1993 Russian Top League

Statistics of Russian Top League in season 1993.

OverviewEdit

18 teams participated, and FC Spartak Moscow won the championship.

Club Head coach
FC Spartak Moscow Oleg Romantsev
FC Rotor Volgograd Vladimir Salkov
FC Dynamo Moscow Valery Gazzaev (until September)
Adamas Golodets (from September)
FC Tekstilshchik Kamyshin Sergei Pavlov
FC Lokomotiv Moscow Yuri Semin
FC Spartak Vladikavkaz Aleksandr Novikov (until September)
Aleksandr Yanovskiy (September to October)
Vladimir Fedotov (from October)
FC Torpedo Moscow Yury Mironov
FC Uralmash Yekaterinburg Viktor Shishkin
FC KAMAZ Naberezhnye Chelny Valeri Chetverik
PFC CSKA Moscow Gennadi Kostylev (until August)
Boris Kopeikin (from August)
FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod Valeri Ovchinnikov
FC Dynamo Stavropol Sergei Zimenkov
FC Zhemchuzhina Sochi Arsen Naydyonov
FC Krylia Sovetov Samara Viktor Antikhovich
FC Luch Vladivostok Aleksandr Ivchenko
FC Okean Nakhodka Aleksandr Averyanov
FC Rostselmash Rostov-on-Don Enver Yulgushov
FC Asmaral Moscow Nikolai Khudiyev

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Spartak Moscow (C) 34 21 11 2 81 18 +63 53 1994–95 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Rotor Volgograd 34 17 8 9 56 35 +21 42 1994–95 UEFA Cup First round
3 Dynamo Moscow 34 16 10 8 65 38 +27 42
4 Tekstilshchik Kamyshin 34 14 11 9 45 34 +11 39
5 Lokomotiv Moscow 34 14 11 9 45 29 +16 39
6 Spartak Vladikavkaz 34 16 6 12 49 45 +4 38
7 Torpedo Moscow 34 15 8 11 35 40 −5 38
8 Uralmash Yekaterinburg 34 16 4 14 51 52 −1 36
9 KAMAZ Naberezhnye Chelny 34 12 6 16 45 53 −8 30
10 CSKA Moscow 34 12 6 16 43 45 −2 30 1994–95 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round
11 Lokomotiv N.N. 34 12 6 16 34 49 −15 30
12 Dynamo Stavropol 34 11 8 15 39 49 −10 30
13 Zhemchuzhina Sochi 34 10 10 14 52 62 −10 30
14 Krylia Sovetov Samara 34 9 12 13 37 47 −10 30 Promotion tournament
15 Luch Vladivostok 34 11 7 16 29 56 −27 29
16 Okean Nakhodka 34 10 8 16 28 40 −12 28
17 Rostselmash (R) 34 8 12 14 35 52 −17 28 Relegation to First League
18 Asmaral Moscow (R) 34 7 6 21 28 53 −25 20
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

FC Rostselmash and FC Asmaral were relegated. FC Krylia Sovetov, FC Luch and FC Okean played in a promotion tournament against the winners of the three zones of the 1993 Russian First League, in which three spots in 1994 Russian Top League were contested. FC Krylia Sovetov kept their spot and FC Luch and FC Okean were relegated.

Promotion tournamentEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Krylia Sovetov Samara 5 3 1 1 10 8 +2 7 Promotion to Top League
2 Lada-Togliatti (P) 5 2 3 0 8 3 +5 7
3 Dynamo-Gazovik Tyumen (P) 5 3 0 2 8 5 +3 6
4 Luch Vladivostok (R) 5 2 2 1 11 9 +2 6 Relegation to First League
5 Chernomorets Novorossiysk 5 1 1 3 7 10 −3 3
6 Okean Nakhodka (R) 5 0 1 4 5 14 −9 1
Source: RSSSF
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Top scorersEdit

