The 2015–16 Umaglesi Liga was the 27th season of top-tier football in Georgia. Dila Gori were the defending champions. The season began on 13 August 2015 and ended on 22 May 2016. It was a last season with a autumn-spring schedule before the changes of competition format to spring-autumn schedule from 2017 season.
|Dates||13 August 2015 – 22 May 2016|
16th Georgian title
|Champions League||Dinamo Tbilisi|
|Goals scored||668 (2.78 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Giorgi Kvilitaia (24)|
|Biggest home win||Samtredia 8–2 Saburtalo Tbilisi|
(7 March 2016)
|Biggest away win|
|Highest scoring||Samtredia 8–2 Saburtalo Tbilisi|
(7 March 2016)
|Longest winning run||Dinamo Tbilisi (5)|
|Longest unbeaten run||Sioni (6)|
|Longest winless run||Merani Martvili |
|Longest losing run||Merani Martvili (5)|
Stadiums and locationsEdit
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Dinamo Tbilisi (C)||30||25||1||4||74||29||+45||76||Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round[a]|
|2||Samtredia||30||20||3||7||66||32||+34||63||Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round|
|14||Zugdidi (O)||30||5||8||17||30||60||−30||23[c]||Qualification to Relegation play-offs|
|15||Merani Martvili (R)||30||5||8||17||28||62||−34||23[c]||Relegation to Pirveli Liga|
|16||Sapovnela Terjola (R)||30||5||6||19||24||63||−39||21|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if two teams); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated
- Dinamo Tbilisi qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round by winning the 2015–16 Georgian Cup. However, since they already qualified for European competition based on their league position, the spot awarded to the cup winners was passed down the league.
- Head-to-head record: Guria–Kolkheti Poti 1–1, Kolkheti Poti–Guria 0–1.
- Head-to-head record: Zugdidi–Merani Martvili 3–0, Merani Martvili–Zugdidi 0–0.
A match was played between Zugdidi, the fourteenth-placed team from the 2015–16 Umaglesi Liga and Kolkheti Khobi, the third-placed team from the 2015–16 Pirveli Liga. The winners, Zugdidi, remained in the top-flight for next season.
|1||Giorgi Kvilitaia||Dinamo Tbilisi||24|
|2||Otar Martsvaladze||Dila Gori||19|
|4||Giorgi Bukhaidze||Sapovnela Terjola||15|
|5||Dimitri Tatanashvili||Sioni Bolnisi||14|
|6||Nika Katcharava||FC Tskhinvali||13|
|Jambul Jighauri||Dinamo Tbilisi||13|
|9||Giorgi Kharaishvili||Saburtalo Tbilisi||12|
|10||Tornike Mumladze||Chikhura Sachkhere||11|
|Irakli Modebadze||Dila Gori||11|
- Official website (in Georgian)