Qatar Stars League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Qatar
Abbreviation
QAT1

Summary

The UAE Pro League (QAT1), or Persian Gulf League (QAT1), is the top football league in the United Arab Emirates football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 QAT1 season, the QAT1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 QAT1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 QAT1 team

The winner of the 2021 Emir of Qatar Cup, typically an QAT1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Qatar

Abbrev League # of Teams
QAT1 Qatar Stars League 12
QAT2 Qatari Second Division 8

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

3 Sep 2020 - 1 Jun 2021  12: QAT1 (10 minimum), QAT2 (2 maximum)

Season Format

Each QAT1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 QAT1 teams for a total of 22 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) total goal difference, then (2) total goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 12th place QAT1 team will be relegated directly to the QAT2, and the 11th place team will enter into a one match Promotion/Relegation playoff with the 2nd place QAT2 team.


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Relegation Playoff

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Tue - 4 May 2021
 Al Khor SC (QAT1) 31 Al-Shahaniya SC (QAT2)Qatar SC Stadium

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Sadd SC 2219 -3-060-7714631210 -2-03242735109 -1-02835728
2Al-Duhail SC 2215 -2-547-532528118 -0-324331221117 -2-22320137
3Al-Rayyan SC 2210 -5-735-31229126 -3-32116115104 -2-41415114
4Al-Gharafa SC 2210 -3-933-41347114 -2-51416160116 -1-41925187
5Al Ahli SC (Doha) 2210 -3-933-2838-10105 -0-5151523-8125 -3-4181315-2
6Qatar SC 229 -5-832-30246115 -4-2191798114 -1-6131315-2
7Al-Arabi SC 228 -5-929-2832-4116 -1-41917143112 -4-5101118-7
8Al Wakrah SC 227 -5-1026-1929-10115 -3-3181112-1112 -2-78817-9
9Al-Sailiya SC 227 -5-1026-2236-14112 -4-5101219-7115 -1-5161017-7
10Umm-Salal SC 225 -6-1121-1331-18113 -3-512614-8112 -3-69717-10
11Al Khor SC 223 -8-1117-1742-25102 -3-59812-4121 -5-68930-21
12Al Khuratiyat SC 224 -0-1812-1749-32113 -0-891123-12111 -0-103626-20
AFCCL
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to QAT2

Results

Sat - 10 Apr 2021
 Al Khuratiyat SC 02 Al Wakrah SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 15 Al-Gharafa SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al-Arabi SC 31 Al-Sailiya SCQatar SC Stadium
Fri - 9 Apr 2021
 Al-Rayyan SC 11 Al Khor SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al-Duhail SC 40 Al Ahli SC (Doha)Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Sadd SC 30 Qatar SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Wed - 7 Apr 2021
 Al-Arabi SC 12 Al Khuratiyat SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 10 Al-Sailiya SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
Tue - 6 Apr 2021
 Al-Sadd SC 21 Al-Rayyan SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al Khor SC 11 Al-Duhail SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Qatar SC 11 Al Ahli SC (Doha)Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Sat - 3 Apr 2021
 Al Khuratiyat SC 12 Al Ahli SC (Doha)Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Qatar SC 12 Al-Sailiya SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al-Arabi SC 23 Al-Duhail SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Umm-Salal SC 32 Al-Rayyan SCQatar SC Stadium
 Al Wakrah SC 00 Al Khor SCHamad bin Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Gharafa SC 02 Al-Sadd SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
Tue - 16 Mar 2021
 Al Wakrah SC 20 Al-Gharafa SCAbdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
Fri - 12 Mar 2021
 Al-Rayyan SC 20 Al-Arabi SCJassim Bin Hamad Stadium
 Al Khor SC 12 Qatar SCQatar SC Stadium