Hong Kong Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Hong Kong
Abbreviation
HKG1

Summary

The Hong Kong Premier League (HKG1) is the top football league in the Hong Kong football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 HKG1 season, the HKG1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round 2:
    • 1st place 2020-2021 HKG1 team
  • 2022 AFC Cup - Preliminary Round 2:
    • 2nd place 2020-2021 HKG1 team

The winner of the 2021 Hong Kong FA Cup, typically an HKG1 team, also receives a berth in the Playoff Round of the 2022 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Hong Kong

Abbrev League # of Teams
HKG1 Hong Kong Premier League 8
HKG2 Hong Kong First Division League 14
HKG3 Hong Kong Second Division League 14
HKG4 Hong Kong Third Division League 16

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
20 Nov 2020 - 16 May 2021
Champ/Releg Rounds
19 May 2021 - 30 Jun 2021
 8: HKG1 (7), HKG2 (1)

Season Format

In the 2020-2021 HKG1 Regular season, each HKG1 team plays the other 7 HKG1 teams twice for a total of 14 league matches per team. After the Regular season, the top 4 teams play each other twice in the Championship Group (6 more matches), and the bottom 4 teams play each other twice in the Relegation Group (6 more matches). Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) goal difference, (5) total goals scored, then (6) Fair-play points, then (7) a drawing (or a playoff to decide the champion).

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Relegation Rounds, the 4th place HKG1 Relegation Group team will be relegated directly to the HKG2.


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Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Eastern SC 138 -4-128-32112163 -2-111126675 -2-01720515
2Kitchee SC 128 -4-028-2271552 -3-0994576 -1-01913310
3Pegasus FC 126 -1-519-1517-273 -0-49812-453 -1-110752
4Lee Man FC 135 -3-518-2219361 -2-3559-474 -1-21317107
5Resources Capital FC 124 -0-812-1027-1772 -0-56616-1052 -0-36411-7
6Hong Kong Rangers FC 122 -5-511-1318-561 -2-3558-361 -3-26810-2
7Southern District RSA 122 -3-79-1925-660 -2-421018-862 -1-37972
8Happy Valley AA 121 -6-59-1221-961 -2-35611-560 -4-24610-4
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Fixtures

Sun - 9 May 2021
 Lee Man FC   Resources Capital FCSham Shui Po Sports Ground
 Eastern SC   Happy Valley AAMong Kok Stadium
Mon - 10 May 2021
 Kitchee SC   Southern District RSAMong Kok Stadium
Tue - 11 May 2021
 Hong Kong Rangers FC   Pegasus FCMong Kok Stadium
Sat - 15 May 2021
 Happy Valley AA   Pegasus FCMong Kok Stadium
Sun - 16 May 2021
 Kitchee SC   Hong Kong Rangers FCMong Kok Stadium

Results

Sun - 2 May 2021
 Happy Valley AA 14 Lee Man FCSham Shui Po Sports Ground
 Hong Kong Rangers FC 01 Resources Capital FCHammer Hill Road Sports Ground
Fri - 30 Apr 2021
 Eastern SC 21 Southern District RSAMong Kok Stadium
Tue - 27 Apr 2021
 Hong Kong Rangers FC 10 Lee Man FCMong Kok Stadium
Sat - 24 Apr 2021
 Pegasus FC 02 Eastern SCYuen Long Stadium
Fri - 23 Apr 2021
 Southern District RSA 12 Lee Man FCMong Kok Stadium
Sun - 18 Apr 2021
 Pegasus FC 32 Resources Capital FCYuen Long Stadium
 Hong Kong Rangers FC 12 Southern District RSAHammer Hill Road Sports Ground
Sat - 17 Apr 2021
 Eastern SC 32 Lee Man FCMong Kok Stadium
Fri - 16 Apr 2021
 Happy Valley AA 13 Kitchee SCMong Kok Stadium
Mon - 12 Apr 2021
 Eastern SC 22 Hong Kong Rangers FCMong Kok Stadium
Sun - 11 Apr 2021
 Lee Man FC 13 Pegasus FCTseung Kwan O Sports Ground
 Kitchee SC 30 Resources Capital FCMong Kok Stadium
Sat - 10 Apr 2021
 Southern District RSA 33 Happy Valley AAAberdeen Sports Ground
Mon - 5 Apr 2021
 Southern District RSA 23 Pegasus FCAberdeen Sports Ground
Sun - 4 Apr 2021
 Happy Valley AA 21 Hong Kong Rangers FCSham Shui Po Sports Ground
Sat - 3 Apr 2021
 Lee Man FC 02 Kitchee SCTseung Kwan O Sports Ground
 Resources Capital FC 05 Eastern SCTsing Yi Sports Ground
Sun - 28 Mar 2021
 Resources Capital FC 03 Kitchee SCTsing Yi Sports Ground