2019–20 Montenegrin First League

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Montenegrin First League
Season2019–20
Dates3 August 2019 - May 2020
Matches played55
Goals scored139 (2.53 per match)

The 2019–20 Montenegrin First League is the 14th season of top-tier association football in Montenegro. The season began on 3 August 2019 and will end in May 2020.[1] The league winners will qualify for a place in the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League.[2]

Sutjeska are the defending champions after winning the league in the previous season.[3]

Teams[edit]

Mornar and Lovćen were relegated at the end of the previous season.[3] After earning promotion from the Montenegrin Second League, FK Podgorica and Kom will compete in the league this season.[4]
The following 10 clubs complete in First League 2019-20.

Club
City Finishing
in 2018–19
First season in
top division
Stadium Official website
FK Budućnost Podgorica 2nd 1946–47 Stadion pod Goricom (15,230) fk-buducnost.me
OFK Grbalj Radanovići 6th 2006–07 Stadion Donja Sutvara (1,500) ofkgrbalj.me
FK Iskra Danilovgrad 5th 2015–16 Braća Velašević Stadium (2,500)
FK Kom Podgorica 2nd in Second League Arrow-up.png 2003–04 Stadion Zlatica (1,200)
OFK Petrovac Petrovac 7th 2006–07 Stadion pod Malim brdom (1,630) ofkpetrovac.com
FK Podgorica Podgorica 1st in Second League Arrow-up.png 2019–20 DG Arena (4,000)
FK Rudar Pljevlja 8th 1993–94 Stadion pod Golubinjom (5,140) fkrudarpljevlja.com
FK Sutjeska Nikšić 1st 1964–65 Stadion kraj Bistrice (5,214) fksutjeska.me
OFK Titograd Podgorica 4th 2006–07 Mladost Stadium (1,250) ofktitograd.me
FK Zeta Golubovci 3rd 2000–01 Stadion Trešnjica (4,000) fkzeta.net

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sutjeska 11 7 3 1 26 8 +18 24 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Budućnost 11 7 2 2 23 13 +10 23 Qualification for the Europa League preliminary round
3 Iskra 11 6 3 2 13 10 +3 21
4 Zeta 11 4 5 2 8 5 +3 17
5 Titograd 11 4 3 4 11 7 +4 15
6 Kom 11 3 4 4 17 16 +1 13
7 Podgorica 11 3 4 4 11 12 −1 13
8 Rudar 11 3 1 7 11 24 −13 10 Qualification for the relegation play-offs
9 Grbalj 11 1 4 6 12 21 −9 7
10 Petrovac 11 2 1 8 7 23 −16 7 Relegation to the Second League
Updated to match(es) played on 6 October 2019. Source: UEFA, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 3) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored; 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Draw.[5]

Results[edit]

Clubs will play each other four times for a total of 36 matches each.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First League". soccerway.com. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "First League: Season Rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  3. ^ a b "First League". soccerway.com. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Second League". soccerway.com. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  5. ^ "First League: Season Rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 30 June 2019.

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