2020 Úrvalsdeild kvenna (football)

The 2020 Úrvalsdeild kvenna was the 49th season of the women's association football highest division league in Iceland.Due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic the season started late on 12 June 2020. Valur were the defending champions after claiming the 2019 championship.[1]

Úrvalsdeild kvenna
Season2020
Dates12 June 2020 – 4 October 2020
ChampionsBreiðablik
Relegated
UEFA Champions League
Matches played78
Goals scored278 (3.56 per match)
Top goalscorerAgla María Albertsdóttir (14)
Sveindís Jane Jónsdóttir (14)
Biggest home winBreiðablik 8–0 ÍBV (27 September 2020)
Biggest away winFylkir 0–7 Valur (26 September 2020)

Þór/KA 0–7 Breiðablik (13 September 2020)

FH 0–7 Breiðablik (16 August 2020)
Highest scoringStjarnan 5–5 Þróttur (28 July 2020)
2019
2021
All statistics correct as of 30 October 2020.

On 30 October 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was abandoned with just two rounds of matches left to be played. Breiðablik were declared champions, claiming their 18th Úrvalsdeild championship. The top two teams of the league at the time of the abandonment based on the average number of points per game played, Breiðablik and Valur, were selected to play in the 2021–22 UEFA Women's Champions League by the Football Association of Iceland, likewise the last two teams relegating to the 1.deild kvenna.[2]

TeamsEdit

The 2020 Úrvalsdeild kvenna was contested by 10 teams, eight of which played in the division the previous season and two promoted from the 2019 1. deild kvenna. The bottom two teams from the previous season, Keflavík and HK/Vikingur were relegated to the 1. deild kvenna and were replaced by Þróttur and FH, the winner and runners-up of the 2019 1. deild kvenna respectively.[3]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Breiðablik Kópavogur Kópavogsvöllur 5,501
FH Hafnarfjörður Kaplakrikavöllur 6,738
Fylkir Reykjavik Floridana Völlurinn 1,800
ÍBV Vestmannaeyjar Hásteinsvöllur 3,034
KR Reykjavik Reykjavík Alvogenvöllurinn 3,333
Selfoss Selfoss Selfossvöllur 950
Stjarnan Garðabær Samsung völlurinn 2,300
Þróttur Reykjavík Valbjarnarvöllur 5,478
Valur Reykjavík Valsvöllur 2,465
Þór/KA Akureyri Þórsvöllur 1,550

Source: Scoresway

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts PPG Qualification or relegation
1 Breiðablik (C) 15 14 0 1 66 3 +63 42 2.80 Qualification for the Champions League first round
2 Valur 16 13 1 2 43 11 +32 40 2.50
3 Fylkir 15 5 6 4 22 29 −7 21 1.40
4 Selfoss 16 7 1 8 24 20 +4 22 1.38
5 Þróttur 16 4 6 6 28 34 −6 18 1.13
6 Þór/KA 16 5 3 8 20 37 −17 18 1.13
7 Stjarnan 18 5 5 8 25 34 −9 20 1.11
8 ÍBV 16 5 2 9 16 39 −23 17 1.06
9 FH (R) 16 5 1 10 19 35 −16 16 1.00 Relegation to 1. deild kvenna
10 KR Reykjavik (R) 14 3 1 10 15 36 −21 10 0.71
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away THO BRE VAL ÍBV FYL THR SEL STA FH KR
Þór/KA 0–7 0–2 4–0 2–2 1–0 4–1 0–1 2–1
Breiðablik 4–0 8–0 5–0 1–2 3–1 3–0 6–0
Valur 6–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 3–1 3–0 3–1 3–0
ÍBV 1–0 0–4 1–3 2–2 4–3 3–2 0–1 1–3
Fylkir 4–2 0–4 0–7 2–2 1–0 2–1
Þróttur 1–1 0–4 1–2 0–2 2–1 0–0 2–2 5–0
Selfoss 2–1 0–2 1–2 0–1 1–3 2–3 1–0
Stjarnan 0–3 1–0 1–1 5–5 1–4 3–0 2–3
FH 1–2 0–7 0–1 3–1 1–2 0–2 3–2 4–2
KR 0–1 3–0 1–3 1–1 0–5 0–2 3–0
Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

As of matches played on 4 October 2020.[4]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Agla María Albertsdóttir Breiðablik 14
  Sveindís Jane Jónsdóttir Breiðablik
3   Elín Metta Jensen Valur 13
4   Berglind Björg Þorvaldsdóttir Breiðablik 12
5   Hlín Eiríksdóttir Valur 11
6   Alexandra Jóhannsdóttir Breiðablik 10
  Bryndís Arna Níelsdóttir Fylkir
  Stephanie Mariana Ribeiro Þróttur
9   Tiffany McCarty Selfoss 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Valur Islandsmeistari 2019". Fréttablaðið (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Keppni hætt". Knattspyrnusamband Íslands (in Icelandic). 30 October 2020.
  3. ^ "íslandsmót - Inkasso deild kvenna". ksi.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Tolfraedi Leikmenn". ksi.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 17 June 2020.

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