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Aleksandr Yuryevich Yerokhin (Russian: Александр Юрьевич Ерохин; born 13 October 1989) is a Russian professional footballer who plays for Zenit St. Petersburg and the Russia national football team as a central midfielder.

Aleksandr Yerokhin
Aleksandr Yerokhin 2018.jpg
Yerokhin playing for Russia at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Yuryevich Yerokhin
Date of birth (1989-10-13) 13 October 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Barnaul, Soviet Union
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Zenit St. Petersburg
Number 21
Youth career
1997–2004 Dynamo Barnaul
2004–2007 Lokomotiv Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Sheriff Tiraspol 80 (30)
2011–2012 Krasnodar 19 (1)
2013SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk (loan) 9 (2)
2013–2014 SKA-Energiya Khabarovsk 0 (0)
2013–2014Ural Yekaterinburg (loan) 25 (2)
2014–2016 Ural Yekaterinburg 37 (10)
2016–2017 Rostov 36 (6)
2017– Zenit Saint Petersburg 41 (12)
National team
2008 Russia U-19 9 (3)
2011 Russia-2 2 (0)
2016– Russia 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018

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CareerEdit

ClubEdit

He grew up in the youth team of FC Lokomotiv Moscow. In 2008, he signed for FC Sheriff Tiraspol, and played a few matches for the team that season. By the 2009 season he had become a first-team player and became its playmaker.

On 28 June 2017, he signed a 3-year contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg.[2] On the last day of the 2017–18 season, he scored 4 goals in a 6–0 victory over FC SKA-Khabarovsk.[3]

InternationalEdit

He was called up to the Russia national football team in August 2015 for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers against Sweden and against Liechtenstein.[4] He made his debut for the team on 31 August 2016 in a friendly against Turkey.

On 11 May 2018, he was included in Russia's extended 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.[5] On 3 June 2018, he was included in the finalized World Cup squad.[6] He didn't make any group-stage appearances for the team, before he became the first player to be a fourth substitute in the extra time of the match after coming on to the field in the round of 16 match against Spain. He also appeared as a substitute in the quarterfinal shoot-out loss to Croatia.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 9 December 2018[7][8]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sheriff Tiraspol 2007–08 Divizia Națională 7 2 0 0 0 0 7 2
2008–09 27 11 4 1 - 31 12
2009–10 28 11 8 0 - 36 11
2010–11 18 6 11 3 - 29 9
Total 80 30 23 4 0 0 103 34
Krasnodar 2011–12 RPL 17 1 2 1 17 2
2012–13 2 0 1 1 3 1
Total 19 1 3 2 - - - - 20 3
SKA-Khabarovsk (loan) 2012–13 RFNL 9 2 0 0 2 0 11 2
Ural 2013–14 RPL 25 2 1 0 26 2
2014–15 25 6 1 0 0 0 26 6
2015–16 12 4 2 0 14 4
Total 62 12 4 0 - - 0 0 66 12
Rostov 2015–16 RPL 11 2 0 0 11 2
2016–17 25 4 0 0 13 1 38 5
Total 36 6 0 0 13 1 - - 49 7
Zenit St.Petersburg 2017–18 RPL 27 7 0 0 12 1 39 8
2018–19 14 5 1 0 9 0 24 5
Total 41 12 1 0 21 1 - - 63 13
Career total 247 63 8 2 57 6 2 0 312 71

InternationalEdit

Russia
Year Apps Goals
2016 4 0
2017 11 0
2018 6 1
Total 21 1

Statistics accurate as of match played 10 September 2018[8]

International goalsEdit

As of 10 September 2018 (Russia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Yerokhin goal)
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 September 2018 Rostov Arena, Rostov-on-Don, Russia   Czech Republic 4–1 5–1 Friendly

HonorsEdit

ClubEdit

FC Sheriff Tiraspol

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2018. p. 24.
  2. ^ Полоз и Ерохин переходят в «Зенит» (in Russian). FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. 28 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Zenit-SKA-Khabarovsk game report" (in Russian). Russian Premier League. 13 May 2018.
  4. ^ Состав на Швецию и Лихтенштейн (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 21 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Расширенный состав для подготовки к Чемпионату мира" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 11 May 2018.
  6. ^ Заявка сборной России на Чемпионат мира FIFA 2018 (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 3 June 2018.
  7. ^ "A.Erokhin". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Aleksandr Erokhin". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 10 September 2018.

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