|Full name||Gopinathan a/l Ramachandra|
|Date of birth||15 December 1989|
|Place of birth||Pahang, Malaysia|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
(on loan from Johor Darul Ta'zim)
|2017–||Johor Darul Ta'zim||2||(0)|
|2018–||→ Melaka United (loan)||17||(4)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 July 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2016
Johor Darul Ta'zim
On 27 December 2016, Gopinathan signed a contract with Johor Darul Ta'zim from Selangor for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut in a 7–0 victory against Melaka United on 9 April 2017. Overall, Gopinathan only played in five matches for the club, three in the AFC Cup and two in the Malaysia Super League with a total duration of 286 minutes. He scored one goal in AFC Cup over Magwe.
On 21 November 2017, Gopinathan was loaned to Melaka United on a season-long loan move from Johor Darul Ta'zim. Gopinathan made his debut in a 2–1 win over Kelantan coming from the bench on 3 February 2018. On 11 February, he scored his first league goal in a 3–0 win over Negeri Sembilan at home. Gopinathan scored two more goals in a league match to help his club beat Kedah on 10 July. On 18 July, he scored the first goal in Melaka's 2–2 draw against Pahang.
The 23-year-old from Kuantan has been in top form for Pahang, having scored three goals in the 2012 Malaysia Premier League and help Pahang promoted to 2013 Malaysia Super League and 1 goal in 2012 Malaysia Cup but lost in quarter-finals beaten by Singapore LIONSXII.
Style of play
Gopinathan known as the lightning sprinter because of his speed and dribbling ability on the field and can use both feet to cross the ball.
- As of 28 July 2018
|Pahang||2010||Malaysia Super League||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2011||Malaysia Super League||0||0||0||0||—||—||0||0|
|2012||Malaysia Premier League||0||3||0||0||0||1||—||30||4|
|2013||Malaysia Super League||0||5||0||1||0||3||—||0||9|
|2014||Malaysia Super League||0||2||0||0||0||4||—||0||6|
|2015||Malaysia Super League||0||2||0||2||0||1||8||1||0||6|
|Selangor||2016||Malaysia Super League||18||5||1||0||10||4||4||1||33||10|
|Johor Darul Ta'zim||2017||Malaysia Super League||2||0||0||0||0||0||3||1||5||1|
|Melaka United (loan)||2018||Malaysia Super League||17||4||2||1||0||0||—||19||5|
- As of match played 28 June 2018
Johor Darul Ta'zim
- "Profile Gopinathan Ramachandra". Football Malaysia. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
- "Gopinathan sah milik JDT". Berita Harian. 27 December 2016.
- "Johor Darul Ta'zim vs. Melaka United". Soccerway.com. 9 April 2017.
- "'Bohonglah saya tak sedih tinggalkan JDT'". Harian Metro. 14 November 2017.
- "Gopinathan, Chanturu ikat kontrak setahun bersama Melaka United". Utusan. 21 November 2017.
- "Ex-JDT aces join Melaka". New Straits Times. 20 November 2017.
- "Melaka United vs. Kelantan". Soccerway.com. 3 February 2018.
- "Melaka United vs. Negeri Sembilan". Soccerway.com. 11 February 2018.
- "Melaka United vs. Kedah". Soccerway.com. 10 July 2018.
- "Melaka United vs. Pahang". Soccerway.com. 18 July 2018.
- "Ramachandra, Gopinathan". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
- Gopinathan Ramachandra at Soccerway