2024 Belarusian Premier League

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Season2024
Dates14 March – 30 November
Matches played86
Goals scored196 (2.28 per match)
Top goalscorerJunior Effaghe (7)
Aleksandr Shestyuk (7)
Biggest home winBATE Borisov 6–0 Slutsk
(31 May 2024)
Biggest away winSlutsk 1–4 FC Dynamo Brest
(17 May 2024)
Highest scoringSmorgon 3–3 Slavia Mozyr
(31 May 2024)
BATE Borisov 6–0 Slutsk
(31 May 2024)
Longest winning run4 matches
Neman Grodno
Slavia Mozyr
Longest unbeaten run11 matches
Dinamo Minsk
Longest winless run11 matches
Minsk
Longest losing run7 matches
Shakhtyor Soligorsk
2023 2025 → All statistics correct as of 1 June 2024.

The 2024 Belarusian Premier League is the 34th season of top-tier football in Belarus.

Teams

The league consisted of sixteen teams; the top thirteen teams from the previous season, and three teams promoted from the 2023 Belarusian First League. Arsenal Dzerzhinsk and Dnepr Mogilev were promoted as champions and runners-up of the 2023 First League (replacing the bottom-placed Premier League team Belshina Bobruisk), while the third-placed First League team Vitebsk defeated the second-bottom Premier League team Energetik-BGU Minsk in a play-off to take their place in the league. Dinamo Minsk entered the season as defending champions.

Team Location Venue Capacity Position in 2023
Arsenal Dzerzhinsk City Stadium 1,000 1st (First League)
BATE Borisov Borisov Arena 13,126 5th
Dinamo Brest Brest OSK Brestsky 10,169 10th
Dinamo Minsk Minsk Dinamo Stadium 22,000 1st
Dnepr Mogilev Spartak Stadium 7,350 2nd (First League)
Gomel Gomel Central Stadium 14,307 6th
Isloch Minsk FC Minsk Stadium 3,000 4th
Minsk Minsk FC Minsk Stadium 3,000 9th
Naftan Novopolotsk Atlant Stadium 5,300 12th
Neman Grodno Neman Stadium 8,479 2nd
Shakhtyor Soligorsk Stroitel Stadium 4,200 13th
Slavia Mozyr Yunost Stadium 5,300 7th
Slutsk Slutsk City Stadium 1,896 8th
Smorgon Smorgon Yunost Stadium 3,200 11th
Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino Torpedo Stadium 6,524 3rd
Vitebsk Vitebsk Vitebsky CSK 8,144 3rd (First League)

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 12 9 2 1 16 5 +11 29 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 Neman Grodno 12 9 0 3 14 8 +6 27 Qualification for the Conference League first qualifying round
3 Dinamo Minsk 12 7 5 0 23 7 +16 26
4 Dynamo Brest 12 6 4 2 28 11 +17 22
5 Slavia Mozyr 11 5 3 3 18 12 +6 18
6 Vitebsk 12 5 3 4 12 9 +3 18
7 Gomel 12 4 5 3 14 10 +4 17
8 Isloch Minsk Raion 12 4 4 4 14 11 +3 16
9 BATE Borisov 12 4 3 5 14 12 +2 15
10 Arsenal Dzerzhinsk 11 4 2 5 9 10 −1 14
11 Smorgon 11 2 6 3 14 22 −8 12
12 Naftan Novopolotsk 11 2 5 4 12 16 −4 11
13 Slutsk 12 3 1 8 8 25 −17 10
14 Dnepr Mogilev 12 1 4 7 7 21 −14 7 Qualification for the Belarusian Premier League play-off
15 Minsk 11 0 4 7 6 18 −12 4 Relegation to the Belarusian First League
16 Shakhtyor Soligorsk 11 1 3 7 8 20 −12 −14
Updated to match(es) played on 15 June 2024. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Matches won; 7) Goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Shakhtyor Soligorsk were deducted 20 points for match-fixing.

Results

Each team plays home-and-away once against every other team for a total of 30 matches played each.

