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 - 31 Oct 2021
Clausura - Playoffs
3 Nov 2021 - 1 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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Torneo Apertura

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
EAST
1CD Plaza Amador 157 -6-227-22121085 -3-018145972 -3-29871
2Costa del Este FC 154 -6-518-1314-173 -4-01385381 -2-5559-4
3Tauro FC 154 -6-518-1214-282 -4-21076172 -2-3858-3
4Sporting San Miguelito 154 -6-518-1418-483 -4-113109171 -2-4549-5
5CD Árabe Unido 153 -7-516-1416-272 -3-2965181 -4-37811-3
6Alianza FC 151 -8-611-1117-671 -3-3679-280 -5-3548-4
WEST
1CD Universitario 158 -6-130-25131285 -2-117138573 -4-0131257
2Independiente 158 -3-427-1813573 -1-31068-285 -2-1171257
3Veraguas FC 155 -8-223-1818072 -4-110911-283 -4-113972
4Azuero FC 156 -4-522-1816273 -2-21184483 -2-3111012-2
5CA Chiriquí 154 -3-815-1925-684 -1-313129370 -2-52716-9
6San Francisco FC 152 -5-811-1321-882 -3-3999070 -2-52412-8
Apertura - Semifinals
Apertura - Playoffs

Fixtures

Sat - 8 May 2021
 Azuero FC   CD UniversitarioEstadio Los Milagros
 Alianza FC   CD Plaza AmadorEstadio Javier Cruz
 Independiente   CA ChiriquíEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 CD Árabe Unido   Sporting San MiguelitoEstadio Armando Dely Valdés
 Veraguas FC   San Francisco FCEstadio Omar Torrijos Herrera

Results

Wed - 5 May 2021
Tue - 4 May 2021
 CD Universitario 03 IndependienteComplejo Futbolístico Virgilio Tejeira Andrión
Sun - 2 May 2021
 CD Plaza Amador 20 CD Árabe UnidoNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 CA Chiriquí 01 Veraguas FCEstadio San Cristóbal
 Tauro FC 00 Alianza FCEstadio Javier Cruz
 San Francisco FC 00 Azuero FCEstadio Agustín Sánchez
Wed - 28 Apr 2021
 Veraguas FC 00 Azuero FCCancha de fútbol de Atalaya
 Alianza FC 20 CD Árabe UnidoEstadio Javier Cruz
 CD Universitario 21 CA ChiriquíEstadio Universitario FC
Tue - 27 Apr 2021
 Independiente 20 San Francisco FCEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 Costa del Este FC 21 CD Plaza AmadorNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 Sporting San Miguelito 22 Tauro FCEstadio Javier Cruz
Sat - 24 Apr 2021
 CD Plaza Amador 21 Sporting San MiguelitoNuevo Estadio Maracaná de Panamá
 Azuero FC 30 CA ChiriquíEstadio Los Milagros
 CD Árabe Unido 01 Tauro FCEstadio Armando Dely Valdés
 Veraguas FC 00 IndependienteCancha de fútbol de Atalaya
Fri - 23 Apr 2021
 San Francisco FC 00 CD UniversitarioEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 Alianza FC 13 Costa del Este FCEstadio Javier Cruz
Wed - 21 Apr 2021
 Independiente 13 Azuero FCEstadio Agustín Sánchez
 Tauro FC 22 CD Plaza AmadorEstadio Javier Cruz