2017 Belarusian Premier League

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Belarusian Premier League
Season2017
Dates1 April – 26 November 2017
RelegatedSlavia Mozyr
Naftan Novopolotsk
Krumkachy Minsk
Champions LeagueBATE Borisov
Europa LeagueDinamo Minsk
Shakhtyor Soligorsk
Dynamo Brest
Matches played223
Goals scored496 (2.22 per match)
Top goalscorer17 – Mikhail Gordeichuk (BATE)
Biggest home winBATE 6–0 Slutsk
Biggest away winSlavia 0–6 BATE
Highest scoringSlavia 0–6 BATE
BATE 6–0 Slutsk
2016
2018
All statistics correct as of 5 November 2017.

The 2017 Belarusian Premier League was the 27th season of top-tier football in Belarus. The season began on 1 April 2017 and ended on 26 November 2017. BATE Borisov were the defending champions, having won their 11th consecutive league title and 13th overall last year, and successfully defended their crown.

Teams[edit]

The bottom two teams from the 2016 season, Granit Mikashevichi and Belshina Bobruisk, were relegated to the 2017 Belarusian First League. They were replaced by Gomel and Dnepr Mogilev, champions and runners-up of the 2016 Belarusian First League respectively.

Team Location Stadium Capacity
BATE Borisov Barysaw Borisov Arena 13,126
Dinamo Brest Brest OSK Brestsky 10,169
Dinamo Minsk Minsk Traktor Stadium 17,586
Dnepr Mogilev Mogilev Spartak Stadium 7,990
Gomel Gomel Central Stadium 14,307
Gorodeya Haradzeya Gorodeya Stadium 2,100
Isloch Minsk Raion Minsk FC Minsk Stadium 3,100
Krumkachy Minsk Minsk FC Minsk Stadium 3,100
Minsk Minsk FC Minsk Stadium 3,100
Naftan Novopolotsk Navapolatsk Atlant Stadium 4,522
Neman Grodno Grodno Neman Stadium 9,000
Shakhtyor Soligorsk Salihorsk Stroitel Stadium 4,200
Slavia Mozyr Mazyr Yunost Stadium 5,371
Slutsk Slutsk City Stadium (Slutsk) 2,150
Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino Zhodzina Torpedo Stadium 6,524
Vitebsk Vitebsk Vitebsky CSK 8,300

Source: Scoresway

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 BATE Borisov[a] (C) 30 21 5 4 61 19 +42 68[b] Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Dinamo Minsk 30 22 2 6 46 15 +31 68[b] Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Shakhtyor Soligorsk 30 20 5 5 52 22 +30 65
4 Dinamo Brest 30 14 9 7 47 26 +21 51[c] Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round[d]
5 Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 30 14 9 7 43 27 +16 51[c]
6 Neman Grodno 30 14 7 9 42 32 +10 49
7 Slutsk[a] 30 12 8 10 30 34 −4 44
8 Vitebsk 30 12 7 11 35 38 −3 43
9 Gorodeya 30 8 14 8 37 35 +2 38
10 Gomel 30 9 8 13 24 25 −1 35
11 Isloch Minsk Raion[e] 30 10 4 16 27 46 −19 27
12 Dnepr Mogilev 30 6 8 16 27 48 −21 26
13 Krumkachy Minsk[f] (R) 30 5 10 15 26 47 −21 25 Relegation to the Belarusian Second League
14 Minsk 30 3 14 13 19 39 −20 23
15 Slavia Mozyr (R) 30 4 8 18 26 50 −24 20 Relegation to the Belarusian First League
16 Naftan Novopolotsk[g] (R) 30 4 6 20 18 57 −39 13
Updated to match(es) played on 26 November 2017. Source: BFF (in Russian), Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head matches won; 4) Head-to-head goal difference; 5) Head-to-head goals scored; 6) Goal difference; 7) Matches won; 8) Goals scored; 9) Draw.[5]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Slutsk was awarded a 3–0 win over BATE Borisov, which originally won 6-0. However the BFF canceled the decision of the Disciplinary Committee on October 12 following BATE appeal.[1]
  2. ^ a b BATE Borisov is ahead of Dinamo Minsk on head-to-head record: BATE Borisov 1–0 Dinamo Minsk, Dinamo Minsk 0–1 BATE Borisov.
  3. ^ a b Dinamo Brest is ahead of Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino on head-to-head record: Dinamo Brest 1–0 Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino, Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 1–1 Dinamo Brest.
  4. ^ Dinamo Brest qualified for the Europa League second qualifying round by winning the 2017–18 Belarusian Cup.
  5. ^ Isloch Minsk Raion were deducted 7 points.[2]
  6. ^ Krumkachy Minsk were excluded from the Premier League before the start of 2018 season after failing to provide necessary licensing documents and pay off the salary debts to the players. After a rejected appeal, the decision was made final on 19 March 2018.[3]
  7. ^ Naftan Novopolotsk were deducted 5 points.[4]

