Veikkausliiga is highest football league in Finland and contains 12 clubs. Was created in 1930 year, but has this name from 1990 year. Every club plays 3 times against each other according to schedule made for the season, for a total of 33 matches per club. Teams are ranked in table according to points won. Top 6 clubs from last season plays 17 matches as host, while the other clubs are playing 16 matches as host. At the end of the season the club with most points is champion of Finland and also receive the right to participate in UEFA Champions League. The second and the third clubs are registered for UEFA Europa League. The last club from end-season table directly is demoted to lower football division – Ykkönen, and his spot is taken by winner of Ykkönen. The second last is playing a relegation playoff with second club from Ykkönen to determine which will play in highest football league next season.