A. Le Coq Premium Liiga
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2022
Location
Estonia
Abbreviation
EST1

Summary

The Meistriliiga (EST1) or A. Le Coq Premium Liga, is the top football league in the Estonian football system. The EST1 is unique because it is comprised of both professional and semi-professional teams. At the end of the 2022 season, the EST1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023 - 2024 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2022 EST1 team
  • 2023 - 2024 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd place 2022 EST1 team

The winner of the 2022 Eesti Karikas (Estonian Cup), typically an EST1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2023 - 2024 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Estonia

Abbrev League # of Teams
EST1 A. Le Coq Premium Liiga (Meistriliiga) 10
EST2 Esiliiga 10
EST3 Esiliiga B 10
EST4 II Liiga 28
EST5 III Liiga 48

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
1 Mar 2022 - 12 Nov 2022
  10: EST1 (8 minimum), EST2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

The 2022 EST1 Regular season each EST1 team plays matches with the other 9 EST1 teams 4 times for a total of 36 league matches per team. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) least matches awarded against, (2) head-to-head points, (3) head-to-head goal difference, (4) matches won, (5) goal difference, (6) goals scored, (7) away goals scored, then (8) Fairplay ranking.

Playoffs

At the end of the 2022 EST1 season, the 3rd place Relegation Round team will have a Home-Away playoff with the EST2 runner-up. The winner plays in the 2023 EST1.

Relegation

At the end of the 2022 EST1 Regular season, the last place EST1 team is relegated to the EST2, and the 9th place EST1 team will enter into a Home/Away, highest aggregate goals wins Promtion/Relegation Playoff with the 2nd place EST2 team.


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Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1FC Flora 3530 -4-194-9220721715 -2-047438351815 -2-147491237
2FC Levadia Tallinn 3524 -7-479-7323501811 -4-3374114271713 -3-14232923
3Paide Linnameeskond 3519 -7-964-8336471810 -3-533511734179 -4-431321913
4Nõmme Kalju FC 3518 -8-962-5630261812 -2-438351124176 -6-52421192
5FC Kuressaare 3513 -10-1249-4749-2188 -6-43028235175 -4-8191926-7
6JK Tammeka Tartu 3510 -8-1738-3756-19177 -2-8231925-6183 -6-9151831-13
7JK Narva Trans 3510 -7-1837-4156-15176 -4-72222202184 -3-11151936-17
8JK Tallinna Kalev 3510 -5-2035-4289-47175 -2-10172038-18185 -3-10182251-29
9TJK Legion 355 -8-2219-43281-49173 -6-8152133-12182 -2-1481148-37
10Pärnu JK Vaprus 353 -2-3011-3194-63183 -2-13112045-25170 -0-1701149-38
2023-2024 UEFACL
2023-2024 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to EST2

Results

Sat - 12 Nov 2022
 FC Flora 21 FC Levadia TallinnA Le Coq Arena
 JK Tallinna Kalev 03 Nõmme Kalju FCKalevi Keskstaadion
 JK Narva Trans 22 FC KuressaareNarva Kreenholm Staadion
Fri - 11 Nov 2022
 TJK Legion 21 Pärnu JK VaprusKadrioru staadion
Sun - 6 Nov 2022
 Paide Linnameeskond 10 Nõmme Kalju FCPaide Linnastaadion
 FC Kuressaare 10 Pärnu JK VaprusKuressaare Linnastaadion
Sat - 5 Nov 2022
 TJK Legion 11 JK Tammeka TartuKadrioru staadion
 JK Tallinna Kalev 11 FC FloraKalevi Keskstaadion
Sun - 30 Oct 2022
 FC Flora 10 Paide LinnameeskondA Le Coq Arena
Sat - 29 Oct 2022
 Nõmme Kalju FC 10 TJK LegionSportland Arena (Tallinn)
 Pärnu JK Vaprus 23 FC Levadia TallinnPärnu Rannastaadion
 FC Kuressaare 11 JK Tallinna KalevKuressaare Linnastaadion
Sun - 23 Oct 2022
 JK Narva Trans 00 Nõmme Kalju FCKalevi Staadion (Narva)
Sat - 22 Oct 2022
 FC Flora 21 FC KuressaareA Le Coq Arena
 JK Tallinna Kalev 20 TJK LegionKadrioru staadion