2014 Uzbek League


The 2014 Uzbek League was the 23rd season of top level football in Uzbekistan since independence in 1992. Bunyodkor were the defending champions from the 2013 campaign.

Uzbek League
Season2014
ChampionsPakhtakor Tashkent
RelegatedSogdiana Jizzakh
Andijan
Champions LeaguePakhtakor Tashkent
Lokomotiv Tashkent
Nasaf
Bunyodkor
Matches played182
Goals scored492 (2.7 per match)
2013
2015

Teams


FK Guliston and Shurtan Guzar were relegated in the last edition of the Uzbek League to First League. FK Andijan and Mash'al Mubarek replace them.

Club Coach Location Stadium Capacity
FK Andijan Edgar Gess Andijan Soghlom Avlod Stadium 18,360
Bunyodkor Sergey Lushan Tashkent Bunyodkor Stadium 34,000
Bukhoro Seid Seidov Bukhoro Buxoro Arena 22,700
Dinamo Kamo Gazarov Samarqand Dinamo Stadium 16,000
Lokomotiv Vadim Abramov Tashkent Lokomotiv Stadium 8,000
Mash'al Alexander Khomyakov Muborak Bahrom Vafoev Stadium 10,000
Metallurg Rustam Mirsodiqov Bekabad Metallurg Stadium 15,000
Nasaf Qarshi Ruziqul Berdiev Qarshi Qarshi Stadium 14,750
Navbahor Bakhtiyor Ashurmatov Namangan Navbahor Stadium 22,000
Neftchi Murod Ismoilov Farghona Kirguli SM
Olmaliq FK Igor Shkvyrin Olmaliq Olmaliq SM Stadium 12,000
Pakhtakor Samvel Babayan Tashkent Pakhtakor Stadium 35,000
Qizilqum Yuriy Lukin Zarafshon Yoshlar Stadium 12,500
Sogdiana Davron Fayziev Jizzakh Zaamin Stadium 4,000

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Replaced by Position in table Date of appointment
Bukhoro Tachmurad Agamuradov Resigned Edgar Gess Pre-season 10 November 2013
Neftchi Farg'ona Evgeniy Shokhin Resigned Murod Ismoilov Pre-season 3 January 2014 [1]
Pakhtakor Murod Ismoilov Resigned Samvel Babayan Pre-season 3 January 2014
Navbahor Namangan Usmon Asqaraliev Resigned Bakhtiyor Ashurmatov Pre-season 10 January 2014[2][3]
Lokomotiv Tashkent Khakim Fuzailov Sacked Vadim Abramov Pre-season 13 February 2014[4][5]
Bunyodkor Mirjalol Qosimov Resigned Alexander Volkov 2nd 5 April 2014[6]
Bunyodkor Alexander Volkov End of caretaker spell Sergey Lushan 3rd 6 June 2014[7]
Andijan Azamat Abduraimov Resigned Orif Mamatkazin 14th 20 June 2014
Samarqand-Dinamo Ravshan Khaydarov Resigned Kamo Gazarov 11th 2 July 2014
Bukhoro Edgar Gess Sacked Seid Seidov 12th 23 August 2014
FK Andijan Orif Mamatkazin End of caretaker spell Edgar Gess 14th 26 September 2014[8]

League table


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Pakhtakor Tashkent (C) 26 23 3 0 54 14 +40 72 2015 AFC Champions League Group stage[lower-alpha 1]
2 Lokomotiv Tashkent 26 20 4 2 58 21 +37 64
3 Nasaf Qarshi 26 16 7 3 45 21 +24 55
4 Bunyodkor 26 15 6 5 44 20 +24 51 2015 AFC Champions League Third qualifying round[lower-alpha 1]
5 Mash'al Mubarek 26 10 6 10 37 42 5 36
6 Olmaliq FK 26 8 7 11 33 38 5 31
7 Navbahor Namangan 26 9 3 14 38 40 2 30
8 Neftchi Farg'ona 26 7 7 12 19 26 7 28
9 Metallurg Bekabad 26 8 4 14 44 54 10 28
10 FK Samarqand-Dinamo 26 8 4 14 25 39 14 28
11 Qizilqum Zarafshon 26 7 6 13 23 34 11 27
12 FK Buxoro 26 6 7 13 22 42 20 25
13 Sogdiana Jizzakh (R) 26 7 3 16 32 49 17 24 Relegation to Lower Division
14 FK Andijan (R) 26 3 3 20 18 50 32 12
Updated to match(es) played on 7 November 2014. Source: Uzbekistan Professional Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. Number of entrants per association for 2015 AFC Champions League can be changed.

Results


Season statistics


Top goalscorers

# Scorer Team Goals (Pen.)
1 Artur Gevorkyan Nasaf Qarshi 18 (5)
2 Zokhir Kuziboyev Mash'al Mubarek 14 (1)
Shakhboz Erkinov Navbahor Namangan 14 (3)
4 Farhod Tojiyev Lokomotiv Tashkent 13 (2)
5 Igor Sergeev Pakhtakor 11 (0)
6 Sardor Rashidov Bunyodkor 10 (0)
7 Sunatilla Mamadaliyev Metallurg Bekabad 8 (0)
Shahzodbek Nurmatov Metallurg Bekabad 8 (0)
Ivan Nagaev Lokomotiv Tashkent 8 (0)

Last updated: 7 November 2014
Source: Soccerway