Soccer Times

Russian Championship

Russian Championship

League Table

2019 GP W D L F A GD P
1Zenit2215524410+3450
2Lokomotiv2212553225+741
3Krasnodar2211833622+1441
4Rostov2211563934+538
5CSKA Moscow2210662922+736
6Din Moscow228682025-530
7Arsenal Tula2284102527-228
8Spartak2284102423+128
9FC Ufa226971619-327
10Ural226792641-1525
11FC Tambov2274112627-125
12Sochi2266102628-224
13Orenburg2265112636-1023
14FK Rubin225891222-1023
15Krylia2264122229-722
16Akhmat Grozn2248101629-1320

Positions 15 - 16: Relegation

Positions 1 - 2: Champions League

Positions 3 - 3: Champions League qualifying

Positions 4 - 5: Europa League qualifying

Positions 13 - 14: Relegation playoffs

Glossary

  • GP: Games Played
  • W: Wins
  • D: Draws
  • L: Losses
  • F: Goals For
  • A: Goals Against
  • GD: Goal Difference
  • P: Points

The Russian Premier League was founded in 2001 and the country in which all domestic games are played is Russia, the confederation for this league is UEFA and in total there are 16 individual football teams playing in that league, which is the number one level on the pyramid of leagues.

If any teams get knocked out of this league they are then relegated to the Football National League and the domestic cups they will all be playing for include the Russian Cup and the Russian Super Cup. Teams in this league will also be able to play, if they qualify, for international cups including the Champions League and the UEFA Europa League.

The current champions at the time of compiling this guide are Spartak Moscow and that is the 10th title they have won, and it is Spartak Moscow that have won the most titles that being a total of 10 times.

If you do want to find out any additional information on this football league, then simply pay a visit to the http://www.RFPL.orgwebsite as you will find plenty of information on team news and the current placings and all up and coming fixtures in that league.

Clubs and Stadiums in the Russia Championship League

The Russia Championship League clubs along with the home city, stadium name and the capacity of each of those team stadiums are fully listed below.

Akhmat Grozny play in their home town which is Grozny and the name of their football stadium is Akhmat-Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 30,597.

Amkar Perm are a football team that is in this league that play all their home games in Perm and the name of their football stadium is Zvezda Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 17,000.

Anzhi Makhachkala is another team in this top tier football league and it is a team that is based in the town of Makhachkala and the name of their football stadium is Anzhi Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 26,400.

Arsenal Tula play in their home town which is TulaArsenal Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 20,048.

CSKA Moscow have been playing top tier football in this league for quite some time and their home town is of course in Moscow and the name of their football stadium is VEB Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 30,000.

Dynamo Moscow play in their home town which is Moscow and their stadium is the VTB Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 27,000.

Krasnodar is another team in this top tier football league and it is a team that is based in the town of Krasnodar and the name of their football stadium is Krasnodar Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is                34,291.

Lokomotiv Moscow are a football team that is in this league that play all their home games in Moscow and the name of their football stadium is Lokomotiv Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 28,800.

Rostov  have been playing top tier football in this league for quite some time and their home town is of course in Rostov-on-Don and the name of their football stadium is Rostov Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 45,000.

Rubin Kazan is another team in this top tier football league and it is a team that is based in the town of Kazan and the name of their football stadium is Kazan Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 45,379.

SKA-Khabarovsk play in their home town which is Khabarovsk and the name of their football stadium is Lenin Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 15,200.

Spartak Moscow are a football team that is in this league that play all their home games in Moscow and the name of their football stadium is Otkrytiye Arena and the current capacity of their stadium is 45,360.

Tosno play in their home town which is Tosno and the name of their football stadium is Petrovsky Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 21,405.

Ufa are a football team that you may have heard or come across before and they play all their home matches in Ufa       and the name of their football stadium is Neftyanik Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 15,200.

Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast are a football team that you may have heard or come across before and they play all their home matches in Yekaterinburg and the name of their football stadium is Central Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 35,000.

Zenit Saint Petersburg are a football team that is in this league that play all their home games in Saint Petersburg and the name of their football stadium is Krestovsky Stadium and the current capacity of their stadium is 68,134.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR