Liga Pepsi
FIFA Region
CONCACAF
Season
2020-2021
Location
El Salvador
Abbreviation
SLV1

Summary

The Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Profesional (SLV1), or La Liga Mayor, or La Primera, or Liga Pepsi, is the top level of league-style football competition in El Salvador. The SLV1 season is split into two championships, the Torneo Apertura and the Torneo Clausura. At the end of the 2020-2021 Torneo Clausura, the SLV1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

Aggregate points are determined by combining results from the 2020-2021 Torneo Apertura and 2020-2021 Torneo Clausura into the 2020-2021 SLV1 Aggregate Table.

Leagues Pyramid - El Salvador

Abbrev League # of Teams
SLV1 Liga Pepsi
(Primera División de la Liga de Fútbol Profesional)
12
SLV2 Segunda Divisón de Fúbol Salvadoreño 23
SLV3 Tercera Divisón de Fúbol Salvadoreño 23

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Apertura - Regular
10 Oct 2020 - 15 Nov 2020
Apertura - Playoffs
18 Nov 2020 - 25 Jan 2021
Clausura - Regular
29 Jan 2021 - 9 May 2021
Clausura - Playoffs
12 May 2021 - 31 May 2021
 12: SLV1 (10), SLV2 (2)

Season Format

The 2020-2021 SLV1 season is split into two championships, the Torneo Apertura and the Torneo Clausura. In each torneo, each SLV1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 SLV1 teams for a total of 22 league matches. A playoff is held upon the completion of each torneo to determine the torneo champion. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, then (2) goals scored.

Playoffs

At the end of each torneo, the top 8 SLV1 teams advance to a Home-Away highest aggregate score advances playoffs. In this playoff, the 1st place team plays the 8th place team, the 2nd place team plays the 7th place team, the 3rd place team plays the 6th place team, and the 4th place team plays the 5th place team. The four advancing teams play in a Home-Away highest aggregate score advances Semifinals. The two Semifinal winners advance to the Finals with the winner becoming the torneo champion.

Relegation

Upon completion of the 2020-2021 Torneo Clausura, the 2 SLV1 teams with the lowest number of 2020-2021 SLV1 Aggregate Table points have a 1 match playoff. The loser will be relegated to the SLV2. The SLV2 champion will play in the 2020-2021 SLV1 Torneo Apertura.


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Apertura - Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateAlianza FC () 30 CD FAS () 
20.01.21Alianza FC 30 CD FASEstadio Cuscatlán
24.01.21CD FAS   Alianza FCEstadio Óscar Alberto Quiteño
AggregateJocoro FC () 10 CD Águila () 
21.01.21Jocoro FC 10 CD ÁguilaComplejo Deportivo Tierra de Juego
24.01.21CD Águila   Jocoro FCEstadio Juan Francisco Barraza

Apertura - Quarterfinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateCD Luis Ángel Firpo () 03 CD Águila () 
13.01.21CD Luis Ángel Firpo 02 CD ÁguilaEstadio Sergio Torres
16.01.21CD Águila 10 CD Luis Ángel FirpoEstadio Juan Francisco Barraza
AggregateOnce Deportivo () 25 Alianza FC () 
13.01.21Once Deportivo 12 Alianza FCEstadio Simeón Magañ:a
17.01.21Alianza FC 31 Once DeportivoEstadio Cuscatlán
AggregateJocoro FC () 21 CD Municipal Limeño () 
14.01.21Jocoro FC 00 CD Municipal LimeñoComplejo Deportivo Tierra de Juego
17.01.21CD Municipal Limeño 12 Jocoro FCEstadio Dr Ramón Flores Berríos
AggregateCD Sonsonate () 23 CD FAS () 
14.01.21CD Sonsonate 01 CD FASEstadio Anna Mercedes Campos
17.01.21CD FAS 22 CD SonsonateEstadio Óscar Alberto Quiteño

