18 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 34 games each, over 34 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. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. total goal difference; 6. total goals scored.

Qualification for AFC competitions:

1 place: AFC Champions League

2 place: AFC Cup

Relegation from the league:

16-18 place: relegated to Liga 2

Promotion to the league:

3 teams from Liga 2