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1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West

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Second League
Season1991
ChampionsKarpaty Lvov
Promotedcancelled
Relegated4 teams (cancelled)
Top goalscorer(22) - Ihor Yavorsky (Niva Ternopol)
1990

1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West was the last season of association football competition of the Soviet Second League in the Zone West. The competition was won by FC Karpaty Lviv.

The group (zone) consisted predominantly out of Ukrainian clubs. With fall of the Soviet Union and discontinuation of Soviet competition, most clubs of the group joined their top national leagues. Because of the Nagorno-Karabakh War (Operation Ring), many clubs refused to travel to Azerbaijan and were awarded technical losses.

1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West Intro articles: 3

Teams

Zone 1 (Ukraine)

Zone 3 (Azerbaijan)

  • Karabakh Agdam – Winner of the Lower Second League (Returning after a season)

Zone 4

  • Torpedo Taganrog – Winner of the Lower Second League (Returning after a season)

Zone 5

Zone 6

  • KIM Vitebsk – Runner-up of the Lower Second League (Returning after a season)

Transferred team from other zones

  • Azerbaijani teams that in 1990 competed in Zone "Center" of the Second League moved to Zone "West", while Armenian teams were moved to their place.

Renamed teams

  • Prior to the start of the season Kapaz Gandzha was renamed to Dinamo Gandzha.
  • Prior to the start of the season Tigina Bendery was renamed to Tigina-Apoel Bendery.

Final standings

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Republic
1 Karpaty Lvov 42 24 11 7 47 27 20 59 Ukraine
2 Zarya Lugansk 42 26 5 11 69 34 35 57 Ukraine
3 Dinamo Gandzha 42 26 4 12 48 48 0 56 (+20) Azerbaijan
4 Niva Ternopol 42 25 6 11 56 29 27 56 Ukraine
5 Niva Vinnitsa 42 21 7 14 54 40 14 49 Ukraine
6 Torpedo Taganrog 42 19 9 14 46 30 16 47 Russia (1W)
7 Torpedo Zaporozhie 42 18 10 14 63 50 13 46 Ukraine
8 Volyn Lutsk 42 19 7 16 46 33 13 45 Ukraine
9 Tigina-Apoel Bendery 42 18 8 16 49 39 10 44 Moldova
10 SKA Odessa 42 18 7 17 46 42 4 43 Ukraine
11 Karabakh Agdam 42 20 2 20 20 47 -27 42 (+22) Azerbaijan
12 Dnepr Mogilev 42 18 6 18 47 37 10 42 Belarus
13 Kremen Kremenchug 42 16 9 17 56 50 6 41 Ukraine
14 Zaria Beltsy 42 16 7 19 63 82 -19 39 Moldova
15 Sudnostroitel Nikolayev 42 15 8 19 61 55 6 38 Ukraine
16 Dinamo Brest 42 14 9 19 50 50 0 37 Belarus
17 Spartak Nalchik 42 15 6 21 51 67 -16 36 Russia (1W)
18 Galichina Drogobich 42 14 7 21 42 66 -24 35 Ukraine(1)
19 Vorskla Poltava 42 10 11 21 39 60 -21 31 Ukraine(1)
20 KIM Vitebsk 42 11 8 23 43 55 -12 30 Belarus
21 Goyazan Kazakh 42 13 2 27 29 61 -32 28 (+8) Azerbaijan
22 Khimik Grodno 42 7 9 26 32 55 -23 23 Belarus

Notes:

  • Numerous clubs refused to play away games in Azerbaijan due to the Nagorno-Karabakh War (Operation Ring). All Azerbaijani clubs received multiple technical wins such Dinamo Gandzha 10 technical wins, Karabakh Agdam - 11, Goyazan Kazakh - 4.
    • Teams that refused to play against all Azerbaijani clubs: Dnepr Mogilev and KIM Vitebsk.
    • Teams that refused to play against Dinamo Gandzha and Karabakh Agdam: Niva Ternopol, Volyn Lutsk, Tigina-Apoel Bendery, SKA Odessa, Dnepr Mogilev, Kremen Kremenchug, Sudnostroitel Nikolayev, Dinamo Brest, KIM Vitebsk, and Khimik Grodno.
    • Teams that refused to play against Goyazan Kazakh only: Zarya Lugansk and Niva Vinnitsa.


Republican Representation

1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West Teams articles: 5

Top goalscorers

The following were the top ten goalscorers.

# Scorer Goals
(Pen.)
Team
1 Ihor Yavorsky 22 Nyva Ternopil
2 Yuriy Horyachev 19 Sudobudivnyk Mykolaiv
Oleksandr Sevidov Zorya Luhansk
4 Viktor Sakhno 18 Zaria Balti
5 Vitaliy Parakhnevych 16 SKA Odessa
6 Oleh Volotek 15 Zorya Luhansk
Aleksandr Gridyushko KIM Vitebsk
Ivan Shariy Nyva Vinnytsia
9 Volodymyr Mozolyuk 14 Volyn Lutsk
Sergei Muradyan Kremin Kremenchuk
Oleg Radushko Dnepr Mogilev

1991 Soviet Second League, Zone West Top goalscorers articles: 18

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