Saudi Professional League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Saudi Arabia
Abbreviation
KSA1

Summary

The Saudi Professional League (KSA1) is the top football league in the Saudi Arabia football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 KSA1 season, the KSA1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 KSA1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 KSA1 team

The winner of 2020-2021 The Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Cup or King Cup, typically an KSA1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Saudi Arabia

Abbrev League # of Teams
KSA1 Saudi Professional League 16
KSA2 Prince Mohammad bin Salman League 20
KSA3 Saudi Second Division 28
KSA4 Saudi Third Division 110

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

17 Oct 2020 - 31 May 2021  16: KSA1 (13), KSA2 (3)

Season Format

Each KSA1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 KSA1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. 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) Fair-play ranking.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 14th, 15th, and 16th place KSA1 teams will be relegated directly to the KSA2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh) 148 -5-129-2281485 -2-117134963 -3-012945
2Al-Shabab FC 147 -5-226-2317675 -2-017115672 -3-2912120
3Al-Ahli Saudi SFC 148 -2-426-2220274 -2-11496374 -0-3121314-1
4Al-Ittihad FC 146 -6-224-1712573 -2-21164273 -4-0131183
5Al Taawon FC 145 -6-321-159663 -3-01282682 -3-39770
6Al-Ettifaq FC 146 -3-521-2323062 -1-37812-484 -2-21415114
7Al-Nassr FC 146 -2-620-2219373 -2-211149573 -0-49810-2
8Al-Wehda Club 146 -2-620-1718-173 -1-3101111073 -1-31067-1
9Abha Club 146 -2-620-1719-263 -2-11175283 -0-591014-4
10Al-Qadsiah FC 145 -4-519-2021-184 -2-2141311261 -2-35710-3
11Al-Fateh SC 145 -3-618-2223-161 -1-44914-584 -2-2141394
12Al-Faisaly FC 143 -6-515-1720-361 -3-26811-382 -3-39990
13Al-Batin FC 143 -4-713-1923-472 -2-38109171 -2-45914-5
14Al-Raed SFC 143 -4-713-1621-581 -2-55914-562 -2-28770
15Damac FC 143 -3-812-1724-783 -2-3111111060 -1-51613-7
16Al Ain FC 143 -1-1010-1628-1282 -0-661119-861 -1-4459-4
AFCCL
Relegation

Fixtures

Sun - 24 Jan 2021
 Abha Club   Al-Qadsiah FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al-Fateh SC   Al-Raed SFCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Ettifaq FC   Al-Ahli Saudi SFCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
Mon - 25 Jan 2021
 Al-Batin FC   Al Ain FCAl-Batin FC Stadium
 Al Taawon FC   Damac FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Al-Faisaly FC   Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)Al Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
 Al-Wehda Club   Al-Shabab FCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Ittihad FC   Al-Nassr FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)

Results

Wed - 20 Jan 2021
 Al-Nassr FC 31 Al-Wehda ClubKing Saud University Stadium
 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh) 20 Al Taawon FCPrince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
 Damac FC 20 Al-Batin FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
Tue - 19 Jan 2021
 Al-Ahli Saudi SFC 30 Abha ClubKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Shabab FC 11 Al-Faisaly FCAl-Shabab Club Stadium
 Al-Qadsiah FC 11 Al-Fateh SCPrince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al Ain FC 12 Al-Ittihad FCKing Saud Sport City Stadium
 Al-Raed SFC 23 Al-Ettifaq FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Fri - 15 Jan 2021
 Al-Ahli Saudi SFC 00 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)King Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Raed SFC 01 Al-Nassr FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Damac FC 00 Al-Wehda ClubPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
Thu - 14 Jan 2021
 Al-Ittihad FC 01 Abha ClubKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Fateh SC 12 Al Taawon FCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Ettifaq FC 11 Al-Batin FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
 Al Ain FC 03 Al-Shabab FCKing Saud Sport City Stadium
 Al-Faisaly FC 22 Al-Qadsiah FCAl Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
Sat - 9 Jan 2021
 Al-Ittihad FC 10 Damac FCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Shabab FC 10 Al-Ettifaq FCAl-Shabab Club Stadium
 Al Taawon FC 00 Al-Raed SFCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Fri - 8 Jan 2021
 Al-Nassr FC 30 Al Ain FCKing Saud University Stadium