1998–99 Azerbaijan Top League

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The 1998-99 Azerbaijan Top League was the eighth season of the Azerbaijan Top League, since their independence from the USSR in August 1991, and was contested by 14 clubs. The season took place between 15 August 1998 and May 1999 and was won by Kapaz with Neftqaz Bakı and Shahdag being relegated to the Azerbaijan First Division as well as Bakili Baku due to financial problems.

Azerbaijan Top League
Season1998–99
ChampionsKapaz
RelegatedBakili Baku
Neftqaz Bakı
Shahdag
Champions LeagueKapaz
UEFA CupShamkir
Neftchi Baku
Intertoto CupQarabağ
Matches played230
Goals scored630 (2.74 per match)
Top goalscorerAlay Bəhramov (24)
Biggest home winNeftchi Baku 11-0 Şahdağ
Biggest away winŞahdağ 0-6 Kəpəz
Highest scoringNeftchi Baku 11-0 Şahdağ
Viləş FK 6-6 Turan Tovuz

TeamsEdit

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Venue Capacity
Bakılı Baku Shafa Stadium (IV field) 8,152
Bakı Fahlasi Ismat Gayibov Stadium 5,000
Dinamo Baku Tofik Bakhramov Stadium 29,858
Kapaz Ganja City Stadium 26,120
Qarabağ Guzanli Olympic Stadium1 15,000
Khazar Sumgayit
MOIK Baku Shafa Stadium (IV field) 8,152
Neftchi Baku Tofik Bakhramov Stadium 29,858
Neftqaz Bakı Ismat Gayibov Stadium 5,000
Shafa Baku Shafa Stadium (IV field) 8,152
Shahdag Shovkat Ordukhanov Stadium 4,000
Shamkir
Turan Tovuz Tovuz City Stadium 10,000
Viləş Masallı Anatoliy Banishevskiy Stadium 8,000

1Qarabağ played their home matches at Surakhani Stadium in Baku before moving to their current stadium on 3 May 2009.[1]

First roundEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Kapaz 26 18 4 4 77 17 +60 58 Qualification for championship group
2 Qarabağ 26 17 3 6 45 21 +24 54
3 Dinamo Baku 26 16 4 6 46 20 +26 52
4 Neftchi Baku 26 15 7 4 57 18 +39 52
5 Shamkir 26 16 2 8 42 24 +18 50
6 Bakı Fahlasi 26 15 5 6 46 25 +21 50
7 Turan Tovuz 26 14 7 5 42 21 +21 49 Qualification for 7-10 group
8 Viləş Masallı 26 14 4 8 39 25 +14 46
9 Bakili Baku 26 7 7 12 18 33 −15 28
10 MOIK Baku 26 6 8 12 20 29 −9 26
11 Khazar Sumgayit 26 5 1 20 20 70 −50 16 Qualification for relegation group
12 Shafa Baku 26 3 5 18 24 54 −30 14
13 Shahdag 26 2 4 20 20 86 −66 10
14 Neftqaz Bakı 26 2 3 21 15 68 −53 9
Source: Azerbaijan Professional Football league
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BFA BKL DIN KAP KHS MOI NEF NEB QAR SHB ABB SHA TUR MAS
Bakı Fahlasi 1–0 3–0[a] 0–2 2–0 2–1 0–0 7–1 4–2 1–0 3–0[a] 1–0 5–1 1–1
Bakili 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–3 1–1 0–0 2–1 3–0[a] 0–2 0–0 1–0
Dinamo Baku 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–0[a] 1–1 1–0 5–1 2–0 2–0 5–0 4–1 0–0 3–0
Kapaz 4–1 3–0[a] 2–0 5–0 3–0 2–0 7–0 3–0 6–0 11–1 1–0 1–1 2–0
Khazar Sumgayit 0–3[a] 3–2 0–3 0–4 0–0 0–4 3–1 0–3 1–3 8–3 3–2 1–2 0–3
MOIK Baku 2–0 0–0 0–3 0–0 2–0 0–4 1–2 0–2 0–0 4–0 1–4 1–2 0–3
Neftçi Baku 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–3 6–0 3–0[a] 1–0 0–0 5–0 11–0 2–0 1–1 2–1
Neftqaz Bakı 0–4 0–3 0–2 1–3 2–0 1–2 0–2 0–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–3
Qarabağ 2–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 5–0 3–1 1–0 4–0 2–0 3–0[a] 1–0 3–1 3–1
Shafa Baku 1–2 1–2 0–3 2–6 0–1 0–0 1–2 4–0 1–4 1–2 0–3 0–2 2–2
Şahdağ 1–2 2–2 0–1 0–6 4–0 0–3[a] 1–4 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–4 1–2 1–3
Şəmkir 3–1 3–0[a] 2–0 2–0 3–0[a] 2–0 1–1 3–0 3–2 1–0 3–0[a] 2–2 1–0
Turan 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 6–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–0[a] 1–1 8–0 3–0 1–0
Viləş FK 1–0 2–0 2–3 3–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 3–0 1–0
Source: APL: Yüksək dəstə - 1998-99
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Walkover.

