1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West

1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West was the last season of association football competition of the Soviet Second League in the Zone West. The competition was won by FC Karpaty Lviv.

Second League
Season1991
ChampionsKarpaty Lvov
Promotedcancelled
Relegated4 teams (cancelled)
Top goalscorer(22) - Ihor Yavorsky (Niva Ternopol)
1990

The group (zone) consisted predominantly out of Ukrainian clubs. With fall of the Soviet Union and discontinuation of Soviet competition, most clubs of the group joined their top national leagues. Because of the First Nagorno-Karabakh War (Operation Ring), many clubs refused to travel to Azerbaijan and were awarded technical losses.

TeamsEdit

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Zone 1 (Ukraine)Edit

Zone 3 (Azerbaijan)Edit

Zone 4Edit

Zone 5Edit

Zone 6Edit

Transferred team from other zonesEdit

  • Azerbaijani teams that in 1990 competed in Zone "Center" of the Second League moved to Zone "West", while Armenian teams were moved to their place.

Renamed teamsEdit

  • Prior to the start of the season Kapaz Gandzha was renamed to Dinamo Gandzha.
  • Prior to the start of the season Tigina Bendery was renamed to Tigina-Apoel Bendery.

Final standingsEdit

Pos Republic[a] Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Ukraine Karpaty Lvov 42 24 11 7 47 27 +20 59
2   Ukraine Zarya Lugansk[b] 42 26 5 11 69 34 +35 57
3   Azerbaijan Dinamo Gandzha 42 26 4 12 48 48 0 56[c]
4   Ukraine Niva Ternopol[d] 42 25 6 11 56 29 +27 56
5   Ukraine Niva Vinnitsa[b] 42 21 7 14 54 40 +14 49
6   Russia (1W) Torpedo Taganrog 42 19 9 14 46 30 +16 47
7   Ukraine Torpedo Zaporozhie 42 18 10 14 63 50 +13 46
8   Ukraine Volyn Lutsk[d] 42 19 7 16 46 33 +13 45
9   Moldova Tigina-Apoel Bendery[d] 42 18 8 16 49 39 +10 44
10   Ukraine SKA Odessa[d] 42 18 7 17 46 42 +4 43
11   Azerbaijan Karabakh Agdam 42 20 2 20 20 47 −27 42[c]
12   Belarus Dnepr Mogilev[e] 42 18 6 18 47 37 +10 42
13   Ukraine Kremen Kremenchug[d] 42 16 9 17 56 50 +6 41
14   Moldova Zaria Beltsy 42 16 7 19 63 82 −19 39
15   Ukraine Sudnostroitel Nikolayev[d] 42 15 8 19 61 55 +6 38
16   Belarus Dinamo Brest[d] 42 14 9 19 50 50 0 37
17   Russia (1W) Spartak Nalchik 42 15 6 21 51 67 −16 36
18   Ukraine(1) Galichina Drogobich 42 14 7 21 42 66 −24 35
19   Ukraine(1) Vorskla Poltava 42 10 11 21 39 60 −21 31
20   Belarus KIM Vitebsk[e] 42 11 8 23 43 55 −12 30
21   Azerbaijan Goyazan Kazakh 42 13 2 27 29 61 −32 28[c]
22   Belarus Khimik Grodno[d] 42 7 9 26 32 55 −23 23
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Numerous clubs refused to play away games in Azerbaijan due to the First Nagorno-Karabakh War (Operation Ring).
  2. ^ a b Teams that refused to play against Goyazan Kazakh only: Zarya Lugansk and Niva Vinnitsa.
  3. ^ a b c All Azerbaijani clubs received multiple technical wins such
    • Dinamo Gandzha: 10 technical wins; +20 points
    • Karabakh Agdam: 11 technical wins; +22 points
    • Goyazan Kazakh: 4 technical wins; +8 points
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Teams that refused to play against Dinamo Gandzha and Karabakh Agdam: Niva Ternopol, Volyn Lutsk, Tigina-Apoel Bendery, SKA Odessa, Dnepr Mogilev, Kremen Kremenchug, Sudnostroitel Nikolayev, Dinamo Brest, KIM Vitebsk, and Khimik Grodno.
  5. ^ a b Teams that refused to play against all Azerbaijani clubs: Dnepr Mogilev and KIM Vitebsk.

Representation by republicEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

The following were the top ten goalscorers.

# Scorer Goals
(Pen.)
Team
1 Ihor Yavorsky 22 Nyva Ternopil
2 Yuriy Horyachev 19 Sudobudivnyk Mykolaiv
Oleksandr Sevidov Zorya Luhansk
4 Viktor Sakhno 18 Zaria Balti
5 Vitaliy Parakhnevych 16 SKA Odessa
6 Oleh Volotek 15 Zorya Luhansk
Aleksandr Gridyushko KIM Vitebsk
Ivan Shariy Nyva Vinnytsia
9 Volodymyr Mozolyuk 14 Volyn Lutsk
Sergei Muradyan Kremin Kremenchuk
Oleg Radushko Dnepr Mogilev

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