Apertura - 2nd Phase

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
Group A
1CD Águila 106 -4-022-156953 -2-01195453 -2-011615
2Alianza FC 106 -1-319-1812654 -0-11294552 -1-27981
3Jocoro FC 102 -5-311-1012-252 -3-0963350 -2-3249-5
4CD Sonsonate 101 -7-210-1213-150 -4-1467-151 -3-16660
5CD Atlético Marte 101 -5-48-1521-651 -2-25711-450 -3-23810-2
6AD Isidro Metapán 101 -4-57-1016-651 -2-2567-150 -2-3249-5
Group B
1CD FAS 106 -2-220-1510552 -2-1842254 -0-1121183
2CD Municipal Limeño 105 -2-317-1511453 -0-2996352 -2-18651
3Once Deportivo 105 -2-317-128453 -1-11084452 -1-27440
4CD Luis Ángel Firpo 103 -3-412-811-350 -2-3216-553 -1-110752
5Santa Tecla FC 102 -3-59-914-551 -1-3458-351 -2-2546-2
6CD Chalatenango 101 -4-57-914-551 -2-2578-150 -2-3226-4
Apertura - Playoffs

Apertura - 1st Phase

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
Central
1Alianza FC 65 -1-016-1431132 -1-0751433 -0-09927
2CD Chalatenango 61 -3-26-810-231 -1-1445-130 -2-1245-1
3Santa Tecla FC 61 -3-26-610-431 -1-1445-130 -2-1225-3
4CD Atlético Marte 61 -1-44-712-531 -1-1456-130 -0-3026-4
Occidental
1AD Isidro Metapán 63 -1-210-139433 -0-091111030 -1-2128-6
2CD FAS 63 -1-210-95432 -0-1652331 -1-14431
3Once Deportivo 63 -1-210-89-132 -1-0772531 -0-2317-6
4CD Sonsonate 61 -1-44-411-730 -1-2115-431 -0-2336-3
Oriental
1Jocoro FC 64 -0-212-98133 -0-0982631 -0-2316-5
2CD Luis Ángel Firpo 63 -1-210-54132 -0-1632131 -1-14220
3CD Municipal Limeño 62 -1-37-78-132 -1-0750530 -0-3028-6
4CD Águila 62 -0-46-78-132 -0-1653230 -0-3025-3

Results

Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 CD FAS 10 CD Municipal LimeñoEstadio Óscar Alberto Quiteño
 CD Luis Ángel Firpo 03 Santa Tecla FCEstadio Sergio Torres
 CD Chalatenango 21 Once DeportivoEstadio José Gregorio Martínez
 CD Sonsonate 23 Alianza FCEstadio Anna Mercedes Campos
 CD Atlético Marte 03 CD ÁguilaEstadio Cuscatlán
 AD Isidro Metapán 00 Jocoro FCEstadio Jorge El Calero Suárez
Sun - 3 Jan 2021
 Once Deportivo 11 CD Luis Ángel FirpoEstadio Simeón Magañ:a
 Santa Tecla FC 02 CD FASEstadio Las Delicias
 CD Municipal Limeño 21 CD ChalatenangoEstadio Dr Ramón Flores Berríos
 Jocoro FC 22 CD Atlético MarteComplejo Deportivo Tierra de Juego
 CD Águila 11 CD SonsonateEstadio Juan Francisco Barraza
 Alianza FC 10 AD Isidro MetapánEstadio Cuscatlán
Sun - 27 Dec 2020
 CD FAS 01 Once DeportivoEstadio Óscar Alberto Quiteño
 CD Municipal Limeño 30 Santa Tecla FCEstadio Dr Ramón Flores Berríos
Sat - 26 Dec 2020
 AD Isidro Metapán 32 CD Atlético MarteEstadio Jorge El Calero Suárez
 Alianza FC 12 CD ÁguilaEstadio Cuscatlán
 CD Sonsonate 11 Jocoro FCEstadio Anna Mercedes Campos
 CD Chalatenango 12 CD Luis Ángel FirpoEstadio José Gregorio Martínez
Wed - 23 Dec 2020
 Santa Tecla FC 31 CD ChalatenangoEstadio Las Delicias
 Once Deportivo 01 CD Municipal LimeñoEstadio Simeón Magañ:a