2000–01 Vyshcha Liha

The 2000–01 Vyshcha Liha season was the 10th since its establishment. FC Dynamo Kyiv were the defending champions.

Vyshcha Liha
Season2000–01
ChampionsDynamo Kyiv
RelegatedStal Alchevsk
Nyva Ternopil
Champions LeagueDynamo Kyiv
Shakhtar Donetsk
UEFA CupCSCA Kyiv
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Top goalscorer(21) Andriy Vorobei (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Biggest home winShakhtar - Metalist 8:0
Biggest away winNyva - Shakhtar 0:7
Highest scoringNyva - Dynamo 3:7

TeamsEdit

PromotionsEdit

Note: the 1999–2000 Ukrainian First League was won by the second team of Dynamo Kyiv, FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv, which could not be promoted.

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 (C) 26 20 4 2 58 17 +41 64 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
2 Shakhtar Donetsk[a] 26 19 6 1 71 21 +50 63 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
3 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 26 17 4 5 37 18 +19 55 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
4 Metalurh Mariupol 26 13 4 9 35 26 +9 43
5 Metalurh Donetsk 26 11 9 6 30 24 +6 42
6 CSCA Kyiv[a] 26 10 10 6 30 23 +7 40 Qualification to UEFA Cup qualifying round
7 Tavriya Simferopol 26 8 9 9 24 31 −7 33 Qualification to Intertoto Cup second round
8 Metalurh Zaporizhzhya 26 8 8 10 27 31 −4 32
9 Metalist Kharkiv 26 8 7 11 27 37 −10 31
10 Karpaty Lviv 26 9 3 14 33 42 −9 30
11 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 26 6 6 14 22 36 −14 24
12 Vorskla Poltava 26 6 5 15 16 29 −13 23
13 Stal Alchevsk (R) 26 3 6 17 19 49 −30 15 Relegated to Ukrainian First League
14 Nyva Ternopil (R) 26 2 3 21 20 65 −45 9
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Participant of the 2001 Ukrainian Cup Final

Top goalscorersEdit

 
Vorobey
  Andriy Vorobei Shakhtar Donetsk 21 (4)
  Ivan Hetsko Metalist Kharkiv / Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 14 (4)
  Serhiy Atelkin Shakhtar Donetsk 11
  Oleksandr Rykun Metalurh Mariupol 11 (3)
  Olexandr Melashchenko Dynamo Kyiv / Vorskla Poltava 10
  Stepan Molokutsko Metalurh Mariupol 9 (1)
  Hennady Zubov Shakhtar Donetsk 9 (1)
  Vasyl Shved Karpaty Lviv 8
  Georgi Demetradze Dynamo Kyiv 8 (1)
  Julius Aghahowa Shakhtar Donetsk 7
  Valentin Belkevich Dynamo Kyiv 7
  Serhiy Popov Shakhtar Donetsk 7
  Artem Yashkin Dynamo Kyiv 7
  Serhiy Zakarlyuka CSCA Kyiv 7
Notable Transfers

ManagersEdit

Club Coach Replaced coach Home stadium
FC Dynamo Kyiv   Valery Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium
FC Shakhtar Donetsk   Viktor Prokopenko Shakhtar Stadium
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk   Mykola Fedorenko Meteor Stadium
FC Metalurh Mariupol   Mykola Pavlov Azovstal Stadium
FC Metalurh Donetsk   Semen Altman Metalurh Stadium
FC CSCA Kyiv   Mykhailo Fomenko CKS ZSU Stadium
SC Tavriya Simferopol   Valeriy Petrov   Oleksandr Ischenko 24 games Lokomotyv Stadium
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia   Volodymyr Atamaniuk   Myron Markevych 24 games Metalurh Stadium
FC Metalist Kharkiv   Viktor Udovenko   Leonid Tkachenko the first half
  Valeriy Shalychev 12 games
Metalist Stadium
FC Karpaty Lviv   Stepan Yurchyshyn   Lev Brovarskyi 24 games Ukraina Stadium
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih   Hennadiy Litovchenko   Oleh Taran 8 games Metalurh Stadium
FC Vorskla Poltava   Serhiy Sobetskyi   Anatoliy Konkov 7 games
  Serhiy Morozov 18 games
Vorskla Stadium
FC Stal Alchevsk   Anatoliy Volobuev Stal Stadium
FC Nyva Ternopil   Ihor Biskup   Valeriy Bohuslavskyi 8 games
  Ihor Yavorskyi 7 games
City Stadium

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming head coach Date of appointment Table
FC CSCA Kyiv   Volodymyr Bezsonov pre-season   Mykhailo Fomenko pre-season
FC Metalist Kharkiv   Mykhailo Fomenko pre-season   Leonid Tkachenko pre-season
SC Tavriya Simferopol   Volodymyr Muntian pre-season   Oleksandr Ischenko pre-season
FC Vorskla Poltava   Anatoliy Konkov August   Serhiy Morozov August
FC Nyva Ternopil   Valeriy Bohuslavsky August   Ihor Yavorsky September
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih   Oleh Taran September   Hennadiy Litovchenko October
FC Metalist Kharkiv   Leonid Tkachenko November   Valeriy Shalychev March
FC Nyva Ternopil   Ihor Yavorsky March   Ihor Biskup April
SC Tavriya Simferopol   Oleksandr Ischenko May   Valeriy Petrov June
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia   Myron Markevych May   Volodymyr Atamaniuk June
FC Karpaty Lviv   Lev Brovarsky May   Stepan Yurchyshyn June
FC Metalist Kharkiv   Valeriy Shalychev June   Viktor Udovenko June
FC Vorskla Poltava   Serhiy Morozov June   Serhiy Sobetsky June

Number of teams by regionEdit

Number Region Team(s)
3   Donetsk Oblast Shakhtar, Metalurh D. and Metalurh M.
2   Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Dnipro and Kryvbas
  Kiev CSKA and Dynamo
1   Crimea Tavriya
  Kharkiv Oblast Metalist
  Lviv Oblast Karpaty
  Luhansk Oblast Stal
  Poltava Oblast Vorskla
  Ternopil Oblast Nyva
  Zaporizhia Oblast Metalurh Z.

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