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1998–99 Vyshcha Liha

The 1998–99 Vyshcha Liha season was the 8th since its establishment. FC Dynamo Kyiv were the defending champions.

Vyshcha Liha
Season1998–99
ChampionsDynamo Kyiv
RelegatedSC Mykolaiv
Champions LeagueDynamo Kyiv
UEFA CupKarpaty Lviv
Shakhtar Donetsk
Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
Matches played240
Top goalscorer(18) Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo)
Biggest home winDynamo - Prykarpattia 7:0
Shakhtar - Mykolaiv 7:0
Biggest away winMetalist - Dynamo 1:6
Zirka - Dynamo 0:5
Highest scoringShakhtar - Vorskla 7:3

TeamsEdit

PromotionsEdit

LocationEdit

Locations of teams home grounds in Ukrainian Premier League 1996-97

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dynamo Kyiv[a] (C) 30 23 5 2 75 17 +58 74 CL 2nd Qualifying Round
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 30 20 5 5 70 25 +45 65 UC Qualifying Round
3 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 30 16 11 3 43 18 +25 59
4 Karpaty Lviv[a] 30 15 10 5 54 34 +20 55 UC 1st Round
5 Metalurh Mariupol 30 14 6 10 35 27 +8 48
6 Metalist Kharkiv[b] 30 14 5 11 31 32 −1 47
7 CSKA Kyiv 30 11 10 9 37 35 +2 43
8 Metalurh Zaporizhzhya 30 12 6 12 46 43 +3 42
9 Tavriya Simferopol 30 10 7 13 33 39 −6 37
10 Vorskla Poltava 30 10 5 15 36 43 −7 35
11 Zirka Kirovohrad 30 9 7 14 31 40 −9 34
12 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 30 9 5 16 28 46 −18 32
13 Nyva Ternopil 30 8 7 15 29 41 −12 31
14 Metalurh Donetsk 30 7 7 16 27 51 −24 28
15 Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk 30 6 6 18 24 59 −35 24 Relegation play-off match
16 SC Mykolaiv[b] (R) 30 2 6 22 18 67 −49 12 Relegated to Persha Liha
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Participant of the 1999 Ukrainian Cup Final
  2. ^ a b new

Top goalscorersEdit

ManagersEdit

Club Coach Replaced coach Home stadium
FC Dynamo Kyiv   Valery Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium
FC Shakhtar Donetsk   Anatoliy Byshovets   Valery Yaremchenko 18 games Shakhtar Stadium
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih   Oleh Taran Metalurh Stadium
FC Karpaty Lviv   Stepan Yurchyshyn   Myron Markevych the first half Ukraina Stadium
FC Metalurh Mariupol   Mykola Pavlov Azovstal Stadium
FC Metalist Kharkiv   Mykhailo Fomenko Metalist Stadium
FC CSKA Kyiv   Volodymyr Bezsonov CSK ZSU Stadium
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia   Myron Markevych   Oleksandr Shtelin 17 games Metalurh Stadium
SC Tavriya Simferopol   Anatoliy Korobochka   Viktor Hrachov the first half
  Valery Petrov 13 games
Lokomotyv Stadium
FC Vorskla Poltava   Anatoliy Konkov   Oleksandr Dovbiy 6 games
  Serhiy Sobetskyi 7 games
Vorskla Stadium
Politekhnik Stadium (Kremenchuk)
FC Zirka Kirovohrad   Oleksandr Ischenko Zirka Stadium
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk   Leonid Koltun   Vadym Tyschenko 13 games
  Volodymyr Kobzarev 7 games
Meteor Stadium
FC Nyva Ternopil   Ihor Yurchenko City Stadium
FC Metalurh Donetsk   Mykhailo Sokolovskyi   Volodymyr Onyschenko 7 games
  Volodymyr Havrilov 8 games
  Ihor Yavorskyi 7 games
Stalekanatchyk Stadium (Khartsyzk)
Donetsk Metallurgical Factory Stadium
FC Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk   Ihor Yavorskyi   Bohdan Blavatskiy 6 games
  Anatoliy Boyko 6 games
  Anatoliy Zayaev 14 games
  Bohdan Blavatskiy 2 games
Rukh Stadium
SC Mykolaiv vacant   Anatoliy Konkov 12 games
  Leonid Nikolaenko 3 games
  Ivan Krasnetskyi 1 game
Central City Stadium

Notes: Games between Dynamo Kyiv and CSKA Kyiv were played at Republican Stadium.

ChangesEdit

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming head coach Date of appointment Table
FC Nyva Ternopil   Leonid Ishchuk pre-season   Ihor Yurchenko pre-season
FC CSKA Kyiv   Serhiy Morozov pre-season   Volodymyr Bezsonov pre-season

Number of teams by regionEdit

External linksEdit