1999 Russian Top Division

Spartak Moscow won their fourth consecutive Russian title, and seventh overall.

OverviewEdit

Team Head coach
FC Spartak Moscow Oleg Romantsev
FC Lokomotiv Moscow Yuri Syomin
PFC CSKA Moscow Oleg Dolmatov
FC Torpedo Moscow Vitaly Shevchenko
FC Dynamo Moscow Georgi Yartsev (until June)
Aleksei Petrushin (from June)
FC Alania Vladikavkaz Valery Gazzaev
FC Rostselmash Rostov-on-Don Sergey Andreyev
FC Zenit St. Petersburg Anatoli Davydov
FC Uralan Elista Pavlo Yakovenko   (until May)
Aleksandr Skrynnikov (caretaker) (May to June)
Yevhen Kucherevskyi   (June)
Aleksandr Skrynnikov (caretaker) (June)
Aleksandr Averyanov (from June)
FC Saturn Ramenskoye Sergei Pavlov
FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod Valeri Ovchinnikov
FC Krylia Sovetov Samara Aleksandr Tarkhanov
FC Rotor Volgograd Viktor Prokopenko  
FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk Sergei Butenko (until July)
Vladimir Fedotov (from July)
FC Zhemchuzhina Sochi Anatoly Baidachny (until May)
Gennadi Afanasyev (caretaker) (May to June)
Viktor Antikhovich (from June)
FC Shinnik Yaroslavl Aleksandr Averyanov (until April)
Aleksandr Pobegalov (caretaker) (April to June)
Benjaminas Zelkevičius   (June to October)
Aleksandr Pobegalov (caretaker) (from October)

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Spartak Moscow (C) 30 22 6 2 75 24 +51 72 2000–01 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Lokomotiv Moscow 30 20 5 5 62 30 +32 65 2000–01 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 CSKA Moscow 30 15 10 5 56 29 +27 55 2000–01 UEFA Cup First round
4 Torpedo Moscow 30 13 11 6 38 33 +5 50
5 Dynamo Moscow 30 12 8 10 44 41 +3 44
6 Alania Vladikavkaz[a] 30 12 7 11 54 45 +9 43
7 Rostselmash 30 11 8 11 32 37 −5 41
8 Zenit St. Petersburg 30 9 12 9 36 34 +2 39
9 Uralan Elista 30 10 6 14 27 34 −7 36
10 Saturn 30 8 10 12 30 38 −8 34
11 Lokomotiv N.N. 30 9 6 15 33 48 −15 33
12 Krylia Sovetov Samara 30 8 7 15 39 49 −10 31
13 Rotor Volgograd 30 7 10 13 36 51 −15 31
14 Chernomorets Novorossiysk 30 7 8 15 30 49 −19 29
15 Zhemchuzhina Sochi (R) 30 5 11 14 29 55 −26 26 Relegation to 2000 Russian First Division
16 Shinnik Yaroslavl (R) 30 5 9 16 21 45 −24 24
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Alania qualified for the UEFA Cup thanks to Lokomotiv winning the Russian Cup in 2000.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Name Goals Team
1 Georgi Demetradze   21 Alania
2 Andrey Tikhonov 19 Spartak
3 Vladimir Kulik 15 CSKA
4 Dmitri Loskov 14 Lokomotiv M
Oleg Teryokhin 14 Dynamo
6 Arsen Avakov   13 Lokomotiv NN
7 Vyacheslav Kamoltsev 12 Torpedo
Sergei Semak 12 CSKA
Oleg Veretennikov 12 Rotor
10 Egor Titov 11 Spartak

AwardsEdit

On December 2 Russian Football Union named its list of 33 top players:[1]

Goalkeepers
  1.   Aleksandr Filimonov (Spartak Moscow)
  2.   Ruslan Nigmatullin (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  3.   Roman Berezovsky (Zenit)

