Hong Kong Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Hong Kong
Abbreviation
HKG1

Summary

The Hong Kong Premier League (HKG1) is the top football league in the Hong Kong football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 HKG1 season, the HKG1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round 2:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 HKG1 team
  • 2022 AFC Cup - Preliminary Round 2:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 HKG1 team

The winner of the 2021 Hong Kong FA Cup, typically an HKG1 team, also receives a berth in the Playoff Round of the 2022 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Hong Kong

Abbrev League # of Teams
HKG1 Hong Kong Premier League 8
HKG2 Hong Kong First Division League 14
HKG3 Hong Kong Second Division League 14
HKG4 Hong Kong Third Division League 16

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
20 Nov 2020 - 25 Apr 2021
Champ/Releg Rounds
29 Apr 2021 - 31 May 2021
 8: HKG1 (7), HKG2 (1)

Season Format

In the 2020-2021 HKG1 Regular season, each HKG1 team plays the other 7 HKG1 teams twice for a total of 14 league matches per team. After the Regular season, the top 4 teams play each other twice in the Championship Group (6 more matches), and the bottom 4 teams play each other twice in the Relegation Group (6 more matches). Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) goal difference, (5) total goals scored, then (6) Fair-play points, then (7) a drawing (or a playoff to decide the champion).

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Relegation Rounds, the 4th place HKG1 Relegation Group team will be relegated directly to the HKG2.


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Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Eastern SC 22 -0-06-82611 -0-0350511 -0-03321
2Southern District RSA 21 -1-04-73410 -1-0133011 -0-03404
3Pegasus FC 21 -0-13-14-310 -0-1004-411 -0-03101
4Hong Kong Rangers FC 20 -2-02-55010 -1-0122010 -1-01330
5Happy Valley AA 20 -2-02-33000 -0-0000020 -2-02330
6Kitchee SC 20 -2-02-33020 -2-0233000 -0-00000
7Lee Man FC 20 -1-11-45-110 -0-1023-110 -1-01220
8Resources Capital FC 20 -0-20-06-610 -0-1001-110 -0-1005-5
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Fixtures

Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 Hong Kong Rangers FC   Kitchee SCHammer Hill Road Sports Ground
 Lee Man FC   Southern District RSATseung Kwan O Sports Ground
 Eastern SC   Pegasus FCMong Kok Stadium
Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 Happy Valley AA   Resources Capital FCSham Shui Po Sports Ground
Sat - 30 Jan 2021
 Eastern SC   Kitchee SCMong Kok Stadium
 Pegasus FC   Happy Valley AAYuen Long Stadium
Sun - 31 Jan 2021
 Lee Man FC   Hong Kong Rangers FCTseung Kwan O Sports Ground
Sat - 6 Feb 2021
 Pegasus FC   Lee Man FCYuen Long Stadium
 Resources Capital FC   Kitchee SCTsing Yi Sports Ground
Sun - 7 Feb 2021
 Hong Kong Rangers FC   Eastern SCHammer Hill Road Sports Ground
 Happy Valley AA   Southern District RSASham Shui Po Sports Ground
Fri - 26 Feb 2021
 Eastern SC   Hong Kong Rangers FCMong Kok Stadium
Sat - 27 Feb 2021
 Lee Man FC   Pegasus FCTseung Kwan O Sports Ground
 Kitchee SC   Resources Capital FCMong Kok Stadium
Sun - 28 Feb 2021
 Southern District RSA   Happy Valley AAAberdeen Sports Ground
Sat - 13 Mar 2021
 Southern District RSA   Pegasus FCAberdeen Sports Ground
 Resources Capital FC   Eastern SCTsing Yi Sports Ground
 Lee Man FC   Kitchee SCTseung Kwan O Sports Ground
Sun - 14 Mar 2021
 Happy Valley AA   Hong Kong Rangers FCSham Shui Po Sports Ground

Results

Sun - 17 Jan 2021
Sat - 16 Jan 2021
 Lee Man FC PSPD Happy Valley AATseung Kwan O Sports Ground
 Southern District RSA PSPD Eastern SCAberdeen Sports Ground
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 Kitchee SC PSPD Pegasus FCMong Kok Stadium
Sun - 20 Dec 2020
 Resources Capital FC PSPD Lee Man FCTsing Yi Sports Ground
Sat - 19 Dec 2020
 Pegasus FC PSPD Hong Kong Rangers FCYuen Long Stadium
Sun - 13 Dec 2020
 Happy Valley AA PSPD Eastern SCSham Shui Po Sports Ground
Sat - 12 Dec 2020
 Southern District RSA PSPD Kitchee SCAberdeen Sports Ground
Sun - 29 Nov 2020
 Lee Man FC 23 Eastern SCTseung Kwan O Sports Ground
 Kitchee SC 11 Happy Valley AAMong Kok Stadium
Sat - 28 Nov 2020
 Resources Capital FC 01 Pegasus FCTsing Yi Sports Ground
Sun - 22 Nov 2020
 Kitchee SC 22 Lee Man FCMong Kok Stadium
 Hong Kong Rangers FC 22 Happy Valley AAHammer Hill Road Sports Ground
Sat - 21 Nov 2020
 Pegasus FC 04 Southern District RSAYuen Long Stadium
 Eastern SC 50 Resources Capital FCMong Kok Stadium