Krasimir Balakov - International Appearances


The outstanding Bulgarian player obtained 92 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:	29- 3-1966
Country:  Bulgaria
Caps:	92	(W43-D20-L29 - GF142-GA108 - %57.61)
Goals:	16
Age First Cap:	 22 yr 218 d	 2-11-1988 vs. Denmark 1-1
Age Last Cap:    37 yr  32 d    30- 4-2003 vs. Albania 2-0
National Team Career: 14 yr 183 d


Caps	Date      	Venue       	Opponent       Score	Competition

 1	 2-11-88	København	Denmark 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 2	24-12-88	Sharjah 	UA Emirates	1-0
 3	21- 2-89	Sofia   	Soviet Union	1-2
 4	22- 3-89	Sofia    	West Germany	1-2
 5	17- 5-89	Bucuresti	Romania 	0-1 	World Cup Qualifier
 6	23- 8-89	Erfurt  	East Germany	1-1
 7	20- 9-89	Cesena  	Italy   	0-4
 8	11-10-89	Varna   	Greece  	4-0 	World Cup Qualifier
 9	15-11-89	Athinai 	Greece  	0-1 	World Cup Qualifier
10	 5- 5-90	Campinas	Brazil  	1-2
11	12- 9-90	Genève  	Switzerland	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
12	26- 9-90	Stockholm	Sweden  	0-2
13	17-10-90	Bucuresti	Romania 	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
14	14-11-90	Sofia   	Scotland	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
15	27- 3-91	Glasgow 	Scotland	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
16	 1- 5-91	Sofia   	Switzerland	2-3	European Ch. Qual.
17	25- 9-91	Sofia   	Italy   	2-1
18	16-10-91	Sofia   	San Marino	4-0	European Ch. Qual.
19	20-11-91	Sofia   	Romania 	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
20	28- 4-92	Bern    	Switzerland	2-0
21	14- 5-92	Helsinki	Finland 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
22	19- 8-92	Sofia   	Mexico  	1-1
23	 9- 9-92	Sofia   	France  	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
24	 7-10-92	Stockholm	Sweden  	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
25	11-11-92	Paris    	Portugal	1-2
26	14- 4-93	Wien      	Austria 	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
27	28- 4-93	Sofia     	Finland 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
28	12- 5-93	Sofia    	Israel  	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
29	 8- 9-93	Sofia   	Sweden  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
30	13-10-93	Sofia   	Austria 	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
31	17-11-93	Paris   	France  	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
32	19- 1-94	San Diego	Mexico  	1-1
33	 3- 6-94	Sofia   	Ukraine 	1-1	
34	21- 6-94	Dallas  	Nigeria 	0-3	World Cup
35	26- 6-94	Chicago 	Greece  	4-0	World Cup
36	30- 6-94	Dallas  	Argentina	2-0	World Cup
37	 5- 7-94	New Jersey	Mexico    	1-1 [1]	World Cup
38	10- 7-94	New Jersey	Germany 	2-1	World Cup
39	13- 7-94	New Jersey	Italy   	1-2	World Cup
40	16- 7-94	Pasadena	Sweden  	0-4	World Cup
41	12-10-94	Sofia   	Georgia 	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
42	16-11-94	Sofia   	Moldova 	4-1	European Ch. Qual.
43	14-12-94	Cardiff 	Wales   	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
44	29- 3-95	Sofia   	Wales   	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
45	26- 4-95	Chisinau	Moldova 	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
46	 7- 6-95	Sofia   	Germany 	3-2	European Ch. Qual.
47	 6- 9-95	Tirana  	Albania 	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
48	 7-10-95	Sofia   	Albania 	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
49	11-10-95	Tbilisi 	Georgia 	1-2	European Ch. Qual.
50	15-11-95	Berlin  	Germany 	1-3	European Ch. Qual.
51	24- 4-96	Trnava  	Slovakia	0-0
52	28- 5-96	Sofia   	Macedonia	3-0
53	 2- 6-96	Sofia   	UA Emirates	4-1
54	 9- 6-96	Leeds   	Spain   	1-1	European Champ.
55	13- 6-96	Newcastle	Romania 	1-0	European Champ.
56	18- 6-96	Newcastle	France  	1-3	European Champ.
57	 4- 9-96	Tel Aviv	Israel  	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
58	 8-10-96	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
59	14-12-96	Limassol	Cyprus  	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
60	 2- 4-97	Sofia   	Cyprus  	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
61	 8- 6-97	Burgas  	Luxembourg	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
62	20- 8-97	Sofia   	Israel  	1-0 	World Cup Qualifier
63	10- 9-97	Sofia   	Russia  	1-0 	World Cup Qualifier
64	10- 3-98	Buenos Aires	Argentina	0-2
65	25- 3-98	Skopje  	Macedonia	0-1
66	 5- 6-98	Sofia   	Algeria 	2-0
67	12- 6-98	Montpellier	Paraguay	0-0	World Cup
68	19- 6-98	Paris   	Nigeria 	0-1	World Cup
69	24- 6-98	Lens    	Spain     	1-6	World Cup
70	29- 3-00	Sofia   	Belarus 	4-1	
71	26- 4-00	Sofia   	Ukraine 	0-1	
72	16- 8-00	Sofia   	Belgium 	1-3	
73	 2- 9-00	Sofia   	Czech Republic	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
74	 7-10-00	Sofia   	Malta   	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
75	11-10-00	København	Denmark 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
76	24- 3-01	Sofia   	Iceland 	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
77	28- 3-01	Sofia   	N. Ireland	4-3	World Cup Qualifier
78	 2- 6-01	Belfast  	N. Ireland	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
79	 6- 6-01	Reykjavík	Iceland 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
80	15- 8-01	Sofia   	Macedonia	1-0	
81	01- 9-01	La Valletta	Malta   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
82	 5- 9-01	Sofia   	Denmark 	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
83	 6-10-01	Praha   	Czech Republic	0-6	World Cup Qualifier
84	13- 2-02	Rijeka  	Croatia 	0-0	
85	27- 3-02	New Jersey	Ecuador 	0-3	
86	21- 8-02	Sofia   	Germany 	2-2
87       7- 9-02        Brussel         Belgium         2-0	European Ch. Qual.
88      12-10-02        Sofia           Croatia         2-0     European Ch. Qual.
89      16-10-02        Sofia           Andorra         2-1     European Ch. Qual.
90      27- 3-03        Krusevac        Serbia & Mont.  2-1
91       2- 4-03        Tallinn         Estonia         0-0     European Ch. Qual.
92      30- 4-03        Sofia           Albania         2-0

[1] Bulgaria win 3-1 on penalty kicks.

Total Record

Matches 	Won	Draw	Lost	For  Against	Points	Percentage

  92		43	20	29	142	108	106	57.61


Types of Matches
Friendlies       	28
World Cup Qualifier	30
World Cup        	10	
European Ch. Qual.	21
European Championship	 3

Total caps:        	92

Goals:
Cap 21	1 goal
Cap 23	1 goal
Cap 25	1 goal
Cap 32	1 goal
Cap 42	1 goal
Cap 44	1 goal
Cap 45	1 goal
Cap 57	1 goal
Cap 58	1 goal
Cap 59	2 goals
Cap 61	1 goal
Cap 77	1 goal
Cap 80	1 goal
Cap 86	1 goal
Cap 89  1 goal

Total: 16 goals



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Author: Roberto Mamrud (robert@elsitio.net)
Last updated: 3 May 2003

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