2001 Meistriliiga

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Meistriliiga
Season 2001
Champions Flora
(5th title)
Top goalscorer Maksim Gruznov (37)
2000
2002

The 2001 Meistriliiga was the 11th season of the Meistriliiga, Estonia's premier football league. Flora won their fifth title.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Flora (C) 28 21 5 2 62 18 +44 68 2002–03 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 TVMK 28 16 8 4 77 30 +47 56 2002–03 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Maardu Levadia1 28 16 7 5 72 35 +37 55 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
4 Trans 28 16 3 9 79 35 +44 51
5 Tulevik 28 11 6 11 41 37 +4 39
6 Tallinna Levadia2 28 6 5 17 30 78 −48 23 2002–03 UEFA Cup Qualifying round 3
7 Lootus 28 4 5 19 21 53 −32 17 Relegation play-off
8 Kuressaare (R) 28 2 1 25 18 114 −96 7 Relegation to the 2002 Esiliiga

Source: Estonian Football Association (Estonian)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of wins; 3) head-to-head points; 4) head-to-head goal difference; 5) head-to-head goals scored; 6) goal difference; 7) number of goals scored.
1 Club changed their name to Levadia Tallinn in 2004
2Club changed their name to Levadia II Tallinn in 2004
3Qualified As Estonian Cup winners
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Relegation playoff[edit]

12 November 2001
Valga 2 – 1 Lootus
Jääger Goal 14'
Kask Goal 14'
Golitsõn Goal 64'

17 November 2001
Lootus 1 – 0 Valga
Abornev Goal 78'

2–2 on aggregate. Lootus won on away goals and retained their Meistriliiga spot for the 2002 season.

Topscorers[edit]

Pos  Name Team Goals
1 Maksim Gruznov Trans Narva 37
2 Andrei Krõlov TVMK Tallinn 23
3 Toomas Krõm Levadia Maardu 20
4 Dmitri Ustritski Tulevik Viljandi 16
5 Aleksandr Kulik Flora Tallinn 14
Vladimir Tšelnokov Levadia Maardu 14