Sergei Semak

Date of birth27 February 1976
Place of birthSychanske
NationalityRussian
Weight73 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

A skilful attacking midfield performer who can be employed as a striker, he began his career at Asmaral Moscow before signing for CSKA Moscow in 1994.

He is nicknamed 'Little Horse' because of his excellent engine and is mainly used off of the bench for the national team.

He made his international debut in 1997 and became a regular in the squad.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 CSKA Moscow UEFA Cup 2
2002-03 CSKA Moscow UEFA Cup 2
2
2004-05 CSKA Moscow UEFA Champions League 2
2
1
2004-05 Paris St Germain French Championnat 8
4
1
1
2005-06 Paris St Germain French Championnat 4
9
2
2011-12 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Champions League 2
3
1
2012-13 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Champions League 3
2012-13 Zenit St Petersburg UEFA Europa League 2
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
14 Sep 2000 CSKA Moskva v Viborg FF D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Sep 2000 Viborg FF v CSKA Moskva L 1-0
Agg: 1-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
19 Sep 2002 CSKA Moskva v Parma D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
03 Oct 2002 Parma v CSKA Moskva D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
10 Aug 2004 CSKA Moskva v Rangers W 2-1 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
25 Aug 2004 Rangers v CSKA Moskva D 1-1
Agg: 2-3
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
20 Oct 2004 Chelsea v CSKA Moskva W 0-2 UEFA Champions League Group H
02 Nov 2004 CSKA Moskva v Chelsea L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group H


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1993-94 Russia UEFA Under-18 3
1
1994-95 Russia UEFA Under-18 1
1994-95 Russia World Youth Cup 4
1
1995-96 Russia Toulon Under-21 3
1
1
1995-96 Russia UEFA Under-21 2
1
1
1995-96 Russia Under-21 1
1
1996-97 Russia UEFA Under-21 2
1
1997-98 Russia FIFA World Cup
1
1997-98 Russia International Friendly 2
2
1998-99 Russia International Friendly 2
1
1998-99 Russia UEFA European Championship 3
1
1999-00 Russia B International 1
1
1999-00 Russia International Friendly 2
3
1999-00 Russia UEFA European Championship
2
2000-01 Russia FIFA World Cup
4
1
2000-01 Russia International Friendly 1
1
2001-02 Russia FIFA World Cup 1
2
2001-02 Russia International Friendly
2
2001-02 Russia LG Cup
1
2002-03 Russia International Friendly 1
2002-03 Russia UEFA European Championship 5
2
2003-04 Russia International Friendly
1
1
2004-05 Russia International Friendly
1
2005-06 Russia FIFA World Cup
3
2007-08 Russia International Friendly 3
2007-08 Russia UEFA European Championship 5
1
2008-09 Russia FIFA World Cup 4
2
2008-09 Russia International Friendly 1
2009-10 Russia FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2009-10 Russia International Friendly 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Sep 1993 Latvia v Russia W 0-3 UEFA U18 Group 1
14 Sep 1993 Finland v Russia D 2-2 UEFA U18 Group 1
20 Apr 1994 Russia v Italy W 2-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 2
14 May 1994 Italy v Russia W 0-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 2
30 Jul 1994 Russia v France W 2-0 UEFA U18 5 6
13 Apr 1995 Qatar v Russia D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group A
17 Apr 1995 Brazil v Russia D 0-0 World Youth Cup Group A
19 Apr 1995 Russia v Syria W 2-0 World Youth Cup Group A
23 Apr 1995 Spain v Russia L 4-1 World Youth Cup Quarter-final
15 Aug 1995 Finland v Russia D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 8
10 Oct 1995 Russia v Greece L 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 8
14 Nov 1995 Russia v Finland W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 8
26 Mar 1996 Republic of Ireland v Russia W 0-1 U21
25 May 1996 Colombia v Russia L 1-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
29 May 1996 Netherlands v Russia W 1-3 Toulon Under-21 Group A
31 May 1996 France v Russia L 3-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
31 Aug 1996 Russia v Cyprus W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
08 Oct 1996 Israel v Russia L 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 5
15 Nov 1997 Italy v Russia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup 2nd leg play-off
18 Feb 1998 Greece v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Apr 1998 Russia v Turkey W 1-0 International Friendly
27 May 1998 Poland v Russia L 3-1 International Friendly
30 May 1998 Russia v Georgia D 1-1 International Friendly
19 Aug 1998 Sweden v Russia L 1-0 International Friendly
05 Sep 1998 Ukraine v Russia L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
23 Sep 1998 Spain v Russia L 1-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 1998 Russia v France L 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Nov 1998 Brazil v Russia L 5-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 1999 France v Russia W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Jun 1999 Russia v Iceland W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Aug 1999 Belarus v Russia W 0-2 International Friendly
04 Sep 1999 Russia v Armenia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
09 Oct 1999 Russia v Ukraine D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 4
23 Feb 2000 Israel v Russia L 4-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2000 Germany v Russia D 4-4 B INTER
26 Apr 2000 Russia v USA W 2-0 International Friendly
31 May 2000 Russia v Slovakia D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2000 Moldova v Russia W 0-1 International Friendly
16 Aug 2000 Russia v Israel W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2000 Switzerland v Russia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
28 Feb 2001 Greece v Russia D 3-3 International Friendly
24 Mar 2001 Russia v Slovenia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
25 Apr 2001 Yugoslavia v Russia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
06 Jun 2001 Luxembourg v Russia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
15 Aug 2001 Russia v Greece D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Slovenia v Russia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
05 Sep 2001 Faroe Islands v Russia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
06 Oct 2001 Russia v Switzerland W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
13 Feb 2002 Republic of Ireland v Russia L 2-0 International Friendly
17 May 2002 Russia v Belarus L 1-1 (4-5) LG CUP
21 Aug 2002 Russia v Sweden D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Russia v Republic of Ireland W 4-2 UEFA European Championship Group 10
16 Oct 2002 Russia v Albania W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 10
29 Mar 2003 Albania v Russia L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 10
30 Apr 2003 Georgia v Russia L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 10
07 Jun 2003 Switzerland v Russia D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 10
20 Aug 2003 Russia v Israel L 1-2 International Friendly
08 Jun 2005 Germany v Russia D 2-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 2005 Russia v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Oct 2005 Russia v Luxembourg W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Oct 2005 Slovakia v Russia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
23 May 2008 Russia v Kazakhstan W 6-0 International Friendly
28 May 2008 Russia v Serbia W 2-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2008 Russia v Lithuania W 4-1 International Friendly
10 Jun 2008 Russia v Spain L 1-4 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
14 Jun 2008 Greece v Russia W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
18 Jun 2008 Russia v Sweden W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
21 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Russia W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
26 Jun 2008 Russia v Spain L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
20 Aug 2008 Russia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Sep 2008 Russia v Wales W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
11 Oct 2008 Germany v Russia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
15 Oct 2008 Russia v Finland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
28 Mar 2009 Russia v Azerbaijan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
01 Apr 2009 Liechtenstein v Russia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
10 Jun 2009 Finland v Russia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
12 Aug 2009 Russia v Argentina L 2-3 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Russia v Liechtenstein W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
09 Sep 2009 Wales v Russia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Oct 2009 Azerbaijan v Russia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Nov 2009 Russia v Slovenia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
18 Nov 2009 Slovenia v Russia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
03 Mar 2010 Hungary v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.