Once a defensive midfielder, Taras Mikhalik is a dependable utility player who operates more frequently nowadays in central defence. A Ukrainian international since August 2006, he has spent the past six years developing his game under various coaches at FC Dynamo Kyiv.
• Launched his career in the Ukrainian second division with FC CSKA Kyiv at 18 and spent four seasons there before joining FC Zakarpattya Uzhhorod on loan in 2005.
• Scored three three goals during loan spell, the first of them against Dynamo in a 2-1 home defeat, before moving to the capital club in February 2006.
• Involved at the 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Portugal, featuring in all five games as Ukraine finished runners-up to the Netherlands.
• He received his first senior international cap at the start of the 2006/07 campaign, as a substitute, in a 6-0 friendly win against Azerbaijan; subsequently appeared in three UEFA EURO 2008 qualifiers and seven games in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying competition, including the two play-off matches against Greece.
• Established himself at Dynamo, winning the domestic double in his first season and another Ukrainian Premier League title in 2008/09.
• Appeared in four successive UEFA Champions League campaigns, accumulating 15 group-stage appearances and scoring one goal – in a 2-2 draw with eventual winners FC Internazionale Milano in 2009/10; also helped Dynamo reach the UEFA Cup semi-finals in 2008/09 and the last eight of the UEFA Europa League in 2010/11.
UEFA European Under-21 Championship: runner-up 2006
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|14.07.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||1-0||Metalurh Donetsk||90||0||0|
|22.07.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Arsenal Kyiv||0-1||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|27.07.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||3-1||Hoverla||90||0||0|
|31.07.2012||UEFA Champions League||Third qualifying round||Dynamo Kyiv||2-1||Feyenoord||90||0||0|
|07.08.2012||UEFA Champions League||Third qualifying round||Feyenoord||0-1||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|12.08.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||4-1||Volyn||90||0||0|
|18.08.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Vorskla||1-0||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|21.08.2012||UEFA Champions League||Play-offs||Mönchengladbach||1-3||Dynamo Kyiv||90||1||0|
|25.08.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||2-0||Chornomorets Odesa||90||0||0|
|14.09.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||3-1||Karpaty||68||0||0|
|18.09.2012||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||PSG||4-1||Dynamo Kyiv||46||0||0|
|03.10.2012||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||Dynamo Kyiv||2-0||Dinamo Zagreb||90||0||0|
|07.10.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dnipro||2-1||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|12.10.2012||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Moldova||0-0||Ukraine||90||0||0|
|16.10.2012||FIFA World Cup||Qualifying round||Ukraine||0-1||Montenegro||90||0||0|
|20.10.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||1-3||Metalist||88||0||0|
|24.10.2012||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||Porto||3-2||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|03.11.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||2-0||Tavriya||90||1||0|
|06.11.2012||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||Dynamo Kyiv||0-0||Porto||90||0||0|
|10.11.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Metalurh Zaporizhya||0-5||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|14.11.2012||Friendlies 2010-12||First round||Bulgaria||0-1||Ukraine||16||0||0|
|30.11.2012||Ukrainian Premier League||Hoverla||2-4||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|04.12.2012||UEFA Champions League||Group stage||Dinamo Zagreb||1-1||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|14.02.2013||UEFA Europa League||Round of 32||Dynamo Kyiv||1-1||Bordeaux||90||0||0|
|21.02.2013||UEFA Europa League||Round of 32||Bordeaux||1-0||Dynamo Kyiv||90||0||0|
|03.03.2013||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||1-1||Kryvbas||90||0||0|
|07.04.2013||Ukrainian Premier League||Dynamo Kyiv||1-2||Shakhtar Donetsk||90||0||0|
|13.04.2013||Ukrainian Premier League||Karpaty||0-1||Dynamo Kyiv||77||0||0|
|19.05.2013||Ukrainian Premier League||Tavriya||3-2||Dynamo Kyiv||61||0||0|
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