Home \ Away ARS BAT DBR DMI DNE GOM ISL FCM NAF NEM SHA SLA SLU SMR TZH VIT
Arsenal Dzerzhinsk 2–0 0–2 1–2 9 Aug 30 Nov 23 Aug 8 Nov 28 Jun 4 Oct 2–0 13 Sep 1–0 16 Jun 0–1 1–1
BATE Borisov 18 Oct 22 Jun 28 Jun 1–1 1–3 1–1 2 Aug 9 Aug 1 Nov 27 Sep 1–0 6–0 30 Nov 23 Aug 13 Sep
Dynamo Brest 6–1 1–1 3–0 2–2 4–1 0–1
Dinamo Minsk 2–2 23 Jun 3–2 5–0 0–0 1–1
Dnepr Mogilev 0–0 0–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 23 Jun
Gomel 0–1 2–0 2–3 21 Jun 0–0 0–0
Isloch Minsk Raion 0–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 3–0 2–0 0–0
Minsk 22 Jun 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–3 1–2 1–2
Naftan Novopolotsk 0–0 2–1 0–2 2–1 22 Jun 1–1
Neman Grodno 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 0–1
Shakhtyor Soligorsk 1–3 0–4 16 Jun 1–3 1–2 2–2 1–0
Slavia Mozyr 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 16 Jun 0–1
Slutsk 1–4 0–5 0–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–0
Smorgon 0–0 2–2 1–1 3–3 21 Jun
Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino 2–0 4–2 23 Jun 2–1 1–0 2–0
Vitebsk 1–0 2–0 2–3 2–0 0–1 0–1
Updated to match(es) played on 15 June 2024. Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.


Season statistics

Top scorers

As of match played 1 June 2024
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Gabon Junior Effaghe Gomel 7
Belarus Aleksandr Shestyuk Isloch Minsk Raion
3 Russia Yegor Kortsov Dynamo Brest 6
Belarus Pavel Chikida Slavia Mozyr
5 Belarus Mikhail Gordeychuk Dynamo Brest 5
Belarus Maksim Skavysh Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino
Belarus Kirill Leonovich Smorgon
8 Russia Dmitry Radikovsky Arsenal Dzerzhinsk 4
Nigeria Raymond Adeola Dinamo Minsk
Russia Andrei Panyukov BATE Borisov
Ukraine Roman Paparyha Naftan Novopolotsk

Own goals

Clean sheets

As of match played 1 June 2024
Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1 Belarus Fedor Lapoukhov Dinamo Minsk 6
Belarus Yevgeniy Abramovich Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino
Belarus Maksim Belov Neman Grodno
4 Belarus Ivan Sanko Arsenal Dzerzhinsk 4
Belarus Dzmitry Kharytonaw Vitebsk
Belarus Stanislav Kleschuk Gomel
7 Russia Yegor Generalov Dnepr Mogilev 3
Belarus Mikhail Kozakevich Dynamo Brest
Belarus Aleksandr Svirskiy Isloch Minsk Raion
10 Belarus Uladzislaw Ihnatsyew BATE Borisov 2
Belarus Syarhey Chernik Shakhtyor Soligorsk
Belarus Timofey Yurasov Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino
Belarus Ivan Novichkov Smorgon
Belarus Arseniy Skopets BATE Borisov
15 Belarus Artyom Soroko Slavia Mozyr 1
Belarus Aleksey Kharitonovich Naftan Novopolotsk
Belarus Maksim Azarko Minsk
Russia Aleksei Kozlov Slavia Mozyr
Belarus Denis Sadovsky Slutsk
Belarus Ilya Branovets Slutsk
Belarus Maksim Plotnikov Arsenal Dzerzhinsk
Belarus Stanislav Boldysh Minsk
Belarus Sergey Ignatovich Shakhtyor Soligorsk

Timofey Yurasov & Yevgeniy Abramovich both played in Torpedo-BelAZ Zhodino's 1-0 victory over Slutsk on 31 March

Discipline

Red cards As of match played 1 June 2024

References

  1. ^ "Полный календарь чемпионата Беларуси-2024" . football.by (in Belarusian). 26 February 2024. Retrieved 27 February 2024.
  2. ^ "Официально". Football Federation of Belarus. 11 May 2022. Retrieved 11 May 2023.
  3. ^ "VBET Premier League – Top Scorers". soccer24.com. Soccer24. Retrieved 31 May 2024.

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