3F Superliga
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Denmark
Abbreviation
DEN1

Summary

The 3F Superliga (DEN1) is the top professional division in the Danish football system and is the current Danish football championship tournament. At the end of the 2020-2021 season, the DEN1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 DEN1 Championship Group team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - 3rd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 DEN1 Championship Group team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 DEN1 Championship Group team
    • winner of 2020-2021 DEN1 UEFA Europa Conference League Playoff

The winner of the 2020-2021 DBU Pokalen (Danish Cup), typically a DEN1 team, also receives a berth in the Playoff Round of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Denmark

Abbrev League # of Teams
DEN1 3F Superliga 12
DEN2 NordicBet Liga
(1.division)
12
DEN3 2.division 28
DEN4 Denmark Series 40

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
11 Sep 2020 - 21 Mar 2021
Champ/Releg Rounds
4 Apr 2021 - 24 May 2021
UEFAEL Playoffs
26 May 2021 - 15 Jun 2021
12: DEN1 (10 minimum), DEN2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

Each DEN1 team plays Home/Away matches against the other 11 DEN1 teams for a total of 22 regular season league matches per team. At the end of regular season, the top 6 teams play in the Championship Round, while the bottom 6 teams play in the Relegation Round. In the Championship and Relegation rounds, each team plays Home/Away against the other 5 teams for 10 more matches (32 total league matches per team). Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) away goals scored, (4) playoff, then (5) a draw.

Playoffs

Upon completion of the 2020-2021 DEN1 Championship and Relegation Rounds, the 4th place team in the Championship Round plays 1 match against the 1st place team from the Relegation Round. The winner of this match receives a berth in 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 DEN1 Relegation Round, the 5th and 6th place teams enter into a Promotion/Relegation Playoff with the 1st and 2nd place teams from DEN2. The winning teams are promoted to the 2021-2022 DEN1.


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2nd Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1FC Midtjylland 2817 -5-656-4925241411 -1-23428622146 -4-42221192
2Brøndby IF 2816 -4-852-503416148 -4-22827189148 -0-62423167
3FC København 2814 -6-848-52466147 -4-32528226147 -2-52324240
4Aarhus GF 2811 -9-842-43358148 -1-525261610143 -8-3171719-2
5FC Nordsjælland 2810 -9-939-46433147 -3-42424186143 -6-5152225-3
6Aalborg BK 2910 -9-1039-3739-2147 -3-42422193153 -6-6151520-5
7SønderjyskE 2811 -5-1238-39390147 -2-52320164144 -3-7151923-4
8Randers FC 2810 -6-1236-39336145 -3-61824213145 -3-61815123
9Odense BK 299 -9-1136-3236-4156 -5-42315141143 -4-7131722-5
10Vejle Boldklub 288 -9-1133-3342-9134 -5-41717170154 -4-7161625-9
11Lyngby Boldklub 286 -7-1525-3053-23141 -7-6101023-13145 -0-9152030-10
12AC Horsens 284 -8-1620-2449-25153 -5-7141726-9131 -3-96723-16
2021-2022 UEFACL
UEFAEL Playoffs
2021-2022 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation to DEN2

1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Brøndby IF 2214 -3-545-402416117 -3-12422139117 -0-42118117
2FC Midtjylland 2213 -4-543-352015118 -1-22520515115 -3-31815150
3Aarhus GF 2210 -8-438-352213117 -1-322221012113 -7-11613121
4FC København 2210 -5-735-39354115 -3-31821174115 -2-41718180
5Randers FC 229 -5-832-312110114 -2-51417152115 -3-3181468
6FC Nordsjælland 227 -8-729-35305115 -3-31819136112 -5-4111617-1
7SønderjyskE 228 -4-1028-3032-2115 -2-41715132113 -2-6111519-4
8Odense BK 227 -7-828-2528-3114 -4-3161112-1113 -3-5121416-2
9Aalborg BK 227 -7-828-2430-6114 -3-4151215-3113 -4-4131215-3
10Vejle Boldklub 226 -6-1024-2537-12113 -4-4131316-3113 -2-6111221-9
11Lyngby Boldklub 225 -5-1220-2543-18111 -5-58820-12114 -0-7121723-6
12AC Horsens 222 -6-1412-1537-22112 -3-691119-8110 -3-83418-14
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Fixtures

Sun - 9 May 2021
 Lyngby Boldklub   AC HorsensLyngby Stadion
 Vejle Boldklub   SønderjyskEVejle Stadion
 Randers FC   Aarhus GFCepheus Park Randers
 Brøndby IF   FC MidtjyllandBrøndby Stadion
Mon - 10 May 2021
 FC Nordsjælland   FC KøbenhavnRight to Dream Park
Fri - 14 May 2021
 Vejle Boldklub   Odense BKVejle Stadion
Sun - 16 May 2021
 Aalborg BK   AC HorsensAalborg Portland Park
 FC København   Brøndby IFParken Stadium
Mon - 17 May 2021
Wed - 19 May 2021
 Aalborg BK   Vejle BoldklubAalborg Portland Park
 FC Nordsjælland   Randers FCRight to Dream Park
 FC København   FC MidtjyllandParken Stadium
Thu - 20 May 2021
 AC Horsens   SønderjyskECasa Arena
 Lyngby Boldklub   Odense BKLyngby Stadion
 Aarhus GF   Brøndby IFCeres Park
Mon - 24 May 2021
 SønderjyskE   Aalborg BKSydbank Park
 Odense BK   AC HorsensNature Energy Park

Results

Fri - 7 May 2021
 Odense BK 10 Aalborg BKNature Energy Park
Mon - 3 May 2021
 FC København 32 Aarhus GFParken Stadium
Sun - 2 May 2021
 Randers FC 42 Brøndby IFCepheus Park Randers
 SønderjyskE 20 Odense BKSydbank Park
Fri - 30 Apr 2021
 Aalborg BK 40 Lyngby BoldklubAalborg Portland Park
Mon - 26 Apr 2021
 FC Nordsjælland 32 FC MidtjyllandRight to Dream Park
Sun - 25 Apr 2021
 Aarhus GF 12 FC KøbenhavnAalborg Portland Park
 Odense BK 20 Lyngby BoldklubNature Energy Park
 Brøndby IF 20 Randers FCBrøndby Stadion
 AC Horsens 10 Aalborg BKCasa Arena
Thu - 22 Apr 2021
 Vejle Boldklub 30 AC HorsensVejle Stadion
 Aarhus GF 20 Randers FCCeres Park
Wed - 21 Apr 2021
 FC Nordsjælland 03 Brøndby IFRight to Dream Park
 Aalborg BK 32 Odense BKAalborg Portland Park
 Lyngby Boldklub 01 SønderjyskELyngby Stadion
Mon - 19 Apr 2021
 Randers FC 00 FC MidtjyllandCepheus Park Randers