Scottish Premiership (23rd-24th May)

Premiership Title

Celtic have already been confirmed as Premiership champions, and will enter the 2nd Qualifying Round of the Champions League.

 

Europa League

The teams finishing in 2nd and 3rd in the Scottish Premiership will qualify for the Europa League, along with the Scottish Cup winners.  If Inverness beat Falkirk in the Scottish Cup final, then the team finishing in 4th in the Scottish Premiership will also qualify for Europe.

Aberdeen are guaranteed 2nd place, and a spot in the 1st Qualifying Round of next season’s Europa League.  Inverness are guaranteed 3rd place, and a spot in next season’s Europa League – if they win the Scottish Cup they will play in the 2nd Qualifying Round, otherwise they will enter the 1st Qualifying Round.

4th place

The side finishing in 4th place will earn a Europa League spot if Inverness win the Scottish Cup.

St Johnstone will secure 4th if any of the following occur:

  • St Johnstone beat Aberdeen.
  • St Johnstone draw with Aberdeen AND Dundee Utd fail to beat Dundee.
  • St Johnstone lose to Aberdeen AND Dundee Utd lose to Dundee.

Dundee Utd will secure 4th if any of the following occur:

  • Dundee Utd beat Dundee AND St Johnstone fail to beat Aberdeen.
  • Dundee Utd draw with Dundee AND St Johnstone lose to Aberdeen.

 

Premiership Relegation Play-off

Motherwell will finish 11th in the Premiership and will enter the relegation play-offs.

 

Premiership Automatic Relegation

St Mirren will finish 12th in the Premiership and will be relegated to the Championship automatically.

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European and Relegation Scenarios (15th-16th May)

Premiership Title

Celtic have already been confirmed as Premiership champions, and will enter the 2nd Qualifying Round of the Champions League.

 

Europa League

The teams finishing in 2nd and 3rd in the Scottish Premiership will qualify for the Europa League, along with the Scottish Cup winners.  If Inverness beat Falkirk in the Scottish Cup final, then the team finishing in 4th in the Scottish Premiership will also qualify for Europe.

Aberdeen are guaranteed 2nd place, and a spot in the 1st Qualifying Round of next season’s Europa League.  Inverness are guaranteed 3rd place, and a spot in next season’s Europa League – if they win the Scottish Cup they will play in the 2nd Qualifying Round, otherwise they will enter the 1st Qualifying Round.

 

4th place

Dundee Utd or St Johnstone will finish in 4th place, which will earn a European spot if Inverness win the Scottish Cup.  The sides are currently level on points, and so neither team can seal 4th place this weekend.

 

Premiership Relegation Play-off

The team finishing 11th in the Premiership will enter the relegation play-offs.  It is still possible for Kilmarnock, Ross County or Motherwell to finish in this spot.

Kilmarnock will be safe from relegation if:

  • Kilmarnock beat Partick Thistle AND Motherwell fail to beat St Mirren.
  • Kilmarnock draw with Partick Thistle AND Motherwell lose to St Mirren.

Ross County will be safe from relegation if any of the following occur:

  • Ross County beat Hamilton AND Motherwell fail to beat St Mirren.
  • Ross County draw with Hamilton AND Motherwell lose to St Mirren.

Motherwell will be consigned to the relegation play-off if:

  • Motherwell lose to St Mirren AND Kilmarnock avoid defeat against Partick Thistle AND Ross County avoid defeat against Hamilton.
  • Motherwell draw with St Mirren AND Kilmarnock beat Partick Thistle AND Ross County beat Hamilton.

 

Premiership Automatic Relegation

St Mirren will finish 12th in the Premiership and will be relegated to the Championship automatically.

European and Relegation Scenarios (8th-10th May)

Premiership Title

Celtic have already been confirmed as Premiership champions, and will enter the 2nd Qualifying Round of the Champions League.

 

Europa League

The teams finishing in 2nd and 3rd in the Scottish Premiership will qualify for the Europa League, along with the Scottish Cup winners.  If Inverness beat Falkirk in the Scottish Cup final and have also qualify for Europe via the league, then the team finishing in 4th in the Scottish Premiership will also qualify for Europe.

Aberdeen are guaranteed 2nd place, and a place in the 1st Qualifying Round of next season’s Europa League.

3rd place

It is currently possible that any of Inverness, Dundee Utd or St Johnstone could finish in 3rd and guarantee a place in Europe.

Inverness will secure 3rd spot (and a guaranteed Europa League place) if any of the following occur:

  • Inverness beat Dundee.
  • Inverness draw with Dundee AND Dundee Utd draw with St Johnstone.

Dundee Utd will be out of contention for 3rd place (and a guaranteed Europa League place) if any of the following occur:

  • Dundee Utd lose to St Johnstone.
  • Inverness beat Dundee.
  • Dundee Utd draw with St Johnstone AND Inverness draw with Dundee.

St Johnstone will be out of contention for 3rd place (and a guaranteed Europa League place) if any of the following occur:

  • St Johnstone lose to Dundee Utd
  • Inverness beat Dundee.
  • St Johnstone draw with Dundee Utd AND Inverness draw with Dundee.

 

4th place

It is currently possible that any of Inverness, Dundee Utd, St Johnstone or Dundee could finish in 4th place.  4th place will be a European spot if Inverness finish 3rd and win the Scottish Cup.

Dundee will be out of contention for 4th place (and a chance of a Europa League place) if any of the following occur:

  • Dundee fail to beat Inverness.
  • Dundee Utd beat St Johnstone.
  • St Johnstone beat Dundee Utd.

 

Premiership Relegation Play-off

The team finishing 11th in the Premiership will enter the relegation play-offs.  It is still possible for Kilmarnock, Ross County, Motherwell or St Mirren to finish in this spot.

Kilmarnock will be safe from relegation if:

  • Kilmarnock beat Motherwell.

Ross County will be safe from relegation if any of the following occur:

  • Ross County beat St Mirren AND Motherwell fail to beat Kilmarnock.
  • Ross County draw with St Mirren AND Motherwell lose to Kilmarnock.

Motherwell will be consigned to the relegation play-off if:

  • Motherwell lose to Kilmarnock AND Ross County avoid defeat against St Mirren.

 

Premiership Automatic Relegation

The team finishing 12th in the Premiership will be relegated to the Championship automatically.  Only St Mirren or Motherwell can still finish in this spot.

St Mirren will be relegated if any of the following occur:

  • St Mirren fail to beat Ross County.
  • Motherwell beat Kilmarnock.

 

European Scenarios (5th May)

Europa League

The teams finishing in 2nd and 3rd in the Scottish Premiership will qualify for the Europa League, along with the Scottish Cup winners.  If Inverness beat Falkirk in the Scottish Cup final and have also qualify for Europe via the league, then the team finishing in 4th in the Scottish Premiership will also qualify for Europe.  Aberdeen will finish 2nd are already guaranteed a place in at least the Europa League.

It is currently possible that any of Inverness, Dundee Utd or St Johnstone could finish in 3rd place, securing a guaranteed European spot.  3rd place cannot be decided on Tuesday night.  Dundee are currently able to finish 4th, which would be a European spot if Inverness win the Scottish Cup.

Dundee will be out of contention for 4th place (and a chance of a Europa League place) if:

  • Dundee Utd avoid defeat against Inverness.