The 2020–21 Danish Cup, also known as Sydbank Pokalen, will be the 67th season of the Danish Cup competition. The winner of the tournament will earn qualification into the second qualifying round of the 2021-22 UEFA Europa League.
Assuming a similar structure to 2019-20, 88 teams are expected to participate in the first round, coming from all levels of competition. Eight additional teams will join in round two (one from NordicBet League and seven from Superliga) and the top six teams from the 2019-20 Danish Superliga will enter in the 3rd round.
The draw date and matchdays for the 2020–21 Sydbank Pokalen are as follows: First Round – September 1-3, 2020 Second Round – October 6-8, 2020 Third Round – November 10-12, 2020 Fourth Round – December 15-17, 2020 Quarterfinals – February 9-11, 2021 Semifinals – April 14-15, 2021 Final – May 13, 2021
102 teams will compete for the Danish Cup. All teams from the top three divisions in 2019–20 were automatically entered while lower division teams played qualifying matches to enter the competition.
In the first round of the tournament the teams were divided into a West and East pool. In the West Pool, 46 teams participated, divided into two groups, "Funen / Southern Jutland" and " Middle / North Jutland". The East Pool consisted of 42 teams and was divided into the "Zealand 1" and "Zealand 2" groups.