Casa Liga 1
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2021-2022
Location
Romania
Abbreviation
ROU1

Summary

The Liga I (ROU1) or Casa Liga 1 (ROU1) is the top football league in Romania's football system. At the end of the 2021-2022 ROU1 season, the ROU1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2021-2022 ROU1 Championship Round team
  • 2022-2023 UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd place 2021-2022 ROU1 Championship Round team
    • winner of the 2021-2022 ROU1 UEFAECL playoff

The winner of the 2021-2022 Cupa României (Romanian Cup), typically an ROU1 team, also receives a berth in the 2nd Qualifying Round of the 2022-2023 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Romania

Abbrev League # of Teams
ROU1 Casa Liga 1 (Liga I) 16
ROU2 Liga 2 Casa Pariurilor 20
ROU3 Liga 3 100
ROU4 Liga IV -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
15 Jul 2021 - 7 Mar 2022
Champ/Releg Rounds
11 Mar 2022 - 23 May 2022
UEFAECL Playoffs
26 May 2022-10 Jun 2021
16: ROU1 (12 minimum), ROU2 (4 maximum)

Season Format

The 2021-2022 ROU1 season consists of 2 stages. In the first stage, each ROU1 team plays the other 15 ROU1 teams in Home-Away matches for a total of 30 league matches per team. The second stage consists of the Championship Round and the Relegation Round. In the Championship Round, each team plays Home-Away matches against the other five ROU1 teams for 10 additional league matches (40 total per team) to determine final rankings for the 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League and the 2022-2023 UEFA Europa Conference League placements. In the Relegation Round, each team plays one match against the other nine ROU1 teams for 9 additional league matches (39 total per team) to determine determine the relegation placements. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) goal difference, (5) goals scored, then (6) a playoff.

Playoffs

At the end of the 2021-2022 ROU1 Relegation Round, the 1st and 2nd place Relegation Round teams will play a one-legged playoff against each other. The winner plays a Home/Away highest aggregate score UEFAECL playoff against the 3rd place Championship Group team.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021-2022 ROU1 Relegation Round, the 9th and 10th place Relegation Round teams are relegated to the ROU2, and the 7th and 8th place Relegation Round teams will play a Home-Away highest aggregate score playoff with the 3rd and 4th place ROU2 teams.


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UEFAECL Playoffs - Final

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 27 May 2022
 Universitatea Craiova 20 FC BotoşaniComplex Sportiv Craiova

UEFAECL Playoffs - Semis

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Mon - 23 May 2022
 Sepsi 01 FC BotoşaniStadionul Sepsi

Relegation Playoffs

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateCS Concordia Chiajna (ROU2) 22 AFC Chindia Târgovişte (ROU1) 
21.05.22CS Concordia Chiajna 21 AFC Chindia TârgovişteStadionul Concordia
29.05.22AFC Chindia Târgovişte 10 CS Concordia ChiajnaStadionul Ilie Oană
 AFC Chindia Târgovişte remains in ROU1 on PKs (4-1) 
AggregateFC Universitatea Cluj (ROU2) 31 FC Dinamo Bucureşti (ROU1) 
29.05.22FC Dinamo Bucureşti 11 FC Universitatea ClujStadionul Dinamo (Bucureşti)
 FC Universitatea Cluj is promoted to ROU1 

2nd Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
Championship
1CFR Cluj-Napoca 106 -1-35738189954 -0-11283552 -1-271064
2FC Steaua Bucureşti 108 -1-156312471754 -0-1121331054 -1-0131147
3Universitatea Craiova 107 -0-348272291354 -0-112114753 -0-291156
4FC Voluntari 103 -2-53524914-552 -1-2765151 -1-3439-6
5FCV Farul Constanţa 102 -2-63224516-1151 -2-2528-651 -0-4338-5
6FC Argeş Piteşti 101 -0-92724326-2350 -0-50216-1451 -0-43110-9
Relegation
1Sepsi 97 -1-142202141755 -0-0151531242 -1-17615
2FC Botoşani 96 -0-34123189953 -0-29105543 -0-19844
3Rapid Bucureşti FC 96 -1-239202271554 -0-1121741342 -1-17532
4FC U Craiova 1948 95 -2-234171411342 -1-1766053 -1-110853
5FC UTA Arad 94 -1-43320106454 -0-11292740 -1-3114-3
6CS Mioveni 95 -1-331151210243 -0-1964252 -1-27660
7AFC Chindia Târgovişte 92 -2-5261888051 -2-2544041 -0-33440
8FC Dinamo Bucureşti 94 -2-32391411341 -2-1574353 -0-29770
9FC Academica Clinceni 90 -0-9-19-19432-2840 -0-40010-1050 -0-50422-18
10CS Gaz Metan Mediaş 91 -0-8-38-41631-2541 -0-3358-350 -0-50123-22
2022-2023 UEFACL
UEFAECL Playoffs
2022-2023 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation to ROU2

