Russia Tier 2

National League

League Guide & Facts


  • The second tier of Russian football

  • 20 teams

  • Teams play each other twice (38 games)

Promotion

  • Top 2 teams automatically promoted

  • 3rd and 4th placed teams qualify for promotion playoffs

  • Reserve teams of top flight clubs ineligible for promotion (FK Krasnodar-2 & Spartak Moscow 2, Both can be managed)

Relegation

  • Bottom 6 teams relegated

Other

  • The match squad must have no more than 4 foreign players.


Location Of Clubs


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Ex Soviet/Eastern Bloc Journeyman



*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds*


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save

Football Manager 2022 - Russian National League

Club Culture

*Teams not listed have no specific club culture


Football Manager 2022 - Russian National League

Facilities

Akron


Alania


Baltika



Dolgoprudny


Fakel


KamAZ



Krasnodar-2

Feeder Team

Kuban PFC


Metallurg Lipetsk



Neftekhimik


Orenburg


Rotor



SKA Khabarovsk


Spartak M-2

Feeder Team

Textilschik Ivanovo



Tom


Torpedo Moscow


Veles



Volgar


Yenisey