Yevhen Seleznyov

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Yevhen Seleznyov
Yevhen Seleznyov-2011.jpeg
Seleznyov with Shakhtar Donetsk in 2011
Personal information
Full name Yevhen Oleksandrovich Seleznyov
Date of birth (1985-07-20) 20 July 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2009 Shakhtar Donetsk 26 (7)
2002–2004 Shakhtar-3 Donetsk 41 (9)
2002–2006 Shakhtar-2 Donetsk 53 (19)
2006–2008 Arsenal Kyiv (loan) 36 (19)
2009–2011 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 51 (30)
2011–2012 Shakhtar Donetsk 26 (16)
2012– Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 44 (18)
National team
2008– Ukraine 42 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2013

Yevhen Seleznyov (Ukrainian: Євген Олександрович Селезньов; born 20 July 1985 in Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian football striker who currently plays for Ukrainian Premier League club FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk.

Career[edit]

Arsenal Kyiv (loan)[edit]

Yevhen Seleznyov is a product of the Shakhtar academy. In the winter of 2007, he went on a one-and-a-half year loan deal to Arsenal Kyiv. Seleznyov was one of the top goal-scorers in the 2007/2008 Ukrainian Premier League season, having scored 17 goals in 24 games while on loan to Arsenal Kyiv.

Shakhtar Donetsk[edit]

On completion of his loan he returned to Donetsk, he signed a 5-year deal.[1] Yevhen scored his first goal for Shakhtar on 3 August against Illichivets Mariupol in a 3–0 victory·

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk[edit]

On 25 July 2009, Seleznyov signed with rivals Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in a deal worth €4.5 million. That same day, he scored his first goal for Dnipro on his debut in a Ukrainian Premier League match against Metalist Kharkiv. In the next two seasons, Seleznyov established himself as a key player at Dnipro. He showed good target man characteristics for a forward and good scoring ability, especially with his head. He was the top scorer of the 2010–11 Ukrainian Premier League season with 17 goals in 24 games.

Shakhtar Donetsk[edit]

On 22 June 2011, FC Dnipro's official website stated that Seleznyov will be moving back to his old club Shakhtar Donetsk. The official transfer fee has not yet been disclosed but it is estimated to be around €5 million.[2][3]

At the end of the 2011-12 season, Seleznyov was Shakhtar's top league goalscorer, and joint top league scorer outright with Maicon with 14. Seleznyov's didn't include any penalties, whereas Maicon's included 2. He also scored against APOEL Nicosia in the champions league, in a 2-0 win.[4]

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk[edit]

On 29 August 2012, Seleznyov went back to FC Dnipro for an undisclosed fee.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1 October 2013
Club Season League Cup Europe Super Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Arsenal Kyiv 2006–07 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 2
2007–08 24 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 17
Total 36 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 19
Shakhtar Donetsk 2008–09 26 7 2 2 2 2 1 0 31 11
Total 26 7 2 2 2 2 1 0 31 11
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2009–10 27 13 3 3 0 0 0 0 30 16
2010–11 24 17 3 1 2 1 0 0 29 19
Total 51 30 6 4 2 1 0 0 59 35
Shakhtar Donetsk 2011–12 23 14 2 0 3 1 1 0 29 15
2012–13 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
Total 26 16 2 0 3 1 1 0 32 17
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2012–13 22 7 4 0 6 3 0 0 32 10
2013-14 11 7 1 1 3 1 0 0 15 9
Total 33 14 5 1 9 4 0 0 47 19
Career total 172 86 15 7 16 8 2 0 205 101

International career[edit]

On 24 May 2008, he made his first appearance for the Ukrainian national football team in a friendly against Netherlands. On 19 November 2008, he scored his first international goal against Norway in Dnipropetrovsk. His second goal for the national team was on 10 February 2009 in a friendly match against Slovakia in Cyprus.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Ukraine's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 November 2008 Dnipro-Arena, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine  Norway 1–0 1–0 Friendly
2. 2 February 2009 Tsirion Stadium, Limassol, Cyprus  Slovakia 2–1 3–2 Friendly
3. 5 September 2009 Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine  Andorra 5–0 5–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 14 October 2009 Comunal, Andorra la Vella, Andora  Andorra 5–0 6–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 4 September 2010 Stadion Widzewa, Lodz, Poland  Poland 1–1 1–1 Friendly
6. 14 August 2013 Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex, Kiev, Ukraine  Israel 2–0 2–0 Friendly
7. 9 September 2013 Arena Lviv, Lviv  San Marino 2–0 9-0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
8. 15 October 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle  San Marino 1–0 8–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
9. 15 October 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle  San Marino 3–0 8-0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honors[edit]

Team[edit]

Shakhtar

2012
2012
2012
2008–09

Personal[edit]

2011, 2012
2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ Selezniov signs on at Shakhtar – UkrainianSoccer.net, 9 June 2008
  2. ^ "Евгений Селезнев переходит в Шахтер" (in Russian). FC Dnipro. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  3. ^ ""Шахтер" вернет лучшего бомбардира чемпионата Украины из "Днепра" за 5 миллионов евро" (in Russian). sports.ru. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Line-ups: APOEL 0:2 Shakhtar". shakhtar.com. 22 August 2012. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 

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