Matas Miškinis

Matas Miškinis

Country: Lithuania

Date of birth: 12/10/2005 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Lithuania

Height: 176cm

Youth career: Marijampolės FM, FK Sūduva (since 2020)

Current club: FK Sūduva

Squad number: 21

Current national team: Lithuania U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.12.2021

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Nikola Vlašić

Strengths:

– pace 

– creativity

– technique

– ball control 

– agility 

– passing

– vision

– dribbling 

– first touch 

Weaknesses:

– defensive positioning and reckless tackling in dynamic situations

– aerial duels

– poor anthropometry/lack of physical strength

– lacks power in his shots

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– can also play on the wing thanks to his pace and decent dribbling skills

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines

– creative player with good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game, so he is very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions/great mix of progressive passer and carrier

– very good pace, coordination, agility, and flair

– likes to dribble

– very good at spotting space and his teammates’ runs thanks to his above-average vision and awareness

– decent in combinational play

– has the technique, ability, and confidence to execute the killer passes and set up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– gets fouled often (sometimes go to the ground too easily due to his physique)

Miškinis wins a duel, makes a quick decision, and sends a very good pass to assist his teammate.
Miškinis dribbles past one opponent and tries to play a good through ball to his teammate but doesn’t put enough power and the ball is intercepted.

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 1 November 2021):

A Lyga 2021 (ongoing): 4 games/0 goals (Sūduva)

Description:

Lithuanian football is going through a big crisis and fans are strongly hoping that the next generations will change this state of things. One of the biggest hopes to accomplish that is Matas Miškinis. Matas joined Sūduva from Marijampolės FM in 2020. He made his professional debut for Sūduva on 7 March 2021 in a league fixture against FK Panevezys. At the age of 15 years, 4 months, and 23 days he became the youngest A Lyga debutant since 2011.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

6/10 

Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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