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.

 

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