• FC Astana managed to defend their Kazakhstan champions title by beating FC Aktobe who already had their bronze medals finish sealed.
• Kairat Almaty left in second place being unable to close a one-point gap on Stanimir Stoilov’s men despite winning over Ordabasy Shymkent with Bakhtiyar Baiseyitov’s side clinching European berth.
• FC Atyrau defeated Irtysh Pavlodar to grab fifth spot while Dimitar Dimitrov’s men fell sixth.
• Tobol Kostanay lost to Zhetysu Taldykorgan but that couldn’t prevent them from winning the Relegation round and the Semirechye club set to compete in playoffs.
• Kaisar Kyzylorda ended the campaign rock-bottom, losing their top-flight status regardless of their last day result, an away draw with FC Taraz.
Matchday 32 results
FC Astana 1-0 FC Aktobe
1-0 Kabananga 87
RC: Khizhnichenko 85 (Aktobe)
Kairat Almaty 2-0 Ordabasy Shymkent
1-0 Despotović 64, 2-0 Despotović 83
RC (2nd YC): Kozhabayev 62 (Ordabasy)
FC Atyrau 1-0 Irtysh Pavlodar
1-0 Baizhanov 44
PM: Essame 77 (Atyrau)
Zhetysu Taldykorgan 2-0 Tobol Kostanay
1-0 Savić 57, 2-0 Savić 59
Okzhetpes Kokshetau 1-0 Shakhtyor Karagandy
1-0 Buleshev 62
RC: Cvetković 19 (Okzhetpes)
FC Taraz 1-1 Kaisar Kyzylorda
0-1 Moldakarayev 24, 1-1 Pyschur 32 (p)
Gerard Gohou (Kairat Almaty) – 22 (3p)
Luka Rotković (Okzhetpes Kokshetau) – 13 (2p)
Djordje Despotović (Zhetysu Taldykorgan / Kairat Almaty) – 13
Dušan Savić (Zhetysu Taldykorgan) – 12 (1p)
Tanat Nuserbayev (FC Astana) – 11