Hyundai A-League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Australia
Abbreviation
AUS1

Summary

The A-League (AUS1), or Hyundai A-League, was established in 2004 and is Australia's primary football competition. The number of teams increased from 11 to 12 with the addition of Macarthur FC for the 2020-2021 season. At the end of the 2020-2021 AUS1 season, the AUS1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 AUS1 team
    • 2020-2021 AUS1 Grand Final winner
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round 2:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 AUS1 team

Leagues Pyramid - Australia

Abbrev League # of Teams
AUS1 Hyundai A-League 11

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
27 Dec 2020 - 31 May 2021
Playoffs
3 Jun 2021 - 30 Jun 2021
 12: AUS1 (12)

Season Format

During the 2020-2021 AUS1 23 round Regular season, each AUS1 team will play 22 league matches and have 1 bye. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, then (2) total goals scored.

Playoffs

At the end of the 2020-2021 AUS1 Regular season, the 1st and 2nd place teams receive berths in the Final series Semifinal match, while the 3rd through 6th place teams play one match in the Final series Elimination-Finals. Elimination-Finals winners advance to the one match Semifinals. Semifinals winners play in the 2020-2021 one match Grand Final.

Relegation

Not applicable.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Western Sydney 42 -1-17-43110 -0-1001-132 -1-07422
2Macarthur FC 42 -1-17-44020 -1-1113-222 -0-06312
3Brisbane Roar 32 -0-16-53210 -0-1001-122 -0-06523
4Central Coast Mariners 32 -0-16-31221 -0-1311011 -0-03202
5Melbourne Heart FC 32 -0-16-33011 -0-0321121 -0-1312-1
6Sydney FC 21 -1-04-32110 -1-0111011 -0-03211
7Adelaide United 31 -1-14-55011 -0-0320220 -1-1135-2
8Perth Glory FC 11 -0-03-53211 -0-0353200 -0-00000
9Wellington Phoenix FC 20 -1-11-23-110 -0-1012-110 -1-01110
10Western United FC 20 -1-11-12-110 -1-0100010 -0-1012-1
11Melbourne Victory FC 10 -0-10-13-210 -0-1013-200 -0-00000
12Newcastle Jets FC 40 -0-40-37-430 -0-3036-310 -0-1001-1
Semifinals
Elimination Finals

Fixtures

Wed - 20 Jan 2021
Fri - 22 Jan 2021
 Sydney FC   Central Coast MarinersNetstrata Jubilee Stadium
Sat - 23 Jan 2021
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 Western Sydney   Perth Glory FCBankwest Stadium
Mon - 25 Jan 2021
 Brisbane Roar   Macarthur FCDolphin Stadium
Tue - 26 Jan 2021
Wed - 27 Jan 2021
Fri - 29 Jan 2021
 Western Sydney   Newcastle Jets FCBankwest Stadium
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 Macarthur FC   Sydney FCCampbelltown Stadium
 Brisbane Roar   Adelaide UnitedDolphin Stadium
Sun - 31 Jan 2021

Results

Wed - 20 Jan 2021
 Newcastle Jets FC 12 Brisbane RoarMcDonald Jones Stadium
Tue - 19 Jan 2021
 Central Coast Mariners 01 Western SydneyCentral Coast Stadium
Sun - 17 Jan 2021
 Newcastle Jets FC 12 Macarthur FCMcDonald Jones Stadium
Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 Sydney FC 11 Western SydneyStadium Australia
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
Wed - 13 Jan 2021
 Macarthur FC PSPD Melbourne Heart FCCampbelltown Stadium
Tue - 12 Jan 2021
Sun - 10 Jan 2021
 Brisbane Roar PSPD Sydney FCDolphin Stadium
Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 Western Sydney PSPD Adelaide UnitedBankwest Stadium
 Macarthur FC 11 Wellington Phoenix FCCampbelltown Stadium
Fri - 8 Jan 2021
 Newcastle Jets FC 12 Western SydneyMcDonald Jones Stadium
Wed - 6 Jan 2021
Sun - 3 Jan 2021
 Macarthur FC 02 Central Coast MarinersCampbelltown Stadium