2021 1. divisjon

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1. divisjon
Season 2021
Dates15 May 2021 – 28 November 2021
Matches played88
Goals scored258 (2.93 per match)
Top goalscorer Oscar Aga
(10 goals)
Biggest home win Fredrikstad 4–0 Jerv
(30 May 2021)
KFUM Oslo 4–0 Ull/Kisa
(31 May 2021)
Aalesund 5–1 Stjørdals-Blink
(22 June 2021)
Ranheim 4–0 Sandnes Ulf
(12 July 2021)
Biggest away win Ranheim 0–4 Sogndal
(12 June 2021)
Highest scoring Bryne 5–2 Ranheim
(19 May 2021)
Longest winning run4 matches
Åsane
Fredrikstad [1]
Longest unbeaten run7 matches
HamKam [1]
Longest winless run5 matches
Åsane
Fredrikstad
Ranheim
Sandnes Ulf
Stjørdals-Blink
Strømmen [1]
Longest losing run5 matches
Stjørdals-Blink [1]
2020
All statistics correct as of 14 July 2021.

The 2021 1. divisjon (referred to as OBOS-ligaen for sponsorship reasons) is a Norwegian second-tier football league season.

Contents

The league started on 15 May 2021, and is scheduled to end on 28 November 2021. [2]

Teams

In the 2020 1. divisjon, Tromsø and Lillestrøm were promoted to the 2021 Eliteserien, while Kongsvinger and Øygarden were relegated to the 2021 2. divisjon.

Start and Aalesund were relegated from the 2020 Eliteserien, while Fredrikstad and Bryne were promoted from the 2020 2. divisjon.

Stadiums and locations

TeamLocationArenaCapacityManager
Aalesund Ålesund Color Line Stadion 10,778 Flag of Norway.svg Lars Arne Nilsen
Bryne Bryne Bryne Stadion 4,000 Flag of Norway.svg Jan Halvor Halvorsen
Fredrikstad Fredrikstad Fredrikstad Stadion 12,560 Flag of Norway.svg Bjørn Johansen
Grorud Oslo Grorud Arctic Match1,700 [3] Flag of Norway.svg Aksel Bergo
HamKam Hamar Briskeby Arena 7,800 Flag of Norway.svg Kjetil Rekdal
Jerv Grimstad Levermyr Stadion 3,300 Flag of Norway.svg Arne Sandstø
KFUM Oslo Oslo KFUM Arena 1,500 Flag of Norway.svg Jørgen Isnes
Ranheim Trondheim Extra Arena 3,000 Flag of Portugal.svg Hugo Pereira
Raufoss Raufoss Nammo Stadion 1,800 Flag of Norway.svg Christian Johnsen
Sandnes Ulf Sandnes Øster Hus Arena 6,046
Sogndal Sogndal Fosshaugane Campus 5,622 Flag of Norway.svg Eirik Bakke
Start Kristiansand Sør Arena 14,448 Flag of Norway.svg Sindre Tjelmeland
Stjørdals-Blink Stjørdalshalsen M.U.S Stadion2,000 [4] Flag of England.svg Tom Dent
Strømmen Strømmen Strømmen Stadion 2,000 Flag of Norway.svg Ole Martin Nesselquist
Ull/Kisa Jessheim Jessheim Stadion 4,500 Flag of Norway.svg Arild Sundgot
Åsane Bergen Åsane Arena3,700 [5] Flag of Norway.svg Morten Røssland

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyTableIncoming managerDate of appointmentTable
Stjørdals-Blink Flag of Norway.svg Roar VikvangAppointed head of Rosenborg's academy31 December 2020 [6] Pre-season Flag of England.svg Tom Dent1 January 2021 [7] Pre-season
Ull/Kisa Flag of Norway.svg Trond Fredriksen Mutual consent11 January 2021 [8] Flag of Norway.svg Sindre Tjelmeland12 January 2021 [9]
Grorud Flag of Norway.svg Eirik KjønøAppointed assistant coach of Stabæk 4 February 2021 [10] Flag of Norway.svg Aksel Bergo1 March 2021 [11]
Start Flag of Iceland.svg Jóhannes Harðarson Sacked14 June 2021 [12] 7th Flag of Norway.svg Sindre Tjelmeland19 June 2021 [13] 12th
Ull/Kisa Flag of Norway.svg Sindre TjelmelandSigned by Start 19 June 2021 [13] 11th Flag of Norway.svg Arild Sundgot 1 July 2021 [14] 11th
Ranheim Flag of Norway.svg Svein Maalen Mutual consent22 June 2021 [15] 15th Flag of Portugal.svg Hugo Pereira 7 July 2021 [16] 15th
Sandnes Ulf Flag of Norway.svg Steffen Landro Mutual consent14 July 2021 [17] 16th

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsPromotion, qualification or relegation
1 HamKam 11722229+1323Promotion to Eliteserien
2 Fredrikstad 116322114+721
3 Jerv 116321716+121Qualification for the promotion play-offs
4 Aalesund 116231713+420
5 Bryne 115241917+217
6 Åsane 115151314116
7 Sogndal 114341712+515
8 Raufoss 114252220+214
9 KFUM Oslo 113441515013
10 Ranheim 113441517213
11 Start 114161821313
12 Grorud 113351620412
13 Ull/Kisa 113351620412
14 Stjørdals-Blink 114071120912Qualification for the relegation play-offs
15 Strømmen 11254812411Relegation to 2. divisjon
16 Sandnes Ulf 112451118710
Updated to match(es) played on 12 July 2021. Source: Soccerway, NIFS
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if between two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Play-off (only used to decide champions or relegation).

Results

Home \ Away AAL BRY FRE GRO HAM JER KFU RAN RAU ULF SOG STA STJ STR ULL ÅSA
Aalesund 2–12–21–05–12–0
Bryne 3–21–11–15–20–11–0
Fredrikstad 2–20–14–02–12–1
Grorud 1–22–21–01–41–0
HamKam 2–22–13–02–03–01–2
Jerv 2–11–11–02–11–13–3
KFUM Oslo 0–22–13–20–21–14–0
Ranheim 1–11–04–24–00–41–1
Raufoss 4–24–10–12–42–13–0
Sandnes Ulf 0–00–21–11–22–1
Sogndal 2–01–22–21–11–13–1
Start 2–02–31–42–41–3
Stjørdals-Blink 2–01–01–22–10–1
Strømmen 0–20–01–12–11–21–0
Ull/Kisa 0–13–21–14–10–1
Åsane 2–30–12–12–22–0
Updated to match(es) played on 12 July 2021. Source: Norwegian Football Federation (in Norwegian), NIFS (in Norwegian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Play-offs

Promotion play-offs

The 3rd to 6th placed teams will take part in the promotion play-offs; these are single leg knockout matches. In the first round, the 5th placed team will play at home against the 6th placed team. The winner of the first round will meet the 4th placed team on away ground in the second round. The winner of the second round will meet the 3rd placed team on away ground. The winner of the third round will advance to play the 14th placed team in Eliteserien over two legs in the Eliteserien play-offs for a spot in the top-flight next season.

Relegation play-offs

The 14th placed team will take part in a two-legged play-off against the winners of the 2. divisjon play-offs to decide who will play in the 2022 1. divisjon.

Season statistics

As of match(es) played 12 July 2021

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