There are overall 10 teams that compete for the title every year between March and December. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Esiliiga table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 2023 season, among the most popular teams in Esiliiga for online searches are Maardu Linnameeskond, Tallinna Kalev, Paide Linnameeskond U21. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Estonia.
Competition format of Esiliiga
The first edition of the Esiliiga took place in 1992 when the first league winner was Kreenholm Narva. The teams are placed in 9 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. The best team is promoted to the Premium Liiga. The last 2 teams are relegated to the Esiliiga B. In 2023 JK Tabasalu, FC Tallinn was promoted to the Esiliiga. TJK Legion were relegated to Esiliiga for the 2023 season. Each team plays overall 154 games in one season and the winner is the team that has the most points at the end of the season.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the Esiliiga 2022 season was Kristofer Piht with 12 goals. The average number of goals in the league for season 2023 is NaN per game.
TV partners and official organization
The organization that is in charge of the league is EJL.
Top 8 important questions about Esiliiga
#1 What rank of competition is Esiliiga in Estonia?
Esiliiga is the level 2 division in Estonia.
#2 How many rounds are played each season in Esiliiga?
Overall 37 rounds are played in Esiliiga each season.
#3 How many goals are scored on average in Esiliiga in 2023?
The average number of goals in Esiliiga is NaN per game in 2023.
#4 Is there a playoff round in Esiliiga after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in Esiliiga.
#5 When does the Esiliiga start and when does it finish?
The Esiliiga usually starts in March and ends in December.
#6 Which teams were relegated from Esiliiga for the season 2023?
The relegated teams from Esiliiga in 2023 season are TJK Legion.
#7 Which teams were promoted to the Esiliiga in 2023 season?
The promoted teams to Esiliiga in 2023 season are JK Tabasalu, FC Tallinn.
#8 How many groups are there in Esiliiga competition?
The teams in Esiliiga are placed in 9 groups.