2007–08 Neftchi Baku PFC season

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Neftchi Baku
2007–08 season
Chairman Sadyg Sadygov
Manager Gurban Gurbanov
until 2 September 2007
Vlastimil Petržela
2 September 2007 - 5 January 2008
Gurban Gurbanov
from 5 January 2008
Stadium Tofik Bakhramov Stadium
Premier League 3rd
Azerbaijan Cup Semi-finals vs Inter Baku
UEFA Cup First qualifying round vs SV Ried
Top goalscorer Branimir Subašić (14)
Home colours
Away colours

The Neftchi Baku 2007–08 season was Neftchi Baku's sixteenth Azerbaijan Premier League season. They started the season under the management of Gurban Gurbanov who was replaced by Vlastimil Petržela after the UEFA Cup qualifiers at the start of September. Petržela was replaced by Anatoliy Demyanenko on 5 January 2008. They finished 3rd in the league and were knocked out of the Azerbaijan Cup at the semifinal stage by Inter Baku. Neftchi also took part in the UEFA Cup, being eliminated at the First qualifying round by SV Ried of Austria.

Squad[edit]

[1][2] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Serbia GK Vladimir Mićović
2 Azerbaijan DF Rail Malikov
4 Azerbaijan MF Namiq Yusifov
5 Azerbaijan DF Elnur Allahverdiyev
6 Azerbaijan MF Rashad Sadiqov
7 Moldova MF Vadim Boreț
8 Azerbaijan MF Aleksandr Chertoganov
9 Azerbaijan FW Samir Aliyev
10 Georgia (country) FW Georgi Adamia
11 Azerbaijan MF Ramazan Abbasov [3]
12 Azerbaijan GK Huseyn Mahammadov
14 Azerbaijan DF Rashad Sadygov
No. Position Player
16 Azerbaijan MF Eshgin Guliyev
17 Azerbaijan MF Agil Mammadov
20 Azerbaijan FW Branimir Subašić
21 Azerbaijan FW Zaur Tagizade
22 Azerbaijan MF Marcos[4] (loan from FK Karvan)
25 Estonia DF Dmitri Kruglov (loan from Lokomotiv Moscow)
32 Turkmenistan MF Nazar Baýramow
55 Azerbaijan GK Ruslan Majidov
77 Azerbaijan DF Ramin Guliyev
Azerbaijan DF Ruslan Abishov
Azerbaijan MF Ramal Huseynov (loan from FK Baku)
Bulgaria MF Svetoslav Petrov

Transfers[edit]

Summer[edit]

Winter[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Azerbaijan Premier League[edit]

Results[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Inter Baku (C) 26 18 4 4 55 18 +37 58 2008–09 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 Olimpik Baku 26 17 7 2 29 7 +22 58 2008–09 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
3 Neftçi Baku 26 16 7 3 42 18 +24 55 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
4 Khazar Lankaran 26 14 10 2 44 16 +28 52 2008–09 UEFA Cup First qualifying round 1
5 Qarabağ 26 11 8 7 25 16 +9 41
6 Gabala 26 11 3 12 33 36 −3 36
7 Simurq 26 9 9 8 31 25 +6 36
8 Baku 26 8 11 7 35 26 +9 35
9 Standard Baku 26 8 8 10 36 26 +10 32
10 FK Masallı 26 8 6 12 30 40 −10 30
11 Karvan 26 6 5 15 23 36 −13 23
12 Turan 26 4 6 16 21 49 −28 18
13 Gänclärbirliyi Sumqayit 26 4 2 20 21 68 −47 14 Relegation to 2009-10 Azerbaijan First Division
14 ABN Bärdä 26 2 6 18 12 56 −44 12

Updated to games played on July 29, 2008.
Source: Azerbaijan Professional Football league
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Khazar Lankaran qualified for the first qualifiying round of the 1st qualifying round of the UEFA Cup as winners of the 2007–08 Azerbaijan Cup.
(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.

