Qatar Stars League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Qatar
Abbreviation
QAT1

Summary

The UAE Pro League (QAT1), or Persian Gulf League (QAT1), is the top football league in the United Arab Emirates football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 QAT1 season, the QAT1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 QAT1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 QAT1 team

The winner of the 2021 Emir of Qatar Cup, typically an QAT1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Qatar

Abbrev League # of Teams
QAT1 Qatar Stars League 12
QAT2 Qatari Second Division 8

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

3 Sep 2020 - 1 Jun 2021  12: QAT1 (10 minimum), QAT2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

Each QAT1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 QAT1 teams for a total of 22 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) total goal difference, then (2) total goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 12th place QAT1 team will be relegated directly to the QAT2, and the 11th place team will enter into a one match Promotion/Relegation playoff with the 2nd place QAT2 team.


More Info...


 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Sadd SC 1412 -2-038-53104365 -1-0162332087 -1-02230723
2Al-Duhail SC 149 -0-527-36201696 -0-31827121553 -0-29981
3Al-Gharafa SC 147 -3-424-2921874 -2-114148673 -1-31015132
4Qatar SC 147 -2-523-2415985 -2-117145962 -0-4610100
5Al-Rayyan SC 146 -4-422-1613394 -2-314109152 -2-18642
6Al Ahli SC (Doha) 147 -1-622-2025-594 -0-5121423-953 -1-110624
7Al-Arabi SC 145 -4-519-1821-363 -1-21098182 -3-39913-4
8Al-Sailiya SC 145 -3-618-1727-1082 -2-481116-563 -1-210611-5
9Umm-Salal SC 143 -5-614-816-851 -2-2513-292 -3-49713-6
10Al Wakrah SC 144 -2-814-1324-1163 -1-21089-181 -1-64515-10
11Al Khor SC 142 -4-810-1026-1661 -2-3535-281 -2-55721-14
12Al Khuratiyat SC 142 -0-126-935-2652 -0-36612-690 -0-90323-20
AFCCL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to QAT2

Results

Wed - 13 Jan 2021
 Al-Gharafa SC 11 Al-Arabi SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Doha) 12 Al Khor SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 00 Al Wakrah SCQatar SC Stadium
Tue - 12 Jan 2021
 Al-Sailiya SC 20 Al Khuratiyat SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Sadd SC 31 Al-Duhail SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al-Rayyan SC 21 Qatar SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Fri - 8 Jan 2021
 Al Khor SC 01 Umm-Salal SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Arabi SC 10 Al Ahli SC (Doha)Grand Hamad Stadium
 Al-Duhail SC 81 Al Wakrah SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
Thu - 7 Jan 2021
 Qatar SC 31 Al Khuratiyat SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al-Rayyan SC 21 Al-Gharafa SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al-Sadd SC 80 Al-Sailiya SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Sun - 3 Jan 2021
 Al-Arabi SC 30 Al Khor SCGrand Hamad Stadium
 Qatar SC 22 Al-Gharafa SCQatar SC Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 01 Al-Duhail SCQatar SC Stadium
Sat - 2 Jan 2021
 Al Wakrah SC 02 Al Ahli SC (Doha)Grand Hamad Stadium
 Al-Rayyan SC 02 Al-Sailiya SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al-Sadd SC 50 Al Khuratiyat SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Mon - 28 Dec 2020
 Qatar SC 11 Al-Sadd SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al Wakrah SC 21 Al Khuratiyat SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium