Europe

France Ligue 1

Ligue 1 is the top soccer league in France that was established in 1932 and has 20 clubs. There are two domestic cups in the Coupe de France and Trophée des champions and the club with the most titles is Saint-Étienne with 10. The top three club finishers earn entry into the Champions League and the fourth place club, and usually more, gain entry into the Europa League. The bottom three finishers are relegated to Ligue 2 and the top three finishers from that league are promoted to Ligue 1.

Scotland Premiership

The Scottish Premiership is the top soccer league in Scotland and was established in 2013 when the Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League merged. There are currently 12 teams in the league and the team that finishes at the bottom of the league table at the end of the season is relegated to the Scottish Championship while the winner of that league is promoted to the Premiership. The winner of the Scottish Premiership qualifies for the Champions League and the second place finisher qualifies for the Europa League.

Holland Eredivisie

The Eredivisie is the top soccer league in Holland and was established in 1956 and features 18 teams. AFC Ajax has won the most league titles (24) and there are two domestic cups in the KNVB Cup and Johan Cruijff Shield, and the bottom three finishers are relegated to the Eerste Divisie while the top three from that league are promoted to the Eredivisie. The top three teams gain entry into the Champions league.

Belgium Pro League

The Pro League is the top soccer league in Belgium and was established in 1895. 16 teams take part in the league and there are two domestic cups in the Belgian Cup and the Belgian Supercup. Anderlecht has won the most titles (33) and there is a playoff at the end of the season with the 15th and 16th place finishers as well as clubs from the Belgium Second Division. The top two finishers qualify for the Champions League.

Portugal Primeira Liga

The Primeira Liga is the top soccer league in Portugal that was established in 1934 and consists of 18 clubs. Benfica has won the most league titles (33) and the two lowest finishers in league play are relegated to the Segunda Liga while the top two finishers from that league are promoted to the Primeira Liga. The top two clubs from the league gain entry into the Champions League.