The 165-day break in the Azerbaijani Premier League has this weekend.

Two matches were held on the first matchday. The opening match of the first round of the championship was played in Sumgayit. Sumgayit, which will represent our country in the Europa League, met with Keshla. The match ended with a 1-0 victory for the Baku team. Thus, the new head coach of Keshla Yunis Huseynov started his first game with a victory.

In the second match of the day, our other representative in the Euroleague, Neftchi hosted Sabail and won with a score of 2: 1.

Other matches of the first round are scheduled for August 22-23.

From the new season, there will be some restrictions on championship matches due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Azerbaijan Premier League

I round

August 21 (Friday)

18:30. Sumgayit - Keshla 0: 1

Goal:  Azer Salahli, 90 + 4

Judges: Elchin Masiyev, Parvin Talibov, Muslim Aliyev, Nijat Ismayilli

AFFA representative: Elgiz Abbasov

Judge-Inspector: Imankhan Sultani

"Kapital Bank Arena" 

20:30. Neftchi - Sabail 2: 1

Goal:  Namig Alasgarov, 16, 66 - P. Keshavarz, 79.

Judges: Rauf Jabarov, Elshad Abdullayev, Namig Huseynov, Namig Bakirov

AFFA representative: Mashallah Ahmadov

Judge-inspector: Babek Guliyev

Bakcell Arena 

Note that, on August 22, the last champion Qarabag will meet Sabah. The tour will end on August 23 with a duel between Gabala and Zira.