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
1KR Reykjavíkur 11 -0-03-20200 -0-0000011 -0-03202
2FH Hafnarfjarðar 11 -0-03-20200 -0-0000011 -0-03202
3Knattspyrnufélagið Valur 11 -0-03-20211 -0-0320200 -0-00000
4Víkingur Reykjavík FC 11 -0-03-10111 -0-0310100 -0-00000
5KA Akureyri 10 -1-01-00000 -0-0000010 -1-01000
6HK 10 -1-01-00010 -1-0100000 -0-00000
7Leiknir Reykjavík 10 -1-01-00000 -0-0000010 -1-01000
8Stjarnan FC 10 -1-01-00010 -1-0100000 -0-00000
9Keflavík ÍF 10 -0-10-01-100 -0-0000010 -0-1001-1
10ÍA Akranes 10 -0-10-02-200 -0-0000010 -0-1002-2
11Breiðablik UBK 10 -0-10-02-210 -0-1002-200 -0-00000
12Fylkir FC 10 -0-10-02-210 -0-1002-200 -0-00000
2021-2022 UEFACL
2021-2022 UEFAECL
Relegation to ISL2

Fixtures

Fri - 7 May 2021
Sat - 8 May 2021
 ÍA Akranes   Víkingur Reykjavík FCNorðurálsvöllurinn
 HK   Fylkir FCKórinn
Sun - 9 May 2021
 Keflavík ÍF   Stjarnan FCNettóvöllurinn
Wed - 12 May 2021
 KA Akureyri   Leiknir ReykjavíkAkureyrarvöllur
 Fylkir FC   KR ReykjavíkurWürth völlurinn
Thu - 13 May 2021
 Knattspyrnufélagið Valur   HKOrigovöllurinn
 Stjarnan FC   Víkingur Reykjavík FCSamsung völlurinn
 FH Hafnarfjarðar   ÍA AkranesKaplakrikavöllur
 Breiðablik UBK   Keflavík ÍFKópavogsvöllur;
Sun - 16 May 2021
 Leiknir Reykjavík   Fylkir FCLeiknisvöllur
Mon - 17 May 2021
 Keflavík ÍF   KA AkureyriNettóvöllurinn
 ÍA Akranes   Stjarnan FCNorðurálsvöllurinn
Fri - 21 May 2021

Results

Sun - 2 May 2021
 Breiðablik UBK 02 KR ReykjavíkurKópavogsvöllur;
Sat - 1 May 2021
 Fylkir FC 02 FH HafnarfjarðarWürth völlurinn
 Stjarnan FC 00 Leiknir ReykjavíkSamsung völlurinn
 HK 00 KA AkureyriKórinn
Fri - 30 Apr 2021