2016–17 Russian Football National League

The 2016–17 Russian National Football League is the 25th season of Russia's second-tier football league since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The season began on 11 July 2016 and ended on 19 May 2017.

Russian National Football League
Season2016–17
ChampionsDynamo Moscow
PromotedDynamo Moscow
Tosno
SKA-Khabarovsk
RelegatedNeftekhimik
Spartak Nalchik
Sokol Saratov
Mordovia Saransk
Matches played380
Goals scored828 (2.18 per match)
Top goalscorerKirill Panchenko (24 goals)
Biggest home win5 goals:
TYU 5–0 KHI
(6 August 2016)
DYN 5–0 VOL
(6 August 2016)
Biggest away win4 goals:
YEN 0–4 SP2
(17 August 2016)
ZEN 0–4 KUB
(22 October 2016)
Highest scoring6 goals:
TOS 4–2 NEF
(15 October 2016)
All statistics correct as of 31 May 2017.

TeamsEdit

Stadiums, personnel and sponsorshipEdit

Team Head coach Captain Kitmaker Sponsor Stadium Capacity
Baltika   Ihor Zakhariak   Yevgeni Tsimbal Nike Sodruzhestvo Baltika, Kaliningrad 14,660
Dynamo Moscow   Yuriy Kalitvintsev   Anton Shunin Nike VTB Arena Khimki, Khimki 18,636
Fakel Voronezh   Pavel Gusev   Andrei Murnin Adidas TNS Energo Tsentralnyi Profsoyuz, Voronezh 32,750
Khimki   Aleksandr Irkhin   Igor Chernyshov Macron - Rodina Stadium, Khimki 5,083
Kuban Krasnodar   Nikolai Yuzhanin   Igor Armaș Adidas - Kuban Stadium, Krasnodar 35,200
Luch-Energiya   Sergei Perednya   Aleksei Rebko Nike - Dynamo, Vladivostok 10,200
Mordovia   Dmitri Cheryshev   Renat Sabitov Nike - Start Stadium, Saransk 11,613
Neftekhimik   Rustem Khuzin   Aleksandr Samokhvalov Adidas HXHK Neftekhimik Stadium, Nizhnekamsk 3,200
Shinnik   Aleksandr Pobegalov   Eldar Nizamutdinov Jako - Shinnik, Yaroslavl 22,990
Sibir   Sergei Kirsanov   Tomáš Vychodil Joma - Spartak, Novosibirsk 12,500
SKA-Khabarovsk   Aleksandr Grigoryan   Aleksandr Dimidko Adidas - Lenin, Khabarovsk 15,200
Sokol   Vadim Khafizov   Vladimir Romanenko Adidas ZMK Lokomotiv, Saratov 15,000
Spartak-2   Yevgeny Bushmanov   Artyom Samsonov Nike Lukoil Spartak Academy, Moscow 2,700
Spartak Nalchik   Khasanbi Bidzhiyev   Amir Bazhev Umbro - Spartak Stadium, Nalchik 14,149
Tambov   Andrei Talalayev   Aleksey Mikhalyov 2K Sport TBS Spartak Stadium, Tambov 5,000
Tosno   Dmytro Parfyonov   Guram Tetrashvili Nike Fort Group Electron Stadium, Veliky Novgorod 3,223
Tyumen   Aleksandr Ivchenko   Khasan Mamtov Jako Sibur Geolog, Tyumen 13,057
Volgar   Yuri Gazzayev   Elbrus Zurayev Adidas Gazprom Tsentralny, Astrakhan 17,712
Yenisey   Andrey Tikhonov   Mikhail Komkov Nike - Tsentralny, Krasnoyarsk 22,500
Zenit-2   Vladislav Radimov   Konstantin Zyryanov Nike Gazprom MSA Petrovsky, Saint Petersburg 2,809

