2012 Uzbek League

The 2012 Uzbek League season was the 21st season of top level football in Uzbekistan since independence in 1992. Bunyodkor were the defending champions from the 2011 campaign. The draw for the 2012 Uzbek League season took place on January 6, 2012.[1]

Uzbek League
Season2012
ChampionsPakhtakor
9th title
RelegatedFK Andijan
Mash'al
Champions LeaguePakhtakor
Bunyodkor
Lokomotiv Tashkent
Matches played182
Goals scored458 (2.52 per match)
Top goalscorerAnvar Berdiev
16 goals
Biggest home winShurtan Guzar - FK Andijan - 6:1
Biggest away winFK Buxoro - Bunyodkor - 0:4
Qizilqum Zarafshon - Pakhtakor - 0:4
2011
2013

FK Guliston was officially out of the season, and was replaced by Qizilqum Zarafshon, the reason for absence were financial problems of the club.[2]

New rulesEdit

- The 4+1 format of foreign players has been reduced to 3+1.[3]

TeamsEdit

Qizilqum Zarafshon and Sogdiana Jizzakh were relegated in the last edition of the Uzbek League to First League.

Locations of the 2012 Uzbek League Teams
Club Coach City Stadium Capacity 2011
FK Andijan   Azamat Abduraimov Andijan Soghlom Avlod Stadium 18,360 12th
Bunyodkor   Mirjalol Qosimov Tashkent JAR Stadium 8,460 Champions
FK Bukhoro   Tachmurad Agamuradov Bukhoro Buxoro Arena 22,700 9th
Lokomotiv Tashkent   Ravshan Muqimov Tashkent Lokomotiv Stadium 8,000 D1, 1st
Mash'al Mubarek   Vladimir Fomichev Muborak Bahrom Vafoev Stadium 10,000 5th
Metallurg Bekabad   Rustam Mirsodiqov Bekabad Metallurg Bekabad Stadium 11,000 8th
Nasaf Qarshi   Usmon Toshev Qarshi Qarshi Stadium 14,750 2nd
Navbahor Namangan   Mustafo Bayramov Namangan Markaziy Stadium 28,462 6th
Neftchi Farg'ona   Yuriy Sarkisyan Farghona Farghona Stadium 14,520 4th
Olmaliq FK   Igor Shkvyrin Olmaliq Metallurg Stadium 11,000 11th
Pakhtakor   Murod Ismailov Tashkent Pakhtakor Stadium 35,000 3rd
Qizilqum Zarafshon   Ravshan Khaydarov Zarafshon Progress Stadium 6,000 13th
Dinamo   Akhmad Ubaydullaev Samarqand Olimpiya Stadium 12,250 10th
Sho'rtan Ghuzor   Edgar Gess Ghuzor Ghuzor Stadium 7,000 7th

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Replaced by Position in table Date of appointment
FK Andijan   Orif Mamatkazin Resigned   Aleksandr Averyanov Pre-season December 12, 2011[4]
FK Andijan   Aleksandr Averyanov Sacked [5]   Azamat Abduraimov Season August 22, 2012 [6]
FK Buxoro   Gennadiy Kochnev Sacked   Jamshid Saidov Pre-season December 24, 2011
FK Buxoro   Jamshid Saidov Sacked   Tachmurad Agamuradov Season June 2, 2012 [7]
Lokomotiv Tashkent   Ravshan Muqimov Resigned   Khoren Hovhannisyan Pre-season December 12, 2011 [8]
Lokomotiv Tashkent   Khoren Hovhannisyan End of contract   Ravshan Muqimov Season June 12, 2012 [9]
Nasaf Qarshi   Anatoliy Demyanenko Signed by Volyn Lutsk[10]   Ruziqul Berdiev Pre-season January 5, 2012 [11][12]
Nasaf Qarshi   Ruziqul Berdiev Sacked   Usmon Toshev Season May 23, 2012 [13]
Pakhtakor   Murod Ismailov Temporary position over   Dejan Đurđević Pre-season December 28, 2011 [14]
Pakhtakor   Dejan Đurđević Mutual agreement   Murod Ismailov Season June 19, 2012 [15]
Shurtan Guzar   Tachmurad Agamuradov Sacked   Igor Kriushenko Pre-season November 22, 2011 [16][17]
Shurtan Guzar   Igor Kriushenko Sacked [18]   Edgar Gess Season July 5, 2012 [19]
Qizilqum Zarafshon   Sergei Arslanov Temporary position over   Ravshan Khaydarov Pre-season January 8, 2012 [20]

