Alexandru Epureanu

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Alexandru Epureanu
Alexandru Epureanu Başakşehir.jpg
Epureanu as a footballer of Başakşehir in 2014
Personal information
Full name Alexandru Epureanu
Date of birth (1986-09-27) 27 September 1986 (age 29)
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 Chișinău
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Zimbru Chișinău 29 (2)
2004–2006 Sheriff Tiraspol 66 (2)
2007–2009 FC Moscow 72 (3)
2010–2014 Dynamo Moscow 44 (3)
2012 Krylia Sovetov (loan) 17 (1)
2013 Anzhi Makhachkala (loan) 13 (3)
2014 Anzhi Makhachkala 10 (2)
2014– İstanbul Başakşehir 45 (4)
National team
–2005 Moldova U19
2005-2007 Moldova U21 18 (0)
2006– Moldova 69 (8)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 May 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 September 2015
Epureanu as the captain of Anzhi Makhachkala in 2014.

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 of 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]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[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
Russia 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

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Moldova's goal tally first.[4]
# 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 March 2014 Estadi Comunal d'Andorra la Vella, Andorra la Vella  Andorra 1–0 3–0 Friendly
6 3–0
7 24 May 2014 Estadio Municipal de Chapín, Jerez  Saudi Arabia 2–0 4–0 Friendly
8 12 October 2014 Otkrytie Arena, Moscow  Russia 1–1 1–1 Euro 2016 qualifier

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Member associations". UEFA.com. 
  2. ^ "Member associations". UEFA.com. 
  3. ^ "Alexandru Epureanu va evolua din noul sezon la İstanbul BB". http://diez.md (in Romanian). Diez.md. Retrieved 3 July 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "NATIONAL TEAM appearances of Alexandru Epureanu". Alexandru Epureanu - national football team player. 

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