1989 Soviet Top League

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Final standings[edit]

No Club GP W D L GF-GA Pts Rpblc Notes
1 Spartak Moscow 30 17 10 3 49-19 44  Russian SFSR Champions Cup
2 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 30 18 6 6 47-27 42  Ukrainian SSR UEFA Cup
3 Dynamo Kyiv 30 13 12 5 44-27 38  Ukrainian SSR Cup Winners' Cup
4 Žalgiris Vilnius 30 14 8 8 39-29 36  Lithuanian SSR
5 Torpedo Moscow 30 11 13 6 40-26 35  Russian SFSR UEFA Cup
6 Chornomorets Odessa 30 11 9 10 40-41 31  Ukrainian SSR UEFA Cup
7 Metalist Kharkiv 30 10 10 10 30-33 30  Ukrainian SSR
8 Dinamo Moscow 30 9 12 9 31-26 30  Russian SFSR
9 Dinamo Minsk 30 12 7 23 35-33 39  Byelorussian SSR
10 Rotor Volgograd 30 9 9 12 28-35 27  Russian SFSR +
11 Dinamo Tbilisi 30 6 13 11 27-32 25  Georgian SSR Withdrew
12 Ararat Erevan 30 8 8 14 25-41 24  Armenian SSR
13 Pamir Dushambe 30 7 10 13 20-38 24  Tajik SSR +
14 Shakhtar Donetsk 30 9 5 16 24-36 23  Ukrainian SSR
15 Lokomotiv Moscow 30 7 9 14 20-32 23  Russian SFSR Relegated
16 Zenit Leningrad 30 5 9 16 24-48 19  Russian SFSR Relegated

Promotion

  • After this season the teams in italics quit the USSR Football Federation and joined the leagues of their native countries. For the following season, the league was reduced to 13 teams as Žalgiris would quit after their first game of the new season.
  • + - Newly promoted

Top scorers[edit]

16 goals
13 goals
11 goals
10 goals
9 goals

Medal squads[edit]

(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

1. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Stanislav Cherchesov (30), Aleksei Prudnikov (2).
Defenders: Vasili Kulkov (30 / 1), Gennady Morozov (25 / 1), Aleksandr Bokiy (23), Sergei Bazulev (21), Boris Pozdnyakov (17), Yuri Susloparov (12), Aleksandr Bubnov (11), Boris Kuznetsov (5), Dmitri Gradilenko (1), Vladimir Sochnov (1).
Midfielders: Fyodor Cherenkov (28 / 7), Yevgeni Kuznetsov (26 / 2), Viktor Pasulko (22 / 3), Igor Shalimov (20 / 1), Vladimir Kapustin (12), Aleksandr Mostovoi (11 / 3), Andrei Ivanov (10), Sergei Novikov (6 / 2), Valeri Shikunov (1).
Forwards: Sergey Rodionov (28 / 16), Valeri Shmarov (27 / 11), Dmitri Popov (5).

One own goal each scored by Serhiy Kuznetsov (FC Chornomorets Odesa) and Henadz Lesun (FC Dinamo Minsk).

Manager: Oleg Romantsev.

Transferred out during the season: Aleksandr Bubnov (to France Red Star), Vladimir Sochnov, Valeri Shikunov (both to RVShSM-RAF Jelgava).

2. FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk

Goalkeepers: Valeriy Horodov (21), Serhiy Krakovskyi (9).
Defenders: Andriy Sydelnykov (29 / 2), Oleksiy Cherednyk (24), Evgeny Yarovenko (20 / 2), Ivan Vyshnevskyi (16), Serhiy Puchkov (15 / 1), Volodymyr Gerashchenko (13), Oleksandr Sorokalet (10), Oleksandr Chervonyi (8), Yuriy Kulish (6), Petro Buts (1).
Midfielders: Volodymyr Bahmut (30 / 5), Mykola Kudrytsky (29 / 10), Volodymyr Lyutyi (29 / 7), Andriy Yudin (26 / 3), Vadym Tyshchenko (20 / 3), Anton Shokh (16), Marat Kabayev (1).
Forwards: Eduard Son (27 / 6), Yevhen Shakhov (25 / 8), Valentyn Moskvyn (8), Igor Shkvyrin (4).

Manager: Yevhen Kucherevskyi.

Transferred out during the season: Volodymyr Lyutyi (to Germany FC Schalke 04), Ivan Vyshnevskyi (to Turkey Fenerbahçe S.K.), Igor Shkvyrin, Marat Kabayev (both to FC Pakhtakor Tashkent).

3. FC Dynamo Kyiv

Goalkeepers: Viktor Chanov (22), Aleksandr Zhidkov (10).
Defenders: Oleh Kuznetsov (29 / 4), Oleh Luzhny (27), Serhiy Shmatovalenko (26), Serhiy Zayets (22 / 4), Andriy Bal (18), Volodymyr Bezsonov (17 / 5), Vladimir Gorilyi (17), Anatoliy Demyanenko (5 / 2), Albert Sarkisyan (3).
Midfielders: Hennadiy Lytovchenko (29 / 7), Ivan Yaremchuk (18 / 1), Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko (15 / 3), Andrei Kanchelskis (15), Vasyl Rats (13 / 3), Mykhaylo Stelmakh (11 / 1), Pavlo Yakovenko (10).
Forwards: Oleh Protasov (26 / 7), Oleg Salenko (26 / 3), Ihor Belanov (18 / 3).

One own goal scored by Aleksei Arifullin (FC Lokomotiv Moscow).

Manager: Valeriy Lobanovskyi.

Transferred out during the season: Ihor Belanov (to Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach).

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