2008 in Russian football

2008 in Russian football.

OverviewEdit

National teamEdit

Date Venue Opponents Score1 Comp. Russia scorers Match Report
26 March Stadionul Ghencea, Bucharest (A)   Romania 0–3 F UEFA.com
23 May Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow (H)   Kazakhstan 6–0 F Pavel Pogrebnyak, Vladimir Bystrov, Konstantin Zyryanov, Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, Dmitri Torbinski, Dmitri Sychev UEFA.com
28 May Wacker Arena, Burghausen, Germany (N)   Serbia 2–1 F Pavel Pogrebnyak, Roman Pavlyuchenko UEFA.com
4 June Wacker Arena, Burghausen, Germany (N)   Lithuania 4–1 F Konstantin Zyryanov, Andrei Arshavin, Roman Pavlyuchenko, Vladimir Bystrov UEFA.com[permanent dead link]
10 June Tivoli-Neu Stadion, Innsbruck, Austria (N)   Spain 1–4 EURO Roman Pavlyuchenko UEFA.com
14 June Wals Siezenheim Stadium, Salzburg, Austria (N)   Greece 1–0 EURO Konstantin Zyryanov UEFA.com
18 June Tivoli-Neu Stadion, Innsbruck, Austria (N)   Sweden 2–0 EURO Roman Pavlyuchenko, Andrei Arshavin UEFA.com
21 June St. Jakob-Park, Basel, Switzerland (N)   Netherlands 3–1 EURO Roman Pavlyuchenko, Dmitri Torbinski, Andrei Arshavin UEFA.com
26 June Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna, Austria (N)   Spain 0–3 EURO UEFA.com
20 August Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow (H)   Netherlands 1–1 F Konstantin Zyryanov ESPNsoccernet.com
10 September Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow (H)   Wales 2–1 WCQ Roman Pavlyuchenko, Pavel Pogrebnyak FIFA.com
11 October Westfalenstadion, Dortmund (A)   Germany 1–2 WCQ Andrei Arshavin FIFA.com
15 October Lokomotiv Stadium, Moscow (H)   Finland 3–0 WCQ Petri Pasanen (o.g.), Veli Lampi (o.g.), Andrei Arshavin FIFA.com
  1. Russia score given first
Key

LeaguesEdit

Premier LeagueEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rubin Kazan (C) 30 18 6 6 44 26 +18 60 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 CSKA Moscow 30 16 8 6 53 24 +29 56
3 Dynamo Moscow 30 15 9 6 41 29 +12 54 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
4 Amkar Perm 30 14 9 7 31 22 +9 51 Qualification to Europa League play-off round
5 Zenit St. Petersburg 30 12 12 6 59 37 +22 48[a]
6 Krylia Sovetov Samara 30 12 12 6 46 28 +18 48[a] Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round[b]
7 Lokomotiv Moscow 30 13 8 9 37 32 +5 47
8 Spartak Moscow 30 11 11 8 43 39 +4 44
9 FC Moscow 30 9 11 10 34 36 −2 38
10 Terek Grozny 30 9 8 13 28 42 −14 35
11 Saturn 30 7 12 11 26 30 −4 33
12 Spartak Nalchik 30 8 8 14 30 39 −9 32
13 Tom Tomsk 30 7 8 15 23 39 −16 29
14 Khimki 30 6 9 15 34 54 −20 27
15 Shinnik Yaroslavl (R) 30 5 7 18 25 48 −23 22 Relegation to First Division
16 Luch-Energiya Vladivostok (R) 30 3 12 15 24 53 −29 21
Source: RFPL (in Russian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored; 7th position in previous season or decision game
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b ZEN 1–1 KRY; KRY 0–3 ZEN
  2. ^ Since both finalists of the 2008–09 Russian Cup qualified for the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League, Krylia Sovetov earned a spot in the third qualifying round of the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League.

First DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Rostov (P) 42 29 9 4 78 29 +49 96 Promotion to Premier League
2 Kuban Krasnodar (P) 42 27 6 9 84 36 +48 87
3 KAMAZ Naberezhnye Chelny 42 23 10 9 68 41 +27 79
4 Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast 42 22 9 11 69 39 +30 75
5 Nosta Novotroitsk 42 20 13 9 59 37 +22 73
6 Anzhi Makhachkala 42 20 12 10 63 35 +28 72
7 Baltika Kaliningrad 42 17 14 11 43 34 +9 65
8 SKA-Khabarovsk 42 17 10 15 63 60 +3 61
9 Chernomorets Novorossiysk 42 16 13 13 51 38 +13 61
10 Alania Vladikavkaz 42 17 8 17 50 47 +3 59
11 Vityaz Podolsk 42 17 7 18 49 57 −8 58[a]
12 Salyut-Energia Belgorod 42 17 7 18 51 51 0 58[a]
13 SKA Rostov-on-Don 42 15 13 14 52 50 +2 58
14 Sibir Novosibirsk 42 14 16 12 51 41 +10 58
15 Sportakademklub Moscow 42 16 9 17 55 57 −2 57
16 Metallurg-Kuzbass Novokuznetsk (R) 42 14 15 13 44 42 +2 57 Relegation to Second Division
17 Volga Ulyanovsk (R) 42 15 4 23 50 65 −15 49
18 Torpedo Moscow (R) 42 14 7 21 47 69 −22 49
19 Mashuk-KMV Pyatigorsk (R) 42 8 8 26 39 79 −40 32
20 Dynamo Barnaul (R) 42 6 9 27 31 80 −49 27
21 Dynamo Bryansk (R) 42 6 4 32 30 81 −51 22
22 Zvezda Irkutsk[b] (R) 42 8 5 29 36 95 −59 11
Source: PFL
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd matches won; 3rd head-to-head (points, matches won, goal difference, goals scored, away goals scored); 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored; 6th away goals scored
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b SAE 0–2 VIT; VIT 1–0 SAE
  2. ^ Zvezda Irkutsk deducted 18 points for failing to pay for player transfers.

