Saudi Professional League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2020-2021
Location
Saudi Arabia
Abbreviation
KSA1

Summary

The Saudi Professional League (KSA1) is the top football league in the Saudi Arabia football system. At the end of the 2020-2021 KSA1 season, the KSA1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st and 2nd place 2020-2021 KSA1 teams
  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Playoff Round:
    • 3rd place 2020-2021 KSA1 team

The winner of 2020-2021 The Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Cup or King Cup, typically an KSA1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Champions League.

Leagues Pyramid - Saudi Arabia

Abbrev League # of Teams
KSA1 Saudi Professional League 16
KSA2 Prince Mohammad bin Salman League 20
KSA3 Saudi Second Division 28
KSA4 Saudi Third Division 110

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

17 Oct 2020 - 31 May 2021  16: KSA1 (13), KSA2 (3)

Season Format

Each KSA1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 15 KSA1 teams for a total of 30 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) total goal difference, (4) total goals scored, then (5) Fair-play ranking.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2020-2021 Regular season, the 14th, 15th, and 16th place KSA1 teams will be relegated directly to the KSA2.


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 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh) 2514 -6-548-452223128 -2-22621912136 -4-322241311
2Al-Shabab FC 2514 -6-548-513219127 -3-22421129137 -3-324302010
3Al-Ittihad FC 2612 -10-446-392613147 -4-32520128125 -6-12119145
4Al Taawon FC 2611 -8-741-362412136 -4-32221138135 -4-41915114
5Al-Nassr FC 2611 -6-939-463610137 -3-324311813134 -3-6151518-3
6Al-Ettifaq FC 2611 -5-1038-3940-1135 -2-6171822-4136 -3-42121183
7Al-Fateh SC 2711 -5-1138-4850-2133 -3-7122229-7148 -2-42626215
8Al-Raed SFC 2610 -5-1135-39372133 -3-7122022-2137 -2-42319154
9Al-Ahli Saudi SFC 2510 -5-1035-3844-6134 -5-4171718-1126 -0-6182126-5
10Al-Qadsiah FC 278 -10-934-4042-2145 -4-5192123-2133 -6-41519190
11Abha Club 2610 -4-1234-3844-6135 -3-5181820-2135 -1-7162024-4
12Al-Faisaly FC 278 -9-1033-3738-1133 -5-5141721-4145 -4-51920173
13Al-Batin FC 267 -8-1129-3547-12134 -3-6151820-2133 -5-5141727-10
14Damac FC 267 -7-1228-3746-9135 -4-41919181132 -3-891828-10
15Al-Wehda Club 268 -3-1527-3553-18133 -1-9101830-12135 -2-6171723-6
16Al Ain FC 265 -5-1620-3052-22134 -2-7141826-8131 -3-961226-14
AFCCL
Relegation

Fixtures

Fri - 7 May 2021
 Al-Shabab FC   Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)Al-Shabab Club Stadium
 Al Taawon FC   Al-Ahli Saudi SFCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Fri - 14 May 2021
 Al-Ettifaq FC   Al-Shabab FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
 Al-Faisaly FC   Abha ClubAl Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
 Al Ain FC   Al-Nassr FCKing Saud Sport City Stadium
 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)   Al-Batin FCPrince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
 Al-Ahli Saudi SFC   Al-Qadsiah FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
Sat - 15 May 2021
 Al-Fateh SC   Al-Wehda ClubPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al-Raed SFC   Al Taawon FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Damac FC   Al-Ittihad FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
Wed - 19 May 2021
 Al-Shabab FC   Al Ain FCAl-Shabab Club Stadium
 Al-Batin FC   Al-Ettifaq FCAl-Batin FC Stadium
 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)   Al-Ahli Saudi SFCPrince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
Thu - 20 May 2021
 Abha Club   Al-Ittihad FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al-Wehda Club   Damac FCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Nassr FC   Al-Raed SFCKing Saud University Stadium
Tue - 25 May 2021
 Al-Faisaly FC   Al-Shabab FCAl Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
 Abha Club   Al-Ahli Saudi SFCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al-Ittihad FC   Al Ain FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Batin FC   Damac FCAl-Batin FC Stadium

Results

Wed - 5 May 2021
 Al-Nassr FC 43 Al-Faisaly FCKing Saud University Stadium
Thu - 29 Apr 2021
 Al-Qadsiah FC 12 Al-Faisaly FCPrince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Sun - 25 Apr 2021
 Al Taawon FC 34 Al-Fateh SCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Sat - 17 Apr 2021
 Al-Wehda Club 01 Al-Ettifaq FCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Al-Fateh SC 11 Damac FCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
Fri - 16 Apr 2021
 Al-Ittihad FC 00 Al-Batin FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Jeddah)
 Al-Qadsiah FC 01 Al-Raed SFCPrince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium
Thu - 15 Apr 2021
 Abha Club 10 Al Ain FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
Sat - 10 Apr 2021
 Al-Ettifaq FC 13 Al-Qadsiah FCPrince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium
 Al-Faisaly FC 23 Al-Fateh SCAl Majma'ah Sports City Stadium
 Al-Batin FC 14 Al-Shabab FCAl-Batin FC Stadium
Fri - 9 Apr 2021
 Al-Ittihad FC 20 Al-Hilal FC (Riyadh)King Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
 Damac FC 32 Al-Nassr FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium
 Al Taawon FC 30 Al Ain FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
Thu - 8 Apr 2021
 Al-Ahli Saudi SFC 23 Al-Raed SFCKing Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Mecca)
Sun - 21 Mar 2021
 Al-Nassr FC 70 Al-Batin FCKing Saud University Stadium
 Al-Raed SFC 11 Al-Ittihad FCKing Abdullah Sports City Stadium (Buraidah)
 Al-Fateh SC 41 Al-Ahli Saudi SFCPrince Abdullah bin Jalawi Stadium
 Al Ain FC 40 Al-Wehda ClubKing Saud Sport City Stadium
 Abha Club 34 Damac FCPrince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium