1996–97 Umaglesi Liga

The 1996–97 Umaglesi Liga was the eighth season of top-tier football in Georgia. It began on 1 August 1996 and ended on 30 May 1997. Dinamo Tbilisi were the defending champions.

Umaglesi Liga
Season1996–97
ChampionsDinamo Tbilisi
RelegatedSamtredia
Kakheti Telavi
Iveria Khashuri
Champions LeagueDinamo Tbilisi
UEFA CupKolkheti Poti
Cup Winners' CupDinamo Batumi
Intertoto CupMerani-91 Tbilisi
Matches played240
Goals scored648 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorerGiorgi Demetradze
David Ujmajuridze (26)

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dinamo Tbilisi (C) 30 26 3 1 101 23 +78 81 1997–98 UEFA Champions League first qualifying round
2 Kolkheti-1913 Poti 30 20 4 6 75 28 +47 64 1997–98 UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 Dinamo Batumi 30 18 8 4 71 22 +49 62 1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
4 Merani-91 Tbilisi 30 18 6 6 53 28 +25 60 1997 UEFA Intertoto Cup group stage
5 Torpedo Kutaisi 30 14 4 12 70 58 +12 46
6 Odishi Zugdidi 30 13 1 16 51 57 −6 40
7 Margveti Zestafoni 30 12 2 16 44 66 −22 38
8 Dila Gori 30 10 7 13 30 39 −9 37
9 Sioni Bolnisi 30 10 6 14 30 39 −9 36
10 Metalurgi Rustavi 30 11 2 17 44 57 −13 35
11 Samgurali Tskhaltubo 30 10 5 15 35 54 −19 35
12 TSU Tbilisi 30 8 10 12 37 40 −3 34
13 Guria Lanchkhuti 30 10 3 17 33 63 −30 33
14 Samtredia[a] (R) 30 9 4 17 31 57 −26 26 Relegated to Pirveli Liga
15 Kakheti Telavi[a] (R) 30 10 1 19 29 66 −37 26
16 Iveria Khashuri (R) 30 5 6 19 24 61 −37 21
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b 5 points deducted

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