Second DivisionEdit

West
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan (C, P) 34 83
2 Bataysk-2007 34 76
3 Krasnodar (P) 34 72
4 Olimpia Volgograd 34 71
5 Dynamo Stavropol 34 59
6 Zhemchuzhina-Sochi 34 54
7 Dagdizel Kaspiysk 34 46
8 Kavkaztransgaz-2005 Ryzdvyany 34 44
9 Energiya Volzhsky 34 42
10 Druzhba Maykop 34 42
11 Nika Krasny Sulin 34 36
12 Taganrog 34 36
13 Rotor Volgograd 34 35
14 Sudostroitel Astrakhan 34 33
15 Krasnodar-2000 34 33
16 Sochi-04 34 32
17 Spartak-UGP Anapa 34 30
18 Avtodor Vladikavkaz 34 30
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
West
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 MVD Rossii Moscow (C, P) 36 79
2 Torpedo Vladimir 36 79
3 Sheksna Cherepovets 36 68
4 Spartak Kostroma 36 66
5 Volga Tver 36 56
6 Sever Murmansk 36 56
7 Dynamo St. Petersburg 36 53
8 Dmitrov 36 49
9 Reutov 36 48
10 Pskov-747 Pskov 36 47
11 Spartak Shchyolkovo 36 46
12 Zelenograd 36 44
13 Volochanin-Ratmir Vyshny Volochyok 36 40
14 Torpedo-RG Moscow 36 39
15 Istra 36 39
16 Dynamo Vologda 36 39
17 Nara-ShBFR Naro-Fominsk 36 36
18 Tekstilshchik Ivanovo 36 34
19 Zenit-2 St. Petersburg (R) 36 24
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Center
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan (C, P) 34 83
2 Bataysk-2007 34 76
3 Krasnodar (P) 34 72
4 Olimpia Volgograd 34 71
5 Dynamo Stavropol 34 59
6 Zhemchuzhina-Sochi 34 54
7 Dagdizel Kaspiysk 34 46
8 Kavkaztransgaz-2005 Ryzdvyany 34 44
9 Energiya Volzhsky 34 42
10 Druzhba Maykop 34 42
11 Nika Krasny Sulin 34 36
12 Taganrog 34 36
13 Rotor Volgograd 34 35
14 Sudostroitel Astrakhan 34 33
15 Krasnodar-2000 34 33
16 Sochi-04 34 32
17 Spartak-UGP Anapa 34 30
18 Avtodor Vladikavkaz 34 30
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Center
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Metallurg Lipetsk (C, P) 34 76
2 Avangard Kursk 34 75
3 Lukhovitsy 34 67
4 Gubkin 34 67
5 Zvezda Serpukhov 34 65
6 Dynamo-Voronezh 34 62
7 Mordovia Saransk 34 56
8 Ryazan 34 47
9 Yelets 34 46
10 Zenit Penza 34 43
11 Lokomotiv Liski 34 42
12 Spartak Tambov 34 38
13 Rusichi Oryol 34 38
14 Zodiak Stary Oskol 34 32
15 Saturn Moscow Oblast 34 31
16 Znamya Truda Orekhovo-Zuyevo 34 29
17 Nika Moscow 34 23
18 FCS-73 Voronezh (R) 34 18
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
South
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan (C, P) 34 83
2 Bataysk-2007 34 76
3 Krasnodar (P) 34 72
4 Olimpia Volgograd 34 71
5 Dynamo Stavropol 34 59
6 Zhemchuzhina-Sochi 34 54
7 Dagdizel Kaspiysk 34 46
8 Kavkaztransgaz-2005 Ryzdvyany 34 44
9 Energiya Volzhsky 34 42
10 Druzhba Maykop 34 42
11 Nika Krasny Sulin 34 36
12 Taganrog 34 36
13 Rotor Volgograd 34 35
14 Sudostroitel Astrakhan 34 33
15 Krasnodar-2000 34 33
16 Sochi-04 34 32
17 Spartak-UGP Anapa 34 30
18 Avtodor Vladikavkaz 34 30
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Ural-Povolzhye
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan (C, P) 34 83
2 Bataysk-2007 34 76
3 Krasnodar (P) 34 72
4 Olimpia Volgograd 34 71
5 Dynamo Stavropol 34 59
6 Zhemchuzhina-Sochi 34 54
7 Dagdizel Kaspiysk 34 46
8 Kavkaztransgaz-2005 Ryzdvyany 34 44
9 Energiya Volzhsky 34 42
10 Druzhba Maykop 34 42
11 Nika Krasny Sulin 34 36
12 Taganrog 34 36
13 Rotor Volgograd 34 35
14 Sudostroitel Astrakhan 34 33
15 Krasnodar-2000 34 33
16 Sochi-04 34 32
17 Spartak-UGP Anapa 34 30
18 Avtodor Vladikavkaz 34 30
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Ural-Povolzhye
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Volga Nizhny Novgorod (C, P) 34 78
2 Gazovik Orenburg 34 71
3 Nizhny Novgorod (P) 34 69
4 Gornyak Uchaly 34 60
5 Lada-Togliatti 34 57
6 Khimik Dzerzhinsk 34 57
7 Zenit Chelyabinsk 34 55
8 Togliatti 34 54
9 Rubin-2 Kazan 34 53
10 Tyumen 34 50
11 SOYUZ-Gazprom Izhevsk 34 45
12 Sokol-Saratov 34 41
13 Alnas Almetyevsk 34 40
14 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 34 38
15 Dynamo Kirov 34 37
16 Energetik Uren 34 35
17 Yunit Samara 34 8
18 Akademiya Dimitrovgrad 34 3
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
East
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Volgar-Gazprom-2 Astrakhan (C, P) 34 83
2 Bataysk-2007 34 76
3 Krasnodar (P) 34 72
4 Olimpia Volgograd 34 71
5 Dynamo Stavropol 34 59
6 Zhemchuzhina-Sochi 34 54
7 Dagdizel Kaspiysk 34 46
8 Kavkaztransgaz-2005 Ryzdvyany 34 44
9 Energiya Volzhsky 34 42
10 Druzhba Maykop 34 42
11 Nika Krasny Sulin 34 36
12 Taganrog 34 36
13 Rotor Volgograd 34 35
14 Sudostroitel Astrakhan 34 33
15 Krasnodar-2000 34 33
16 Sochi-04 34 32
17 Spartak-UGP Anapa 34 30
18 Avtodor Vladikavkaz 34 30
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
East
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Chita (C, P) 27 60
2 Smena Komsomolsk-na-Amure 27 54
3 Irtysh-1946 Omsk 27 49
4 Sibir-2 Novosibirsk 27 40
5 Sibiryak Bratsk 27 35
6 Metallurg Krasnoyarsk 27 34
7 Okean Nakhodka 27 34
8 KUZBASS Kemerovo 27 25
9 Amur Blagoveshchensk 27 25
10 Sakhalin Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 27 15
Source: PFL
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

CupsEdit

2007–08 Russian CupEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

Team #1 Score Team #2
CSKA Moscow 2–1 Spartak Nalchik
Zenit 0–0 (3–4p) Tom
Amkar 2–1 Moskva
Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast 2–1 Saturn

SemifinalsEdit

Team #1 Score Team #2
CSKA Moscow 2–1 Tom
Amkar 1–0 Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast

FinalEdit

CSKA Moscow2 – 2 (a.e.t.)Amkar Perm
Vágner Love   65'
  75'
Drinčić   57'
Dujmović   64'
Penalties
Zhirkov  
Vágner Love  
 
Janczyk  
4–1   Drinčić
  Kushev
  Dujmović
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Sukhina (Malakhovka)

2008 Russian Super CupEdit

Russian Super Cup 2008 was the 6th Russian Super Cup match, which was contested between the 2007 Russian Premier League champion, Zenit St. Petersburg, and the winner of 2006–07 Russian Cup, Lokomotiv Moscow.

Zenit St. Petersburg2 – 1Lokomotiv Moscow
Arshavin   34'
Pogrebnyak   82'
(Report) Rodolfo   69'
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Baskakov (Moscow)

ReferencesEdit