2020 V.League 1
|Dates||7 March - 4 November|
Changes from last season
The following teams have changed division since the 2019 season.
To V.League 1
Promoted from V.League 2
From V.League 1
Relegated to V.League 2
In 2020 season, each team can register 3+1 foreign players (3 foreign + 1 naturalized Vietnamese). The teams participated in ASEAN Club Championship and AFC Cup (TP Hồ Chí Minh, Hà Nội FC, Than Quảng Ninh) can register 3+1+1 foreign players (3 foreign + 1 naturalized Vietnamese + 1 AFC player)
Personnel and kits
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
|Becamex Bình Dương||Nguyễn Thanh Sơn||Interim over||24 October 2019||Pre-season||Carlos Oliveira||27 November 2019|
|Hải Phòng||Trương Việt Hoàng||Resigned||24 October 2019||Phạm Anh Tuấn||16 November 2019|
|Sài Gòn||Nguyễn Thành Công||Resigned||24 October 2019||Hoàng Văn Phúc||22 November 2019|
|Thanh Hóa||Mai Xuân Hợp||Interim over||24 October 2019||Fabio Lopez||22 November 2019|
|Viettel||Nguyễn Hải Biên||Interim over||24 October 2019||Trương Việt Hoàng||12 November 2019|
|Sông Lam Nghệ An||Nguyễn Đức Thắng||Promoted to Technical Director||16 December 2019||Ngô Quang Trường||16 December 2019|
Players name in bold indicates the player is registered during the mid-season transfer window.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Becamex Bình Dương||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Qualification for AFC Champions League group stage|
|2||Dược Nam Hà Nam Định||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Qualification for AFC Cup group stage|
|5||Hoàng Anh Gia Lai||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|6||Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|9||SHB Đà Nẵng||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|10||Sông Lam Nghệ An||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|11||Than Quảng Ninh||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|13||TP Hồ Chí Minh||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Qualification for Relegation play-off|
|14||Viettel||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Relegation to V.League 2|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored; 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Away goals scored; 9) Play-off (Only to decide champions, runners-up, third placed and relegation spots); 10) Drawing of lots (Criteria 2 to 5 only applies after the conclusion of round 13)
Positions by round
This table lists the positions of teams after each week of matches. In order to preserve the chronological evolution, any postponed matches are not included to the round at which they were originally scheduled, but added to the full round they were played immediately afterwards. For example, if a match is scheduled for matchday 13, but then postponed and played between days 16 and 17, it will be added to the standings for day 16.
|Winner; Champions League|
|Relegate to V.League 2|
; = Win; = Draw = Lose
- 2020 V.League 2
- 2020 Vietnamese National Football Second League
- 2020 Vietnamese National Football Third League
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- "Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh win promotion to V.League 1, Phù Đồng relegated". vietnamnews.vn.
- "Thanh Hóa secure play-off match, Khánh Hòa dropped". vietnamnews.vn.