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Roman Bezus (Ukrainian: Роман Анатолійович Безус, born 26 September 1990) is a Ukrainian professional footballer who plays as a second striker or as an attacking midfielder for K.A.A. Gent in the Belgian Pro League.

Roman Bezus
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Bezus with Dynamo Kyiv in 2014
Personal information
Full name Roman Anatoliyovych Bezus
Date of birth (1990-09-26) 26 September 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Kremenchuk, Poltava Oblast, Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder, second striker
Club information
Current team
Gent
Number 18
Youth career
2003–2004 Kremin Kremenchuk
2004 Molod Poltava
2004–2007 Kremin Kremenchuk
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Kremin Kremenchuk 69 (10)
2009–2013 Vorskla Poltava 91 (20)
2013–2014 Dynamo Kyiv 33 (4)
2015–2016 Dnipro 31 (5)
2016–2018 Sint-Truiden 50 (5)
2019– Gent 24 (2)
National team
2010 Ukraine U20 1 (1)
2010–2012 Ukraine U21 12 (4)
2011– Ukraine 20 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 November 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 July 2017

Club careerEdit

On 10 January 2015, Bezus moved to Dnipro from Dynamo Kyiv. In 2012, Bezus was awarded the prize for the best rookie of the year.[1]

On 12 July 2016, he signed one-year deal with Belgian Sint-Truiden.[2]

On 25 January 2019, Bezus signed a deal for three and a half years with Belgian Gent.[3]

International careerEdit

Bezus was called up to Ukraine national under-21 football team for friendly match against Cyprus-21 on 3 March 2010, but not selected for game. He made his debut at friendly match against Czech Republic-21 on 17 November 2010.

On 11 November 2011, he made his debut for the main Ukrainian national team in a friendly match against Germany national football team.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of the end of 2018–19 season[5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vorskla 2008–09 Ukrainian Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2009–10 20 3 1 0 2[a] 0 23 3
2010–11 26 5 2 1 0 0 28 6
2011–12 28 6 1 0 11[a] 2 40 8
2012–13 16 6 1 1 0 0 17 7
Total 91 20 5 2 13 2 109 24
Dynamo Kyiv 2012–13 Ukrainian Premier League 9 1 0 0 2[a] 0 11 1
2013–14 15 2 2 0 7[a] 1 24 3
2014–15 9 1 2 0 1[b] 0 12 1
Total 33 4 4 0 10 1 47 5
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2014–15 Ukrainian Premier League 11 1 2 1 8[a] 0 21 2
2015–16 20 4 5 0 4[a] 0 29 4
Total 31 5 7 1 12 0 50 6
Sint-Truiden 2016–17 Belgian First Division A 17 0 2 1 3[c] 1 22 2
2017–18 17 2 2 0 10[c] 4 29 6
2018–19 16 3 3 1 0 0 19 4
Total 50 5 7 2 13 5 70 12
Gent 2018–19 Belgian First Division A 15 0 2 1 0 0 17 1
Total 15 0 2 1 0 0 17 1
Career totals 220 34 25 6 48 8 293 48
  1. ^ a b c d e f Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ Appearance in Ukrainian Super Cup
  3. ^ a b Appearances in Europa League play-offs

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Ukraine's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 June 2013 Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro   Montenegro 4–0 4–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 6 September 2013 Arena Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine   San Marino 7–0 9–0
3. 15 October 2013 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle, San Marino 7–0 8–0
4. 3 September 2014 Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine   Moldova 1–0 1–0 Friendly
5. 14 November 2019 Slavutych-Arena, Zaporizhia, Ukraine   Estonia 1–0 1–0

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Безус: награда придала сил (Bezus: the award has added power). football.ua. July 2012
  2. ^ "OEKRAÏENS INTERNATIONAL ZET KRIBBEL OP STAYEN". Official Sint-Truidense V.V. Site. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  3. ^ "ROMAN BEZUS TREKT NAAR KAA GENT". Official Sint-Truidense V.V. Site. 25 January 2019. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  4. ^ "R. Bezus". soccerway.com. June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  5. ^ Roman Bezus at Soccerway. Retrieved 26 February 2018.

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