V.League 1
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2021
Location
Vietnam
Abbreviation
VIE1

Summary

The V.League 1 (VIE1) is the top football league in the Vietnam football system. At the end of the 2021 VIE1 season, the VIE1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2022 AFC Champions League - Group Stage:
    • 1st place 2021 VIE1 Championship Round team

The winner of the 2021 Vietnamese Cup, typically an VIE1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2022 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Vietnam

Abbrev League # of Teams
VIE1 V.League 1 14
VIE2 V.League 2 14
VIE3 Vietnamese National Football Second League 15
VIE4 Vietnamese National Football Third League 10

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

Regular
15 Jan 2021 - 16 Jul 2021
Champ/Releg Rounds
19 Jul 2021 - 19 Sep 2021
 14: VIE1 (13), VIE2 (1)

Season Format

The VIE1 season consists of 2 stages. In the first stage, each VIE1 team plays the other 13 VIE1 teams once for a total of 13 league matches per team. The second stage consists of the Championship Round (top 6 teams) and the Relegation Round (bottom 8 teams). In the Championship Round, each team plays matches with the other 5 VIE1 teams for 5 additional matches (18 total matches per team) to determine final rankings for the 2022 AFC Champions League. In the Relegation Round, each team plays matches with the other 7 VIE1 teams for 7 additional matches (20 total matches per team) to determine determine the relegation placements. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) goal difference, (2) goals scored, (3) Fairplay ranking, (4) a playoff (only to decide champions, runners-up, relegation spots, etc.), then (5) a drawing.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2021 Relegation Round, the 8th place VIE1 team will be relegated directly to VIE2, and the 7th place VIE1 will have a one match playoff against the 2nd place VIE2 team.


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1st Stage

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Hoang Anh Gia Lai 108 -1-125-1961355 -0-015125753 -1-110716
2Viettel FC 107 -1-222-137653 -0-2986254 -1-013514
3Than Quảng Ninh FC 106 -0-418-119254 -0-11261552 -0-3658-3
4SHB Da Nang FC 105 -1-416-97253 -0-2954152 -1-27431
5Becamex Binh Duong FC 105 -1-416-1011-154 -0-11274351 -1-3437-4
6Duoc Nam Ha Nam Dinh FC 105 -0-515-2018254 -0-11294551 -0-431114-3
7FLC Thanh Hóa FC 104 -2-414-1613352 -2-1884452 -0-3689-1
8Hanoi T&T FC 104 -1-513-1412252 -1-2796352 -0-3656-1
9Binh Dinh FC 103 -3-412-88052 -1-2722051 -2-25660
10Hải Phòng FC 103 -2-511-512-751 -1-3438-552 -1-2724-2
11Sông Lam Nghệ An FC 103 -1-610-712-552 -1-2744051 -0-4338-5
12Ho Chi Minh City FC 103 -1-610-1016-653 -0-2976150 -1-41310-7
13Sai Gon FC 103 -1-610-310-753 -1-11033050 -0-5007-7
14Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh 102 -3-59-913-451 -2-2568-251 -1-3435-2
Championship Round
Relegation Round

Fixtures

Thu - 20 May 2021
 Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh   Becamex Binh Duong FCSân vận động tỉnh Hà Tĩnh
Fri - 21 May 2021
 FLC Thanh Hóa FC   Hoang Anh Gia LaiThanh Hóa Stadium
 Ho Chi Minh City FC   Viettel FCThống Nhất Stadium
Sat - 22 May 2021
 SHB Da Nang FC   Sai Gon FCHòa Xuân Stadium
 Hanoi T&T FC   Binh Dinh FCHang Day Stadium
Sat - 10 Jul 2021
 Ho Chi Minh City FC   Hải Phòng FCThống Nhất Stadium
 Binh Dinh FC   Than Quảng Ninh FCQuy Nhơ,n Stadium
 Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh   Duoc Nam Ha Nam Dinh FCSân vận động tỉnh Hà Tĩnh
 SHB Da Nang FC   Viettel FCHòa Xuân Stadium
 Hanoi T&T FC   Sai Gon FCHang Day Stadium
Fri - 16 Jul 2021
 Sai Gon FC   FLC Thanh Hóa FCThống Nhất Stadium
 Hải Phòng FC   Binh Dinh FCLạch Tray Stadium
 Duoc Nam Ha Nam Dinh FC   SHB Da Nang FCThiên Trường Stadium

Results

Sun - 18 Apr 2021
 Duoc Nam Ha Nam Dinh FC 32 Ho Chi Minh City FCThiên Trường Stadium
Sat - 17 Apr 2021
 Sai Gon FC 00 Hải Phòng FCThống Nhất Stadium
 Binh Dinh FC 01 FLC Thanh Hóa FCQuy Nhơ,n Stadium
Fri - 16 Apr 2021
 Viettel FC 21 Than Quảng Ninh FCHang Day Stadium
Mon - 12 Apr 2021
 Hải Phòng FC 00 SHB Da Nang FCLạch Tray Stadium
Sun - 11 Apr 2021
 Sai Gon FC 10 Hồng Lĩnh Hà TĩnhThống Nhất Stadium
 Binh Dinh FC 01 Viettel FCQuy Nhơ,n Stadium
Thu - 8 Apr 2021
 SHB Da Nang FC 02 Hoang Anh Gia LaiHòa Xuân Stadium
 FLC Thanh Hóa FC 30 Hải Phòng FCThanh Hóa Stadium
Wed - 7 Apr 2021
 Hanoi T&T FC 01 Viettel FCHang Day Stadium
 Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh 11 Binh Dinh FCSân vận động tỉnh Hà Tĩnh