Pirma Lyga, also known as I Lyga, LFF I Lyga, is a professional football league in Lithuania for men. There are overall 14 teams that compete for the title every year between March and December. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Pirma Lyga table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 2023 season, among the most popular teams in Pirma Lyga for online searches are FK Jonava, Siauliai FA, Žalgiris B Vilnius. To follow today’s games and other active leagues, please visit the main page for all competitions in Lithuania.
Competition format of Pirma Lyga
The first edition of the Pirma Lyga took place in 1990 when the first league winner was Panerys Vilnius. The teams are placed in 3 tables, with a promotion and relegation system for the best and worst-performing teams. Each team plays overall 192 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 scorers in the 1 Lyga 2022 season were Jose Luis Balanta, Evaldas Kugys with 19 goals. The average number of goals in the league for season 2023 is 2.92 per game.
Team stadiums and attendance
The team with the largest stadium is FA Šiauliai with the total capacity of 9,125.
TV partners and official organization
The organization that is in charge of the league is LFF.
Top 7 important questions about Pirma Lyga
#1 Which team is the current titleholder in Pirma Lyga?
The current titleholder in Pirma Lyga is Dainava Alytus.
#2 What rank of competition is Pirma Lyga in Lithuania?
Pirma Lyga is the level 2 division in Lithuania.
#3 How many rounds are played each season in Pirma Lyga?
Overall 28 rounds are played in Pirma Lyga each season.
#4 How many goals are scored on average in Pirma Lyga in 2023?
The average number of goals in Pirma Lyga is 2.92 per game in 2023.
#5 Is there a playoff round in Pirma Lyga after the regular season?
There isn't a playoff competition after the regular season in Pirma Lyga.
#6 When does the Pirma Lyga start and when does it finish?
The Pirma Lyga usually starts in March and ends in December.
#7 How many groups are there in Pirma Lyga competition?
The teams in Pirma Lyga are placed in 3 groups.