Persian Gulf Pro League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Iran
Abbreviation
IRN1

Summary

The Persian Gulf Pro League (IRN1) is the top football league in Iran's football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 IRN1 season, the IRN1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 IRN1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - 2nd Preliminary Round:
    • 3rd and 4th place 2020-2021 IRN1 teams

The winner of the 2020-2021 Hazfi Cup, typically an IRN1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Iran

Abbrev League # of Teams
IRN1 Persian Gulf Pro League 16
IRN2 Azadegan League 18
IRN3 League 2 (2nd Division) 26
IRN4 League 3 (3rd Division) 70

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

31 Oct 2020 - 30 Apr 2021  16: IRN1 (14), IRN2 (2)

Season Format

Each IRN1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 IRN1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goals difference, then (2) goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 IRN1 season, the 15th and 16th place teams will be relegated to the IRN2, and the 1st and 2nd place IRN2 teams will be promoted to the 2021-2022 IRN1.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan 2113 -5-344-361917106 -3-1211569117 -2-22321138
2Persepolis FC 2011 -8-141-271017119 -2-0291641292 -6-1121165
3Esteghlal FC 199 -7-334-22121095 -3-1181046104 -4-2161284
4Gol Gohar Sirjan FC 209 -5-632-24204114 -3-4151415-195 -2-2171055
5Aluminium Arak FC 216 -11-429-2023-3113 -6-2151215-3103 -5-214880
6Mes Rafsanjan FC 217 -7-728-15150104 -2-414981113 -5-31467-1
7Foolad Khuzestan FC 186 -9-327-1711685 -3-0181028101 -6-3979-2
8Tractor Sazi Tabriz FC 197 -6-627-17170102 -4-41068-295 -2-2171192
9Paykan FC 216 -8-726-1922-3104 -4-2161192112 -4-510813-5
10Sanat Naft FC 206 -7-725-1516-195 -3-1181165111 -4-67410-6
11Shahr Khodro FC 206 -7-725-2022-2104 -4-2161284102 -3-59814-6
12Naft Masjed Soleyman FC 215 -9-724-1417-3114 -4-31612102101 -5-4827-5
13Zob Ahan CSC 203 -9-818-1926-7102 -5-311911-2101 -4-571015-5
14Saipa FC 203 -9-818-1017-7102 -5-31156-1101 -4-57511-6
15FC Nassaji Mazandaran 214 -4-1316-1626-10112 -4-510912-3102 -0-86714-7
16Machine Sazi Tabriz FC 201 -7-1210-1331-18101 -4-57712-5100 -3-73619-13
AFCCL
Relegation to IRN2

Fixtures

Sat - 8 May 2021
 Mes Rafsanjan FC   FC Nassaji MazandaranShohadaye Noushabad Stadium
 Sanat Naft FC   Aluminium Arak FCTakhti Stadium (Abadan)
 Machine Sazi Tabriz FC   Saipa FCShahid Qasem Soleimani Stadium
 Paykan FC   Tractor Sazi Tabriz FCShahr-e Qods Stadium
Sun - 9 May 2021
 Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan   Persepolis FCNaghsh-e-Jahan Stadium
 Esteghlal FC   Zob Ahan CSCAzadi Stadium
Wed - 12 May 2021
 Gol Gohar Sirjan FC   Zob Ahan CSCImam Ali Stadium
Thu - 13 May 2021
 Foolad Mobarakeh Sepahan   Mes Rafsanjan FCNaghsh-e-Jahan Stadium
 Aluminium Arak FC   Shahr Khodro FCImam Khomeini Stadium
 Saipa FC   Paykan FCShahid Dastgerdi Stadium
 Tractor Sazi Tabriz FC   Sanat Naft FCYadegar-e-Emam Stadium
Fri - 14 May 2021
 Persepolis FC   Esteghlal FCAzadi Stadium
Mon - 17 May 2021
Fri - 21 May 2021
 Saipa FC   Foolad Khuzestan FCShahid Dastgerdi Stadium
 Sanat Naft FC   Esteghlal FCTakhti Stadium (Abadan)
Tue - 25 May 2021
 Zob Ahan CSC   Persepolis FCFolād Shar Stadium

Results

Fri - 23 Apr 2021
Thu - 22 Apr 2021
 Naft Masjed Soleyman FC 10 Mes Rafsanjan FCBehnam Mohammadi Stadium
 Aluminium Arak FC 11 Paykan FCImam Khomeini Stadium
Thu - 15 Apr 2021
 Shahr Khodro FC 11 Zob Ahan CSCImam Reza Stadium
Mon - 12 Apr 2021
 Paykan FC 02 Gol Gohar Sirjan FCShahr-e Qods Stadium
Sun - 11 Apr 2021
 Machine Sazi Tabriz FC 11 Aluminium Arak FCShahid Qasem Soleimani Stadium
 Mes Rafsanjan FC 10 Saipa FCShohadaye Noushabad Stadium
Thu - 8 Apr 2021
Mon - 5 Apr 2021
 Saipa FC 01 Foolad Mobarakeh SepahanShahid Dastgerdi Stadium
Sat - 3 Apr 2021
 Esteghlal FC 00 Paykan FCAzadi Stadium
 Zob Ahan CSC 10 Sanat Naft FCFolād Shar Stadium
 Tractor Sazi Tabriz FC 00 Mes Rafsanjan FCYadegar-e-Emam Stadium
 Shahr Khodro FC 11 Persepolis FCImam Reza Stadium
Thu - 1 Apr 2021
 Aluminium Arak FC 00 Foolad Khuzestan FCImam Khomeini Stadium
Thu - 18 Mar 2021