2002 Meistriliiga

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Meistriliiga
Season 2002
Champions Flora
(6th title)
Top goalscorer Andrei Krõlov (37)
2001
2003

The 2002 Meistriliiga was the 12th season of the Meistriliiga, Estonia's premier football league. Flora won their sixth title.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Flora (C) 28 20 4 4 79 25 +54 64 2003–04 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
3 Maardu Levadia1 28 18 8 2 70 25 +45 62 2003–04 UEFA Cup Qualifying round 3
2 TVMK 28 16 5 7 90 35 +55 53
4 Trans 28 14 5 9 54 49 +5 47 2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
5 Tulevik 28 10 6 12 51 52 −1 36
6 Tallinna Levadia2 28 6 5 17 32 70 −38 23
7 Lootus (R) 28 5 6 17 24 67 −43 21 Relegation play-off
8 Levadia Pärnu (R) 28 1 5 22 19 96 −77 8 Relegation to the 2003 Esiliiga

Source: RSSSF – Estonia 2002
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
3TVMK Qualified 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]

16 November 2002
Kuressaare 1 – 1 Lootus
A. Dubõkin Goal 2' Popov Goal 41'

24 November 2002
Lootus 0 – 1 Kuressaare
Õun Goal 85'

Kuressaare won 2–0 on aggregate and were promoted for the 2003 Meistriliiga. Lootus were relegated to the 2003 Esiliiga.


Topscorers[edit]

Pos  Name Team Goals
1 Andrei Krõlov TVMK Tallinn 37
2 Maksim Gruznov Trans Narva 24
3 Tor Henning Hamre Flora Tallinn 23
4 Vjatšeslav Zahovaiko Tulevik Viljandi 20
5 Dmitri Ustritski Tulevik Viljandi 16
6 Vitali Leitan Levadia Maardu 14
7 Vladimir Tšelnokov Levadia Maardu 12
8 Argo Arbeiter Levadia Maardu 11
Aleksandr Kulik Flora Tallinn 11
Ingemar Teever TVMK Tallinn 11