Taras Burlak

Taras Aleksandrovich Burlak (Тарас Александрович Бурлак; born 22 February 1990) is a Russian professional association footballer currently playing as centre-back for FC Arsenal Tula.

Taras Burlak
Taras Burlak 2020.jpg
Burlak with Arsenal Tula in 2020
Personal information
Full name Taras Aleksandrovich Burlak
Date of birth (1990-02-22) 22 February 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Vladivostok, USSR
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
Arsenal Tula
Number 5
Youth career
–2003 Luch Vladivostok
2003–2007 Lokomotiv Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Lokomotiv Moscow 56 (1)
2009Volga Nizhny Novgorod (loan) 1 (0)
2014–2017 Rubin Kazan 27 (0)
2014–2015Rubin-2 Kazan 3 (0)
2015–2016Krylia Sovetov Samara (loan) 40 (1)
2018–2020 Krylia Sovetov Samara 45 (5)
2020– Arsenal Tula 7 (0)
National team
2009 Russia U-19 8 (2)
2010–2013 Russia U-21 20 (2)
2011 Russia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2020

Club careerEdit

LokomotivEdit

Burlak was scouted by Lokomotiv Moscow academy in 2003. In 2007, he joined club youth system, playing for Lokomotiv U21. On 24 September 2008 he made his debut appearance for the main Lokomotiv squad, playing all 90 minutes in Russian Cup home match vs Vityaz Podolsk.[1] The first half of 2009 season he spent on loan at Volga Nizhny Novgorod, gaining first-team experience. In 2010, he made his league debut for Lokomotiv Moscow, coming as a substitute in home match vs Alania Vladikavkaz.[2] In 2011–2012 season Burlak featured regularly for the first team, gaining himself debut call-up for Russia national team. 2012–2013 season saw Burlak continuing his run in Lokomotiv main squad. But after making only one league plus one cup appearance in the first half of 2013–2014 season, Burlak decided to continue his career elsewhere.

RubinEdit

On 30 January 2014, Lokomotiv Moscow made a transfer agreement with Rubin Kazan[3] and Burlak signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Kazan club.[4]

Krylia SovetovEdit

On 16 January 2018, he signed a long-term deal with Krylia Sovetov Samara.[5]

Arsenal TulaEdit

On 15 August 2020, he moved to FC Arsenal Tula.[6]

International careerEdit

Burlak made his debut for the Russia national football team on 7 June 2011 in a friendly against Cameroon.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

As of 12 May 2018
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lokomotiv Moscow 2007 Russian Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 0 0 1 0 1 0
Volga Nizhny Novgorod 2009 FNL 1 0 1 0
Lokomotiv Moscow 2009 Russian Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
2011–12 35 1 3 0 6 0 44 1
2012–13 17 0 1 0 18 0
2013–14 1 0 1 0 2 0
Total (2 spells) 56 1 7 0 7 0 70 1
Rubin Kazan 2013–14 Russian Premier League 2 0 2 0 4 0
2014–15 2 0 0 0 2 0
Rubin-2 Kazan 2014–15 PFL 3 0 3 0
Krylia Sovetov Samara 2014–15 FNL 12 1 0 0 12 1
2015–16 Russian Premier League 28 0 2 0 30 0
Rubin Kazan 2016–17 22 0 4 0 26 0
2017–18 1 0 1 0 2 0
Total (2 spells) 27 0 5 0 2 0 34 0
Krylia Sovetov Samara 2017–18 FNL 13 1 1 0 14 1
Total (2 spells) 53 2 3 0 0 0 56 2
Career total 140 3 15 0 9 0 164 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lokomotiv-Vityaz match protocol" (in Russian). RFPL. 24 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Lokomotiv-Alania match protocol" (in Russian). RFPL. 18 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Тарас Бурлак продолжит карьеру в "Рубине"" (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 30 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Тарас Бурлак будет играть в "Рубине" под четвёртым номером" (in Russian). FC Rubin Kazan. 30 January 2014. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014.
  5. ^ Тарас Бурлак возвращается в "Крылья" (in Russian). PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara. 16 January 2018.
  6. ^ "ТАРАС БУРЛАК ПОПОЛНИЛ СОСТАВ «АРСЕНАЛА»" (in Russian). FC Arsenal Tula. 15 August 2020.
  7. ^ "Cameroon-Russia match report" (in Russian). Russian Football Union. 7 June 2011.

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