20 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 38 games each, over 38 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. total goal difference; 3. total goals scored; 4. play-off (only to decide champion, qualification for UEFA competitions or relegation).
Qualification for UEFA competitions:
1-3 place: Champions League Group stage
4 place: UEFA Champions League qualifiers
5 place: UEFA Europa League Group stage
6 place: possible UEFA Europa League Group stage or qualifiers (depends on FA Cup and League Cup outcomes)
7 place: possible UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on FA Cup and League Cup outcomes)
Relegation from the league:
18-20 place: relegated to Championship
Promotion to the league:
3 teams from Championship