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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.

Vyshcha Liha
Season1992-93
ChampionsFC Dynamo Kyiv
Relegatednone
Champions LeagueDynamo Kyiv
Cup Winners' CupKarpaty Lviv
UEFA CupDnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Matches played240
Goals scored562 (2.34 per match)
Top goalscorer(17) Serhiy Husiev (Chornomorets)
Biggest home winDynamo 6–0 Veres
Metalist 6–0 Zoria
Bukovyna 6–0 Kremin
Biggest away winTavria 0–5 Dynamo
Bukovyna 0–5 Dynamo
Highest scoringKarpaty 4–3 Chornomorets
Shakhtar 6–1 Volyn
Average attendanceHigh - Dynamo Kyiv (8,990), Low - Tavriya Simferopol (3,706)
1992

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.

Anatoliy Puzach was replaced as the coach of Dynamo Kyiv following its disastrous rendezvous with Belgian Anderlecht yielding it 2-7 on an aggregate and losing at home 0-3.

Contents

TeamsEdit

PromotionsEdit

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.

Locations of teams home grounds in Ukrainian Premier League 1992-93

StadiumsEdit

Rank Stadium Place Club Capacity Notes
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

Notes:

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.

Qualified TeamsEdit

Karpaty LvivDnipro DnipropetrovskDynamo Kyiv 

League tableEdit

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
3 Chornomorets Odessa 30 17 4 9 43 31 +12 38
4 Shakhtar Donetsk 30 11 12 7 44 32 +12 34
5 Metalist Kharkiv 30 12 7 11 37 34 +3 31
6 Karpaty Lviv[a] 30 10 10 10 37 38 −1 30 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
7 Metalurh Zaporizhzhya 30 10 9 11 38 35 +3 29
8 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 30 8 11 11 27 40 −13 27
9 Kremin Kremenchuk 30 8 11 11 23 40 −17 27
10 Tavriya Simferopol 30 11 4 15 30 39 −9 26
11 Volyn Lutsk 30 10 6 14 37 54 −17 26
12 Bukovyna Chernivtsi 30 9 8 13 27 32 −5 26
13 Torpedo Zaporizhzhya 30 9 7 14 32 40 −8 25
14 Nyva Ternopil 30 8 9 13 22 25 −3 25
15 Zorya-MALS Luhansk 30 10 4 16 26 46 −20 24
16 Veres Rivne 30 9 6 15 29 42 −13 24
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd wins; 3rd goal difference
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Participant of the 1993 Ukrainian Cup Final

Top goalscorersEdit

ManagersEdit

Club Coach Replaced Coach(es) Home stadium
FC Dynamo Kyiv   Mykhailo Fomenko   Anatoliy Puzach
  Yozhef Sabo
Republican Stadium
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk   Mykola Pavlov Meteor Stadium
FC Chornomorets Odessa   Viktor Prokopenko Black Sea Shipping Stadium
FC Shakhtar Donetsk   Valery Yaremchenko Shakhtar Stadium
FC Metalist Kharkiv   Sergei Dotsenko   Leonid Tkachenko
  Viktor Aristov
Metalist Stadium
FC Karpaty Lviv   Myron Markevych Ukraina Stadium
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia   Janis Skredelis[1]   Ihor Nadein 15 games Metalurh Stadium
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih   Ihor Nadein   Volodymyr Sryzhevskyi
  Valentyn Laktionov
Metalurh Stadium
FC Kremin Kremenchuk   Boris Streltsov Dnipro Stadium
SC Tavriya Simferopol   Anatoliy Zayaev Lokomotyv Stadium
FC Volyn Lutsk   Roman Pokora Avanhard Stadium
FC Bukovyna Chernivtsi   Oleksandr Pavlenko Bukovyna Stadium
FC Torpedo Zaporizhia   Viktor Matviyenko   Yevhen Lemeshko AvtoZAZ Stadium
FC Nyva Ternopil   Leonid Buriak   Leonid Koltun City Stadium
FC Zorya-MALS   Anatoliy Kuksov Avanhard Stadium
FC Veres Rivne   Mykhailo Dunets   Viktor Nosov
  Vasiliy Kurilov
Avanhard Stadium

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming head coach Date of appointment Table
FC Bukovyna Chernivtsi  Yukhym Shkolnykov pre-season  Oleksandr Pavlenko pre-season
FC Kremin Kremenchuk  Volodymyr Lozynskyi pre-season  Boris Streltsov pre-season
FC Volyn Lutsk  Myron Markevych pre-season  Roman Pokora pre-season
FC Karpaty Lviv  Stepan Yurchyshyn pre-season  Myron Markevych pre-season
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih  Volodymyr Sryzhevskyi October 12, 1992  Valentyn Laktionov October 12, 1992
FC Veres Rivne  Viktor Nosov October 12, 1992   Vasiliy Kurilov October 12, 1992
FC Dynamo Kyiv  Anatoliy Puzach sacked November 10, 1992 2  Yozhef Sabo November 10, 1992 2
FC Metalist Kharkiv  Leonid Tkachenko  Viktor Aristov
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia  Ihor Nadein  Janis Skredelis
FC Veres Rivne   Vasiliy Kurilov  Mykhailo Dunets
FC Dynamo Kyiv  Yozhef Sabo replaced February 1993 2  Mykhailo Fomenko February 1993 2
FC Nyva Ternopil  Leonid Koltun  Leonid Buriak
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih  Valentyn Laktionov March 15, 1993  Ihor Nadein March 15, 1993
FC Torpedo Zaporizhia  Yevhen Lemeshko April 1, 1993  Viktor Matviyenko April 1, 1993
FC Metalist Kharkiv  Viktor Aristov June 1, 1993   Sergei Dotsenko June 1, 1993

