Liga Cable Onda LFP
FIFA Region
CONCACAF
Season
2021
Location
Panama
Abbreviation
PAN1

Summary

Liga Panameña de Fútbol (PAN1) is the top professional level in the Panamanian football league system. The PAN1 season is split into two championships, the 2021 Torneo Apertura and the Torneo Clausura. At the end of the 2021 Torneo Apertura, the PAN1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

Aggregate points are determined by combining results from the 2021 Torneo Apertura and 2020 Torneo Aperatura into the 2021 PAN1 Aggregate Table.

Leagues Pyramid - Panama

Abbrev League # of Teams
PAN1 Liga Panameña de Fútbol 12
PAN2 Liga Nacional de Ascenso -
PAN3 Copa Rommel Fernández -

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Apertura - Regular
18 Feb 2021 - 7 May 2021
Apertura - Playoffs
10 May 2021 - 31 May 2021
Clausura - Regular
1 Jul 2021 - 20 Nov 2021
Clausura - Playoffs
23 Nov 2021 - 15 Dec 2021
 12: PAN1 (10), PAN2 (2)

Season Format

The 2021 PAN1 season is split into two championships, the Torneo Apertura and the Torneo Clausura. In each torneo, the teams are split into two groups of six where each team plays Home-Away matches with the other 5 teams in their group and 1 match against each team in the other group for a total of 16 league matches per team. A playoff is held upon the completion of each torneo to determine the torneo champion. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, then (2) goals scored.

Playoffs

At the end of each torneo, the 3rd place Group A team plays the 2nd place Group B team, and the 2nd place Group A team plays the 3rd place Group B team in Home-Away highest aggregate goals win Playoffs. In the Semifinals, the Playoffs winners play Home-Away highest aggregate goal wins matches against the 1st place teams from each group. The Semifinals winners advance to a Home-Away highest aggregate goal wins Finals.

Relegation

Immediately following the 2021 Torneo Clausura, the 11th and 12th place teams in the 2021 PAN1 Aggregate Table are immediately relegated to the PAN2.


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Clausura - Finals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateTauro FC  30 Azuero FC  
11.12.21Tauro FC 30 Azuero FCEstadio Rommel Fernandez

Clausura - Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateVeraguas FC  12 Azuero FC  
27.11.21Veraguas FC 11 Azuero FCEstadio Omar Torrijos Herrera
04.12.21Azuero FC 10 Veraguas FCEstadio Los Milagros
AggregateAlianza FC  01 Tauro FC  
29.11.21Alianza FC 00 Tauro FCEstadio Rommel Fernandez
05.12.21Tauro FC 10 Alianza FCEstadio Rommel Fernandez

Clausura - Playoffs

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 23 Nov 2021
 CD Plaza Amador 01 Veraguas FCNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
Wed - 24 Nov 2021
 Independiente 13 Alianza FCEstadio Agustín Sánchez

Torneo Clausura

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
EAST
1Tauro FC 169 -5-232-1991083 -5-01494586 -0-2181055
2CD Plaza Amador 166 -7-325-1910983 -3-212115683 -4-113853
3Alianza FC 167 -4-525-1312184 -1-31376183 -3-212660
4Costa del Este FC 164 -10-222-1511482 -4-21055082 -6-0121064
5CD Árabe Unido 165 -6-521-1212081 -4-3746-284 -2-214862
6Sporting San Miguelito 163 -6-715-1017-782 -4-21088081 -2-5529-7
WEST
1Azuero FC 165 -9-224-2016482 -4-21089-183 -5-0141275
2Independiente 166 -6-424-1916384 -2-214116582 -4-210810-2
3Veraguas FC 165 -4-719-1218-683 -2-31178-182 -2-48510-5
4CD Universitario 165 -2-917-1520-583 -0-591012-282 -2-4858-3
5CA Chiriquí 163 -6-715-1217-581 -5-2866082 -1-57611-5
6San Francisco FC 163 -5-814-1018-882 -1-57510-581 -4-3758-3
Clausura - Semifinals
Clausura - Playoffs

Apertura - Finals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateCD Universitario  12 CD Plaza Amador  
29.05.21CD Universitario 12 CD Plaza AmadorEstadio Universitario FC

Apertura - Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateVeraguas FC  02 CD Universitario  
15.05.21Veraguas FC 00 CD UniversitarioEstadio Omar Torrijos Herrera
22.05.21CD Universitario 20 Veraguas FCEstadio Universitario FC
AggregateSporting San Miguelito  12 CD Plaza Amador  
16.05.21Sporting San Miguelito 01 CD Plaza AmadorEstadio Javier Cruz
23.05.21CD Plaza Amador 11 Sporting San MiguelitoNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá

Apertura - Playoffs

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 11 May 2021
 Costa del Este FC 11 Veraguas FCNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 Veraguas FC advances on PKs (5-4) 
Wed - 12 May 2021
 Independiente 00 Sporting San MiguelitoEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 Sporting San Miguelito advances on PKs (8-7) 

Torneo Apertura

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
EAST
1CD Plaza Amador 167 -6-327-2214885 -3-018145982 -3-3989-1
2Costa del Este FC 165 -6-521-1514184 -4-016105581 -2-5559-4
3Sporting San Miguelito 165 -6-521-1619-383 -4-113109182 -2-48610-4
4Tauro FC 164 -6-618-1216-482 -4-21076182 -2-48510-5
5CD Árabe Unido 163 -7-616-1518-382 -3-3977081 -4-37811-3
6Alianza FC 162 -8-614-1317-482 -3-3999080 -5-3548-4
WEST
1CD Universitario 168 -6-230-25151085 -2-117138583 -4-1131275
2Independiente 168 -3-527-1915483 -1-410710-385 -2-1171257
3Veraguas FC 166 -8-226-2019183 -4-1131112-183 -4-113972
4Azuero FC 167 -4-525-2016484 -2-214104683 -2-3111012-2
5CA Chiriquí 165 -3-818-2126-584 -1-313129381 -2-55917-8
6San Francisco FC 162 -5-911-1423-982 -3-3999080 -2-62514-9
Apertura - Semifinals
Apertura - Playoffs

Results

Sat - 20 Nov 2021
 San Francisco FC 01 Veraguas FCEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 CA Chiriquí 11 IndependienteEstadio San Cristóbal
 CD Universitario 12 Azuero FCComplejo Futbolístico Virgilio Tejeira Andrión
 CD Plaza Amador 31 Alianza FCNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 Tauro FC 11 Costa del Este FCEstadio Rommel Fernandez
Sat - 13 Nov 2021
 Alianza FC 01 Tauro FCEstadio Javier Cruz
 Azuero FC 21 San Francisco FCEstadio Los Milagros
 Veraguas FC 02 CA ChiriquíEstadio Omar Torrijos Herrera
 Costa del Este FC 10 Sporting San MiguelitoNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 Independiente 00 CD UniversitarioEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 CD Árabe Unido 12 CD Plaza AmadorEstadio Armando Dely Valdés
Sun - 7 Nov 2021
 CD Plaza Amador 00 Costa del Este FCNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 Tauro FC 10 Sporting San MiguelitoEstadio Javier Cruz
Sat - 6 Nov 2021
 Azuero FC 11 Veraguas FCEstadio Los Milagros
 San Francisco FC 11 IndependienteEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 CD Árabe Unido 10 Alianza FCEstadio Armando Dely Valdés
 CD Universitario 41 CA ChiriquíComplejo Futbolístico Virgilio Tejeira Andrión
Sun - 31 Oct 2021
 Independiente 31 Veraguas FCEstadio Agustín Sánchez