Medal squadsEdit

1. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Aleksandr Filimonov (28), Andrei Smetanin (5).
Defenders: Dmitri Khlestov (27 / 1), Yuri Kovtun (26 / 2), Eduard Mor (23), Dmytro Parfenov   (17), Vadim Evseev (11 / 1), Yevgeni Bushmanov (9), Dmitri Ananko (7).
Midfielders: Andrey Tikhonov (29 / 19), Yegor Titov (29 / 11), Valery Kechinov (26 / 4), Viktor Bulatov (29 / 4), Vasili Baranov   (24 / 4), Artyom Bezrodny (19 / 5), Ilya Tsymbalar (11 / 2), Aleksei Zlydnev (2), Aleksei Melyoshin (2), Peniche   (2).
Forwards: Aleksandr Shirko (27 / 9), Luis Robson   (20 / 7), Sergei Yuran (18 / 3), Maksim Buznikin (6 / 1), Anatoli Kanishchev (1).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

One own goal each scored by Aleksandr Berketov (FC Rotor Volgograd) and Igor Cherevchenko   (FC Lokomotiv Moscow).

Manager: Oleg Romantsev.

Transferred out during the season: Sergei Yuran (to   SK Sturm Graz), Ilya Tsymbalar (to FC Lokomotiv Moscow), Maksim Buznikin (to FC Saturn Ramenskoye).

2. FC Lokomotiv Moscow

Goalkeepers: Ruslan Nigmatullin (29), Aleksey Polyakov   (1).
Defenders: Igor Chugainov (29 / 4), Andrei Lavrik   (26), Oleg Pashinin   (25 / 1), Yuri Drozdov (21), Igor Cherevchenko   (20 / 2), Sargis Hovhannisyan   (16 / 2), Aleksei Arifullin (16), Andrei Solomatin (13), Sergei Gurenko   (6 / 2), Semyon Semenenko (6).
Midfielders: Alexey Smertin (29 / 6), Dmitri Loskov (28 / 14), Yevgeni Kharlachyov (27 / 9), Albert Sarkisyan   (26 / 4), Vladimir Maminov   (22 / 3), Sergei Neretin (3), Aleksandr Borodyuk (1).
Forwards: Dmitri Bulykin (26 / 8), Zaza Janashia   (20 / 6), Ruslan Pimenov (4 / 1), Mikalay Ryndzyuk   (4).

Manager: Yuri Syomin.

Transferred out during the season: Sergei Gurenko   (to   A.S. Roma), Mikalay Ryndzyuk   (to   FC BATE Borisov), Aleksandr Borodyuk (to FC Torpedo-ZIL Moscow).

3. PFC CSKA Moscow

Goalkeepers: Dmitri Goncharov (18), Andrei Novosadov (12).
Defenders: Maksim Bokov (28 / 1), Valeri Minko (28 / 1), Oleg Kornaukhov (26), Yevgeni Varlamov (21 / 5), Igor Aksyonov (16), Denis Pervushin (4), Ante Pešić   (4), Denis Yevsikov (3).
Midfielders: Dmitri Khomukha   (30 / 8), Sergei Semak (29 / 12), Sergei Filippenkov (29 / 6), Andrei Tsaplin (25), Aleksei Savelyev (24 / 2), Oleg Shishkin   (15 / 3), Marek Hollý   (14 / 1), Aleksandr Borodkin (13), Viktor Navochenko (13), Aleksandr Grishin (12), Magomed Adiev (4), Maksim Nizovtsev   (2), Artyom Kovalenko (1), Andrei Krasnopjorov   (1), Aleksandr Lebedev (1).
Forwards: Vladimir Kulik (30 / 14), Goran Gutalj   (2 / 1), Sergei Rodin (2), Aleksandr Suchkov (2).

One own goal each scored by Konstantin Golovskoy (FC Dynamo Moscow) and Dmitriy Lyapkin   (FC Saturn Ramenskoye).

Manager: Oleg Dolmatov.

Transferred out during the season: Aleksandr Borodkin (to FC Torpedo-ZIL Moscow), Magomed Adiev (to FC Sokol Saratov), Ante Pešić   (to   NK Vukovar '91), Maksim Nizovtsev   (to FC Baltika Kaliningrad), Goran Gutalj   (to   HIT Gorica), Andrei Krasnopjorov   (to   FC Lantana Tallinn).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ НАЗВАНЫ 33 ЛУЧШИХ ИГРОКА ЧЕМПИОНАТА РОССИИ (in Russian). Sport Express. 1999-12-03. Archived from the original on 2012-09-13.

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