2000–01 Umaglesi Liga

The 2000–01 Umaglesi Liga was the twelfth season of top-tier football in Georgia. It began on 19 August 2000 and ended on 23 May 2001. Torpedo Kutaisi were the defending champions.

Umaglesi Liga
Season2000–01
Dates19 August 2000 – 23 May 2001
ChampionsTorpedo Kutaisi
2nd Georgian title
RelegatedDila Gori
TSU Tbilisi
Iberia Samtredia
Champions LeagueTorpedo Kutaisi
UEFA CupLocomotive Tbilisi
Dinamo Tbilisi
Intertoto CupWIT Georgia
Matches played192
Goals scored450 (2.34 per match)
Top goalscorerZaza Zirakishvili (21)
Biggest home winDinamo Tbilisi 9–0 Sioni
Biggest away winIberia 0–5 Dinamo Tbilisi
Iberia 0–5 Dinamo Batumi
Highest scoringDinamo Tbilisi 9–0 Sioni

LocationsEdit

Location of teams in 2000–01 Umaglesi Liga

First stageEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Locomotive Tbilisi 22 18 2 2 41 7 +34 56 Qualification to Championship group
2 Dinamo Tbilisi 22 15 3 4 52 20 +32 48
3 Torpedo Kutaisi 22 14 6 2 33 7 +26 48
4 WIT Georgia 22 10 8 4 29 15 +14 38
5 Merani-91 Tbilisi 22 8 8 6 22 21 +1 32
6 Kolkheti-1913 Poti 22 8 7 7 22 18 +4 31
7 Dinamo Batumi 22 8 4 10 34 29 +5 28 Qualification to Relegation group
8 Sioni Bolnisi 22 7 5 10 17 28 −11 26
9 TSU Armazi Tbilisi 22 5 4 13 19 37 −18 19
10 Dila Gori 22 5 3 14 14 44 −30 18
11 Gorda Rustavi 22 3 9 10 16 29 −13 18
12 Iberia Samtredia 22 0 3 19 3 47 −44 3
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DIL DBA DIN GOR IBS KOL LOC MER SIO TKU TSU WIT
Dila Gori 0–4 2–2 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 4–2 0–3
Dinamo Batumi 3–0 3–4 1–0 3–0 2–2 1–2 1–2 2–1 0–3 3–1 1–1
Dinamo Tbilisi 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 3–2 0–1 4–0 9–0 0–3 4–1 4–0
Gorda Rustavi 3–0 3–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–0
Iberia Samtredia 0–1 0–5 0–5 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–2 0–2 0–3 0–0 0–3
Kolkheti-1913 Poti 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–4 1–1
Locomotive Tbilisi 5–0 1–0 3–0 6–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–0
Merani-91 Tbilisi 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 3–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–2
Sioni Bolnisi 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 0–4 1–2 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–1
Torpedo Kutaisi 5–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–1
TSU Armazi Tbilisi 3–1 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–5 0–1 0–0 0–1 1–4
WIT Georgia 3–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 4–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 2–0
Source: rsssf.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second stageEdit

Championship groupEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Torpedo Kutaisi (C) 10 6 2 2 15 7 +8 44 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Locomotive Tbilisi 10 3 4 3 8 9 −1 41 Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 Dinamo Tbilisi 10 3 5 2 13 9 +4 38
4 WIT Georgia 10 4 4 2 14 9 +5 35 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup first round
5 Kolkheti-1913 Poti 10 2 2 6 10 19 −9 24
6 Merani-91 Tbilisi[a] 10 1 3 6 2 15 −13 19
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ Merani were docked 3 points due to match fixing accusations for the match against Kolkheti.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DIN KOL LOC MER TKU WIT
Dinamo Tbilisi 2–1 0–1 4–0 1–1 2–2
Kolkheti-1913 Poti 1–2 2–0 0–0 0–1 2–1
Locomotive Tbilisi 2–2 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–0
Merani-91 Tbilisi 1–0 [a] 0–1 0–0 1–3
Torpedo Kutaisi 1–0 5–1 2–0 3–0 1–1
WIT Georgia 0–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 3–0
Source: rsssf.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match between Merani and Kolkheti was originally finished with the score of 2–4 for Kolkheti, but were both teams awarded a 0–3 loss following a match fixing accusations.

Relegation groupEdit

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
7 Dinamo Batumi 10 5 3 2 13 7 +6 32
8 Sioni Bolnisi[a] 10 5 2 3 14 12 +2 27
9 Gorda Rustavi 10 5 2 3 16 13 +3 26
10 Dila Gori (R) 10 5 1 4 19 11 +8 25 Qualification to Relegation play-offs
11 TSU Armazi Tbilisi (R) 10 4 1 5 11 17 −6 23 Relegation to Pirveli Liga
12 Iberia Samtredia (R) 10 0 1 9 7 26 −19 3
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head
(R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Sioni were docked 3 points due to match fixing accusations for the match against Gorda.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DIL DBA GOR IBS SIO TSU
Dila Gori 0–0 2–1 7–1 2–1 4–0
Dinamo Batumi 1–0 0–1 2–1 3–0 2–0
Gorda Rustavi 3–2 1–1 2–1 [a] 4–0
Iberia Samtredia 1–2 0–3 0–3 2–2 1–2
Sioni Bolnisi 1–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 2–0
TSU Armazi Tbilisi 2–0 3–0 1–1 2–0 1–3
Source: rsssf.com
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match between Gorda and Sioni was originally finished with the score of 3–2 for Gorda, but were both teams awarded a 0–3 loss following a match fixing accusations.

Relegation play-offsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Goalscorer Team Goals
1   Zaza Zirakishvili Dinamo Tbilisi 21
2   Levan Melkadze WIT Georgia 14

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit