Taras Mikhalik

  • Date of birth : 28/10/1983
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Ukraine Ukraine
 
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Taras Mikhalik

Taras Mikhalik

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 honours
UEFA European Under-21 Championship: runner-up 2006

Last updated: 06/06/12 10.09CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 29/08/2014 01:58 CET
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundMoldovaMoldova0-0UkraineUkraine9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundUkraineUkraine0-1MontenegroMontenegro9000
17.08.2014Russian Premier LeagueRubinRubin1-1Lokomotiv MoskvaLokomotiv Moskva9001
21.08.2014UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsApollonApollon1-1Lokomotiv MoskvaLokomotiv Moskva2500
24.08.2014Russian Premier LeagueKubanKuban2-1Lokomotiv MoskvaLokomotiv Moskva4500

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Taras Mikhalik
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 28/10/1983 (30)
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Squad number: 17
  • Club: Lokomotiv Moskva ( RUS)

  • Height: 185cm
  • Weight: 77kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    26/07/06: Liepājas Metalurgs 1-4 Dynamo Kyiv
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    07/09/04: Kazakhstan 0-1 Ukraine

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Ukraine50
Ukraine U-2160
Total110

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Dynamo Kyiv343
Total343
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Dynamo Kyiv130
Lokomotiv Moskva10
Total140
Last updated: 29/08/2014 01:58 CET
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