Jupiler Pro League
FIFA Region
UEFA
Season
2023-2024
Location
Belgium
Abbreviation
BEL1

Summary

The Jupiler Pro League (BEL1) (Belgian Pro League) is the top league in the Belgian football association. At the end of the 2023-2024 season, the BEL1 holds a Championship Playoff and a Europa League Playoff. Playoff results determine which teams qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2024-2025 UEFA Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 1st place 2023-2024 BEL1 Championship Playoff team
  • 2024-2025 UEFA Champions League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 2nd place 2023-2024 BEL1 Championship Playoff team
  • 2024-2025 UEFA Europa Europa League - Playoff Round:
    • 3rd place 2023-2024 BEL1 Championship Playoff team
  • 2024-2025 UEFA Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round:
    • 1st place 2023-2024 BEL1 UEFAECL Playoff and 4th place 2023-2024 BEL1 Championship Playoff teams

The winner of the 2023-2024 Belgian Cup, typically a BEL1 team, also receives a berth in the Playoff Round of the 2024-2025 UEFA Europa League.

Leagues Pyramid - Belgium

Abbrev League # of Teams
BEL1 Jupiler Pro League
(Belgian Pro League)
16
BEL2 Challenger Pro League 16
BEL3 Belgian National Division 1 18
BEL4 Belgian Division 2 54
BEL5 Belgian Division 3 64

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
22 Jul 2023 - 17 Mar 2024
Championship Round
29 Mar 2024 - 4 Jun 2024
UEFAEL Playoffs
29 Mar 2024 - 4 Jun 2024
16: BEL1 (15), BEL2 (1)

Season Format

During the 2023-2024 regular season, each BEL1 team plays Home-Away matches against the other 15 BEL1 teams for 30 total matches per team. Immediately following the regular season, based on Final Table standings, clubs are assigned to the Championship Playoffs, the UEFA Europa League Playoffs, or relegation. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) matches won, (2) goal difference, (3) total goals scored, (4) away matches won, (5) away goal difference, (6) away goals scored, then (7) a playoff.

Playoffs

Immediately following the 2023-2024 BEL1 regular season, the 1st through 6th place BEL1 teams are assigned to the Championship Playoffs, while the 7th through 12th place BEL1 teams are assigned to the Europa League Playoffs. In the Championship Playoffs, each plays Home-Away matches against the other 5 Championship Playoffs teams (10 total matches per team). In the Europa League Playoffs, each BEL1 teams plays Home-Away matches against the other 5 teams in their group (10 total matches per team). The winner plays a match against the 4th place team from the Championship Round. The winner receives the UEFA Europa Conference League - 2nd Qualifying Round berth.

Relegation

At the end of the 2023-2024 BEL1 season, the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th place BEL1 teams play in the relegation playoffs.


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Championship/UEFAECL Playoffs

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
Championship
1RU Saint-Gilloise 3121 -7-335-356332311511 -3-1363416181610 -4-234291613
2Anderlecht 3119 -9-334-325930291612 -3-139311318157 -6-227281711
3Club Brugge 3114 -10-728-24633033158 -6-130351421166 -4-622281612
4Royal Antwerp FC 3114 -10-726-26552827159 -5-132341024165 -5-62021183
5Genk 3113 -11-726-24523121167 -6-327291712156 -5-42323149
6Cercle Brugge KSV 3114 -6-1124-24453510168 -3-52728199156 -3-62117161
Relegation
1R Charleroi SC 307 -8-1529-2648-22156 -4-5222023-3151 -4-107625-19
2KAS Eupen 307 -3-2024-2458-34154 -2-9141528-13153 -1-1110930-21
3KV Kortrijk 306 -6-1824-2257-35154 -3-8151324-11152 -3-109933-24
4RWDM 305 -8-1723-3167-36153 -6-6151528-13152 -2-1181639-23
UEFAECL Playoffs
1KAA Gent 3113 -11-727-23583919168 -6-230391920155 -5-5201920-1
2KV Mechelen 3114 -6-1126-2242366157 -4-425221210167 -2-7232024-4
3Sint-Truiden VV 3111 -10-1023-203746-9169 -4-33120146152 -6-7121732-15
4Standard Liège 318 -10-1317-173446-12156 -5-42318126162 -5-9111634-18
5KVC Westerlo 317 -9-1515-154256-14155 -2-8172127-6162 -7-7132129-8
6Oud-Heverlee Leuven 317 -8-1615-143650-14165 -4-71921183152 -4-9101532-17
2024-2025 UEFACL
2024-2025 UEFAECL
2024-2025 UEFAEL

