1992–93 Vyshcha Liha
The 1992–93 Vyshcha Liha season was the second since its establishment. Tavriya Simferopol were the defending champions, having won their 1st national league title in history. A total of sixteen teams participated in the competition, fourteen of them contested the 1992 season while the remaining two were promoted from the Ukrainian First League.
|Champions||FC Dynamo Kyiv|
|Champions League||Dynamo Kyiv|
|Cup Winners' Cup||Karpaty Lviv|
|UEFA Cup||Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk|
|Goals scored||562 (2.34 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||(17) Serhiy Husiev (Chornomorets)|
|Biggest home win||Dynamo 6–0 Veres |
Metalist 6–0 Zoria
Bukovyna 6–0 Kremin
|Biggest away win||Tavria 0–5 Dynamo |
Bukovyna 0–5 Dynamo
|Highest scoring||Karpaty 4–3 Chornomorets |
Shakhtar 6–1 Volyn
|Average attendance||High - Dynamo Kyiv (8,990), Low - Tavriya Simferopol (3,706)|
The competition began on August 15, 1992, with four games finishing on June 20, 1993. The competition was suspended for the winter break on November 22, 1992, and resumed on March 14, 1993.
On June 20, 1993 Dynamo Kyiv earned their first Ukrainian title with a 4–1 away victory over Kremin Kremenchuk. The Kievan club was declared a champion by the goal difference as the both Dynamo and Dnipro finished equal on points. The teams met just three rounds before the end in Dnipropetrovsk where Dnipro was victorious by a minimum margin thanks to the goal of Yuriy Maksymov.
- Veres Rivne, the champion of the 1992 Ukrainian First League (Group A) – (debut)
- Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih, the champion of the 1992 Ukrainian First League (Group B) – (debut)
Kryvbas is a multi-times champion of the Championship of the Ukrainian SSR.
No relegation at the end of the season as the league was scheduled to be expanded to 18 participants.
|1||Republican Stadium||Kiev||Dynamo Kyiv||100,062|
|2||BSS Stadium||Odesa||Chornomorets Odesa||34,362|
|3||Avanhard Stadium||Luhansk||Zorya Luhansk||32,243|
|4||Shakhtar Stadium||Donetsk||Shakhtar Donetsk||31,718|
|5||Metalist Stadium||Kharkiv||Metalist Kharkiv||30,000|
|6||Metalurh Stadium||Kryvyi Rih||Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih||29,734|
|7||Ukraina Stadium||Lviv||Karpaty Lviv||28,051|
|8||Meteor Stadium||Dnipro||FC Dnipro||24,381|
|9||Avanhard Stadium||Rivne||Veres Rivne||20,000|
|10||RSC Lokomotyv||Simferopol||Tavriya Simferopol||19,978|
|11||Central Stadium||Ternopil||Nyva Ternopil||15,150|
|12||AvtoZAZ Stadium||Zaporizhia||Torpedo Zaporizhia||15,000|
|13||Avanhard Stadium||Lutsk||Volyn Lutsk||12,080|
|14||Bukovyna Stadium||Chernivtsi||Bukovyna Chernivtsi||12,000|
|15||Dnipro Stadium||Kremenchuk||FC Kremin Kremenchuk||11,300|
|16||Metalurh Stadium||Zaporizhia||Metalurh Zaporizhia||11,883|
Qualification to European competitions for 1993–94Edit
- Following the agreement between UEFA, Russia and Ukraine, Russia inheredited the 1992 European ranking of Soviet Union, while Ukraine was awarded a slot of defunct East Germany for the 1993–94 UEFA Cup. The Ukrainian Cup winner qualifies for the 1993–94 European Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round.
- During the 27th Round, Dynamo Kyiv qualified for European football for the 1993–94 season.
- After the 29th Round, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk qualified for European football for the 1993–94 season.
- After the 30th Round, Karpaty Lviv qualified for the 1993–94 European Cup Winners' Cup, Dynamo qualified for the 1993–94 UEFA Champions League, Dnipro qualified for the 1993–94 UEFA Cup.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Dynamo Kyiv[a]||30||18||8||4||59||14||+45||44||UEFA Champions League|
|2||Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk||30||18||8||4||51||20||+31||44||UEFA Cup|
|6||Karpaty Lviv[a]||30||10||10||10||37||38||−1||30||UEFA Cup Winners' Cup|
|8||Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih||30||8||11||11||27||40||−13||27|
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference
- Participant of the 1993 Ukrainian Cup Final
|1||Serhiy Husyev||Chornomorets Odessa||17 (2)|
|2||Victor Leonenko||Dynamo Kyiv||16 (3)|
|3||Ihor Nichenko||Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih||12 (2)|
|4||Serhiy Atelkin||Shakhtar Donetsk||11|
|Vadym Kolesnyk||Metalist Kharkiv||11|
|Oleh Matviiv||Shakhtar Donetsk||11 (1)|
|Talyat Sheikhametov||Tavriya Simferopol||11 (1)|
|8||Roman Bondarenko||Torpedo Zaporizhzhya||10|
|9||Volodymyr Dykyi||Volyn Lutsk||9 (2)|
|10||Serhiy Shevchenko||Tavriya Simferopol||8|
|Volodymyr Hashchyn||Volyn Lutsk||8|
|Pavlo Shkapenko||Dynamo Kyiv||8|
|Tymerlan Huseynov||Zorya-MALS Luhansk||8|
|Anatoliy Mushchinka||Metalurh Zaporizhia||8|
|Serhiy Konovalov||Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk||8|
|Dmytro Topchiyev||Karpaty Lviv||8|
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)
Note: Players in italic are whose playing position is uncertain.
- Continental competitions: 1992-93 European Cup, 1992-93 European Cup Winners' Cup, 1992-93 UEFA Cup
- Domestic leagues: 1992-93 Ukrainian First League, 1992-93 Ukrainian Second League, 1992-93 Ukrainian Transitional League, 1992-93 Ukrainian Football Amateur League
- Domestic cups: 1992-93 Ukrainian Cup