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2002 Russian Premier League

2002 was the first season of the Russian Premier League. While the structure of the competition did not change, the top level clubs gained independence from the Professional Football League.

Spartak's six-year dominance in the league was broken by Lokomotiv.

Overview

Team Head coach
FC Lokomotiv Moscow Yuri Syomin
PFC CSKA Moscow Valery Gazzaev
FC Spartak Moscow Oleg Romantsev
FC Torpedo Moscow Vitaliy Shevchenko (until July)
Sergei Petrenko (from July)
FC Krylia Sovetov Samara Alexander Tarkhanov
FC Shinnik Yaroslavl Aleksandr Pobegalov
FC Saturn-RenTV Ramenskoye Vladimir Shevchuk
FC Dynamo Moscow Aleksandr Novikov (until April)
Viktor Prokopenko 23x15px (from April)
FC Rotor Volgograd Vladimir Salkov
FC Zenit St. Petersburg Yuri Morozov (until April)
Mikhail Biryukov (caretaker) (April to July)
Yuri Morozov (July)
Mikhail Biryukov (caretaker) (July to August)
Boris Rappoport (from August)
FC Rostselmash Rostov-on-Don Anatoly Baidachny (until August)
Sergei Balakhnin (caretaker) (from August)
FC Alania Vladikavkaz Volodymyr Muntyan 23x15px (until June)
Bakhva Tedeyev (from July)
FC Uralan Elista Sergei Pavlov (until August)
Yuri Shishlov (caretaker) (August)
Revaz Dzodzuashvili 23x15px (from August)
FC Torpedo-ZIL Moscow Vadim Nikonov
FC Anzhi Makhachkala Leonid Tkachenko (until May)
Aleksandr Reshetnyak (caretaker) (May to June)
Myron Markevych 23x15px (June to August)
Aleksandr Reshetnyak (caretaker) (August)
Gadzhi Gadzhiyev (from August)
FC Sokol Saratov Aleksandr Koreshkov (until April)
Anatoli Aslamov (caretaker) (April to May)
Leonid Tkachenko (from May)

Standings

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Lokomotiv Moscow (C) 30 19 9 2 46 14 +32 66

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Torpedo Moscow 30 14 8 8 47 32 +15 50

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Template:Fb team Krylia Sovetov 30 15 4 11 39 32 +7 49
Template:Fb team Saturn Moscow Oblast 30 13 8 9 41 37 +4 47
Template:Fb team Shinnik Yaroslavl 30 13 8 9 42 37 +5 47
Template:Fb team Dynamo Moscow 30 12 6 12 38 33 +5 42
Rotor Volgograd 30 11 5 14 27 34 −7 38
Zenit St. Petersburg 30 8 9 13 36 42 −6 33
Rostselmash 30 7 10 13 29 49 −20 31
Alania Vladikavkaz 30 8 6 16 32 42 −10 30
Uralan Elista 30 6 11 13 32 42 −10 29
Torpedo-ZIL Moscow 30 6 10 14 20 39 −19 28
Anzhi Makhachkala (R) 30 5 10 15 22 43 −21 25

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Source: RFPL {{{2}}}
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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.

As CSKA and Lokomotiv finished at the top of the table with equal points, the title was decided in a championship play-off.

21 November 2002
Lokomotiv Moscow 1–0 CSKA Moscow
Loskov 6' (Report)
Dynamo Stadium, Moscow
Attendance: 34,000
Referee: V. Ivanov

Torpedo qualified for the UEFA Cup thanks to Spartak winning the Russian Cup in 2003.

Top goalscorers

Rank Name Goals Team
1 Rolan Gusev 15 CSKA
Dmitri Kirichenko 15 CSKA
3 Aleksandr Kerzhakov 14 Zenit
4 Vladimir Beschastnykh 12 Spartak
Andrei Karyaka 12 Krylya Sovetov
6 Robertas Poškus 23x15px 11 Krylya Sovetov
Serghei Rogaciov 23x15px 11 Saturn-REN-TV
Igor Semshov 11 Torpedo
9 Aleksandr Shirko 10 Torpedo
Zurab Tsiklauri 10 Uralan

Awards

On December 10 Russian Football Union named its list of 33 top players:[1]

Goalkeepers
  1. 23x15px Sergei Ovchinnikov (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  2. 23x15px Ruslan Nigmatullin (CSKA Moscow)
  3. 23x15px Valeri Chizhov (Saturn)
Sweeper
  1. 23x15px Sergei Ignashevich (Lokomotiv Moscow)
  2. 23x15px Sargis Hovsepyan (Zenit)
  3. 23x15px Bohdan Shershun (CSKA Moscow)
Defensive midfielders
  1. 23x15px Elvir Rahimić (CSKA Moscow)
  2. 23x15px Evgeni Aldonin (Rotor)
  3. 23x15px Igor Semshov (Torpedo Moscow)

