03 May 2022

League without a winner

Due to the state of emergency the Ukrainian Premier league will not announce a champion for 2021-22 season. With unanimous decision, all 16 clubs six nights ago have agreed to completely abandon the top championship for this football calendar year.
Last games in the league were played on December 2021 when the teams were send on a winter break (on three months), but from 24 February came the unexpected war situation against Russia (which is currently still ongoing). Official standings are going to be used from that period, and will impose whose clubs would represent the country in the international European competitions for next season. Therefore: in first place was Shakhtar Donetsk (play-off round) who together with second Dynamo Kyiv (second qualifying round) would compete at Champions league / club that occupied third spot Dnipro-1 is going to appear in play-off phase of Europa league / while the Conference league awaits fourth placed Zorya (third qualifying stage) and Vorskla on fifth spot who goes to participate from second qualifying round.


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