2000 Russian Top Division

Spartak Moscow won their fifth consecutive Russian title, and eighth overall.

OverviewEdit

Team Head coach
FC Spartak Moscow Oleg Romantsev
FC Lokomotiv Moscow Yuri Syomin
FC Torpedo Moscow Vitaliy Shevchenko
FC Anzhi Makhachkala Gadzhi Gadzhiyev
FC Dynamo Moscow Valery Gazzaev
FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk Anatoly Baidachny
FC Zenit St. Petersburg Anatoli Davydov (until April)
Yuri Morozov (from April)
PFC CSKA Moscow Oleg Dolmatov (until May)
Pavel Sadyrin (from May)
FC Saturn Ramenskoye Sergei Pavlov
FC Alania Vladikavkaz Vladimir Gutsaev   (until May)
Aleksandr Yanovskiy (caretaker) (May)
Aleksandr Averyanov (from May)
FC Rotor Volgograd Georgi Yartsev (until June)
Yevhen Kucherevskyi   (from June)
FC Rostselmash Rostov-on-Don Sergey Andreyev
FC Fakel Voronezh Valeri Nenenko
FC Krylia Sovetov Samara Alexander Tarkhanov
FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod Valeri Ovchinnikov (until June)
Nikolai Kozin (caretaker) (June to July)
Valeri Ovchinnikov (from July)
FC Uralan Elista Aleksandr Averyanov (until May)
Vladimir Dergach (May)
Aleksandr Irkhin (May to June)
Boris Bunjak   (from June)

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Spartak Moscow (C) 30 23 1 6 69 30 +39 70 2001–02 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Lokomotiv Moscow 30 18 8 4 50 20 +30 62 2001–02 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
3 Torpedo Moscow 30 16 7 7 42 29 +13 55 2001–02 UEFA Cup First round
4 Anzhi Makhachkala 30 15 7 8 44 31 +13 52
5 Dynamo Moscow 30 14 8 8 45 35 +10 50
6 Chernomorets Novorossiysk[a] 30 13 10 7 47 28 +19 49
7 Zenit St. Petersburg 30 13 8 9 38 26 +12 47
8 CSKA Moscow 30 12 5 13 45 39 +6 41
9 Saturn 30 10 10 10 26 29 −3 40
10 Alania Vladikavkaz 30 10 8 12 34 36 −2 38
11 Rotor Volgograd 30 8 8 14 35 54 −19 32
12 Rostselmash 30 6 14 10 24 27 −3 32
13 Fakel Voronezh 30 6 12 12 25 45 −20 30
14 Krylia Sovetov Samara 30 8 5 17 25 45 −20 29
15 Lokomotiv N.N. (R) 30 3 9 18 16 47 −31 18 Relegation to 2001 Russian First Division
16 Uralan Elista (R) 30 2 6 22 17 61 −44 12
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Chernomorets qualified for the UEFA Cup thanks to Lokomotiv winning the Russian Cup in 2001.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Name Goals Team
1 Dmitri Loskov 15 Lokomotiv M
2 Dmitri Kirichenko 14 Rostselmash
3 Egor Titov 13 Spartak
4 Rolan Gusev 12 Dynamo
Predrag Randjelovic   12 Anzhi
6 Oleksandr Pryzetko   11 Chernomorets
Aleksandr Shirko 11 Spartak
8 Vladimir Kulik 10 CSKA
Hennadiy Popovych   10 Zenit
Robson   10 Spartak
Narvik Sirkhayev /  10 Anzhi
Bakhva Tedeyev 10 Alania

AwardsEdit

On December 5 Russian Football Union named its list of 33 top players:[1]

Goalkeepers
  1.   Ruslan Nigmatullin (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  2.   Aleksandr Filimonov (Spartak Moscow)
  3.   Veniamin Mandrykin (Alania)
Sweepers
  1.   Igor Chugainov (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  2.   Dimitri Ananko (Spartak Moscow)
  3.   Aleksei Katulsky (Zenit)
Defensive midfielders
  1.   Viktor Bulatov (Spartak Moscow)
  2.   Elvir Rahimić (Anzhi)
  3.   Maksym Kalynychenko (Spartak Moscow)