Azerbaijan Cup[edit]

UEFA Cup[edit]

Qualifying Rounds[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

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Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League[7] Azerbaijan Cup UEFA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Serbia Vladimir Mićović 24 0 22 0 0 0 2 0
2 DF Azerbaijan Rail Malikov 23 0 21 0 0 0 2 0
4 MF Azerbaijan Namiq Yusifov 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
5 DF Azerbaijan Elnur Allahverdiyev 23 2 21 2 0 0 2 0
6 MF Azerbaijan Rashad Sadiqov 21 0 19 0 0 0 2 0
7 MF Moldova Vadim Boreț 22 0 20 0 0 0 2 0
8 MF Azerbaijan Aleksandr Chertoganov 22 0 22 0 0 0 0 0
9 FW Azerbaijan Samir Aliyev 13 3 11 2 0 0 2 1
10 FW Georgia (country) Georgi Adamia 27 9 25 9 0 0 2 0
11 MF Azerbaijan Ramazan Abbasov 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
12 GK Azerbaijan Huseyn Mahammadov 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 DF Azerbaijan Rashad Sadygov 21 6 19 5 0 0 2 1
16 MF Azerbaijan Eshgin Guliyev 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 MF Azerbaijan Agil Mammadov 24 1 22 1 0 0 2 0
20 FW Azerbaijan Branimir Subašić 27 15 25 14 0 0 2 1
21 FW Azerbaijan Zaur Tagizade 21 3 19 3 0 0 2 0
22 MF Azerbaijan Marcos 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
25 DF Estonia Dmitri Kruglov 10 2 10 2 0 0 0 0
32 MF Turkmenistan Nazar Baýramow 16 0 14 0 0 0 2 0
77 DF Azerbaijan Ramin Guliyev 16 0 14 0 0 0 2 0
DF Azerbaijan Ruslan Abishov 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
MF Azerbaijan Ramal Huseynov 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
MF Bulgaria Svetoslav Petrov 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
MF Brazil José Carlos 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
Players who appeared for Neftchi Baku who left during the season:
25 MF Azerbaijan Zeynal Zeynalov 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
55 GK Azerbaijan Ruslan Majidov 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FW Azerbaijan Nadir Nabiyev 6 0 5 0 0 0 1 0

Goal scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name Premier League Azerbaijan Cup UEFA Cup Total
1 FW Azerbaijan 20 Branimir Subašić 14 0 1 15
2 FW Georgia (country) 10 Georgi Adamia 9 3 0 12
3 DF Azerbaijan 14 Rashad Sadygov 5 0 1 6
4 FW Azerbaijan 9 Samir Aliyev 2 1 1 4
5 MF Azerbaijan 21 Zaur Tagizade 3 0 0 3
6 DF Azerbaijan 5 Elnur Allahverdiyev 2 0 0 2
DF Estonia 25 Dmitri Kruglov 2 0 0 2
8 MF Azerbaijan 17 Agil Mammadov 1 0 0 1
MF Bulgaria Svetoslav Petrov 0 1 0 1
FW Azerbaijan Nadir Nabiyev 0 1 0 1
DF Azerbaijan 11 Ramazan Abbasov 0 1 0 1
Own Goal 1 0 0 1
Awarded 3 0 0 3
Unknown 0 11 0 14
TOTALS 42 18 3 63

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://en.eufo.de/index/squad/neftchi-baku/2007-08
  2. ^ "Player Statistics 2007/08" (PDF). pfl.az. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Abbasov was born in Aghavnavank, Armenian SSR, but qualified to represent Azerbaijan, making his debut for Azerbaijan in 2006.
  4. ^ Marcos was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil but qualified to represent Azerbaijan 2007.
  5. ^ "Kruglov kolmeks kuuks Aserbaidžaani" (in Estonian). Soccernet.ee. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Player Statistics 2007/08" (PDF). pfl.az. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Player Statistics 2007/08" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  8. ^ Doğma torpaq, qüdrətinə qurban olum! Archived 2013-09-27 at the Wayback Machine. (in Azerbaijani)

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