Alexandru Epureanu

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Alexandru Epureanu
Alexandru Epureanu 2013.jpg
Playing for Dynamo Moscow in 2013
Personal information
Full name Alexandru Epureanu
Date of birth (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Chișinau, Moldovan SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Istanbul B.B.
Number 6
Youth career
1995–1998 Hoverla-Zakarpattia Uzhhorod
1998–2002 Zimbru Chişinău
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Zimbru Chişinău 29 (2)
2004–2006 Sheriff Tiraspol 66 (2)
2007–2009 FC Moscow 72 (3)
2010–2013 FC Dynamo Moscow 44 (3)
2012 Krylia Sovetov Samara (loan) 17 (1)
2013 Anzhi Makhachkala (loan) 7 (0)
2014 Anzhi Makhachkala 10 (2)
2014– Istanbul B.B. 0 (0)
National team
–2005 Moldova U19
2005-2007 Moldova U21 18 (0)
2006– Moldova 61 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 November 2013

Alexandru Epureanu (born 27 September 1986 in Chișinau) is a Moldovan footballer who currently plays at Istanbul B.B. as a centre back. He is the captain at the Moldova national football team.

Club career[edit]

Epureanu joined FC Sheriff Tiraspol in summer 2004.[1]

He won Moldovan Footballer of the Year in 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Since playing for Sherriff Tiraspol, he has gone on to play for FC Moscow and Dinamo Moscow. Epureanu is considered the most valuable Moldovan football player. [2]

On 2 July 2014, Epureanu signed for İstanbul BB.[3]

International career[edit]

He played 10 games in UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Moldova's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 24 March 2007 Zimbru Stadium, Chișinău  Malta 1–1 1–1 Euro 2008 qualifier
2. 12 August 2009 Republican Stadium, Yerevan  Armenia 4–1 4–1 Friendly
3. 3 March 2010 Antalya Atatürk Stadium, Antalya  Kazakhstan 1–0 1–0 Friendly
4. 16 October 2012 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle  San Marino 2–0 2–0 2014 World Cup qualifier
5. 5 Marc 2014 Estadi Comunal d'Andorra la Vella, Andorra  Andorra 1-0 3-0 Friendly
6. 5 Marc 2014 Estadi Comunal d'Andorra la Vella, Andorra  Andorra 3-0 3-0 Friendly

[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 19 August 2013
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Moldova League Moldovan Cup Europe Total
2002-03 Zimbru Chişinău Divizia Naţională 5 0 0 0 5 0
2003-04 24 2 3 0 27 2
2004-05 Sheriff Tiraspol 22 0 0 0 22 0
2005-06 27 2 4 2 31 4
2006-07 17 1 4 0 21 2
Ruusia League Russian Cup Europe Total
2007 FC Moscow Russian Premier League 23 0 - 23 0
2008 24 1 3 0 27 1
2009 25 2 - 25 2
2010 Dynamo Moscow 23 2 2 0 - 25 0
2011-12 14 1 3 0 - 17 1
2012-13 Krylia Sovetov (Loan) 17 1 2 1 - 19 2
Dynamo Moscow 7 0 0 0 - 7 0
2012-13 Anzhi Makhachkala (Loan) 7 0 1 0 4 1 12 1
Anzhi Makhachkala 10 2 0 0 4 0 14 2
Total Moldova 95 5 11 2 106 7
Russia 150 9 8 1 11 1 169 11
Career total 245 14 8 1 22 3 278 18

Achievements[edit]

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