The 2020–21 Ukrainian Cup is the 30th annual season of Ukraine’s football knockout competition. The competition started on 26 August 2020 and will conclude on 12 May 2021 with the final at the Ternopilsky Misky Stadion in Ternopil.The Ukraine Cup is played in 7 rounds. The Ukrainian Premier League teams will start playing in the first round. The game adopts a one-off elimination system. If there is a tie in 90 minutes, then an overtime will occur. If there is a tie in overtime, then the victory will be determined by penalty kicks. The final plays in the neutral field, and the winner will be decided by players’ performance in 90 minutes or in overtime even until the penalty kick.All competition rounds consist of a single game with a home field advantage granted to a team from lower league. Draw for all the rounds is blind. Qualification for the competition is granted to all professional clubs and finalists of the 2019–20 Ukrainian Amateur Cup.This season will be the first, when two teams will start the competition from the quarter-final stage: the defending winners (Dynamo Kyiv) and the champions of Ukraine of the previous season (Shakhtar Donetsk).Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, access of spectators to stadium was limited, but was allowed to one of postponed games (matches) of the first preliminary round on 9 September 2020 at Slavutych Arena.