2007–08 Vyshcha Liha
The 2007–08 Vyshcha Liha season is the seventeenth since its establishment. This season competition was sponsored by Biola which became the title sponsor of the League for the season. It began on July 17, 2007, and ended on May 18, 2008. 16 teams participated in the competition, 14 of which contested in the 2006-07 season, and two of which (Zakarpattia Uzhhorod and Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka) were promoted from the Ukrainian First League (the league immediately below the Ukrainian Premier League).
|Champions League||Shakhtar Donetsk (3rd Qualifying Round)|
Dynamo Kyiv (2nd Qualifying Round)
|UEFA Cup||Metalist Kharkiv (1st Round)|
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (2nd Qualifying Round)
|Intertoto Cup||Tavriya Simferopol (2nd Round)|
|Goals scored||581 (2.42 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Marko Dević (19) (Metalist Kharkiv)|
|Biggest home win||Arsenal - Zakarpattia 7:0|
|Biggest away win||numerous games 0:3 and 1:4|
|Highest scoring||Dynamo - Karpaty 7:3|
The winner of league was Shakhtar Donetsk with 74 points, followed by Dynamo Kyiv with 71 points. The top goalscorer of the season was Marko Dević from Metalist Kharkiv with 19 goals, 6 of which were penalties. The spot for second highest goalscorer with 17 goals was a three-way tie between Oleksandr Hladky from Shakhtar Donetsk, Yevhen Seleznyov from Arsenal Kyiv (on loan from Shakhtar), and Oleksandr Kosyrin from Metalurh Donetsk.
- FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka, champion of the 2006-07 Ukrainian First League – (returning after absence of 15 seasons)
- FC Zakarpattya Uzhhorod, runner-up of the 2006-07 Ukrainian First League – (returning after absence of a seasons)
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Shakhtar Donetsk||30||24||2||4||75||24||+51||74||2008–09 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round|
|2||Dynamo Kyiv||30||22||5||3||65||26||+39||71||2008–09 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round|
|3||30||19||6||5||51||27||+24||63||2008–09 UEFA Cup First round|
|4||Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk||30||18||5||7||40||27||+13||59||2008–09 UEFA Cup Second qualifying round|
|5||Tavriya Simferopol||30||13||8||9||38||40||−2||47||2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round|
|13||Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih||30||7||9||14||29||39||−10||30|
|15||Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka||30||6||8||16||18||38||−20||26||Relegation to the Ukrainian First League|
|10||Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih||8||2||1||5||7||13||−6||7||0:1||0:1||—||1:1|
Note: home games of each team are shown at the horizontal lines
The following stadiums were used as home grounds during the season:
Number of teams by regionEdit
- Lausanne announced a verdict on the game Karpaty - Metalist (Лозанна озвучила вердикт по матчу "Карпаты" - "Металлист"). ua-football.com. August 2, 2013.
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UEFA happy with CAS decision on Metalist complaint, Interfax-Ukraine (28 August 2013)
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