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The 2018–19 Ukrainian Premier League season will be the 28th top level football club competitions since the fall of the Soviet Union and the eleventh since the establishment of the Ukrainian Premier League.

The tournament is planning to start on 21 July 2018 with the competition set to end on 25 May 2019. The league has scheduled to take its winter intermission after Round 18 on 8 December 2018 and resume its competition of the Championship with Round 19 on 16 February 2019.

The defending champion is the 11-times winner FC Shakhtar Donetsk.

Teams

Merged teams

On completion of the 2017–18 Ukrainian Premier League season, Veres Rivne, who had moved their operations to Lviv during the season announced the merging with FC Lviv who competed in the 2017–18 Ukrainian Second League and retain their name. This is the first time of such "swap" that has occurred with a team from the Ukrainian Premier League.

Renamed teams

  • Arsenal Kyiv announced that since the 2017–18 season it will be called FC Arsenal-CSKA Kyiv.

Stadiums

Three teams play their matches outside of home towns. The minimum threshold for the stadium's capacity in the UPL is 5,000.

The following stadiums are regarded as home grounds:

Rank Stadium Place Club Capacity Notes
1 NSC Olimpiyskiy Kyiv Dynamo Kyiv 70,050
2 OSC Metalist Kharkiv Shakhtar Donetsk 40,003 Will be used as home ground during the season.
3 Arena Lviv Lviv FC Lviv 34,915
4 Ukraina Stadium Lviv Karpaty Lviv 28,051
5 Vorskla Stadium Poltava Vorskla Poltava 24,795
6 Lobanovsky Dynamo Stadium Kyiv Olimpik Donetsk 16,873 Will be used as home ground during the season.
7 Volodymyr Boiko Stadium Mariupol FC Mariupol 12,680
8 Chernihiv Stadium Chernihiv Desna Chernihiv 12,060
9 Slavutych-Arena Zaporizhia Zorya Luhansk 12,000 Will be used as home ground during the season.
10 CSC Nika Stadium Oleksandriya FC Oleksandriya 7,000
11 Lokomotyv Stadium Poltava FC Poltava 3,700
12 Bannikov Stadium Kyiv Arsenal-CSKA Kyiv 1,678

Personnel and sponsorship

Team President Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Arsenal-CSKA Kyiv Ivica Pirić Flag of Ukraine Serhiy Litovchenko Flag of Ukraine Artem Starhorodskyi Zeus
Desna Chernihiv Volodymyr Levin Flag of Ukraine Oleksandr Ryabokon Flag of Ukraine Vadym Melnyk Nike
Dynamo Kyiv Ihor Surkis Belarus Flag Alyaksandr Khatskevich Flag of Ukraine Viktor Tsyhankov New Balance UEFA
No to racism
Karpaty Lviv Petro Dyminskyi Flag of Ukraine Oleh Boychyshyn Flag of Ukraine Artem Fedetskyi Joma ZIK
FC Lviv Bohdan Kopytko Vacant
FC Mariupol Pavlo Rozumnyi Flag of Ukraine Oleksandr Babych Flag of Ukraine Rustam Khudzhamov Nike Favorit Sport
FC Oleksandriya Serhiy Kuzmenko Flag of Ukraine Volodymyr Sharan Flag of Ukraine Andriy Zaporozhan Nike UkrAhroKom
Olimpik Donetsk Vladyslav Helzin Flag of Ukraine Roman Sanzhar Vacant Joma Pari-Match
FC Poltava Leonid Sobolev Flag of Ukraine Anatoliy Bezsmertnyi Flag of Ukraine Vladyslav Nasibulin Joma Suchasnyi Dim
Shakhtar Donetsk Rinat Akhmetov Flag of Portugal Paulo Fonseca Flag of Ukraine Taras Stepanenko Nike SCM
Vorskla Poltava Roman Cherniak Flag of Ukraine Vasyl Sachko Flag of Ukraine Volodymyr Chesnakov adidas Ferrexpo
Zorya Luhansk Yevhen Heller Flag of Ukraine Yuriy Vernydub Flag of Ukraine Oleksandr Karavayev Nike Favorit Sport

Managerial changes

Regular season

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
1 Template:Fb team Shakhtar Donetsk 22 18 3 1 52 9+43 57 Qualification to Championship round
2 Template:Fb team Dynamo Kyiv 22 16 2 4 40 11+29 50
3 Template:Fb team FC Oleksandriya 22 12 5 5 31 19+12 41
4 Template:Fb team Zorya Luhansk 22 8 8 6 28 20+8 32
5 Template:Fb team FC Lviv 22 7 9 6 19 20−1 30
6 Template:Fb team FC Mariupol 22 8 6 8 24 33−9 30
7 Template:Fb team Vorskla Poltava 22 9 2 11 18 28−10 29 Qualification to Relegation round
8 Template:Fb team Desna Chernihiv 22 8 4 10 23 24−1 28
9 Template:Fb team Karpaty Lviv 22 5 6 11 26 37−11 21
10 Template:Fb team Olimpik Donetsk 22 4 8 10 25 33−8 20
11 Template:Fb team Chornomorets Odesa 22 4 4 14 12 34−22 16
12 Template:Fb team Arsenal Kyiv 22 3 3 16 12 42−30 12
Source: Ukrainian Premier League, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Championship round

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
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2 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 00 Qualification to Champions League third qualifying round
3 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 00 Qualification to Europa League group stage
4 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 00 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
5 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 00 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
6 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 00
Source: Ukrainian Premier League, UEFA, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Relegation round

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Notes
7 Template:Fb team Vorskla Poltava 32 12 6 14 31 43−12 42
8 Template:Fb team Desna Chernihiv 32 12 5 15 35 41−6 41
9 Template:Fb team Olimpik Donetsk 32 7 13 12 41 48−7 34
10 Template:Fb team Karpaty Lviv 32 8 9 15 44 53−9 33 Relegation play-offs
11 Template:Fb team Chornomorets Odesa 32 8 7 17 31 49−18 31
12 Template:Fb team Arsenal Kyiv 32 7 5 20 26 56−30 26 Relegation to the Ukrainian First League
Source: Ukrainian Premier League, UEFA, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

See also

External links

Ukrainian Premier League seasons

2008–09 · 2009–10 · 2010–11 · 2011–12 · 2012–13 · 2013–14 · 2014–15 · 2015–16 · 2016–17 · 2017–18 · 2018–19 · 2019–20 ·

Template:2018–19 in Ukrainian football

201819 in European football (UEFA)
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UEFA competitions
Champions League (qualifying phase and play-off round · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Europa League (qualifying phase and play-off round (Main Path), qualifying phase and play-off round (Champions Path) · group stage · knockout phase · Final)
Super Cup
International competitions
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2018–19 UEFA Nations League (League A · League B · League C · League D · Finals)

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