Persian Gulf Pro League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Iran
Abbreviation
IRN1

Summary

The Persian Gulf Pro League (IRN1) is the top football league in Iran's football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 IRN1 season, the IRN1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 IRN1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - 2nd Preliminary Round:
    • 3rd and 4th place 2020-2021 IRN1 teams

The winner of the 2020-2021 Hazfi Cup, typically an IRN1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Iran

Abbrev League # of Teams
IRN1 Persian Gulf Pro League 16
IRN2 Azadegan League 18
IRN3 League 2 (2nd Division) 26
IRN4 League 3 (3rd Division) 70

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

31 Oct 2020 - 30 Apr 2021  16: IRN1 (14), IRN2 (2)

Season Format

Each IRN1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 IRN1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goals difference, then (2) goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 IRN1 season, the 15th and 16th place teams will be relegated to the IRN2, and the 1st and 2nd place IRN2 teams will be promoted to the 2021-2022 IRN1.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Esteghlal FC 116 -4-122-167953 -2-01183563 -2-111844
2Sanat Naft FC 116 -3-221-138555 -0-01593661 -3-2645-1
3Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan 115 -4-219-1713453 -2-01193662 -2-28810-2
4Tractor Sazi Tabriz FC 114 -4-316-109161 -3-2645-153 -1-110642
5Naft Masjed Soleyman FC 124 -4-416-99063 -2-11184461 -2-3515-4
6Paykan FC 124 -4-416-1314-162 -3-1965162 -1-3779-2
7Persepolis FC 93 -6-015-105553 -2-01172540 -4-04330
8Gol Gohar Sirjan FC 104 -3-315-1410452 -1-2797252 -2-18532
9Foolad Khuzestan FC 113 -6-215-129353 -2-01172560 -4-2457-2
10Mes Rafsanjan FC 114 -3-415-910-152 -0-3645-162 -3-19550
11Shahr Khodro FC 124 -3-515-1215-363 -2-11185361 -1-44410-6
12Saipa FC 112 -7-213-79-262 -4-01042250 -3-2337-4
13Aluminium Arak FC 112 -6-312-911-262 -3-1976150 -3-2325-3
14FC Nassaji Mazandaran 122 -3-79-814-661 -3-2645-161 -0-5349-5
15Zob Ahan CSC 120 -8-48-1015-570 -5-2558-350 -3-2357-2
16Machine Sazi Tabriz FC 110 -4-74-617-1150 -2-3247-360 -2-42210-8
AFCCL
Relegation to IRN2

Fixtures

Sat - 23 Jan 2021
 Esteghlal FC   Saipa FCAzadi Stadium
Mon - 25 Jan 2021
 Machine Sazi Tabriz FC   Foolad Khuzestan FCShahid Qasem Soleimani Stadium
 Aluminium Arak FC   Persepolis FCImam Khomeini Stadium
 Sanat Naft FC   Foolad Mobarakeh SepahanTakhti Stadium (Abadan)

Results

Wed - 20 Jan 2021
 Zob Ahan CSC 00 Naft Masjed Soleyman FCFolād Shar Stadium
 Paykan FC 23 Mes Rafsanjan FCShahr-e Qods Stadium
Mon - 18 Jan 2021
 Tractor Sazi Tabriz FC 13 Esteghlal FCYadegar-e-Emam Stadium (Qom)
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 Saipa FC 21 Zob Ahan CSCShahid Dastgerdi Stadium
 Aluminium Arak FC 00 Gol Gohar Sirjan FCImam Khomeini Stadium
 Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan 21 Paykan FCNaghsh-e-Jahan Stadium
Tue - 12 Jan 2021
 Naft Masjed Soleyman FC 31 Shahr Khodro FCBehnam Mohammadi Stadium
Mon - 11 Jan 2021
 Esteghlal FC 22 Persepolis FCAzadi Stadium
Sun - 10 Jan 2021
 Mes Rafsanjan FC 10 Machine Sazi Tabriz FCShohadaye Noushabad Stadium
 Aluminium Arak FC 22 Zob Ahan CSCImam Khomeini Stadium
Tue - 5 Jan 2021
 Zob Ahan CSC 12 Tractor Sazi Tabriz FCFolād Shar Stadium
 Paykan FC 21 FC Nassaji MazandaranShahr-e Qods Stadium
Mon - 4 Jan 2021