Medal squadsEdit

1. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Aleksandr Filimonov (23), Andrei Smetanin (7).
Defenders: Dmytro Parfenov   (25 / 4), Yevgeni Bushmanov (23), Aleksandr Shchyogolev (18 / 1), Yuri Kovtun (17 / 1), Dmitri Khlestov (14 / 1), Jerry-Christian Tchuissé   (10), Eduard Mor (8 / 1), Dmitri Ananko (6), Otar Khizaneishvili   (4), Oleg Kuzmin (1), Sergei Gurchenkov (1).
Midfielders: Viktor Bulatov (29 / 1), Andrey Tikhonov (25 / 1), Yegor Titov (24 / 13), Vasili Baranov   (23 / 3), Maksym Kalynychenko   (17 / 4), Artyom Bezrodny (13 / 3), Andrejs Štolcers   (11 / 5), Milan Jović   (10), Valery Kechinov (3).
Forwards: Aleksandr Shirko (24 / 11), Luis Robson   (24 / 10), Maksim Buznikin (15 / 6), Nikolai Pisarev (13 / 2), Marcão   (7 / 1), Sergei Lebedkov (1), German Lovchev (1), Aleksandr Shchipkov (1 / 1).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Oleg Romantsev.

Transferred out during the season: Andrey Tikhonov (to   Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C.), Maksim Buznikin (to FC Saturn Ramenskoye), Dmitri Khlestov (to   Beşiktaş J.K.), Milan Jović   (to FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk), Eduard Mor (to FC Saturn Ramenskoye).

2. FC Lokomotiv Moscow

Goalkeepers: Ruslan Nigmatullin (29), Zaur Khapov (2).
Defenders: Igor Chugainov (30 / 3), Vadim Evseev (29 / 2), Gennadiy Nizhegorodov (26), Yuri Drozdov (25 / 1), Andrei Lavrik   (23), Igor Cherevchenko   (19 / 1), Andrei Solomatin (16 / 1), Dmitri Sennikov (13 / 2), Oleg Pashinin   (11).
Midfielders: Dmitri Loskov (26 / 15), Yevgeni Kharlachyov (22 / 4), Vladimir Maminov   (17 / 2), Albert Sarkisyan   (17), Alexey Smertin (10 / 1), Ilya Tsymbalar (10), Juraj Dovičovič   (2).
Forwards: Dmitri Bulykin (22 / 3), Oleg Teryokhin (21 / 8), Zaza Janashia   (20 / 5), Ruslan Pimenov (13 / 1), Filipe Azevedo   (4), Oleh Haras   (4).

One own goal scored by Mikhail Mysin (FC Rotor Volgograd).

Manager: Yuri Syomin.

Transferred out during the season: Alexey Smertin (to   Bordeaux), Oleh Haras   (to FC Fakel Voronezh).

3. FC Torpedo Moscow

Goalkeepers: Yevgeni Kornyukhin (22), Valeriy Vorobyov   (8).
Defenders: Vitali Litvinov (29 / 2), Vyacheslav Dayev (29 / 1), Alyaksandar Lukhvich   (27 / 2), Andrei Malay (26), Marat Makhmutov (16), Andriy Sapuha   (3), Sergei Burchenkov (3).
Midfielders: Andrei Gashkin (30 / 7), Vladimir Kazakov (28 / 2), Radaslaw Arlowski   (22 / 3), Igor Semshov (18 / 1), Vladimir Leonchenko (14 / 1), Sergei Kormiltsev   (12), Pavlo Shkapenko   (10 / 1), Konstantin Zyryanov (5 / 3), Johann Duveau   (4 / 1), Aleksandr Ignatyev (4).
Forwards: Dmitri Vyazmikin (27 / 8), Arsen Avakov   (23 / 3), Rimantas Žvingilas   (21 / 3), Valdas Trakys   (21 / 2), Mihai Drăguş   (7), Vyacheslav Kamoltsev (5), Maksim Aristarkhov (2 / 1).

One own goal scored by Aleksandr Cherkes (FC Fakel Voronezh).

Manager: Vitaly Shevchenko.

Transferred out during the season: Mihai Drăguş  , Aleksandr Ignatyev, Andriy Sapuha   (all to FC Lokomotiv Nizhny Novgorod).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ТОЛСТЫХ ПОЛУЧАЕТ НОВЫЕ НАЗНАЧЕНИЯ (in Russian). Sport Express. 2000-12-06. Archived from the original on 2012-12-22.

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