Argentine Primera División - Liga Profesional
FIFA Region
CONMEBOL
Season
2021
Location
Argentina
Abbreviation
ARG1

Summary

For 2021, due to COVID-19, the Primera División-Superliga Argentina competition was replaced with the Copa de la Liga Profesional (ARG1). At the end of the 2021 ARG1 season, the ARG1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2023 Copa Libertadores - Group Stage:
    • ARG1 champion

Leagues Pyramid - Argentina

Abbrev League # of Teams
ARG1 Superliga Quilmes Clásica
(Primera División)
26
ARG2 Primera B Nacional 35
ARG3A Primera B Metropolitana 18
ARG3B Torneo Federal A 35
ARG4A Primera C Metropolitana 19
ARG5A Primera D Metropolitana 14

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Group Stage
2 Mar 2021 - 5 May 2021
Playoffs
9 May 2021 - 31 May 2021
 26: ARG1 (24), ARG2 (2)

Season Format

For the 2021 ARG1, the 26 teams are split into two groups (Zone A and Zone b) of 13. Each team plays a single match against the other 12 teams in their group and one match against a rival in the other group for 13 matches per team. the top 4 teams in each group advance to the Quarterfinals. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) head-to-head points, (4) head-to-head goal difference, (5) head-to-head goals scored, (6) a playoff match, then (7) a draw.

Playoffs

At the end of the 2021 Group stage, Zone A 1st plays Zone B 4th, Zone A 2nd plays Zone B 3rd, Zone A 3rd plays Zone B 2nd, and Zone A 4th plays Zone B 1st in "knockout" Quarterfinal matches at the higher seeds home venue. The winners play in "knockout" Semifinals matches at neutral venues. If the Quarterfinals and Semifinals are tied after regulation time, a penal shoot-out will be held. If the Final is tied after regular time, two 15 minute extra time periods are held. If still tied after extra time, a penalty shoot-out is held.

Relegation

There will be no relegation after the 2021 ARG1 is completed.


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1st Phase

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
Zone A
1CA Colón 127 -3-224-2291363 -3-01283564 -0-2121468
2Estudiantes La Plata 126 -4-222-168873 -2-21155053 -2-0111138
3San Lorenzo 126 -3-321-1614273 -2-21189-153 -1-110853
4River Plate 125 -3-418-21101152 -1-2775273 -2-2111459
5CA Rosario Central 125 -3-418-1514174 -2-114148651 -1-3416-5
6Racing Club 125 -3-418-1212064 -1-11397261 -2-3535-2
7Banfield 124 -5-317-1312173 -2-21176151 -3-16660
8Argentinos Juniors 124 -4-416-1211162 -2-2866062 -2-28651
9Central Córdoba (SDE) 124 -4-416-1316-361 -2-35311-863 -2-1111055
10Godoy Cruz 124 -3-515-1823-552 -0-36712-572 -3-2911110
11CA Aldosivi 123 -2-711-1417-361 -1-4479-262 -1-3778-1
12CA Platense 123 -2-711-818-1060 -1-51413-963 -1-21045-1
13Arsenal de Sarandí 123 -2-711-1022-1251 -2-2528-672 -0-56814-6
Zone B
1Vélez Sarsfield 129 -1-228-1813565 -0-115108264 -1-113853
2Boca Juniors 126 -4-222-22111173 -3-112118353 -1-1101138
3CA Talleres 125 -5-220-1915473 -3-112116552 -2-1889-1
4Unión de Santa Fe 124 -6-218-1113-262 -4-01075262 -2-2848-4
5Independiente 125 -2-517-139463 -1-21093662 -1-3746-2
6Lanús 125 -1-616-1718-153 -0-29109172 -1-4779-2
7Gimnasia La Plata 123 -6-315-1515053 -1-110106470 -5-2559-4
8CA Tucumán 124 -3-515-1920-162 -2-281210262 -1-37710-3
9CA Huracán 122 -7-313-1314-151 -3-1654171 -4-27810-2
10Defensa y Justicia 123 -3-612-1516-173 -2-211117450 -1-4149-5
11Sarmiento de Junín 122 -5-511-918-962 -2-2876160 -3-33212-10
12Newell's Old Boys 122 -4-610-1320-751 -2-2555071 -2-45815-7
13Patronato de Paraná 123 -0-99-1117-663 -0-3974360 -0-60413-9
Quarterfinals

Fixtures

Sat - 8 May 2021
 CA Colón   Unión de Santa FeBrigadier Gral. Estanislao López
 Gimnasia La Plata   Vélez SarsfieldEstadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo
 Patronato de Paraná   Boca JuniorsEstadio Presbítero Bartolomé Grella
 Lanús   CA TalleresEstadio Ciudad de Lanús
 CA Huracán   IndependienteEstadio Tomás Adolfo Ducó
 CA Tucumán   Defensa y JusticiaEstadio Monumental José Fierro
 CA Platense   CA Rosario CentralEstadio Ciudad de Vicente López
 Argentinos Juniors   Estudiantes La PlataEstadio Diego Armando Maradona
 River Plate   CA AldosiviEstadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti
 Godoy Cruz   BanfieldEstadio Malvinas Argentinas
 Racing Club   San LorenzoEl Cilindro
 Arsenal de Sarandí   Central Córdoba (SDE)Estadio Julio Humberto Grondona
 Newell's Old Boys   Sarmiento de JunínEstadio Marcelo Bielsa

Results

Mon - 3 May 2021
 Estudiantes La Plata 20 CA PlatenseEstadio Jorge Luis Hirschi
Sun - 2 May 2021
 CA Rosario Central 30 Newell's Old BoysGigante de Arroyito
 Central Córdoba (SDE) 10 Racing ClubEstadio Único Madre de Ciudades
 CA Aldosivi 13 Argentinos JuniorsEstadio José María Minella
 Banfield 10 River PlateEstadio Florencio Sola
 San Lorenzo 10 Godoy CruzEstadio Pedro Bidegain
 CA Talleres 11 CA HuracánEstadio Mario Alberto Kempes
 Independiente 01 CA TucumánEstadio Libertadores de América
 Defensa y Justicia 01 Unión de Santa FeEstadio Norberto Tomaghello
 Boca Juniors 10 LanúsLa Bombonera
Fri - 30 Apr 2021
 CA Colón 20 Arsenal de SarandíBrigadier Gral. Estanislao López
 Vélez Sarsfield 10 Patronato de ParanáEstadio José Amalfitani
Mon - 26 Apr 2021
 Gimnasia La Plata 21 Newell's Old BoysEstadio Juan Carmelo Zerillo
 CA Platense 02 CA AldosiviEstadio Ciudad de Vicente López
Sun - 25 Apr 2021
 CA Tucumán 23 CA TalleresEstadio Monumental José Fierro
 River Plate 12 San LorenzoEstadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti
 Racing Club 21 CA ColónEl Cilindro
 Defensa y Justicia 01 Arsenal de SarandíEstadio Norberto Tomaghello