Premier League, also known as Azərbaycan Premyer Liqası, is a professional football league in Azerbaijan for men. There are overall 8 teams that compete for the title every year between August and May. The current holder of the title is Qarabağ FK and the teams that hold the most titles are Neftçi Baku PFK, Qarabağ FK. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Premier League table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 22/23 season, among the most popular teams in Premier League for online searches are Qarabağ Agdam FK, Neftchi Baku PFC, FK Gabala. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Azerbaijan.
Competition format of Premier League
The first edition of the Premier League took place in 1992 when the first league winner was Neftchi Baku PFC. The teams are placed in 1 table, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. The last 1 teams are relegated to the First Division. Each team plays overall 20 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season. The top 1 team qualify for the Champions League Qualification main tournament or preliminary qualifications. Additional 1 team qualify for Europa League Qualification tournament or preliminary qualifications.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the Premier League 21/22 season was Mahir Emreli with 16 goals. The average number of goals in the league for season 22/23 is 2.54 per game.
Team stadiums and attendance
The team with the largest stadium is Alinja Arena with the total capacity of 13,000.
TV partners and official organization
Top 8 important questions about Premier League
#1 Which team in Premier League has the most titles?
The teams with the most titles in Premier League are Neftçi Baku PFK, Qarabağ FK.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in Premier League?
The current titleholder in Premier League is Qarabağ FK.
#3 What rank of competition is Premier League in Azerbaijan?
Premier League is the level 1 division in Azerbaijan.
#4 How many rounds are played each season in Premier League?
Overall 28 rounds are played in Premier League each season.
#5 How many goals are scored on average in Premier League in 22/23?
The average number of goals in Premier League is 2.54 per game in 22/23.
#6 Is there a playoff round in Premier League after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in Premier League.
#7 When does the Premier League start and when does it finish?
The Premier League usually starts in August and ends in May.
#8 How many groups are there in Premier League competition?
The teams in Premier League are placed in 1 group.