1999–2000 Vyshcha Liha

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Vyshcha Liha
Season1999–2000
ChampionsDynamo Kyiv
RelegatedChornomorets Odessa
Zirka Kirovohrad
Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk
Champions LeagueDynamo Kyiv
Shakhtar Donetsk
UEFA CupVorskla Poltava
Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih
Matches played240
Top goalscorer(20) Maksim Shatskikh (Dynamo)
Biggest home winDynamo - Prykarpattia 6:0
Biggest away winMetalist - Dynamo 0:5
Highest scoringZirka - Shakhtar 2:6

The 1999–2000 Vyshcha Liha season was the 9th since its establishment. FC Dynamo Kyiv were the defending champions.

Teams[edit]

Promotions[edit]

Note: the 1998–99 Ukrainian First League was won by the second team of Dynamo Kyiv, FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv, which could not be promoted. The third placed team FC Torpedo Zaporizhia was originally also had to be promoted, but due to its financial situation it filed for bankruptcy. Because of the situation with Torpedo, the Professional Football League of Ukraine scheduled a plyoff game which was won by Prykarpattia.

Location[edit]

Final table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dynamo Kyiv[a] (C) 30 27 3 0 85 18 +67 84 CL 3rd Qualifying Round
2 Shakhtar Donetsk 30 21 3 6 60 16 +44 66
3 Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih[a] 30 18 6 6 54 30 +24 60 UC 1st Round
4 Vorskla Poltava 30 14 7 9 50 34 +16 49 UC Qualifying Round
5 Metalist Kharkiv 30 12 8 10 41 39 +2 44
6 Metalurh Zaporizhzhya 30 12 8 10 43 35 +8 44
7 Metalurh Donetsk 30 11 10 9 39 35 +4 43
8 Metalurh Mariupol 30 13 3 14 49 48 +1 42
9 Karpaty Lviv 30 12 4 14 39 38 +1 40
10 CSKA Kyiv 30 9 8 13 31 36 −5 35
11 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 30 8 9 13 26 52 −26 33
12 Nyva Ternopil 30 7 10 13 40 57 −17 31
13 Tavriya Simferopol 30 7 8 15 32 51 −19 29
14 Prykarpattya Ivano-Frankivsk (R) 30 7 8 15 27 47 −20 29 Relegated to Persha Liha
15 Chornomorets Odessa[b] (R) 30 6 8 16 20 50 −30 26
16 Zirka Kirovohrad (R) 30 0 9 21 16 66 −50 9
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Participant of the 2000 Ukrainian Cup Final
  2. ^ new

Top goalscorers[edit]

Shatskikh
Uzbekistan Maksim Shatskikh Dynamo Kyiv 20 (1)
Ukraine Ivan Hetsko Karpaty Lviv / Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 19 (1) (10 goals for Karpaty Lviv)
Ukraine Serhiy Rebrov Dynamo Kyiv 18 (6)
Ukraine Andriy Vorobei Shakhtar Donetsk 15 (1)
Ukraine Kostyantyn Babych Metalurh Mariupol 12
Georgia (country) Avtandil Kapanadze Nyva Ternopil 12
Ukraine Hennady Zubov Shakhtar Donetsk 12 (4)
Ukraine Oleksandr Haidash Tavriya Simferopol / Metalurh Mariupol 10
Ukraine Volodymyr Maziar Vorskla Poltava 10
Ukraine Viktor Ivanenko Metalist Kharkiv 10 (3)
Ukraine Hennadiy Moroz Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih 10 (6)
Notable Transfers

Managers[edit]

Club Coach Replaced coach Home stadium
FC Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine Valery Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium
FC Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine Viktor Prokopenko Russia Anatoliy Byshovets 8 games
Ukraine Oleksiy Drozdenko 6 games
Shakhtar Stadium
FC Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih Ukraine Oleh Taran Metalurh Stadium
FC Vorskla Poltava Ukraine Anatoliy Konkov Vorskla Stadium
FC Metalist Kharkiv Ukraine Mykhailo Fomenko Metalist Stadium
FC Metalurh Zaporizhia Ukraine Myron Markevych Metalurh Stadium
FC Metalurh Donetsk Ukraine Semen Altman Ukraine Mykhailo Sokolovskyi 5 games Donetsk Metallurgical Factory Stadium
FC Metalurh Mariupol Ukraine Mykola Pavlov Azovets Stadium
FC Karpaty Lviv Ukraine Lev Brovarskyi SKA Stadium
Ukraina Stadium
FC CSKA Kyiv Ukraine Volodymyr Bezsonov Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex
CSK ZSU Stadium
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Ukraine Mykola Fedorenko Ukraine Leonid Koltun 2 games Meteor Stadium
FC Nyva Ternopil Ukraine Valeriy Bohuslavskyi City Stadium
SC Tavriya Simferopol Ukraine Volodymyr Muntian Ukraine Anatoliy Korobochka the first half Lokomotyv Stadium
FC Prykarpattia Ivano-Frankivsk Ukraine Serhiy Morozov Ukraine Ihor Yavorskyi 12 games
Ukraine Anatoliy Boyko 2 games
Rukh Stadium
FC Chornomorets Odessa Ukraine Anatoliy Azarenkov Ukraine Oleksandr Holokolosov 7 games
Ukraine Valeriy Melnyk 2 games
Black Sea Shipping Stadium
FC Zirka Kirovohrad Ukraine Yuriy Koval Ukraine Oleksandr Ischenko 5 games Zirka Stadium

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing head coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming head coach Date of appointment Table
FC Nyva Ternopil Ukraine Ihor Yurchenko pre-season Ukraine Valeriy Bohuslavsky pre-season
FC Karpaty Lviv Ukraine Stepan Yurchyshyn pre-season Ukraine Lev Brovarsky 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
 Odessa Oblast Chornomorets
 Poltava Oblast Vorskla
 Kirovohrad Oblast Zirka
 Ternopil Oblast Nyva
 Zaporizhia Oblast Metalurh Z.

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