Dimitri Jepihhin

Dimitri Jepihhin

Country: Estonia

Date of birth: 28/10/2005 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Tallinn (Estonia)

Height: —

Youth career: JK Tabasalu, FC Nõmme United (since 2019)

Current club: FC Nõmme United

Squad number: 22

Current national team: Estonia U-17

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Dries Mertens

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– dynamism 

– finishing 

– flair 

– agility 

– off the ball movement 

– dribbling 

– technique 

– ball control 

Weaknesses:

– aerial ability

– diminutive player who doesn’t feel comfortable in contact situations

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– versatile and mobile player able to play as the main striker, supporting striker, and even on the wing if needed

– pacey striker with good technique on the ball, mobility, first touch, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– above-average finishing skills and instinct in the penalty area

– always alert to capitalize on some opposite defensive mistakes

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– excellent body balance, footwork, and changes of pace

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– likes to start his runs from deep or wings and attack space

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– good technique, footwork, and ball control in tight spaces

– difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low center of gravity and close control

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– known for his tricky off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box

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

– active and tenacious in pressing

– all-action and energetic

Jepihhin shows his pace, makes a great run, and scores with a clinical finish.
Jepihhin with a great off the ball movement/late run into the penalty area and superb finish.

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-4-2.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 5 January 2022):

Esiliiga 2021: 7 games/4 goals (Nõmme)

Description:

Dimitri Jepihhin joined Nõmme United youth academy from JK Tabasalu in 2019. He made his first-team debut on 16 May 2021 in the Estonian second division game against JK Tammeka U-21 in which he scored. He is also a regular youth international for Estonia and currently he is one of the leaders of the U-17 team along with other interesting players such as Aleksandr Alteberg, Tristan Pajo, Kristofer Käit, Egert Ounapuu, Gregor Pürg, and Daniil Pareiko.

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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