1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1CFR Cluj-Napoca 3024 -4-276-4816321513 -2-041267191511 -2-23522913
2FC Steaua Bucureşti 3018 -8-462-5428261511 -3-136381820157 -5-32616106
3Universitatea Craiova 3016 -6-854-5529261510 -3-23330921156 -3-62125205
4FCV Farul Constanţa 3014 -6-1048-4221211510 -1-43124816154 -5-61718135
5FC Argeş Piteşti 3014 -6-1048-28226157 -3-52413112157 -3-52415114
6FC Voluntari 3013 -8-947-31274159 -3-330211110154 -5-6171016-6
7FC Botoşani 3011 -13-646-33285156 -6-32417125155 -7-32216160
8FC UTA Arad 309 -13-840-24204156 -5-4231293153 -8-41712111
9Rapid Bucureşti FC 309 -13-840-34313155 -7-32214104154 -6-5182021-1
10Sepsi 309 -12-939-33294156 -5-42319145153 -7-5161415-1
11AFC Chindia Târgovişte 308 -11-1135-23230153 -7-5161114-3155 -4-6191293
12FC U Craiova 1948 308 -9-1333-3135-4155 -5-5201416-2153 -4-8131719-2
13CS Mioveni 306 -11-1329-1936-17154 -6-5181014-4152 -5-811922-13
14FC Dinamo Bucureşti 304 -5-2117-2466-42154 -3-8151728-11150 -2-132738-31
15FC Academica Clinceni 303 -5-2214-2164-43152 -3-1091230-18151 -2-125934-25
16CS Gaz Metan Mediaş 306 -6-182-222146-25152 -6-7121121-10154 -0-11121025-15
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Results

Mon - 23 May 2022
 FC Argeş Piteşti 01 FC VoluntariStadionul Nicolae Dobrin
Sun - 22 May 2022
Fri - 20 May 2022
 Universitatea Craiova 41 FCV Farul ConstanţaComplex Sportiv Craiova
Mon - 16 May 2022
 FC Academica Clinceni 04 FC BotoşaniStadionul Dinamo (Bucureşti)
 CS Mioveni 32 Rapid Bucureşti FCStadionul Orăşenesc (Mioveni)
 FC U Craiova 1948 05 SepsiComplex Sportiv Craiova
Sun - 15 May 2022
 CFR Cluj-Napoca 21 Universitatea CraiovaStadionul Dr Constantin Rădelescu
Sat - 14 May 2022
 FC Voluntari 22 FC Steaua BucureştiArena Naţională
Fri - 13 May 2022
 FC Dinamo Bucureşti 11 FC UTA AradStadionul Dinamo (Bucureşti)
Mon - 9 May 2022
 Rapid Bucureşti FC 23 FC U Craiova 1948Stadionul Rapid - Giulești
Sun - 8 May 2022
 Universitatea Craiova 01 FC Steaua BucureştiComplex Sportiv Craiova
 Sepsi 21 AFC Chindia TârgovişteStadionul Sepsi
Sat - 7 May 2022
 FC Argeş Piteşti 06 CFR Cluj-NapocaStadionul Nicolae Dobrin
 FCV Farul Constanţa 11 FC VoluntariStadionul Viitorul
 FC UTA Arad 10 CS MioveniStadionul Francisc von Neuman
Fri - 6 May 2022
 FC Botoşani 23 FC Dinamo BucureştiStadionul Municipal Botoşani
 CS Gaz Metan Mediaş 43 FC Academica ClinceniStadionul Municipal Gaz Metan (Mediaş)
Mon - 2 May 2022