1998–99 Vyshcha Liha

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Vyshcha Liha
Season1998–99
ChampionsDynamo Kyiv
RelegatedSC Mykolaiv
Champions LeagueDynamo Kyiv
UEFA CupKarpaty Lviv
Shakhtar Donetsk
Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
Matches played240
Top goalscorer(18) Andriy Shevchenko (Dynamo)
Biggest home winDynamo - Prykarpattia 7:0
Shakhtar - Mykolaiv 7:0
Biggest away winMetalist - Dynamo 1:6
Zirka - Dynamo 0:5
Highest scoringShakhtar - Vorskla 7:3

The 1998–99 Vyshcha Liha season was the 8th since its establishment. FC Dynamo Kyiv were the defending champions.

Teams[edit]

Promotions[edit]

Location[edit]

Final table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dynamo Kyiv[a] (C) 30 23 5 2 75 17 +58 74 CL 2nd Qualifying Round
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 30 20 5 5 70 25 +45 65 UC Qualifying Round
3 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 30 16 11 3 43 18 +25 59
4 Karpaty Lviv[a] 30 15 10 5 54 34 +20 55 UC 1st Round
5 Metalurh Mariupol 30 14 6 10 35 27 +8 48
6 Metalist Kharkiv[b] 30 14 5 11 31 32 −1 47
7 CSKA Kyiv 30 11 10 9 37 35 +2 43
8 Metalurh Zaporizhzhya 30 12 6 12 46 43 +3 42
9 Tavriya Simferopol 30 10 7 13 33 39 −6 37
10 Vorskla Poltava 30 10 5 15 36 43 −7 35
11 Zirka Kirovohrad 30 9 7 14 31 40 −9 34
12 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 30 9 5 16 28 46 −18 32
13 Nyva Ternopil 30 8 7 15 29 41 −12 31
14 Metalurh Donetsk 30 7 7 16 27 51 −24 28
15 Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk 30 6 6 18 24 59 −35 24 Relegation play-off match
16 SC Mykolaiv[b] (R) 30 2 6 22 18 67 −49 12 Relegated to Persha Liha
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Participant of the 1999 Ukrainian Cup Final
  2. ^ a b new

Top goalscorers[edit]

Andriy Shevchenko
Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko Dynamo Kyiv 18 (1)
Ukraine Ivan Hetsko Karpaty Lviv 16
Ukraine Oleksandr Palyanytsia Karpaty Lviv 16 (5)
Ukraine Valentyn Poltavets Metalurh Zaporizhzhya 13 (3)
Ukraine Andriy Vorobei Shakhtar Donetsk 11
Ukraine Oleksiy Osipov Tavriya Simferopol 11 (3)
Belarus Alexander Khatskevich Dynamo Kyiv 10
Ukraine Oleksandr Haidash Tavriya Simferopol 9
Georgia (country) Avtandil Kapanadze Nyva Ternopil 9
Ukraine Ihor Kislov Zirka Kirovohrad 9
Ukraine Ihor Kostiuk Vorskla Poltava 9
Ukraine Vitaliy Pantilov Metalurh Mariupol 9
Ukraine Serhiy Rebrov Dynamo Kyiv 9
Ukraine Yuriy Selezniov Shakhtar Donetsk 9
Notable Transfers

Managers[edit]

Club Coach Replaced coach Home stadium
FC Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine Valery Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Russia Anatoliy Byshovets Ukraine Valery Yaremchenko 18 games Shakhtar Stadium
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih Ukraine Oleh Taran Metalurh Stadium
FC Karpaty Lviv Ukraine Stepan Yurchyshyn Ukraine Myron Markevych the first half Ukraina Stadium
FC Metalurh Mariupol Ukraine Mykola Pavlov Azovstal Stadium
FC Metalist Kharkiv Ukraine Mykhailo Fomenko Metalist Stadium
FC CSKA Kyiv Ukraine Volodymyr Bezsonov CSK ZSU Stadium
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia Ukraine Myron Markevych Ukraine Oleksandr Shtelin 17 games Metalurh Stadium
SC Tavriya Simferopol Ukraine Anatoliy Korobochka Ukraine Viktor Hrachov the first half
Ukraine Valery Petrov 13 games
Lokomotyv Stadium
FC Vorskla Poltava Ukraine Anatoliy Konkov Ukraine Oleksandr Dovbiy 6 games
Ukraine Serhiy Sobetskyi 7 games
Vorskla Stadium
Politekhnik Stadium (Kremenchuk)
FC Zirka Kirovohrad Ukraine Oleksandr Ischenko Zirka Stadium
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Ukraine Leonid Koltun Ukraine Vadym Tyschenko 13 games
Ukraine Volodymyr Kobzarev 7 games
Meteor Stadium
FC Nyva Ternopil Ukraine Ihor Yurchenko City Stadium
FC Metalurh Donetsk Ukraine Mykhailo Sokolovskyi Ukraine Volodymyr Onyschenko 7 games
Ukraine Volodymyr Havrilov 8 games
Ukraine Ihor Yavorskyi 7 games
Stalekanatchyk Stadium (Khartsyzk)
Donetsk Metallurgical Factory Stadium
FC Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk Ukraine Ihor Yavorskyi Ukraine Bohdan Blavatskiy 6 games
Ukraine Anatoliy Boyko 6 games
Ukraine Anatoliy Zayaev 14 games
Ukraine Bohdan Blavatskiy 2 games
Rukh Stadium
SC Mykolaiv vacant Ukraine Anatoliy Konkov 12 games
Ukraine Leonid Nikolaenko 3 games
Ukraine Ivan Krasnetskyi 1 game
Central City Stadium

Notes: Games between Dynamo Kyiv and CSKA Kyiv were played at Republican Stadium.

Changes[edit]

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming head coach Date of appointment Table
FC Nyva Ternopil Ukraine Leonid Ishchuk pre-season Ukraine Ihor Yurchenko pre-season
FC CSKA Kyiv Ukraine Serhiy Morozov pre-season Ukraine Volodymyr Bezsonov pre-season

Number of teams by region[edit]

Number Region Team(s)
3  Donetsk Oblast Shakhtar, Metalurh D. and Metalurh M.
2  Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Dnipro and Kryvbas
 Kiev CSKA and Dynamo
1  Crimea Tavriya
 Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast Prykarpattia
 Kharkiv Oblast Metalist
 Lviv Oblast Karpaty
 Mykolaiv Oblast Mykolaiv
 Poltava Oblast Vorskla
 Kirovohrad Oblast Zirka
 Ternopil Oblast Nyva
 Zaporizhia Oblast Metalurh Z.

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