK Šibenik   NK LokomotivaStadion Šubićevac
 NK Osijek   NK Slaven KoprivnicaStadion Gradski vrt
 HNK Rijeka   HNK GoricaStadion HNK Rijeka
 NK Varaždin   HNK Hajduk SplitStadion Anđelko Herjavec
 Dinamo Zagreb   NK Istra 1961Stadion Maksimir

Results

Sun - 13 Nov 2022
 HNK Rijeka 27 Dinamo ZagrebStadion HNK Rijeka
 HNK Šibenik 02 NK OsijekStadion Šubićevac
 HNK Gorica PSPD NK VaraždinŠRC Velika Gorica
Sat - 12 Nov 2022
 NK Slaven Koprivnica 22 HNK Hajduk SplitGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
 NK Lokomotiva 20 NK Istra 1961Gradski Stadion u Koprivnici
Sun - 6 Nov 2022
 Dinamo Zagreb 30 HNK ŠibenikStadion Maksimir
 NK Varaždin 03 HNK RijekaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
Sat - 5 Nov 2022
 HNK Hajduk Split 31 NK OsijekGradski Stadion u Poljudu
 NK Slaven Koprivnica 00 NK LokomotivaGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
Fri - 4 Nov 2022
 NK Istra 1961 10 HNK GoricaStadion Aldo Drosina
Sun - 30 Oct 2022
 NK Lokomotiva 22 HNK Hajduk SplitStadion HNK Rijeka
Sat - 29 Oct 2022
 NK Osijek 10 Dinamo ZagrebStadion Gradski vrt
 HNK Rijeka 01 NK Istra 1961Stadion HNK Rijeka
Fri - 28 Oct 2022
 HNK Šibenik 12 NK VaraždinStadion Šubićevac
Wed - 26 Oct 2022
 HNK Hajduk Split 31 HNK GoricaGradski Stadion u Poljudu
Sun - 23 Oct 2022
 NK Slaven Koprivnica 21 HNK RijekaGradski Stadion u Koprivnici
 NK Istra 1961 00 HNK ŠibenikStadion Aldo Drosina
Sat - 22 Oct 2022
 NK Varaždin 41 NK OsijekStadion Anđelko Herjavec
 NK Lokomotiva 21 HNK GoricaStadion Anđelko Herjavec
Fri - 21 Oct 2022
 HNK Hajduk Split 11 Dinamo ZagrebGradski Stadion u Poljudu