Foreign playersEdit

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Asian player Former players*
FK Andijan   Mikheil Alavidze   Levan Mdivnishvili   Tadas Gražiūnas   Muiddin Mamazulunov   Aleksandr Petukhov
  Oleksandr Polovkov
  Vladimir Shishelov
  Farkhod Tokhirov
Bunyodkor   Slavoljub Đorđević   Ján Kozák   Emil Kenzhesariev
  David Carney
FK Buxoro   Giorgi Kvesieshvili   Naoya Shibamura   David Oniya   Amir Gurbani   Mikheil Kakaladze
  Oleksandr Tarasenko
Lokomotiv Tashkent   Zhora Hovhannisyan   Romik Khachatryan   Arturas Fomenka   Maksim Kazankov   Mohammad Bindi Mustaffa
Mash'al Mubarek   Igor Petković   Milorad Resanovic   Alik Khaydarov   Toni Lindberg
  Ilya Fomitchev
Metallurg Bekabad   Bojan Kaljević   Andriy Sirotyuk
Nasaf Qarshi   Andrejs Perepļotkins   Ivan Bošković   Vladimir Shishelov   Artur Gevorkyan   Bojan Mališić
Navbahor Namangan   Vital Panasyuk   Nikolay Ryndzyuk   Denis Romanenco   Maksim Belyh   Arturas Fomenka
  Vladimir Chekunov
Neftchi Farg'ona
Olmaliq FK   Evgeniy Gogol   Artem Nikitenko   Darko Stanojević   Pavel Kharchik
Pakhtakor Tashkent   Kakhi Makharadze   Sanibal Orahovac   Irakli Klimiashvili
  Naoya Shibamura
Qizilqum Zarafshon   Pavelas Leusas   Yuriy Usachov
FK Samarqand-Dinamo   Andrei Melnichuk   Andrei Erokhin   Egidijus Majus
Shurtan Guzar   Giorgi Megreladze   Patrick Agbo   Adama Soro   Vitaly Rushnitsky
  Muiddin Mamazulunov
  • Foreign players who left their clubs after first half of the season.

Pre-season transfersEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Pakhtakor Tashkent (Q, C) 26 18 5 3 51 16 +35 59 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage[a]
2 Bunyodkor (Q) 26 17 6 3 42 16 +26 57
3 Lokomotiv Tashkent (Q) 26 14 7 5 43 22 +21 49 2013 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-off[a]
4 Nasaf Qarshi 26 14 7 5 37 20 +17 49
5 Shurtan Guzar 26 12 4 10 38 33 +5 40
6 Neftchi Farg'ona 26 10 7 9 36 29 +7 37
7 FK Buxoro 26 10 5 11 24 31 −7 35
8 Olmaliq FK 26 9 4 13 39 46 −7 31
9 FK Samarqand-Dinamo 26 9 2 15 27 29 −2 29
10 Metallurg Bekabad 26 8 5 13 32 46 −14 29
11 Qizilqum Zarafshon 26 6 9 11 22 41 −19 27
12 Navbahor Namangan 26 6 8 12 19 34 −15 26
13 Mash'al Mubarek (R) 26 6 5 15 20 43 −23 23 Relegation to Lower Division
14 FK Andijan (R) 26 4 4 18 28 52 −24 16
Updated to match(es) played on 21 November 2012. Source: Uzbekistan Professional Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Lokomotive Tashkent qualified due to Bunyodkor also winning the 2012 Uzbekistan Cup.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AND BUN FJB QIZ LOK MAS MET NAS NAV NEF OTM PAK SAM SHU
FK Andijan 0–2 1–2 5–1 0–1 4–0 3–3 3–4 0–1 1–0 1–4 2–4 0–3 1–2
Bunyodkor 0–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 3–0
FJ Buxoro 1–0 0–4 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 2–0 0–1
Qizilqum Zarafshon 1–2 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 0–4 1–1 2–0
Lokomotiv Tashkent 1–1 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 5–1 0–1 3–0 1–1 4–2 1–1 3–1 4–1
Mash'al Mubarek 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–1 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 0–3 2–0 1–3
Metallurg Bekabad 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–0 0–1 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 4–3 1–2 2–1 4–0
Nasaf Qarshi 4–0 0–0 3–0 2–0 0–2 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 4–2 0–2 2–1 2–1
Navbahor Namangan 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–2 1–0 1–2 1–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–1
Neftchi Farg'ona 2–0 1–2 3–1 3–1 1–1 3–0 4–0 0–0 3–0 4–2 3–1 1–0 1–1
Olmaliq FK 3–2 2–1 1–3 2–2 1–0 4–0 3–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 0–3 1–2 2–3
Pakhtakor Tashkent 1–0 1–1 4–1 4–0 2–1 3–0 5–0 0–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 0–0
FK Samarqand-Dinamo 3–0 0–1 0–1 3–0 0–1 2–0 3–2 0–2 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–0
Shurtan Guzar 6–1 0–1 0–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–2 2–3 4–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–0
Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

See also Coach and Player of Month

# Scorer Club Goals (Pen.)
1   Anvar Berdiev Neftchi Farg'ona 19 (5)
2   Igor Taran Shurtan Guzar 14 (2)
3   Temurkhuja Abdukholiqov Pakhtakor 13 (0)
  Vladimir Shishelov Andijan/Nasaf Qarshi 13 (3)
5   Ruzimboy Ahmedov FK Dinamo Samarqand 11 (1)
  Zaynitdin Tadjiyev Lokomotiv Tashkent 11 (3)
7   Arturas Fomenka Lokomotiv Tashkent 9 (0)
  Artur Gevorkyan Nasaf Qarshi 9 (0)
  Zokhid Abdullaev Metallurg Bekabad 9 (0)
10   Shahzodbek Nurmatov Metallurg Bekabad 8 (0)

Last updated: 21 November 2012
Source: Soccerway

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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