2020–21 in Turkish football

The 2020–21 season is the 116th season of competitive football in Turkey.

Football in Turkey
Season2020–21
Men's football
Süper LigBeşiktaş
First LeagueAdana Demirspor
Turkish CupBeşiktaş
Turkish Super CupTrabzonspor
← 2019–20 Turkey 2021–22 →

Pre-seasonEdit

League Promoted to league
Süper Lig
1.Lig
2.Lig
3.Lig

League tablesEdit

Süper LigEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Beşiktaş (C) 40 26 6 8 89 44 +45 84 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Galatasaray 40 26 6 8 80 36 +44 84 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
3 Fenerbahçe 40 25 7 8 72 41 +31 82 Qualification for the Europa League play-off round[a]
4 Trabzonspor 40 19 14 7 50 37 +13 71 Qualification for the Europa Conference League third qualifying round[a]
5 Sivasspor 40 16 17 7 54 43 +11 65 Qualification for the Europa Conference League second qualifying round[a]
6 Hatayspor 40 17 10 13 62 53 +9 61
7 Alanyaspor 40 17 9 14 58 45 +13 60
8 Fatih Karagümrük 40 16 12 12 64 52 +12 60
9 Gaziantep 40 15 13 12 59 51 +8 58
10 Göztepe 40 13 12 15 59 59 0 51
11 Konyaspor 40 12 14 14 49 48 +1 50
12 İstanbul Başakşehir 40 12 12 16 43 55 −12 48
13 Çaykur Rizespor 40 12 12 16 53 69 −16 48
14 Kasımpaşa 40 12 10 18 47 57 −10 46
15 Yeni Malatyaspor 40 10 15 15 49 53 −4 45
16 Antalyaspor 40 9 17 14 41 55 −14 44
17 Kayserispor 40 9 14 17 35 52 −17 41
18 BB Erzurumspor (R) 40 10 10 20 44 68 −24 40 Relegation to TFF First League
19 Ankaragücü (R) 40 10 8 22 46 65 −19 38
20 Gençlerbirliği (R) 40 10 8 22 44 76 −32 38
21 Denizlispor (R) 40 6 10 24 38 77 −39 28
Source: Süper Lig, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off.[1]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Since the winners of the 2020–21 Turkish Cup, Beşiktaş, qualified for European competition based on league position, the Europa League play-off round berth awarded to the Turkish Cup winners was passed to the third-placed team (Fenerbahçe), the Europa Conference League third qualifying round berth awarded to the third-placed team was passed to the fourth-placed team (Trabzonspor), and the Europa Conference League second qualifying round berth awarded to the fourth-placed team was passed to the fifth-placed team (Sivasspor).

1.LigEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Adana Demirspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Promotion to the Süper Lig
2 Adanaspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Akhisarspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification for the Süper Lig Playoffs
4 Altay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Altınordu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Balıkesirspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bandırmaspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Boluspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Bursaspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Eskişehirspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Giresunspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 İstanbulspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Keçiörengücü 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Menemenspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Osmanlıspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Samsunspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to the TFF Second League
17 Tuzlaspor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Ümraniyespor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored

Turkish CupEdit

National teamEdit

FriendliesEdit

7 October 2020 Friendly Germany   3–3   Turkey Cologne, Germany
20:45 UTC+2 Draxler   45+1'
Neuhaus   58'
Waldschmidt   81'
Tufan   49'
Karaca   67'
Karaman   90+4'
Stadium: RheinEnergieStadion
Attendance: 300
Referee: Benoît Bastien (France)
11 November 2020 Friendly Turkey   3–3   Croatia Istanbul, Turkey
20:45 UTC+3 Tosun   23' (pen.)
Türüç   41'
Ünder   58'
Budimir   32'
Pašalić   53'
Brekalo   56'
Stadium: Vodafone Park
Attendance: 0
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
27 May 2021 Friendly Turkey   2–1   Azerbaijan Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
20:00 UTC+3
Stadium: Bahçeşehir Okulları Stadium
Referee: Genc Nuza (Kosovo)
31 May 2021 Friendly Turkey   0–0   Guinea Antalya, Turkey
20:00 UTC+3 Stadium: Antalya Stadium
Referee: Aliyar Aghayev (Azerbaijan)
3 June 2021 Friendly Turkey   2–0   Moldova Paderborn, Germany
19:00 UTC+2
Stadium: Benteler-Arena
Referee: Sascha Stegemann (Germany)

