A Lyga
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2021
Location
Lithuania
Abbreviation
LTU1

Summary

The Lithuanain A Lyga (LTU1) is the top professional division of Lithuania's football system. At the end of the 2021 season, the LTU1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 - 2023 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2021 LTU1 team
  • 2022 - 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2021 LTU1 teams

The winner of the 2021 Lietuvos futbolo federacijos taurė (Lithuanian Football Federation Cup), typically a LTU1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2022 - 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Lithuania

Abbrev League # of Teams
LTU1 A Lyga 10
LTU2 I Lyga 16
LTU3A II Lyga (Southern Zone) -
LTU3B II Lyga (Western Zone) -
LTU4 III Lyga -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
5 Mar 2021 - 14 Nov 2021
  10: LTU1 (6), LTU2 (4)

Season Format

During the 2021 LTU1 Regular season, each team plays Home-Away matches with the other 9 LTU1 clubs twice for a total of 36 league matches. Table rankings ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) head-to-head matches won, (5) goal difference, (6) goals scored, then (7) matches won.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021 LTU1 season, the 9th and 10th place LTU1 teams will be relegated to the LTU2.


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Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1VMFD Žalgiris Vilnius 3623 -10-379-7628481812 -5-1414115261811 -5-238351322
2FK Sūduva Marijampolė 3621 -7-870-6433311812 -2-438341321189 -5-432302010
3FK Kauno Žalgiris 3618 -9-963-553916189 -4-53125169189 -5-43230237
4FK Panevėžys 3616 -12-860-554015188 -8-232331914188 -4-62822211
5FC Hegelmann Litauen 3614 -11-1153-533815187 -6-52722157187 -5-62631238
6FK Riteriai 3610 -16-1046-493712186 -8-42627189184 -8-62022193
7FK Banga Gargšdai 3610 -6-2036-4071-31186 -3-9212535-10184 -3-11151536-21
8FK Džiugas Telšiai 368 -12-1636-4760-13187 -5-6262730-3181 -7-10102030-10
9FK Dainava Alytus 369 -11-1635-33956-17184 -5-9172229-7185 -6-7211727-10
10FK Nevėžis Kėdainiai 362 -4-3010-1591-76181 -3-146740-33181 -1-164851-43
2022-2023 UEFACL
2022-2023 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to LTU2

Results

Sun - 28 Nov 2021
 FK Nevėžis Kėdainiai 06 FK RiteriaiKėdainių miesto stadionas
 FK Panevėžys 22 FC Hegelmann LitauenAukštaitija Stadium
 FK Sūduva Marijampolė 01 FK Dainava AlytusHikvision Football Indoor Arena
Wed - 24 Nov 2021
 FK Banga Gargšdai 31 FK Nevėžis KėdainiaiGargždų miesto stadionas
Sun - 21 Nov 2021
 FK Panevėžys 30 FK Nevėžis KėdainiaiŽemynos progimnazijos stadionas
Sat - 20 Nov 2021
Fri - 19 Nov 2021
 FK Banga Gargšdai 11 FK Dainava AlytusGargždų miesto stadionas
Sun - 7 Nov 2021
Sat - 6 Nov 2021
 FK Džiugas Telšiai 15 FK Kauno ŽalgirisTelšių centrinis stadionas
Fri - 5 Nov 2021
Wed - 3 Nov 2021
Sun - 31 Oct 2021
 FK Panevėžys 22 FK Džiugas TelšiaiAukštaitija Stadium
Sat - 30 Oct 2021