2014 Uzbek League

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Uzbek League
Season 2014
Champions Pakhtakor Tashkent
Relegated Sogdiana Jizzakh
Andijan
Champions League Pakhtakor Tashkent
Lokomotiv Tashkent
Nasaf
Bunyodkor
Matches played 182
Goals scored 492 (2.7 per match)
2013
2015

The 2014 Uzbek League season was the 23rd season of top level football in Uzbekistan since independence in 1992. Bunyodkor were the defending champions from the 2013 campaign.

Teams[edit]

Location of teams in 2014 Uzbek League

FK Guliston and Shurtan Guzar were relegated in the last edition of the Uzbek League to First League. FK Andijan and Mash'al Mubarek replace them.

Club Coach Location Stadium Capacity
FK Andijan Germany Edgar Gess Andijan Soghlom Avlod Stadium 18,360
Bunyodkor Russia Sergey Lushan Tashkent Bunyodkor Stadium 34,000
Bukhoro Turkmenistan Seid Seidov Bukhoro Buxoro Arena 22,700
Dinamo Uzbekistan Kamo Gazarov Samarqand Dinamo Stadium 16,000
Lokomotiv Uzbekistan Vadim Abramov Tashkent Lokomotiv Stadium 8,000
Mash'al Uzbekistan Alexander Khomyakov Muborak Bahrom Vafoev Stadium 10,000
Metallurg Uzbekistan Rustam Mirsodiqov Bekabad Metallurg Stadium 15,000
Nasaf Qarshi Uzbekistan Ruziqul Berdiev Qarshi Qarshi Stadium 14,750
Navbahor Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Ashurmatov Namangan Navbahor Stadium 22,000
Neftchi Uzbekistan Murod Ismoilov Farghona Kirguli SM
Olmaliq FK Uzbekistan Igor Shkvyrin Olmaliq Olmaliq SM Stadium 12,000
Pakhtakor Uzbekistan Samvel Babayan Tashkent Pakhtakor Stadium 35,000
Qizilqum Uzbekistan Yuriy Lukin Zarafshon Yoshlar Stadium 12,500
Sogdiana Uzbekistan Davron Fayziev Jizzakh Zaamin Stadium 4,000

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Replaced by Position in table Date of appointment
Bukhoro Turkmenistan Tachmurad Agamuradov Resigned Germany Edgar Gess Pre-season 10 November 2013
Neftchi Farg'ona Uzbekistan Evgeniy Shokhin Resigned Uzbekistan Murod Ismoilov Pre-season 3 January 2014 [1]
Pakhtakor Uzbekistan Murod Ismoilov Resigned Uzbekistan Samvel Babayan Pre-season 3 January 2014
Navbahor Namangan Uzbekistan Usmon Asqaraliev Resigned Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Ashurmatov Pre-season 10 January 2014[2][3]
Lokomotiv Tashkent Tajikistan Khakim Fuzailov Sacked Uzbekistan Vadim Abramov Pre-season 13 February 2014[4][5]
Bunyodkor Uzbekistan Mirjalol Qosimov Resigned Uzbekistan Alexander Volkov 2nd 5 April 2014[6]
Bunyodkor Uzbekistan Alexander Volkov End of caretaker spell Russia Sergey Lushan 3rd 6 June 2014[7]
Andijan Uzbekistan Azamat Abduraimov Resigned Uzbekistan Orif Mamatkazin 14th 20 June 2014
Samarqand-Dinamo Uzbekistan Ravshan Khaydarov Resigned Uzbekistan Kamo Gazarov 11th 2 July 2014
Bukhoro Germany Edgar Gess Sacked Turkmenistan Seid Seidov 12th 23 August 2014
FK Andijan Uzbekistan Orif Mamatkazin End of caretaker spell Germany Edgar Gess 14th 26 September 2014[8]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Pakhtakor Tashkent (C) 26 23 3 0 54 14 +40 72 2015 AFC Champions League Group stage 1
2 Lokomotiv Tashkent 26 20 4 2 58 21 +37 64
3 Nasaf Qarshi 26 16 7 3 45 21 +24 55
4 Bunyodkor 26 15 6 5 44 20 +24 51 2015 AFC Champions League Third qualifying round 1
5 Mash'al Mubarek 26 10 6 10 37 42 −5 36
6 Olmaliq FK 26 8 7 11 33 38 −5 31
7 Navbahor Namangan 26 9 3 14 38 40 −2 30
8 Neftchi Farg'ona 26 7 7 12 19 26 −7 28
9 Metallurg Bekabad 26 8 4 14 44 54 −10 28
10 FK Samarqand-Dinamo 26 8 4 14 25 39 −14 28
11 Qizilqum Zarafshon 26 7 6 13 23 34 −11 27
12 FK Buxoro 26 6 7 13 22 42 −20 25
13 Sogdiana Jizzakh (R) 26 7 3 16 32 49 −17 24 Relegation to Lower Division
14 FK Andijan (R) 26 3 3 20 18 50 −32 12

Updated to games played on 7 November 2014.
Source: Uzbekistan Professional Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Number of entrants per association for 2015 AFC Champions League can be changed.
(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.

Results[edit]

Season statistics[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

# Scorer Team Goals (Pen.)
1 Turkmenistan Artur Gevorkyan Nasaf Qarshi 18 (5)
2 Uzbekistan Zokhir Kuziboyev Mash'al Mubarek 14 (1)
Uzbekistan Shakhboz Erkinov Navbahor Namangan 14 (3)
4 Uzbekistan Farhod Tojiyev Lokomotiv Tashkent 13 (2)
5 Uzbekistan Igor Sergeev Pakhtakor 11 (0)
6 Uzbekistan Sardor Rashidov Bunyodkor 10 (0)
7 Uzbekistan Sunatilla Mamadaliyev Metallurg Bekabad 8 (0)
Uzbekistan Shahzodbek Nurmatov Metallurg Bekabad 8 (0)
Uzbekistan Ivan Nagaev Lokomotiv Tashkent 8 (0)

Last updated: 7 November 2014
Source: Soccerway