2009 Esiliiga

The 2009 season of the Esiliiga (the second league of the Estonian football system).

Esiliiga
Season2009
ChampionsLevadia II
RelegatedFlora II, Flora Rakvere
Matches played175
Goals scored643 (3.67 per match)
Top goalscorerTõnis Stakopf (32)
Biggest home winLevadia 7–0 Lasnamäe Ajax
Biggest away winWarrior 0–12 Levadia
Highest scoringWarrior 0–12 Levadia
2008
2010

OverviewEdit

Club Location Stadium Current manager
Flora II Tallinn Sportland Arena   Erki Kesküla
Flora Rakvere Rakvere Linnastaadion   Urmas Kirs
Lasnamäe Ajax Tallinn FC Ajax Stadium   Aleksandr Puštov
Levadia II Tallinn Maarjamäe kunstmuru   Urmas Hepner
Lootus Kohtla-Järve SK Stadium   Andrei Škaleta
Tamme Auto Kiviõli Kiviõli Stadium   Erik Šteinberg
TJK Legion Tallinn Wismari Stadium   Viktor Passikuta
Tulevik II Viljandi Linnastaadion   Aivar Lillevere
Warrior Valga Sportland Arena   Zaur Tšilingarašvili
Vaprus Pärnu Kalevi Stadium   Ants Kommussaar

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Levadia II[a] (C) 36 26 8 2 96 21 +75 86
2 Lootus (P) 36 24 2 10 88 48 +40 74 Promotion to Meistriliiga
3 Warrior 36 21 2 13 68 63 +5 65 Qualification for promotion play-offs
4 Lasnamäe Ajax 36 20 4 12 75 53 +22 64
5 Tamme Auto[b] 36 17 2 17 77 77 0 50
6 TJK Legion 36 13 5 18 63 76 −13 44
7 Vaprus 36 11 6 19 64 77 −13 39
8 Tulevik II 36 10 6 20 49 79 −30 36 Qualification for relegation play-offs
9 Flora U21[a] (R) 36 9 5 22 35 64 −29 32 Relegation to II Liiga
10 Rakvere[b] (R) 36 8 2 26 48 105 −57 20
Source: Jalgpall.ee Soccernet.ee
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Reserve teams are ineligible for promotion.
  2. ^ a b Three points deducted from Kiviõli Tamme Auto and six from FC Flora Rakvere before season because of licensing problems.[1]

Promotion play-offEdit

Relegation play-offEdit

ResultsEdit

Each team will play every opponent four times, twice at home and twice on the road, for a total of 36 games.

First half of seasonEdit

Home \ Away FLO RAK AJX LEV LOT TMA TJK TV2 VPR WAR
Flora U21 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 4–2 1–2 0–3 0–1
Rakvere 0–2 1–3 0–2 2–4 2–1 3–4 1–3 1–5 1–0
Lasnamäe Ajax 1–1 0–2 0–4 1–2 7–3 1–1 3–0 4–0 2–1
Levadia II 4–0 5–0 7–0 0–0 2–4 1–1 4–0 2–0 2–1
Lootus 5–1 2–1 3–2 0–2 2–4 0–2 4–1 2–0 3–1
Tamme Auto 1–0 5–0 4–1 1–1 1–3 3–0 4–0 4–3 0–1
TJK Legion 4–2 3–1 1–1 0–6 0–1 3–3 3–1 5–1 6–2
Tulevik II 2–1 4–3 4–0 2–2 1–2 0–1 3–1 1–4 0–0
Vaprus 0–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 3–2 2–1 1–1 0–2
Warrior 3–0 2–4 2–0 0–12 1–0 5–0 2–1 3–2 1–3
Updated to match(es) played on 5 July 2009. Source: Jalgpall.ee
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second half of seasonEdit

Home \ Away FLO RAK AJX LEV LOT TMA TJK TV2 VPR WAR
Flora U21 1–3 1–1 0–3 3–0 0–1 0–1 4–2 0–1
Rakvere 1–0 2–3 2–3 0–5 0–6 3–1 0–2 2–2 1–3
Lasnamäe Ajax 5–0 3–1 1–2 2–0 4–1 4–1 3–0 4–0 0–2
Levadia II 1–1 5–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 1–0 2–1 2–1
Lootus 3–4 7–2 2–1 3–1 4–1 3–1 4–1 4–2 2–3
Tamme Auto 4–0 4–1 0–2 1–6 0–2 3–1 1–2 0–1
TJK Legion 0–1 3–0 0–3 0–1 1–2 2–3 1–1 2–1 2–4
Tulevik II 1–0 2–2 0–3 0–3 1–2 0–1 2–8 0–2
Vaprus 0–1 3–3 1–2 1–2 4–1 3–4 3–4 3–3
Warrior 2–1 4–1 1–2 0–2 0–3 4–3 7–2 2–5 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 2 November 2009. Source: Jalgpall.ee
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 11 November 2009.[2]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Tõnis Starkopf Kiviõli Tamme Auto 32
2   Anton Semjonov Lootus 19
3   Sander Rõivassepp Warrior 18
4   Vitali Bolšakov Lootus 17
  Yaroslav Dmitriev Levadia II 17
  Maksim Kisseljov TJK Legion 17
  Jaan Leimann Warrior 17
8   Aleksandr Pavlikhin TJK Legion 16
9   Šahrijar Abdullajev Lasnamäe Ajax 15
10   Sergei Tasso Lasnamäe Ajax 12

Monthly awardsEdit

Month Manager Club Player Club
03/09[3] Zaur Tšilingarašvili Warrior Tõnis Starkopf Tamme Auto
04/09[4] Aleksey Zhukov Lootus Yaroslav Dmitriev Levadia II
05/09[5] Aleksandr Puštov Levadia II Sergei Popov Lootus
06/09[6] Aleksandr Puštov Levadia II Konstantin Karin Lootus
07/09[7] Andrei Borissov Lasnamäe Ajax Maksim Kisseljov TJK Legion
08/09[6] Aleksandr Puštov Levadia II Sergei Tasso Lasnamäe Ajax
09/09[6] Aleksey Zhukov Lootus Sander Rõivassepp Warrior

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "EL VÄRAVALÖÖJATE EDETABEL (2009)" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association.
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  6. ^ a b c "Meistriliiga septembri parimad on Prins ja Nahk". jalgpall.ee (in Estonian). EJL. Retrieved 4 October 2009.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Juulikuu parimad olid Rüütli ja Puri". postimees.ee (in Estonian). Retrieved 30 July 2009.