Medal squads

1. FC Lokomotiv Moscow

Goalkeepers: Sergei Ovchinnikov (31).
Defenders: Sergei Ignashevich (29 / 1), Gennadiy Nizhegorodov (29), Vadim Evseev (24 / 7), Dmitri Sennikov (24 / 1), Oleg Pashinin 23x15px (24), Jacob Lekgetho 23x15px (23 / 2), Yuri Drozdov (18), Milan Obradović 23x15px (17).
Midfielders: Dmitri Loskov (30 / 7), Vladimir Maminov 23x15px (29 / 4), Narvik Sirkhayev 23x15px (15 / 4), Marat Izmailov (14 / 2), Bennett Mnguni 23x15px (4).
Forwards: James Obiorah 23x15px (23 / 5), Maksim Buznikin (23 / 2), Ruslan Pimenov (19 / 7), Júlio César 23x15px (11 / 3), Nemanja Vučićević 23x15px (9), Baba Adamu 23x15px (8 / 1), Giorgi Demetradze 23x15px (6), Sergei Ovchinnikov (1).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Two Sergeis Ovchinnikovs are separate players.

One own goal scored by Dmytro Semochko 23x15px (FC Uralan Elista).

Manager: Yuri Syomin.

Transferred out during the season: Giorgi Demetradze 23x15px (to FC Alania Vladikavkaz).

2. PFC CSKA Moscow

Goalkeepers: Ruslan Nigmatullin (15), Veniamin Mandrykin (13), Dmitriy Kramarenko 23x15px (3).
Defenders: Denis Yevsikov (29), Deividas Šemberas 23x15px (28), Andrei Solomatin (26 / 3), Vyacheslav Dayev (22 / 1), Bohdan Shershun 23x15px (18 / 1), Aleksei Berezutski (16), Aleksandr Berketov (8), Yevgeni Varlamov (2), Vasili Berezutski (2).
Midfielders: Rolan Gusev (30 / 15), Elvir Rahimić 23x15px (30 / 2), Igor Yanovskiy (29 / 4), Juris Laizāns 23x15px (27 / 3), Sergei Semak (24 / 6), Aleksei Triputen (9), Artur Tlisov (3).
Forwards: Denis Popov (28 / 7), Dmitri Kirichenko (26 / 15), Spartak Gogniyev (21 / 2), Roman Monaryov 23x15px (12), Igor Piyuk (1).

One own goal scored by Martin Hyský 23x15px (FC Dynamo Moscow).

Manager: Valery Gazzaev.

Transferred out during the season: Igor Piyuk (to FC Torpedo-ZIL Moscow).

3. FC Spartak Moscow

Goalkeepers: Maksym Levytskyi 23x15px (19), Stanislav Cherchesov (7), Dmitri Goncharov (6).
Defenders: Igor Mitreski 23x15px (27), Kebe 23x15px (24 / 3), Moisés 23x15px (23 / 1), Dmitri Ananko (21), Dmytro Parfenov 23x15px (16 / 2), Yuri Kovtun (16 / 1), Jerry-Christian Tchuissé 23x15px (12), Valeri Abramidze 23x15px (6), Dmitri Khlestov (6), Andrei Streltsov (4), Samuel Ogunsania 23x15px (1).
Midfielders: Vasili Baranov 23x15px (24 / 1), Dmitri Kudryashov (22 / 5), Yegor Titov (20 / 4), Eduard Tsykhmeystruk 23x15px (20 / 2), Maksym Kalynychenko 23x15px (11 / 1), Artyom Bezrodny (6 / 1), Aleksandr Pavlenko (5), Dmitri Torbinski (3), Marcelo Silva 23x15px (2), Pyotr Nemov (2), Aleksandr Sheshukov (2), Aleksei Rebko (1), Aleksandr Samedov (1), Robert Scarlett Template:Country data JAM (1).
Forwards: Vladimir Beschastnykh (30 / 12), Aleksandr Danishevsky (21 / 4), Dmitri Sychev (18 / 9), Okon Flo Essien 23x15px (9 / 1), Aleksandr Sonin (8 / 2), Pavel Pogrebnyak (2), Raman Vasilyuk 23x15px (1).

Manager: Oleg Romantsev.

Transferred out during the season: Dmitri Ananko (to 23x15px AC Ajaccio), Eduard Tsykhmeystruk 23x15px (to 23x15px FC Metalurh Donetsk), Dmitri Sychev (to 23x15px Marseille), Dmitri Goncharov (to FC Alania Vladikavkaz), Raman Vasilyuk 23x15px (to 23x15px FC Dinamo Minsk).

See also

2002 in Russian football

References

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