2020–21 Croatian First Football League

The 2020–21 Croatian First Football League (officially Hrvatski telekom Prva liga for sponsorship reasons) is the 30th season of the Croatian First Football League, the national championship for men’s association football teams in Croatia, since its establishment in 1992. The season started on 14 August 2020.

The league is contested by 10 teams.

2020–21 Croatian Football Cup2020–21 Croatian First Football League Statics

Teams and personal

ClubManagerCaptain
GNK Dinamo ZagrebZoran MamićArijan Ademi
HNK GoricaValdas DambrauskasKristijan Kahlina
HNK Hajduk SplitHari VukasMijo Caktaš
NK Istra 1961Fausto BudicinMarin Grujević
NK Lokomotiva ZagrebGoran TomićDenis Kolinger
NK OsijekNenad BjelicaMile Škorić
HNK RijekaSimon RožmanFranko Andrijašević
NK Slaven BelupoTomislav StipićMateas Delić
HNK ŠibenikKrunoslav RendulićMarko Bulat
NK VaraždinSamir ToplakMarko Stolnik

Managerial changes

TeamOutgoing managerManner of departureDate of vacancyReplaced byDate of appointment
Istra 1961Ivan PrelecContract expired14 July 2020Danijel Jumić (caretaker)16 July 2020
Hajduk SplitIgor TudorSigned by Juventus21 August 2020Hari Vukas8 September 2020
Istra 1961Danijel Jumić (caretaker)Singing of Budicin26 August 2020Fausto Budicin26 August 2020
OsijekIvica KuleševićSacked4 September 2020Nenad Bjelica5 September 2020

League table

PosTeamPldWDLGF/GAPtsQualification or relegation
1Dinamo Zagreb761021-819Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2NK Gorica851219-1316Qualification to Europa Conference League second qualifying round
3NK Osijek741210-713Qualification to Europa Conference League second qualifying round
4Rijeka64028-712
5Hajduk Split631210-710
6Slaven Belupo714211-107
7Vartek Varaždin82156-127
8Istra 196181255-135
9NK Lokomotiva Zagrep61235-125
10Šibenik71156-114Relegation to Croatian Second Football League

Result

2020–21 Croatian First Football League Results

Topscorer

Players (Team)Goals
Mario Gavranovic (Dinamo Zagrep)7
Ognjen Mudrinski (NK Gorica)6
Kristijan Lovric (NK Gorica)5