Alexandru Gațcan

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Alexandru Gațcan
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Gațcan with Rostov in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-03-27) 27 March 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Chișinău, Moldova
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Rostov
Number 84
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Unisport-Auto Chișinău 23 (3)
2004 Spartak Moscow 0 (0)
2005 Spartak Chelyabinsk 36 (2)
2006–2008 Rubin Kazan 40 (2)
2008– Rostov 274 (21)
National team
Moldova U21 11 (0)
2005–2018 Moldova 63 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 October 2017

Alexandru Gațcan (born 27 March 1984) is a Moldovan international footballer who plays for FC Rostov and the Moldova national football team. He plays as a central midfielder.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

On 17 June 2019, Gațcan extended his contract with Rostov until the summer of 2020.[1]

International[edit]

Gațcan played 2 games in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification (UEFA) and 7 games in UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying. Gațcan has appeared in 46 matches for the Moldova national football team, scoring three goals.[2]

Personal life[edit]

In 2007, Gațcan became a naturalized citizen of Russia.[3]


Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 13 May 2018[4]
Valeriu Catînsus and Alexandru Gațcan in a match FC Shinnik and FC Rostov in Russian championship on 18 May 2012
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FC Spartak Moscow 2004 Russian Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FC Spartak Nizhny Novgorod 2005 FNL 36 2 0 0 36 2
FC Rubin Kazan 2006 Russian Premier League 21 1 4 1 2 0 27 2
2007 19 1 3 1 2 0 24 2
2008 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 40 2 7 2 4 0 0 0 51 4
FC Rostov 2008 FNL 14 3 0 0 14 3
2009 Russian Premier League 26 4 0 0 26 4
2010 24 0 0 0 24 0
2011–12 35 4 5 0 2[a] 0 42 4
2012–13 27 0 3 0 2[b] 0 32 0
2013–14 25 1 3 2 28 3
2014–15 26 1 0 0 2 0 3[c] 0 31 1
2015–16 23 2 0 0 23 2
2016–17 24 3 0 0 13 0 37 3
2017–18 26 2 2 0 28 2
2018–19 24 1 5 1 29 2
Total 274 21 18 3 15 0 7 0 314 24
Career total 350 25 25 5 19 0 7 0 401 30

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Two appearances in relegation play-offs
  2. ^ Two appearances in relegation play-offs
  3. ^ Two appearances in relegation play-offs, one appearance in the Russian Super Cup

International[edit]

Moldova national team
Year Apps Goals
2005 3 1
2006 3 0
2007 7 0
2008 3 0
2009 4 0
2010 0 0
2011 2 0
2012 6 0
2013 7 0
2014 8 1
2015 4 1
2016 6 1
2017 3 1
2018 7 0
Total 63 5

Statistics accurate as of match played 18 November 2018[5]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Moldova's goal tally first.[5]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 October 2005 Stadio Via del Mare, Lecce, Italy  Italy 1–1 1–2 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 24 May 2014 Estadio Municipal de Chapín, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain  Saudi Arabia 4–0 4–0 Friendly
3. 18 February 2015 Mardan Sports Complex, Aksu, Turkey  Kazakhstan 1–1 1–1 Friendly
4. 12 November 2016 Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi, Georgia  Georgia 1–1 1–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 19 March 2017 San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 2–0 2–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Александр Гацкан продлил контракт с «Ростовом»!". fc-rostov.ru/ (in Russian). FC Rostov. 17 June 2019. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ "National teams: appearances of Alexandru Gațcan". eu-football.info. Retrieved 21 November 2013.
  3. ^ Miron Goihman (20 February 2007). "Moldovans seek new identities". UEFA.com. Archived from the original on 20 March 2007.
  4. ^ "A.Gaţcan". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Alexandru Gaţcan". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  6. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Romanian) Alexandru Gațcan – cel mai bun în 2013. Rezultatele complete de la Gala laureaților fotbalui moldovenesc. Archived 17 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine, fmf.md, 15 decembrie 2013

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