Fortuna Liga
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2020-2021
Location
Slovakia
Abbreviation
SVK1

Summary

The Slovak Super Liga (SVK1), or Fortuna Liga, is the top football league in Slovakia's football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 SVK1 season, the SVK1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 SVK1 team
  • 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League - 1st Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd and 3rd place 2020-2021 SVK1 teams

The winner of the 2020-2021 Slovenský Pohár (Slovak Cup), typically a SVK1 team, also receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa League. If the Slovak Cup winner has already earned either a UEFACL or UEFAEL berth, then the 4th place, 5th place, and 6th place Championship Round teams and the 1st place Relegation Group teams have a "Knockout" Playoff. The winner receives a berth in the 1st Qualifying Round of the 2021-2022 UEFA Europa Conference League.

Leagues Pyramid - Slovakia

Abbrev League # of Teams
SVK1 Fortuna Liga 12
SVK2 2. Liga 16
SVK3 3. liga 66
SVK4 4. liga 120
SVK5 5. liga 232

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
8 Aug 2020 - 6 Mar 2021
Champ/Releg Rounds
9 Mar 2021 - 31 May 2021
UEFAECL Playoffs
20 May 2020 - 15 Jun 2021
12: SVK1 (10 minimum), SVK2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

The 2020-2021 SVK1 season consists of 2 stages. In the first stage, each SVK1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 SVK1 teams for a total of 22 league matches. In the second stage, the top six teams play in the Championship Group and the bottom 6 teams play in the Relegation Group. Each team plays Home-Away matches against the other 5 teams in their group (10 more matches, 32 matches total) to determine final rankings for 2021-2022 UEFA Champions League, Europa Conference League placements, and relegation. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head away goals scored, then (4) a playoff.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 SVK1 season, the 6th place Relegation Group team will be relegated to the SVK2, and the 5th place Relegation Group team plays a Home-Away highest aggregate score wins Promotion/Relegation Playoff against the 2nd place SVK2 team. The Playoff winner and the 1st place SVK2 team will play in the 2021-2022 SVK1.


More Info...


UEFAECL Playoffs - Final

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 28 May 2021
 MŠK Žilina 32 FC ViOn Zlaté MoravceŠtadión pod Dubňom

UEFAECL Playoffs - Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 25 May 2021
 MŠK Žilina 42 ŠKF SereďŠtadión pod Dubňom

Relegation Playoffs

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateDukla Banská Bystrica (SVK2) 23 FK Senica (SVK1) 
25.05.21Dukla Banská Bystrica 12 FK SenicaŠtadión Lokomotíva (Zvolen)
28.05.21FK Senica 11 Dukla Banská BystricaOMS Arena (Senica)

2nd Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
Championship
1ŠK Slovan Bratislava 3222 -5-571-7828501612 -1-3373712251610 -4-234411625
2FK DAC 1904 Dunajská 3219 -8-565-6638281611 -4-137371324168 -4-42829254
3FC Spartak Tnrava 3217 -4-1155-483711169 -2-52923176168 -2-62625205
4MŠK Žilina 3215 -7-1052-7352211611 -3-236462422164 -4-8162728-1
5FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce 3211 -7-1440-4251-9168 -4-42827189163 -3-10121533-18
6FK AS Trenčín 328 -8-1632-4261-19165 -5-6202728-1163 -3-10121533-18
Relegation
1ŠKF Sereď 3211 -8-1341-3748-11167 -3-6242324-1164 -5-7171424-10
2MFK Ružomberok 3210 -9-1339-4144-3168 -6-230241113162 -3-1191733-16
3FK Pohronie 328 -14-1038-38380164 -7-51923212164 -7-5191517-2
4MFK Zemplín Michalovce 328 -11-1335-3453-19166 -4-6221922-3162 -7-7131531-16
5FK Senica 328 -9-1533-3151-20163 -6-7151524-9165 -3-8181627-11
6FC Nitra 327 -6-1927-2655-29163 -3-10121328-15164 -3-9151327-14
2021-2022 UEFACL
2021-2022 UEFAECL
Relegation Playoffs
Relegation to SVK2

1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1ŠK Slovan Bratislava 2217 -3-254-5412421110 -0-13028523117 -3-12426719
2FK DAC 1904 Dunajská 2213 -5-444-482820117 -3-124271017116 -2-32021183
3MŠK Žilina 2211 -4-737-493316118 -2-126291316113 -2-61120200
4FC Spartak Tnrava 2211 -2-935-32293115 -1-5161114-3116 -1-41921156
5FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce 229 -6-733-38299116 -3-221251312113 -3-5121316-3
6FK AS Trenčín 227 -7-828-3038-8114 -4-31619172113 -3-5121121-10
7MFK Ružomberok 225 -8-923-3137-6114 -5-2171697111 -3-761528-13
8ŠKF Sereď 225 -7-1022-2239-17113 -3-5121421-7112 -4-510818-10
9FC Nitra 226 -4-1222-2138-17112 -3-691017-7114 -1-6131121-10
10MFK Zemplín Michalovce 225 -7-1022-2242-20114 -2-5141216-4111 -5-581026-16
11FK Senica 225 -6-1121-2340-17111 -4-671222-10114 -2-5141118-7
12FK Pohronie 223 -11-820-2732-5112 -5-4111819-1111 -6-49913-4
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Results

Sat - 22 May 2021
 FC Nitra 04 MFK Zemplín MichalovceŠtadión pod Zoborom
 FK Pohronie 10 MFK RužomberokMestský Štadión (Žiar nad Hronom)
 ŠKF Sereď 41 FK SenicaŠtadión FC Vion
 ŠK Slovan Bratislava 21 FK AS TrenčínŠtadión Tehelné pole
 MŠK Žilina 51 FC ViOn Zlaté MoravceŠtadión pod Dubňom
Sun - 16 May 2021
 FC Spartak Tnrava 11 MŠK ŽilinaŠtadión Antona Malatinského
Sat - 15 May 2021
 FK Senica 00 FK PohronieOMS Arena (Senica)
 MFK Zemplín Michalovce 22 ŠKF SereďŠtadión MFK Zemplín
 MFK Ružomberok 20 FC NitraŠtadión MFK Ružomberok
Sun - 9 May 2021
 FC Nitra 01 ŠKF SereďŠtadión pod Zoborom
Sat - 8 May 2021
 FK Pohronie 00 MFK Zemplín MichalovceMestský Štadión (Žiar nad Hronom)
 MFK Ružomberok 11 FK SenicaŠtadión MFK Ružomberok
 MŠK Žilina 53 FK AS TrenčínŠtadión pod Dubňom
Sun - 2 May 2021
 FC Spartak Tnrava 30 ŠK Slovan BratislavaŠtadión Antona Malatinského
Sat - 1 May 2021
 ŠKF Sereď 01 FK PohronieŠtadión FC Vion