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Change of Competition Format of the 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J.LEAGUE

Change of Competition Format of the 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J.LEAGUE

J.LEAGUE announced further change in the format of the 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J.LEAGUE after the third extraordinary board of directors held today. 

■Change of the Competition Format
1. Schedule
 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J1 LEAGUE: Friday 21 February – Saturday 19 December
 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J2 LEAGUE: Sunday 23 February – Sunday 20 December
 2020 MEIJI YASUDA J3 LEAGUE: Saturday 27 June – Sunday 20 December

2. Matches
 As a safety measure to prevent infection, matches featuring teams from the same geographical area will be taken priority in scheduling.

3. Number of substitutes
 - increase the maximum number of substitutions from three to five
 - can make substitutions up to three times (excluding during half time)

*Previously announced changes: https://www.jleague.jp/en/news/article/16961/

 

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