21 goals
19 goals
18 goals
16 goals
14 goals
13 goals

Medal squadsEdit

(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

1. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Gintaras Staučė   (13), Stanislav Cherchesov (13), Oleksandr Pomazun   (8).
Defenders: Viktor Onopko (30 / 9), Ramiz Mamedov (30), Andrei Ivanov (29), Yuriy Nikiforov (23), Dmitri Khlestov (19 / 1), Dmitri Popov (13 / 1), Dmitri Ananko (11), Andrei Chernyshov (4), Aleksandr Bondar (2), Sergei Chudin (2), Dmitri Gradilenko (1).
Midfielders: Valery Karpin (30 / 13), Igor Lediakhov (29 / 6), Andrei Piatnitski (29 / 6), Ilya Tsymbalar (26 / 3), Andrei Gashkin (11), Serhiy Pohodin   (2), Valery Kechinov (1).
Forwards: Nikolai Pisarev (33 / 14), Fyodor Cherenkov (32 / 6), Vladimir Beschastnykh (29 / 18), Dmitri Radchenko (14 / 2), Sergey Rodionov (8), Andrey Tikhonov (7 / 2), Andrei Konovalov (1).

Manager: Oleg Romantsev.

Transferred out during the season: Dmitri Radchenko, Dmitri Popov (both to   Racing de Santander), Stanislav Cherchesov (to   Dynamo Dresden), Andrei Chernyshov (to FC Dynamo Moscow), Aleksandr Bondar (to FC Terek Grozny), Dmitri Gradilenko (to FC Interros Moskovsky).

2. FC Rotor Volgograd

Goalkeepers: Andrei Manannikov   (34), Sergei Gritsenko (1).
Defenders: Sergei Nechay (33 / 2), Volodymyr Gerashchenko   (32 / 2), Aleksandr Shmarko (31 / 1), Valeri Burlachenko (29 / 1), Aleksandr Yeshchenko (5), Sergey Kuznetsov (4).
Midfielders: Oleg Veretennikov (33 / 19), Igor Menshchikov (31), Aleksandr Tsarenko (29 / 5), Andrei Kovalenko   (29 / 3), Aleksandr Zhidkov (29 / 2), Oleg Stogov (21), Aleksei Gerasimenko (14), Andrei Miroshnichenko   (2).
Forwards: Valery Yesipov (31 / 8), Vladimir Niederhaus   (30 / 13), Oleg Nechayev (13), Aleksandr Nikitin (11), Yevgeni Shkilov (8), Yuri Konovalov (3).

Manager: Vladimir Salkov.

Transferred out during the season: Yevgeni Shkilov (to   Hapoel Haifa F.C.), Andrei Miroshnichenko   (to   FC Aktyubinets Aktyubinsk).

3. FC Dynamo Moscow

Goalkeepers: Valeri Kleymyonov (29), Andrei Smetanin (8), Dmitriy Kramarenko   (1).
Defenders: Yuri Kovtun (27 / 1), Sergey Timofeev   (21 / 2), Vyacheslav Tsaryov (19), Aleksei Selezov (18), Andrei Chernyshov (14 / 1), Igor Varlamov (8), Sargis Hovhannisyan   (8), Igor Sklyarov (7 / 1), Maksim Layushkin (1).
Midfielders: Omari Tetradze (32 / 4), Bakhva Tedeyev (30 / 8), Yuriy Kalitvintsev (26 / 3), Yevgeni Smertin (23 / 1), Sergei Krutov (22 / 3), Igor Dobrovolski (18 / 6), Sergei Derkach (12 / 1), Aleksei Savchenko (11), Sergei Nekrasov (10), Aleksei Filippov (6), Igor Gavrilin (2 / 1), Vladimir Kostyuk   (2).
Forwards: Igor Simutenkov (33 / 16), Dmitri Cheryshev (22 / 7), Kirill Rybakov (19 / 5), Yuri Tishkov (16 / 4), Yuriy Hudymenko   (9 / 1), Nikolai Kovardayev (1).

Manager: Valery Gazzaev (until September), Adamas Golodets (caretaker, from September).

Transferred out during the season: Sergei Derkach (to   FC Basel), Nikolai Kovardayev (to FC Interros Moskovsky).

ReferencesEdit