Medal squadsEdit

(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

1. FC Dynamo Kyiv

Goalkeepers: Ihor Kutepov (19 / -8), Valdemaras Martinkenas (12 / -6).
Defenders: Oleh Luzhny (26 / 3), Serhiy Shmatovalenko (22 / 1), Andriy Annenkov (21 / 2), Vitaliy Ponomarenko (15), Anatoliy Demyanenko (14 / 1), Akhrik Tsveyba (12), Serhiy Zayets (11 / 1), Anatoliy Bezsmertny (9), Andriy Aleksanenkov (8), Mykola Zuyenko (8), Yuri Moroz (2).
Midfielders: Serhiy Kovalets (27 / 1), Serhiy Rebrov (23 / 5), Yuriy Hritsyna (20 / 2), Serhiy Mizin (16 / 5), Volodymyr Sharan (16 / 1), Dmytro Topchiyev (14 / 7), Vyacheslav Khruslov (11 / 1), Igoris Pankratjevas (9 / 2), Pavlo Yakovenko (9 / 1), Stepan Betsa (8), Andriy Zavyalov (5 / 1), Ervand Sukiasian (3), Oleh Volotek (2), Viktor Byelkin (2).
Forwards: Viktor Leonenko (27 / 16), Pavlo Shkapenko (27 / 8), Vitaliy Mintenko (10 / 1).

Manager: Anatoliy Puzach (until November 10, 1992 (13 games)), Yozhef Sabo (end of first half (2 games)), Mykhailo Fomenko (since March 1993 (15 games)).

Transferred out during the season: Anatoliy Demyanenko (retired), Stepan Betsa (perished in car accident), Igoris Pankratjevas (to   Sakalas Siauliai), Pavlo Yakovenko (to   Sochaux), Mykola Zuyenko (to Prykarpattya), Oleh Volotek (to   Asmaral Moscow), Viktor Byelkin (to FC Boryspil), Yuri Moroz (to Veres Rivne).

2. FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk

Goalkeepers: Mykola Medin (19 / -10), Valeriy Horodov (10 / -8), Anatoliy Chistov (1 / -1), Ihor Moiseyev (1 / -1).
Defenders: Serhiy Bezhenar (28 / 6), Serhiy Diriavka (25 / 2), Dmytro Yakovenko (24 / 1), Oleg Chukhleba (22), Andriy Yudin (16), Serhiy Mamchur (3), Yevhen Yarovenko (3), Oleksiy Sasko (2), Dmytro Demyanenko (2).
Midfielders: Andriy Polunin (29 / 6), Yevhen Pokhlebayev (28 / 4), Yuriy Maksymov (26 / 5), Hennadiy Moroz (24 / 7), Oleksandr Zakharov (24 / 1), Kostyantyn Pavlyuchenko (22), Dmytro Mykhailenko (19 / 3), Volodymyr Bahmut (5), Oleksandr Palyanytsia (4 / 1).
Forwards: Serhiy Konovalov (29 / 8), Valentyn Moskvin (25 / 3), Serhiy Dumenko (21 / 4), Oleksandr Tyehayev (1).

Manager: Mykola Pavlov.

Transferred out during the season: Oleksiy Sasko (perished in car accident), Valeriy Horodov (to   RS Settat), Ihor Moiseyev (to   Asmaral Moscow), Serhiy Mamchur (to   Asmaral Moscow), Oleksandr Palyanytsia (to Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih), Oleksandr Tyehayev (to Shakhtar Pavlohrad).

3. FC Chornomorets Odessa

Goalkeepers: Oleh Suslov (30 / -31).
Defenders: Yuriy Bukel (29), Dmytro Parfionov (28), Oleksandr Nikiforov (17 / 1), Serhiy Protsiuk (14), Oleksandr Bondarenko (13), Vitaliy Skysh (12 / 2), Yuriy Nikiforov (11), Sehiy Voronezhsky (8), Andriy Telesnenko (3 / 1).
Midfielders: Yuriy Sak (29), Kostiantyn Kulik (23 / 4), Viktor Yablonskyi (17 / 1), Ruslan Romanchuk (17), Ilya Tsymbalar (14 / 1), Andriy Lozovsky (11 / 1), Vyacheslav Yeremeyev (7).
Forwards: Oleh Kosheliuk (30 / 6), Serhiy Husiev (29 / 17), Vladimir Lebed (26 / 3), Oleksandr Shcherbakov (10 / 4), Vitaliy Parakhnevych (9 / 2).

Manager: Viktor Prokopenko.

Transferred out during the season: Ilya Tsymbalar (to   Spartak Moscow), Yuriy Nikiforov (to   Spartak Moscow), Andriy Telesnenko (to   Oulun Palloseura), Serhiy Husiev (to   Trabzonspor).

Note: Players in italic are whose playing position is uncertain.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Latvian football successes". Archived from the original on 2010-11-25. Retrieved 2010-08-19.

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