Results[edit]

Each team plays home-and-away once against every other team for a total of 30 matches played each.

Home \ Away BAT DBR DMI DNE GOM GRD ISL KRU FCM NAF NEM SHA SVM SLU TZH VIT
BATE Borisov 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 2–3 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 6–0 0–0 3–1
Dinamo Brest 1–1 1–0 3–0 3–0 1–1 4–1 3–0 4–0 2–0 0–2 2–2 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–0
Dinamo Minsk 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 4–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–3
Dnepr Mogilev 0–2 1–0 0–3 0–4 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–1 4–0 0–3 0–1 5–3 0–0 0–5 1–2
Gomel 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 3–1 2–2 0–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–1
Gorodeya 3–3 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 3–2 3–2
Isloch Minsk Raion 0–2 3–1 1–5 1–0 0–1 0–4 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–1
Krumkachy Minsk 2–3 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–3 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–3 1–0
Minsk 1–0 2–2 0–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 0–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–0
Naftan Novopolotsk 0–3 0–4 0–4 0–1 0–3 1–0 1–2 0–3 0–1 3–2 1–5 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–0
Neman Grodno 0–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 3–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 2–1 0–1 1–4
Shakhtyor Soligorsk 0–4 3–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 4–0 4–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–0
Slavia Mozyr 0–6 1–2 0–2 4–0 1–1 1–0 2–3 3–1 2–2 1–2 1–2 0–3 1–2 0–3 0–1
Slutsk 1–0 1–0 0–3 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–3 2–0 2–0 0–1 1–2 0–2 0–0 4–1 2–3
Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 2–4 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 3–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 1–1 2–0
Vitebsk 1–0 2–2 1–4 0–4 1–0 0–0 0–2 2–2 3–0 2–0 2–2 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 18 November 2017. Source: Football Federation of Belarus (in Russian)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Updated to games played on 18 November 2017
Source: football.by

Rank Goalscorer Team Goals
1 Belarus Mikhail Gordeichuk BATE Borisov 18
2 Belarus Pavel Savitski Neman Grodno 14
3 Belarus Anton Saroka Dinamo Minsk 12
4 Belarus Yahor Zubovich Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 11
5 Serbia Bojan Dubajić Gorodeya 10
Belarus Dzyanis Laptsew Shakhtyor Soligorsk 10
Argentina Leandro Torres Dinamo Brest 10
8 Belarus Maksim Skavysh Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 9
9 Belarus Uladzimir Khvashchynski Dinamo Minsk 8
Brazil Nivaldo Ferreira Gomel/Dinamo Brest 8

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Состоялось заседание Апелляционного комитета АБФФ" [Meeting of the Appellate Committee of the ABFF]. Football Federation of Belarus (in Russian). 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ "«Ислочь», «Луч» и «Ошмяны» наказаны лишением очков в сезоне-2017" ["Isloch", "Luch" and "Oshmyany" are punished by the loss of points in the season-2017]. Football Federation of Belarus (in Russian). 25 November 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Футбольный арбитраж отказал ФК «Крумкачы»" [Arbitration committee of BFF rejected appeal of "Krumkachy".]. pressball.by (in Russian). 19 March 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Футбол. "Нафтан" начнет чемпионат Беларуси-2017 с -5 очками" ["Naftan" will start 2017 season with minus five points.]. pressball.by (in Russian). 31 March 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Premier League 2017 - Season rules". Scoresway. Retrieved 21 February 2017.

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