1983 Soviet Top League

Statistics of Soviet Top League for the 1983 season.

Soviet Top League
Season1983
ChampionsDnepr Dnepropetrovsk
RelegatedTorpedo Kutaisi, Nistru Kishinev
European CupDnepr Dnepropetrovsk
Cup Winners' CupDinamo Moscow
UEFA CupSpartak Moscow
Dinamo Minsk
Top goalscorer(18) Yuri Gavrilov (Spartak)
1982
1984

TeamsEdit

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League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (C) 34 22 5 7 63 36 +27 49 Qualification for European Cup first round
2   Spartak Moscow 34 18 9 7 60 25 +35 45 Qualification for UEFA Cup first round
3   Dinamo Minsk 34 17 9 8 51 34 +17 43
4   Zenit Leningrad 34 15 11 8 42 32 +10 40[a]
5   Žalgiris Vilnius 34 15 9 10 38 36 +2 39
6   Torpedo Moscow 34 14 11 9 40 34 +6 38[a]
7   Dynamo Kyiv 34 14 10 10 50 34 +16 38
8   Chornomorets Odessa 34 16 5 13 44 46 −2 37
9   Shakhtar Donetsk 34 16 5 13 48 40 +8 37
10   Pakhtakor Tashkent 34 13 9 12 37 34 +3 35
11   Metalist Kharkiv 34 12 8 14 38 40 −2 32
12   CSKA Moscow 34 11 12 11 37 33 +4 32[b]
13   Neftchi Baku 34 10 10 14 32 38 −6 30
14   Ararat Yerevan 34 11 7 16 29 47 −18 29
15   Dynamo Moscow 34 9 11 14 30 37 −7 28[a] Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
16   Dinamo Tbilisi 34 9 9 16 41 48 −7 27
17   Torpedo Kutaisi (R) 34 4 10 20 26 58 −32 18 Relegation to First League
18   Nistru Kishinev (R) 34 3 4 27 19 73 −54 10
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c 1 point deducted (10 draw limit)
  2. ^ 2 points deducted (10 draw limit)

Top scorersEdit

18 goals
17 goals
15 goals
14 goals
13 goals
11 goals

Medal squadsEdit

(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

1. FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk

Goalkeepers: Serhiy Krakovskyi (34).
Defenders: Mykola Pavlov (33 / 3), Petro Kutuzov (27), Oleksandr Lysenko (17 / 1), Yuriy Mirhorodskyi (17), Serhiy Puchkov (13), Oleksandr Chervonyi (9), Andriy Bobrikov (7), Volodymyr Ustinov (6), Anatoliy Nazarenko (5), Valeriy Zuyev (2).
Midfielders: Andriy Dilay (34 / 2), Vyktor Kuznetsov (31 / 7), Volodymyr Ustymchyk (30 / 5), Oleh Serebryanskyi (26 / 1), Hennadiy Lytovchenko (24 / 5), Mykola Fedorenko (17 / 3), Volodymyr Bahmut (6), Volodymyr Kobzarev (5).
Forwards: Oleh Taran (30 / 13), Volodymyr Lyutyi (24 / 9), Oleh Protasov (21 / 7), Aleksandr Pogorelov (21 / 5).

Manager: Volodymyr Yemets.

Transferred out during the season: Volodymyr Ustinov (to FC Kolos Nikopol), Valeriy Zuyev (retired).

2. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Rinat Dasayev (34), Andrei Mikhalychev (1).
Defenders: Sergei Bazulev (30), Gennady Morozov (30), Yevgeni Mileshkin (29 / 1), Vladimir Sochnov (25 / 3), Boris Pozdnyakov (25), Oleg Romantsev (17), Aleksandr Bubnov (13), Sergei Savchenkov (3), Sergei Shulgin (1).
Midfielders: Yuri Gavrilov (34 / 18), Yevgeni Kuznetsov (34 / 5), Fyodor Cherenkov (33 / 10), Valeri Gladilin (26 / 9), Yuri Reznik (25 / 4), Edgar Gess (18 / 2), Sergei Shvetsov (8), Mikhail Dubinin (5 / 2), Vladimir Korolyov (1), Sergei Nikitin (1).
Forwards: Sergey Rodionov (16 / 5), Sergei Argudyayev (6), Mikhail Rusyayev (5), Oleg Kuzhlev (2), Oleg Smirnov (1).

Manager: Konstantin Beskov.

Transferred out during the season: Oleg Romantsev (retired), Mikhail Dubinin (to FC Metallurg Aldan).

3. FC Dinamo Minsk

Goalkeepers: Yury Kurbyko (30), Mikhail Vergeyenko (4), Arkadi Batalov (1).
Defenders: Yuri Kurnenin (32 / 1), Sergei Borovsky (32), Viktor Yanushevsky (30), Viktor Shishkin (24), Liudas Rumbutis (22 / 3), Oļegs Aleksejenko (18), Igor Belov (10), Yury Trukhan (5).
Midfielders: Andrei Zygmantovich (30 / 1), Sergey Gotsmanov (29 / 5), Sergei Aleinikov (29 / 2), Yuri Pudyshev (26 / 1), Aleksandr Prokopenko (12 / 2), Valeri Melnikov (9 / 1).
Forwards: Igor Gurinovich (28 / 17), Georgi Kondratyev (28 / 8), Viktor Sokol (18 / 9), Pyotr Vasilevsky (17 / 1).

Manager: Eduard Malofeyev.

Transferred out during the season: Aleksandr Prokopenko (released).

Number of teams by union republicEdit

Rank Union republic Number of teams Club(s)
1   RSFSR 5 CSKA Moscow, Dinamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow, Torpedo Moscow, Zenit Leningrad
  Ukrainian SSR Chernomorets Odessa, Dinamo Kiev, Dnepr Dnepropetrovsk, Metallist Kharkov, Shakhter Donetsk
3   Georgian SSR 2 Dinamo Tbilisi, Torpedo Kutaisi
4   Armenian SSR 1 Ararat Yerevan
  Azerbaijan SSR Neftchi Baku
  Belarusian SSR Dinamo Minsk
  Moldavian SSR Nistru Kishinev
  Lithuanian SSR Zhalgiris Vilnius
  Uzbek SSR Pakhtakor Tashkent

ReferencesEdit