2021 Kategoria e Tretë

The 2021 Kategoria e Tretë was the 18th official season of the Albanian football fourth division since its establishment. The season began on 11 March 2021 and ended on 14 May 2021. There are 6 teams competing this season. Luftëtari and Murlani gained promotion to the 2021–22 Kategoria e Dytë. Luftëtari won their first Kategoria e Tretë title.[1]

Kategoria e Tretë
Season2021
ChampionsLuftëtari
1st title
PromotedLuftëtari
Murlani
Matches played30
Goals scored156 (5.2 per match)
Biggest home winMurlani 5−0 Drini
(30 April 2021)
Luftëtari 6−1 Osumi
(25 March 2021)
Biggest away winDrini 2−9 Murlani
(24 March 2021)
Highest scoringDrini 2−9 Murlani
(24 March 2021)
Longest winning run8 matches
Luftëtari
Longest unbeaten run8 matches
Luftëtari
Longest winless run10 matches
Drini
Longest losing run10 matches
Drini
2020
2022

Changes from last seasonEdit

Team changesEdit

From Third DivisionEdit

Promoted to Kategoria e Dytë:

2021 Kategoria e Tretë teams.

Stadia by capacity and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Luftëtari Gjirokastër
Drini Peshkopi
Kinostudio Tirana
Murlani Vau i Dejës
Osumi Dimal
Spartak Tirana Tirana

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Luftëtari (C, P) 10 9 0 1 35 5 +30 27 Promotion to 2021–22 Kategoria e Dytë
2 Murlani (P) 10 7 0 3 33 18 +15 21
3 Osumi 10 6 0 4 25 19 +6 18 Play-off promotion to 2021–22 Kategoria e Dytë
4 Spartak Tirana 10 5 0 5 28 30 −2 15
5 Kinostudio 10 3 0 7 25 34 −9 9
6 Drini 10 0 0 10 10 50 −40 0
Source: [1]
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) draw. (Head-to-head record is applied for clubs with the same number of points only once all matches between said clubs have been played.)
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DRI KIN LUF MUR OSU SPA
Drini 1–5 0–4 2–9 0–5 1–6
Kinostudio 5–3 2–5 3–4 2–5 3–5
Luftëtari 3–0 4–0 1–0 6–1 4–0
Murlani 5–0 2–1 2–1 3–1 5–2
Osumi 4–2 0–1 0–3 3–0 5–2
Spartak Tirana 4–1 5–3 0–4 4–3 0–1
Source: [2]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the rivalry between the two participants.

ReferencesEdit