1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1RU Saint-Gilloise 3021 -7-270-6331321511 -3-1363416181510 -4-134291514
2Anderlecht 3018 -9-363-5830281511 -3-136301317157 -6-227281711
3Royal Antwerp FC 3014 -10-652-552728159 -5-132341024155 -5-52021174
4Club Brugge 3014 -9-751-622933158 -6-130351421156 -3-621271512
5Genk 3012 -11-747-513120156 -6-324281711156 -5-42323149
6KAA Gent 3012 -11-747-533815157 -6-227341816155 -5-5201920-1
7Cercle Brugge KSV 3014 -5-1147-443410158 -2-52627189156 -3-62117161
8KV Mechelen 3013 -6-1145-39345157 -4-425221210156 -2-7201722-5
9Sint-Truiden VV 3010 -10-1040-3546-11158 -4-32818144152 -6-7121732-15
10Standard Liège 308 -10-1234-3341-8156 -5-42318126152 -5-8111529-14
11KVC Westerlo 307 -9-1430-4254-12155 -2-8172127-6152 -7-6132127-6
12Oud-Heverlee Leuven 307 -8-1529-3447-13155 -4-61919154152 -4-9101532-17
13R Charleroi SC 307 -8-1529-2648-22156 -4-5222023-3151 -4-107625-19
14KAS Eupen 307 -3-2024-2458-34154 -2-9141528-13153 -1-1110930-21
15KV Kortrijk 306 -6-1824-2257-35154 -3-8151324-11152 -3-109933-24
16RWDM 305 -8-1723-3167-36153 -6-6151528-13152 -2-1181639-23
Championship Round
UEFAECL Playoffs Round
Relegation to BEL2

Fixtures

Sat - 13 Apr 2024
 RWDM   KAS EupenEdmond Machtens Stadion
 KV Mechelen   KVC WesterloAFAS Stadion
 Genk   Cercle Brugge KSVCegeka Arena
Sun - 14 Apr 2024
 Club Brugge   Royal Antwerp FCJan Breydelstadion
 KV Kortrijk   R Charleroi SCGuldensporen Stadion
 Oud-Heverlee Leuven   KAA GentKing Power at Den Dreef Stadion
Sat - 20 Apr 2024
 Oud-Heverlee Leuven   Sint-Truiden VVKing Power at Den Dreef Stadion
 KAA Gent   KV MechelenKAA Gent Arena
 Genk   AnderlechtCegeka Arena
Sun - 21 Apr 2024
 Cercle Brugge KSV   Royal Antwerp FCJan Breydelstadion
 KV Kortrijk   RWDMGuldensporen Stadion
 RU Saint-Gilloise   Club BruggeStade Joseph Mariën
 R Charleroi SC   KAS EupenStade du Pays de Charleroi
Tue - 23 Apr 2024
 Sint-Truiden VV   KAA GentDaio Wasabi Stayen Stadium
 Standard Liège   KV MechelenStade Maurice Dufrasne
Wed - 24 Apr 2024
 Club Brugge   GenkJan Breydelstadion

Results

Fri - 12 Apr 2024
 Sint-Truiden VV 33 Standard LiègeDaio Wasabi Stayen Stadium
Sun - 7 Apr 2024
 KVC Westerlo 03 KAA GentHet Kuipje
 Club Brugge 31 AnderlechtJan Breydelstadion
 KAS Eupen 11 KV KortrijkBosuilstadion
 RU Saint-Gilloise 23 Cercle Brugge KSVStade Joseph Mariën
Sat - 6 Apr 2024
 Royal Antwerp FC 01 GenkBosuilstadion
 Standard Liège 00 Oud-Heverlee LeuvenStade Maurice Dufrasne
 R Charleroi SC 00 RWDMStade du Pays de Charleroi
Fri - 5 Apr 2024
Mon - 1 Apr 2024
 Genk 10 RU Saint-GilloiseCegeka Arena
 Cercle Brugge KSV 11 Club BruggeJan Breydelstadion
Sun - 31 Mar 2024
 Sint-Truiden VV 20 KVC WesterloDaio Wasabi Stayen Stadium
Sat - 30 Mar 2024
 Oud-Heverlee Leuven 23 KV MechelenKing Power at Den Dreef Stadion
Fri - 29 Mar 2024
 KAA Gent 51 Standard LiègeKAA Gent Arena
Sun - 17 Mar 2024
 Cercle Brugge KSV 40 RWDMJan Breydelstadion
 KVC Westerlo 11 GenkHet Kuipje
 Oud-Heverlee Leuven 10 KV MechelenKing Power at Den Dreef Stadion
 KAA Gent 50 R Charleroi SCGhelamco Arena