LEAGUE FORMAT
 
VYSHEYSHAYA LIGA
 
LEAGUE : 2018
Number of clubs : 16
Number of games : 30
League Format : 2 games against each other
Decider : head-to-head
   
UEFA ranking 2018 : # 27
Champions League : QR1 : # 1
Europa League : QR1 : cup winner
  QR1 : # 2
  QR1 : # 3
   
Relegation : # 15
  # 16
   
Promotion : # 1
  # 2
* a play-off will follow when teams have equal points on decisive places