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Regular Season:
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Format:
16 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 30 games each, over 30 game weeks.

Scoring points:
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:
1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. total away goals scored; 6. away games won; 7. play-off.

Qualification for Championship Play-off (Play-offs I):
1-6 place: enter Championship Play-off

Qualification for Europa League Play-off:
7-15 place: enter Europa League Play-off with 3 teams from First Division B

Relegation from the league:
16 place: relegated to First Division B

Promotion to the league:
1 team from First Division B


Championship Play-off (Play-offs I):
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Format:
6 teams from the Regular Season, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 10 games each, over 10 game weeks.
Teams start the play-off with their points from the Regular Season halved, rounded upwards, and no other records carried over from the Regular Season.
The Play-off winner is the Pro League champion.

Scoring points:
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:
1. points won; 2. rounding-up of points before the play-off (a team with no points rounded upwards is placed before a team with points rounded upwards); 3. games won; 4. total goal difference; 5. total goals scored; 6. total away goals scored; 7. away games won; 8. play-off.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:
1 place: UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 place: UEFA Champions League Qualifiers
3 place: UEFA Europa League Qualifiers

Qualification for Europa League Play-off:
4 place: Europa League Play-off


Europa League Play-off (Play-offs II):
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Format:
8 teams, distributed into 2 groups of 4 teams each, based on their Regular Season standings:
Group A: 7th, 9th, 12th and 14th;
Group B: 8th, 10th, 11th and 13th.
Within each group each team plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 6 games each, over 6 game weeks.

Scoring points:
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:
1. points won; 2. games won; 3. total goal difference; 4. total goals scored; 5. total away goals scored; 6. away games won; 7. play-off.

Qualification for Europa League Play-off Final:
1 place in each group: enter Europa League Play-off Final

Europa League Play-off Final:
The two group winners meet each other with the winner becoming the Play-offs II winner.
Winner is decided over two legs.
The winner of Group A hosts the second leg.

Tie-breakers for the Europa League Play-off Final:
1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.

Qualification for Europa League Testmatch:
winner: enters Europa League Testmatch


Europa League Testmatch:
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Format:
1 team from the Championship Play-off and 1 team from the Europa League Play-off contest one place in the UEFA Europa League qualifiers.

Final:
The two teams meet each other with the winner becoming Europa League Testmatch winner.
Winner is decided over two legs.
The Championship Play-off team hosts the second leg.

Tie-breakers for the Europa League Testmatch:
1. aggregate score from the two legs, 2. away goals, 3. extra time, 4. penalties.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:
winner: UEFA Europa League qualifiers