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The 2009 Russian Premier League was the 18th season of the Russian football championship since the dissolution of the Soviet Union and 8th under the current Russian Premier League name. The season started on 14 March 2009 with a goalless draw between Amkar Perm and Rostov.[1] The last matches were played on 29 November 2009.[1] On 21 November 2009 Rubin Kazan successfully retained their champion's title.[2][3]

Russian Premier League
Season2009
ChampionsFC Rubin Kazan
RelegatedFC Kuban Krasnodar
FC Khimki
FC Moscow
Champions LeagueFC Rubin Kazan
FC Spartak Moscow
FC Zenit Saint Petersburg
Europa LeagueFC Lokomotiv Moscow
PFC CSKA Moscow
Matches played240
Goals scored600 (2.5 per match)
Top goalscorerWelliton (21)
Biggest home winSpartak Moscow 5–0 Tom
Biggest away winSaturn 0–5 Rubin
Highest scoring10 matches with 6 goals in each
2008
2010

Contents

TeamsEdit

14 clubs placed 1–14 in Russian Premier League 2008 and 2 top clubs from Russian First Division 2008 take part in the league.

Location of teams in Russian Premier League 2009
Team Location Head Coach Team Captain Venue Capacity Position in 2008
Amkar Perm   Rashid Rakhimov   Martin Kushev Zvezda 19,500 4th
CSKA Moscow   Leonid Slutsky   Igor Akinfeev Luzhniki 78,304 2nd
Dynamo Moscow   Andrei Kobelev   Dmitri Khokhlov Arena Khimki[1] 18,840 3rd
Khimki Khimki   Igor Chugainov (caretaker)   Dragan Blatnjak Arena Khimki 18,840 14th
Krylia Sovetov Samara   Yuri Gazzaev   Ruslan Adzhindzhal Metallurg 33,001 6th
Kuban Krasnodar   Poghos Galstyan (caretaker)   Andrei Topchu Kuban 34,640 D1, 2nd
Lokomotiv Moscow   Yuri Semin   Rodolfo Lokomotiv 28,810 7th
Moscow Moscow   Miodrag Božović   Yuri Zhevnov Eduard Streltsov 13,422 9th
Rostov Rostov-on-Don   Oleg Dolmatov   Mikhail Osinov Olimp-2 15,842 D1, 1st
Rubin Kazan   Gurban Berdiýew   Sergei Semak Centralny 28,856 1st
Saturn Ramenskoye   Andrei Gordeev (caretaker)   Aleksei Igonin Saturn 16,726 11th
Spartak Moscow   Valeri Karpin (executive director)[2]   Martin Jiránek Luzhniki 78,304 8th
Spartak Nalchik   Yuri Krasnozhan   Miodrag Džudović Spartak 14,194 12th
Terek Grozny   Shahin Diniyev (caretaker)   Timur Dzhabrailov Sultan Bilimkhanov 10,400 10th
Tom Tomsk   Valeri Nepomniachi   Sergei Pareiko Trud 14,950 13th
Zenit St. Petersburg   Anatoli Davydov [3]   Aleksandr Anyukov Petrovskiy 21,358 5th

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing Manner Date Table Incoming Date Table
Spartak Moscow   Michael Laudrup Sacked 15 April 2009[5] 10th   Valeri Karpin (executive director)[4]
Lokomotiv   Rashid Rakhimov Sacked 28 April 2009[6] 13th   Vladimir Maminov (caretaker) 1 June 2009 8th
Saturn   Jürgen Röber Sacked 15 May 2009[7] 15th   Andrei Gordeyev (caretaker)[8]
Lokomotiv   Vladimir Maminov (caretaker) Finished 1 June 2009 8th   Yuri Semin
Kuban   Sergei Ovchinnikov (caretaker)[5] Sacked 9 August 2009 14th   Poghos Galstyan (caretaker)
Zenit   Dick Advocaat Sacked 10 August 2009 8th   Anatoli Davydov [6]
Amkar   Dimitar Dimitrov Sacked 1 September 2009 13th   Rashid Rakhimov
CSKA   Zico Sacked 10 September 2009 4th   Juande Ramos 26 October 2009 5th
Khimki   Konstantin Sarsania Resigned 19 September 2009 16th   Igor Chugainov (caretaker)
Krylia Sovetov   Leonid Slutsky Resigned 9 October 2009 10th   Yuri Gazzaev
Terek   Vyacheslav Hrozny Resigned 20 October 2009 9th   Shahin Diniyev (caretaker)
CSKA   Juande Ramos Sacked 26 October 2009 5th   Leonid Slutsky

