Lebanese Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Lebanon
Abbreviation
LIB1

Summary

The Lebanese Premier League (LIB1) is the top football league in the Lebanese football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 LIB1 season, the LIB1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Qualifying Playoffs:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 LIB1 Championship Round team
  • 2022 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 LIB1 Championship Round team

The winner of the 2021 Lebanese FA Cup, typically an LIB1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Lebanon

Abbrev League # of Teams
LIB1 Lebanese Premier League 12
LIB2 Lebanese Second Divison 12
LIB3 Lebanese Third Divison 24
LIB3 Lebanese Fourth Divison -
LIB3 Lebanese Fifth Divison -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

3 Oct 2020 - 24 Apr 2021  12: LIB1 (10), LIB2 (2)

Season Format

The LIB1 season consists of 2 phases. In the first phase, each LIB1 team plays matches with the other 11 LIB1 teams once for a total of 11 league matches per team. The second phase consists of the Championship Round and the Relegation Round. In the Championship Round, the top six teams play each other once (5 more matches) to determine final rankings for 2022 AFC Champions League and 2022 AFC Cup placements. In the Relegation Round, the bottom six teams play each other once (5 more matches) to determine the relegation placements. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) total goal difference, (4) total goals scored, then (5) a draw.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 5th and 6th place Relegation Round LIB1 teams will be relegated directly to the LIB2.


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2nd Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Ansar SC 108 -0-224-2552054 -0-1121831554 -0-112725
2Nejmeh SC 107 -3-024-2161543 -1-01072564 -2-01414410
3Shabab Al Sahel FC 106 -3-121-93653 -1-11042253 -2-011514
4Al-Ahed SC 104 -4-216-118352 -2-1852352 -2-18660
5Akhaa Ahli Aley FC 104 -4-216-76131 -1-1423-173 -3-112532
6Bourj FC 103 -5-214-128441 -2-1553262 -3-19752
7Safa Beirut SC 104 -1-513-1516-141 -1-2477063 -0-3989-1
8Shabab El Bourj SC 103 -3-412-129392 -3-4999011 -0-03303
9AC Tripoli 102 -4-410-48-460 -3-3307-742 -1-17413
10Tadamon Sour SC 101 -4-57-38-540 -1-3104-461 -3-2634-1
11Chabab Ghazieh SC 102 -0-86-519-1451 -0-4338-551 -0-43211-9
12Salam Zgharta FC 100 -1-91-331-2860 -1-51215-1340 -0-40116-15
2022 AFCCL

1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Ansar SC 97 -0-221-2351854 -0-1121831543 -0-19523
2Nejmeh SC 96 -3-021-1951443 -1-01072553 -2-0111239
3Shabab Al Sahel FC 96 -3-021-81743 -1-01030353 -2-011514
4Akhaa Ahli Aley FC 94 -4-116-74321 -1-0421173 -3-112532
5Al-Ahed SC 94 -3-215-118342 -1-1752352 -2-18660
6Shabab El Bourj SC 93 -2-411-118382 -2-4888011 -0-03303
7Bourj FC 92 -5-211-98130 -2-1223-162 -3-19752
8Safa Beirut SC 93 -1-510-1016-630 -1-2127-563 -0-3989-1
9AC Tripoli 92 -3-49-48-460 -3-3307-732 -0-16413
10Tadamon Sour SC 91 -3-56-27-540 -1-3104-451 -2-2523-1
11Chabab Ghazieh SC 92 -0-76-516-1151 -0-4338-541 -0-3328-6
12Salam Zgharta FC 90 -1-81-326-2360 -1-51215-1330 -0-30111-10
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Results

Sun - 3 Jan 2021
 Shabab Al Sahel FC 12 Nejmeh SCFouad Chehab Stadium
 Bourj FC 30 Chabab Ghazieh SCKafar El Jouz Stadium
 Safa Beirut SC 50 Salam Zgharta FCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
Sat - 2 Jan 2021
 Akhaa Ahli Aley FC 02 Al-Ansar SCFouad Chehab Stadium
 Al-Ahed SC 00 AC TripoliAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 Shabab El Bourj SC 11 Tadamon Sour SCSaida International Stadium
Sun - 27 Dec 2020
 Al-Ahed SC 22 Nejmeh SCFouad Chehab Stadium
 Shabab Al Sahel FC 40 Salam Zgharta FCSalam Zgharta Club Stadium
Sat - 26 Dec 2020
 Bourj FC 03 Al-Ansar SCFouad Chehab Stadium
 AC Tripoli 21 Chabab Ghazieh SCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
 Shabab El Bourj SC 12 Safa Beirut SCSaida International Stadium
Fri - 25 Dec 2020
Sun - 20 Dec 2020
 AC Tripoli 01 Al-Ansar SCTripoli Municipal Stadium
Sat - 19 Dec 2020
 Shabab Al Sahel FC 10 Safa Beirut SCFouad Chehab Stadium
Sat - 19 Dec 2020
 Chabab Ghazieh SC 13 Nejmeh SCSaida International Stadium
 Shabab El Bourj SC 20 Akhaa Ahli Aley FCAmin Abdelnour Stadium
Fri - 18 Dec 2020
 Al-Ahed SC 30 Salam Zgharta FCAl Ahed Stadium
 Bourj FC 00 Tadamon Sour SCSaida International Stadium
Sun - 13 Dec 2020
 Nejmeh SC 21 Al-Ansar SCFouad Chehab Stadium
 Bourj FC 00 Akhaa Ahli Aley FCAl Ahed Stadium