Swiss 1. Liga (football)
1. Liga classic is the fourth tier of the Swiss football league system. The division is split into three groups of 16 teams, by geographical region.
|Other club(s) from||Liechtenstein|
|Number of teams||3 groups of 16 teams|
|Level on pyramid||4|
|Promotion to||Promotion League|
|Relegation to||2. Liga Interregional|
|Domestic cup(s)||Swiss Cup|
|Current champions||FC Stade Lausanne-OuchyFC MünsingenFC Baden |
Group 1 contains teams from western Switzerland, which is generally French speaking. Group 2 contains teams from Central Switzerland, which is mostly German speaking. Group 3 contains teams from East Switzerland (and Liechtenstein) which contains German and Italian speaking regions.
Two teams in total are promoted at the end of the season to 1. Liga Promotion, determined by a play-off competition involving the top 2 teams in each group. The bottom 2 teams in each group are relegated from this division to the 2. Liga Interregional, which is the highest of the Amateur leagues in Swiss football, broken down into 5 regional groups.
The clubs in the league for the 2018–19 season:
The league champions and promoted teams: