Eliteserien
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2021
Location
Norway
Abbreviation
NOR1

Summary

The Tippeligaen (NOR1) is the top football league in Norway's football system. At the end of the 2021 NOR1 season, the NOR1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 - 2023 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2021 NOR1 team
  • 2022 - 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2021 NOR1 teams

The winner of the 2021 Norwegian Cup, typically a NOR1 team, also receives a berth in the 2nd Qualifying Round of the 2022 - 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Norway

Abbrev League # of Teams
NOR1 Eliteserien 16
NOR2 OBOS-ligaen (1. divisjon) 16
NOR3 PostNord-ligaen (2. divisjon) 28
NOR4 3. divisjon 84

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

9 May 2021 - 12 Dec 2021  16: NOR1 (13 minimum), NOR2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each NOR1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 NOR1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head away goals scored (between 2 teams only), (6) head-to-head goals scored, then (7) playoff (only used to decide a champion or team to be relegated).

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021 NOR1 season, the 15th and 16th place NOR1 teams will be relegated to the NOR2, and the 1st and 2nd place NOR2 teams will be promoted to the NOR1. The 14th place NOR1 team enters into a Home-Away highest aggregate score wins Promotion/Relegation Playoff with the 3rd place NOR2 team. The winner of this playoff plays in the 2022 NOR1, and the loser plays in the 2022 NOR2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Brann FK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
2FK Bodø/Glimt 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
3FK Haugesund 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
4Kristiansund BK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
5Lillestrøm SK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
6Mjøndelan IF 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
7Molde FK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
8Odds BK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
9Rosenborg BK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
10Sandefjord Fotball 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
11Sarpsborg 08 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
12Stabæk IF 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
13Strömsgodset IF 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
14Tromsø IL 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
15Våleranga IF 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
16Viking FK 00 -0-00-00000 -0-0000000 -0-00000
2021-2022 UEFACL
2021-2022 UEFAEL
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation

Fixtures

Sun - 9 May 2021
 Odds BK   Sandefjord FotballSkagerak Arena
 Viking FK   Brann FKSR-Bank Arena
 Molde FK   Kristiansund BKAker Stadion
 FK Bodø/Glimt   Tromsø ILAspmyra Stadion
 Våleranga IF   Rosenborg BKIntility Arena
Wed - 12 May 2021
 Kristiansund BK   FK Bodø/GlimtKristiansund Stadion
 Brann FK   Våleranga IFBrann Stadion
Thu - 13 May 2021
 Tromsø IL   Molde FKAlfheim Stadion
 Rosenborg BK   Viking FKLerkendal Stadion
Sun - 16 May 2021
 Sarpsborg 08   FK HaugesundSarpsborg Stadion
 Våleranga IF   Kristiansund BKIntility Arena
 Strömsgodset IF   Lillestrøm SKMarienlyst Stadion
 Stabæk IF   Odds BKNadderud Stadion
 Sandefjord Fotball   Mjøndelan IFSandefjord Arena
 FK Bodø/Glimt   Rosenborg BKAspmyra Stadion
 Viking FK   Tromsø ILSR-Bank Arena
 Molde FK   Brann FKAker Stadion
Thu - 20 May 2021
 Rosenborg BK   Brann FKLerkendal Stadion
Mon - 24 May 2021
 Odds BK   Sarpsborg 08Skagerak Arena
 Tromsø IL   Sandefjord FotballAlfheim Stadion