2020–21 UEFA Nations LeagueEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation        
1   Hungary (P) 6 3 2 1 7 4 +3 11 Promotion to League A 2–3 1–1 2–0
2   Russia 6 2 2 2 9 12 −3 8 0–0 3–1 1–1
3   Serbia 6 1 3 2 9 7 +2 6[a] 0–1 5–0 0–0
4   Turkey (R) 6 1 3 2 6 8 −2 6[a] Relegation to League C 0–1 3–2 2–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tied on head-to-head points (2) and head-to-head goal difference (0). Head-to-head away goals: Serbia 2, Turkey 0.
3 September 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Turkey   0–1   Hungary Sivas, Turkey
21:45 UTC+3 Report Szoboszlai   80' Stadium: Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)
6 September 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Serbia   0–0   Turkey Belgrade, Serbia
20:45 UTC+2 Report Stadium: Red Star Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Aleksei Kulbakov (Belarus)
11 October 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Russia   1–1   Turkey Moscow, Russia
21:45 UTC+3 Miranchuk   28' Report Karaman   62' Stadium: VTB Arena
Referee: Matej Jug (Slovenia)
15 November 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Turkey   3–2   Russia Istanbul, Turkey
20:00 UTC+3 Karaman   26'
Ünder   32'
Tosun   52' (pen.)
Report Cheryshev   11'
Kuzyayev   57'
Stadium: Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
18 November 2020 2020–21 UEFA Nations League Hungary   2–0   Turkey Budapest, Hungary
20:45 UTC+2 Sigér   57'
Varga   90+5'
Report Stadium: Puskás Aréna
Referee: Ivan Kružliak (Slovakia)

2022 FIFA World Cup qualificationEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Netherlands 10 7 2 1 33 8 +25 23 Qualification for 2022 FIFA World Cup 6–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 6–0
2   Turkey 10 6 3 1 27 16 +11 21 Advance to play-offs 4–2 1–1 2–2 3–3 6–0
3   Norway 10 5 3 2 15 8 +7 18 1–1 0–3 2–0 0–0 5–1
4   Montenegro 10 3 3 4 14 15 −1 12 2–2 1–2 0–1 0–0 4–1
5   Latvia 10 2 3 5 11 14 −3 9 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 3–1
6   Gibraltar 10 0 0 10 4 43 −39 0 0–7 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–3
Source: FIFA, UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

UEFA Euro 2020Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification   ITA   WAL    SUI   TUR
1   Italy (H) 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9 Advance to knockout phase
2   Wales 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4[a]
3    Switzerland 3 1 1 1 4 5 −1 4[a]
4   Turkey 3 0 0 3 1 8 −7 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tied on head-to-head result (Wales 1–1 Switzerland). Overall goal difference was used as the tiebreaker.
11 June 2021 UEFA Euro 2020 Turkey   0–3   Italy Rome, Italy
21:00 UTC+2 Report
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico
Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
16 June 2021 UEFA Euro 2020 Turkey   0–2   Wales Baku, Azerbaijan
20:00 UTC+4 Report
Stadium: Baku Olympic Stadium
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)
20 June 2021 UEFA Euro 2020 Switzerland    3–1   Turkey Baku, Azerbaijan
20:00 UTC+4
Report
Stadium: Baku Olympic Stadium
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)

Turkish clubs in EuropeEdit

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

Second qualifying roundEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
PAOK   3–1   Beşiktaş

Group StageEdit

Group HEdit
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification PAR RBL MUN IBFK
1   Paris Saint-Germain 6 4 0 2 13 6 +7 12[a] Advance to knockout phase 1–0 1–2 5–1
2   RB Leipzig 6 4 0 2 11 12 −1 12[a] 2–1 3–2 2–0
3   Manchester United 6 3 0 3 15 10 +5 9 Transfer to Europa League 1–3 5–0 4–1
4   İstanbul Başakşehir 6 1 0 5 7 18 −11 3 0–2 3–4 2–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tied on head-to-head points (3). Head-to-head away goals: Paris Saint-Germain 1, RB Leipzig 0.

UEFA Europa LeagueEdit

Second qualifying roundEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Neftçi   1–3   Galatasaray

Third qualifying roundEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Rosenborg   1–0   Alanyaspor
Beşiktaş   1–1 (a.e.t.)
(2–4 p)
  Rio Ave
Galatasaray   2–0   Hajduk Split

Play-off RoundEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Rangers   2–1   Galatasaray

Group stageEdit

Group IEdit
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification VIL MTA SIV QRB
1   Villarreal 6 5 1 0 17 5 +12 16 Advance to knockout phase 4–0 5–3 3–0[a]
2   Maccabi Tel Aviv 6 3 2 1 6 7 −1 11 1–1 1–0 1–0
3   Sivasspor 6 2 0 4 9 11 −2 6 0–1 1–2 2–0
4   Qarabağ 6 0 1 5 4 13 −9 1 1–3 1–1 2–3
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ The Villarreal v Qarabağ match was awarded as a 3–0 win to Villarreal after being cancelled as several players of the Qarabağ squad tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TÜRKİYE FUTBOL FEDERASYONU FUTBOL MÜSABAKA TALİMATI : MADDE 9 – PUAN USULÜ VE AVERAJ" [Turkish Football Federation Football Competition Instruction : Article 9 - Score Procedure and Average] (PDF) (in Turkish). tff.org. Retrieved 30 January 2020.