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Dynamo Moscow (C, P) 38 26 9 3 64 25 +39 87 Promotion to Premier League
2 Tosno (P) 38 21 12 5 63 30 +33 75
3 Yenisey Krasnoyarsk 38 19 6 13 54 42 +12 63 Qualification to Premier League play-offs
4 SKA-Khabarovsk (O, P) 38 15 14 9 45 33 +12 59
5 Tambov 38 15 12 11 42 34 +8 57
6 Spartak-2 Moscow 38 15 11 12 56 43 +13 56 Ineligible for promotion
7 Kuban Krasnodar 38 14 13 11 44 37 +7 55
8 Shinnik Yaroslavl 38 15 9 14 41 39 +2 54
9 Tyumen 38 14 11 13 48 43 +5 53[a]
10 Fakel Voronezh 38 14 11 13 38 40 −2 53[a]
11 Khimki 38 11 16 11 40 47 −7 49
12 Volgar Astrakhan 38 12 9 17 39 49 −10 45
13 Zenit-2 Saint Petersburg 38 9 16 13 44 51 −7 43 Ineligible for promotion
14 Baltika Kaliningrad 38 9 15 14 25 35 −10 42[b]
15 Sibir Novosibirsk 38 9 15 14 31 46 −15 42[b]
16 Luch-Energiya Vladivostok[c] 38 9 15 14 27 41 −14 42[b]
17 Mordovia Saransk (R) 38 11 7 20 39 50 −11 40 Relegation to Professional Football League
18 Sokol Saratov (R) 38 8 15 15 34 53 −19 39
19 Spartak Nalchik (R) 38 7 17 14 26 37 −11 38
20 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (R) 38 6 9 23 28 53 −25 27
Source: Football National League (Russian), Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Head-to-head points; 4) Head-to-head matches won; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head goals scored; 7) Head-to-head away goals; 8) Goal difference; 9) Goals scored; 10) Away goals scored.[2]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tyumen is ahead of Fakel on head-to-head points: Tyumen 3–1 Fakel, Fakel 1–1 Tyumen.
  2. ^ a b c Head-to-head points: Baltika 4 pts, Sibir 4 pts, Luch-Energiya 4 pts. Baltika is ahead of Sibir and Luch on head-to-head goals scored: Baltika 3, Sibir 2, Luch-Energiya 1.
  3. ^ The league confirmed on 9 June 2017 that FC Chita, which won the East zone of the 2016–17 Russian Professional Football League, did not apply for the FNL license for the 2017–18 season. According to the league regulations, Luch-Energiya was not relegated.[1]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BAL DYN FAK KHI KUB LUE MOR NEF SHI SIB SKA SOK SP2 SPN TAM TOS TYU VOL YEN ZE2
Baltika Kaliningrad 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–2 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0
Dynamo Moscow 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 3–2 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–0 0–1 3–0 5–0 2–2 0–0
Fakel Voronezh 1–2 2–1 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–2 3–2 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–3 1–0
Khimki 1–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 2–2 4–3 3–2 3–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–3 3–2 1–1 2–2 2–1
Kuban Krasnodar 1–1 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–0 5–2 3–1 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 3–0
Luch-Energiya Vladivostok 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–3 2–2 0–2 0–0
Mordovia Saransk 0–1 0–1 2–0 5–0 1–3 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 1–4 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 3–0 1–2 2–2
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 0–0 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–4 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 2–2 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 0–2 1–0
Shinnik Yaroslavl 0–1 2–3 0–2 2–0 0–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 4–2 1–2
Sibir Novosibirsk 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–1
SKA-Khabarovsk 1–0 2–3 1–1 1–1 5–0 0–1 1–3 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–0
Sokol Saratov 1–0 0–3 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–3 0–4 2–1 1–4 1–2 1–0 0–0 0–3 0–3
Spartak-2 Moscow 1–2 1–1 1–0 4–0 1–0 3–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 2–0 3–2 0–0 1–2 1–3 2–3 0–0 3–1 4–1
Spartak Nalchik 0–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 1–3 3–2 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–0
Tambov 0–1 1–2 4–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–1 3–2 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 3–0 0–1 3–0 1–0 0–0
Tosno 4–1 1–2 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 4–2 0–0 3–0 3–1 5–2 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–2 3–0 1–2 4–1
Tyumen 2–2 0–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 5–1 3–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–3 1–0
Volgar Astrakhan 1–0 0–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–2 1–2 3–0 2–0 4–0 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–0 4–3
Yenisey Krasnoyarsk 2–1 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 0–0 4–0 0–1 1–3 3–2 3–1 3–1 0–4 0–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 0–3
Zenit-2 St. Petersburg 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–4 1–0 3–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 3–3 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0
Source: FNL (in Russian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

StatisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Kirill Panchenko Dynamo Moscow 24
2   Khasan Mamtov Tyumen 23
3   Anton Zabolotny Tosno 16
4   Denis Davydov Spartak-2 13
5   Ruslan Koryan SKA-Khabarovsk 12
6   Georgi Melkadze Spartak-2 11
7   Spartak Gogniyev Kuban 10
  Artyom Fedchuk Spartak-2
  Sergey Samodin Yenisey
10   Fatos Bećiraj Dynamo Moscow 9
  Eugeniu Cebotaru Sibir
  Danil Klenkin Tyumen
  Aleksei Sutormin Volgar

Last updated: 21 May 2017[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ «Луч-Энергия» остается в ФНЛ (in Russian). Russian National Football League. 9 June 2017.
  2. ^ "FNL 2016/2017 - Season rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Russian Football National League top goalscorers". Championat.com. 8 November 2015.

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