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rubin Kazan (C) 30 19 6 5 62 21 +41 63 2010–11 UEFA Champions League Group stage
2 Spartak Moscow 30 17 4 9 61 33 +28 55
3 Zenit St. Petersburg 30 15 9 6 48 27 +21 54[a] 2010–11 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round[b]
4 Lokomotiv Moscow 30 15 9 6 43 30 +13 54[a] 2010–11 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
5 CSKA Moscow 30 16 4 10 48 30 +18 52
6 FC Moscow (R) 30 13 9 8 39 28 +11 48 Club expelled after season[c]
7 Saturn 30 13 6 11 38 41 −3 45
8 Dynamo Moscow 30 12 6 12 31 37 −6 42
9 Tom Tomsk 30 11 8 11 31 39 −8 41
10 Krylia Sovetov Samara 30 10 6 14 32 42 −10 36
11 Spartak Nalchik 30 8 11 11 36 33 +3 35
12 Terek Grozny 30 9 6 15 33 48 −15 33
13 Amkar Perm 30 8 9 13 27 37 −10 33
14 Rostov 30 7 11 12 28 39 −11 32
15 Kuban Krasnodar (R) 30 6 10 14 23 51 −28 28 Relegation to First Division
16 Khimki (R) 30 2 4 24 20 64 −44 10
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 LOK 1–1 ZEN; ZEN 1–1 LOK
  2. ^ Winners of Russian Cup 2009–10, Zenit, qualified for the Champions League, that means the loser finalists Sibir Novosibirsk will play in third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.
  3. ^ FC Moscow announced on 5 February 2010 that they will not participate in next season's Russian Premier League. On 17 February, they were officially excluded from the 2010 Russian Premier League.[11][12][13]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AMK CSK DYN KHI KRY KUB LOK MOS ROS RUB SAT SPA SPN TER TOM ZEN
Amkar Perm 0–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–2 0–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–4
CSKA Moscow 1–0 3–0 2–1 3–0 4–0 4–1 1–3 1–2 0–2 3–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–1
Dynamo Moscow 0–0 1–2 3–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–3 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–0
Khimki 2–0 0–3 0–2 1–3 2–2 1–3 1–1 0–1 2–3 1–0 0–3 0–2 1–2 1–3 0–4
Krylia Sovetov Samara 1–0 1–3 3–1 3–0 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 1–2 0–2 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–3 0–1
Kuban Krasnodar 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 3–3 0–0 0–3 0–2 1–0 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–2
Lokomotiv Moscow 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 4–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–0 4–0 0–0 1–1
FC Moscow 0–2 2–0 1–2 3–0 2–1 4–1 0–0 2–0 1–3 3–1 3–1 0–2 0–0 2–1 1–0
Rostov 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 3–3 1–1 2–2 1–2 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1
Rubin Kazan 1–2 1–2 3–0 2–1 4–1 3–0 2–0 0–0 0–2 5–1 0–2 2–0 4–0 4–0 0–0
Saturn 2–0 0–3 0–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 4–0 0–5 2–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 2–2
Spartak Moscow 5–1 2–3 0–2 1–0 1–1 4–0 3–0 2–1 5–1 0–3 4–0 2–0 2–0 5–0 1–1
Spartak Nalchik 4–1 1–1 2–4 0–0 0–1 4–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–4 4–2 3–0 2–2
Terek Grozny 2–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 3–2 0–1 2–1 1–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 2–3 1–0 4–0 3–2
Tom Tomsk 1–2 2–3 2–3 4–0 0–1 1–0 1–3 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–3
Zenit St. Petersburg 0–0 2–0 2–1 4–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 0–2
Source: RFPL (in Russian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

AwardsEdit

On 24 November 2009 Russian Football Union named its list of 33 top players:[14]

Goalkeepers
  1.   Igor Akinfeev (CSKA)
  2.   Sergei Ryzhikov (Rubin)
  3.   Vladimir Gabulov (Dynamo)
Defensive midfielders
  1.   Sergei Semak (Rubin)
  2.   Igor Denisov (Zenit)
  3.   Dmitri Khokhlov (Dynamo)

Medal squadsEdit

1. FC Rubin Kazan

Goalkeepers: Sergei Ryzhikov (29), Nukri Revishvili   (1).
Defenders: César Navas   (28), Cristian Ansaldi   (25 / 1), Roman Sharonov (25 / 2), Vitali Kaleshin (18), Lasha Salukvadze   (10 / 1), Aleksei Popov (10), Dato Kvirkvelia   (7), Aleksandr Orekhov (2), Stjepan Tomas   (1).
Midfielders: Sergei Semak (26 / 6), Gökdeniz Karadeniz   (25 / 6), MacBeth Sibaya   (23 / 1), Christian Noboa   (22 / 2), Aleksandr Ryazantsev (18 / 3), Yevgeni Balyaikin (17), Andrei Gorbanets (11), Pyotr Bystrov (11), Alan Kasaev (10 / 1), Rafał Murawski   (7 / 1), Serhiy Rebrov   (7), Makhach Gadzhiyev (1), Aleksei Kotlyarov (1).
Forwards: Alejandro Domínguez   (23 / 19), Aleksandr Bukharov (23 / 16), Hasan Kabze   (14 / 2), Roman Adamov (13 / 2), Igor Portnyagin (2 / 1), Davron Mirzayev   (1).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Kurban Berdyev.

