First Division A | Belgium - an overview

The First Division A is the top league competition for professional football in Belgium. Previously known as the Belgium Pro League, this league has 16 teams fighting for the right to play in Belgium’s top league. The season is split into a “Regular Season” with each team playing twice, then the league splits and the teams enter a “Play-off”. The top 6 places enter the Play-off 1, with teams placed 6th – 15th in the Play-off 2. The team at the bottom of the table is relegated. There is no promotion from the First Division A, but the teams in Play-off 1 fight to qualify for the UEFA Champions League. Third and Fourth place qualify for the Europa League.

Upcoming matches

Participating teams

Cercle Brugge, Club Brugge, KAA Gent, KAS Eupen, KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk, KRC Genk, KV Kortrijk, KV Mechelen, KV Oostende, KVC Westerlo, KVRS Waasland-Beveren, RSC Anderlecht, Royal Antwerp, Royal Excel Mouscron, SV Zulte Waregem, Sint Truiden VV, Sporting Charleroi, Sporting Lokeren, Standard Liège

Related stadiums

Close Stade du Pays de Charleroi - Sporting Charleroi, Bosuilstadion - Royal Antwerp, Constant Vanden Stockstadion - RSC Anderlecht, Cristal Arena - KRC Genk, Daknamstadion - Sporting Lokeren, Freethiel Stadion - KVRS Waasland-Beveren, Ghelamco Arena - KAA Gent, Gradski stadion, Guldensporen Stadion - KV Kortrijk, Jan Breydel Stadion - Cercle Brugge, Club Brugge, Kehrwegstadion - KAS Eupen, Regenboogstadion - SV Zulte Waregem, Stade Le Canonnier - Royal Excel Mouscron, Stade Maurice Dufrasne - Standard Liège, Stayen - Sint Truiden VV, Versluys Arena - KV Oostende

First Division A Standings

1KRC Genk Logo KRC Genk303263
2Club Brugge Logo Club Brugge303256
3Standard Liège Logo Standard Liège301453
4RSC Anderlecht Logo RSC Anderlecht301551
5KAA Gent Logo KAA Gent30850
6Royal Antwerp Logo Royal Antwerp30549
7Sint Truiden VV Logo Sint Truiden VV301147
8KV Kortrijk Logo KV Kortrijk30243
9Sporting Charleroi Logo Sporting Charleroi30042
10Royal Excel Mouscron Logo Royal Excel Mouscron30040
11SV Zulte Waregem Logo SV Zulte Waregem30-1133
12KAS Eupen Logo KAS Eupen30-2332
13Cercle Brugge Logo Cercle Brugge30-2428
14KV Oostende Logo KV Oostende30-2327
15KVRS Waasland-Beveren Logo KVRS Waasland-Beveren30-1327

First Division A | Regular Season Standings

1Club Brugge Logo Club Brugge41010
2KV Mechelen4610
3Standard Liège Logo Standard Liège489
4Royal Antwerp Logo Royal Antwerp479
5KAA Gent Logo KAA Gent467
6KV Kortrijk Logo KV Kortrijk437
7Royal Excel Mouscron Logo Royal Excel Mouscron4-17
8KRC Genk Logo KRC Genk416
9KV Oostende Logo KV Oostende4-16
10SV Zulte Waregem Logo SV Zulte Waregem4-26
11Sporting Charleroi Logo Sporting Charleroi4-15
12Sint Truiden VV Logo Sint Truiden VV4-83
13RSC Anderlecht Logo RSC Anderlecht4-32
14KAS Eupen Logo KAS Eupen4-82
15KVRS Waasland-Beveren Logo KVRS Waasland-Beveren4-91
16Cercle Brugge Logo Cercle Brugge4-80

First Division A | Championship Round Standings

1KRC Genk Logo KRC Genk101152
2Club Brugge Logo Club Brugge10850
3Standard Liège Logo Standard Liège10140
4Royal Antwerp Logo Royal Antwerp10-439
5KAA Gent Logo KAA Gent10-535
6RSC Anderlecht Logo RSC Anderlecht10-1132