Úrvalsdeild
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2021
Location
Iceland
Abbreviation
ISL1

Summary

The Úrvalsdeild karla (ISL1) is the top professional division in the Iceland football system. At the end of the 2021 season, the ISL1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 - 2023 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2021 ISL1 team
  • 2022 - 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place 2021 ISL1 teams

The winner of the 2021 Icelandic Cup (Bikarkeppni karla), typically a ISL1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2022 - 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Iceland

Abbrev League # of Teams
ISL1 Úrvalsdeild karla 12
ISL2 1. deild karla 12
ISL3 2. deild karla 12
ISL4 3. deild karla 12
ISL5 4. deild karla -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

30 Apr 2021 - 25 Sep 2021  12: ISL1 (10), ISL2 (2)

Season Format

In the 2021 ISL1 each ISL1 teams plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 ISL1 teams twice, for a total of 22 regular season matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) total goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head goals scored, (6) head-to-head away goals scored, (7) a playoff, then (8) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021 ISL1 season, the 11th and 12th place ISL1 teams will be relegated to the ISL2, and the 1st and 2nd place ISL2 teams will be promoted to the 2022 ISL1.


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Table

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Víkingur Reykjavík FC 2214 -6-248-382117118 -3-02722814116 -3-22116133
2Breiðablik UBK 2215 -2-547-5521341110 -0-13032329115 -2-41723185
3KR Reykjavíkur 2212 -5-541-351916114 -3-41518153118 -2-12617413
4KA Akureyri 2212 -4-640-362016116 -1-41917107116 -3-22119109
5Knattspyrnufélagið Valur 2212 -3-739-372611117 -2-22318126115 -1-51619145
6FH Hafnarfjarðar 229 -6-733-392613114 -4-31618126115 -2-41721147
7Stjarnan FC 226 -4-1222-2436-12114 -1-6131518-3112 -3-69918-9
8Leiknir Reykjavík 226 -4-1222-1832-14116 -2-3201596110 -2-92323-20
9ÍA Akranes 226 -3-1321-2944-15114 -3-41519163112 -0-961028-18
10Keflavík ÍF 226 -3-1321-2338-15114 -1-6131319-6112 -2-781019-9
11HK 225 -5-1220-2139-18113 -3-5121016-6112 -2-781123-12
12Fylkir FC 223 -7-1216-1851-33113 -3-5121226-14110 -4-74625-19
2022-2023 UEFACL
2022-2023 UEFAECL
Relegation to ISL2

Results

Sat - 25 Sep 2021
 KA Akureyri 22 FH HafnarfjarðarAkureyrarvöllur
 Breiðablik UBK 30 HKKópavogsvöllur;
 Keflavík ÍF 23 ÍA AkranesHS Orku völlurinn
 Stjarnan FC 02 KR ReykjavíkurSamsung völlurinn
Mon - 20 Sep 2021
 HK 10 Stjarnan FCKórinn
Sun - 19 Sep 2021
 FH Hafnarfjarðar 10 Breiðablik UBKKaplakrikavöllur
 ÍA Akranes 50 Fylkir FCNorðurálsvöllurinn
Mon - 13 Sep 2021
 Stjarnan FC 04 FH HafnarfjarðarSamsung völlurinn
Sat - 11 Sep 2021
 Víkingur Reykjavík FC 30 HKVíkingsvöllur
 Keflavík ÍF 02 KR ReykjavíkurHS Orku völlurinn
 KA Akureyri 20 Fylkir FCAkureyrarvöllur
 ÍA Akranes 31 Leiknir ReykjavíkNorðurálsvöllurinn
Sun - 29 Aug 2021
 HK 10 Keflavík ÍFKórinn
 Fylkir FC 07 Breiðablik UBKWürth völlurinn