Transferred out during the season: Roman Adamov (on loan to FC Krylia Sovetov Samara), Serhiy Rebrov   (retired), Makhach Gadzhiyev (end of loan from FC Saturn Moscow Oblast).

2. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Soslan Dzhanayev (26), Stipe Pletikosa   (4).
Defenders: Martin Jiránek   (29 / 1), Sergei Parshivlyuk (21 / 1), Martin Stranzl   (19 / 1), Malik Fathi   (16 / 3), Fyodor Kudryashov (7), Clemente Rodríguez   (7), Egor Filipenko   (5 / 1), Ignas Dedura   (4).
Midfielders: Alex   (29 / 12), Rafael Carioca   (23), Yevgeni Makeyev (20 / 2), Vladimir Bystrov (18 / 4), Denis Boyarintsev (18), Renat Sabitov (17), Serghei Covalciuc   (16), Ivan Saenko (13 / 1), Aleksandr Pavlenko (10), Zhano Ananidze   (8 / 2), Quincy   (8 / 2), Ibson   (6), Vladislav Ryzhkov (4), Maksim Grigoryev (3), Artur Maloyan (3), Igor Gorbatenko (2).
Forwards: Welliton   (28 / 21), Nikita Bazhenov (22 / 2), Pavel Yakovlev (14 / 4), Artyom Dzyuba (8 / 2), Eldar Nizamutdinov (5 / 1).

Manager: Michael Laudrup   (until April), Valery Karpin (from April).

Transferred out during the season: Vladimir Bystrov (to FC Zenit St. Petersburg), Aleksandr Pavlenko (on loan to FC Rostov), Artyom Dzyuba (on loan to FC Tom Tomsk), Clemente Rodríguez   (to   Estudiantes de La Plata), Artur Maloyan (on loan to FC Anzhi Makhachkala).

3. FC Zenit St. Petersburg

Goalkeepers: Vyacheslav Malafeev (28), Kamil Čontofalský   (2).
Defenders: Aleksandr Anyukov (27 / 1), Fernando Meira   (22 / 1), Ivica Križanac   (18 / 2), Kim Dong-Jin   (17 / 1), Nicolas Lombaerts   (15 / 2), Tomáš Hubočan   (10).
Midfielders: Konstantin Zyryanov (30 / 4), Igor Denisov (28 / 1), Igor Semshov (26 / 6), Roman Shirokov (21 / 1), Szabolcs Huszti   (19 / 2), Radek Šírl   (17), Viktor Fayzulin (16), Anatoliy Tymoshchuk   (11), Vladimir Bystrov (10 / 6), Aleksei Ionov (10), Alessandro Rosina   (9 / 2), Danny   (8).
Forwards: Fatih Tekke   (20 / 8), Pavel Pogrebnyak (15 / 5), Sergei Kornilenko   (11 / 1), Mateja Kežman   (10 / 2), Maksim Kanunnikov (1).
Manager: Dick Advocaat   (until August), Anatoli Davydov (from August).

Transferred out during the season: Pavel Pogrebnyak (to   VfB Stuttgart), Anatoliy Tymoshchuk   (to   FC Bayern Munich).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Расписание чемпионата России по футболу 2009 (in Russian). Retrieved 4 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Jubilant Rubin reclaim Russian title". uefa.com. 2009-11-21. Archived from the original on 25 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
  3. ^ "Rubin Kazan claim title". ESPN. 2009-11-21. Retrieved 2009-11-21.
  4. ^ "Dynamo on Arena Khimki". Sport Express. 11 November 2008. Archived from the original on 2009-04-07. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  5. ^ "Laudrup Dismissed as FC Spartak Moscow Coach". FC Spartak Moscow. 15 April 2009. Archived from the original on 28 April 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2009.
  6. ^ Рашид Рахимов отстранен от работы с командой (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 28 April 2009. Archived from the original on May 1, 2009. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  7. ^ Ребер отправлен в отставку (in Russian). FC Saturn Moscow Oblast. 15 May 2009. Retrieved 15 May 2009.
  8. ^ Командой будет руководить Гордеев (in Russian). FC Saturn Moscow Oblast. 20 May 2009. Retrieved 20 May 2009.
  9. ^ "Administrative staff (Административный штаб)" (in Russian). FC Kuban official website. Archived from the original on 24 March 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  10. ^ "Sergei Ovchinnikov: "Must have their views on life and football" (СЕРГЕЙ ОВЧИННИКОВ: "НАДО ИМЕТЬ СВОИ ВЗГЛЯДЫ НА ЖИЗНЬ И ФУТБОЛ")" (in Russian). FC Kuban official site. 17 December 2008. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  11. ^ http://www.sports.ru/football/68883430.html «Москва» не будет играть в премьер-лиге
  12. ^ Плотников уведомил РФПЛ о снятии "Москвы" с чемпионата России
  13. ^ ФК "Москва" прекращает членство в Премьер-Лиге Archived 2010-02-19 at the Wayback Machine
  14. ^ Список 33-х лучших игроков Премьер-Лиги сезона-2009 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 2009-11-24. Archived from the original on 28 November 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-24.

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