Second roundEdit

Championship groupEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Kapaz (C) 10 8 1 1 17 7 +10 25 Qualification for Champions League first qualifying round
2 Shamkir 10 5 1 4 10 10 0 16 Qualification for UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 Neftchi Baku 10 4 3 3 11 7 +4 15
4 Qarabağ 10 3 3 4 5 8 −3 12 Qualification for Intertoto Cup first round
5 Bakı Fahlasi 10 2 3 5 5 8 −3 9
6 Dinamo Baku 10 2 1 7 6 14 −8 7
Source: Azerbaijan Professional Football league
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BFA DIN KAP NEF QAR SHA
Bakı Fahlasi 0–2 1–2 0–0 2–0 1–0
Dinamo Baku 1–0 0–1 1–3 0–0 0–1
Kapaz 1–0 3–1 1–0 3–0 3–1
Neftçi Baku 1–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 1–0
Qarabağ 0–0 3–0 0–2 1–0 1–0
Şəmkir 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–2 1–0
Source: APL: Yüksək dəstə - 1998-99
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

7-10 groupEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
7 Turan Tovuz 6 4 2 0 17 6 +11 14
8 Viləş Masallı 6 2 3 1 16 12 +4 9
9 MOIK Baku 6 2 3 1 8 7 +1 9
10 Bakili Baku (R) 6 0 0 6 0 16 −16 0 Relegation to Azerbaijan First Division[a]
Source: Azerbaijan Professional Football league
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Bakili Baku were relegated due to financial problems

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BKL MOI TUR MAS
Bakili 0–1 0–3[a] 0–3[a]
MOIK Baku 3–0[a] 0–3[a] 2–2
Turan 3–0[a] 0–0 2–0
Viləş FK 3–0[a] 2–2 6–6
Source: APL: Yüksək dəstə - 1998-99
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c d e f Walkover.

Relegation groupEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Relegation
11 Shafa Baku 4 3 1 0 12 3 +9 10
12 Khazar Sumgayit 4 1 2 1 9 9 0 5
13 Neftqaz Bakı (R) 4 0 1 3 3 12 −9 1 Relegation to Azerbaijan First Division
14 Shahdag (R) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Team withdrew[a]
Source: Azerbaijan Professional Football league
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Shahdag withdrew after the first round fixtures and as a result were relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away KHS NEB SHB ABB
Khazar Sumgayit 5–0 0–5
Neftqaz Bakı 2–2 1–3
Shafa Baku 2–2 2–0
Şahdağ
Source: APL: Yüksək dəstə - 1998-99
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statisticsEdit

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[2]
1   Alay Bəhramov Viləş Masallı 24
2   Vadim Vasilyev Baku Fahlasi 19
3   Vidadi Rzayev Kapaz 18
4   Həsən Abdullayev Kapaz 16
  Yalçın Bağırov Qarabağ 16
6   Leonid Kalfa Neftchi Baku 15
  Farrukh Ismayilov Dinamo Baku 15
  Mushfig Huseynov Qarabağ 15
9   Badri Kvaratskhelia Shamkir 14
10   Nazim Aliyev Dinamo Baku 13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Стадион в Гузанлы одобрен ПФЛ (in Russian)
  2. ^ "Çempionatın bombardirləri: Top-10 - 1998-99" (PDF). www.pfl.az. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-09. Retrieved 15 January 2014.

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