Cornel Dinu - International Appearances


The outstanding Romanian player obtained 67 international caps with his National Team.
He held the Romanian caps record from October 31, 1979 (when he equalled the total of Mircea Lucescu; according to the traditional count of Romanian caps, this also happened on October 31, 1979, except for involving 70 rather than 64 caps) until June 14, 1984 (when his total was surpassed by Ladislau Bölöni; according to the traditional count of Romanian caps, this happened on June 17, 1984).
All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:   2- 8-1948
Country:  Romania
Caps:	67	(W18-D30-L19 - GF94-GA75 - %49.25)
Goals:   3
Age First Cap:	 19 yr 273 d	 1- 5-1968 vs. Austria 1-1
Age Last Cap:	 32 yr 256 d	15- 4-1981 vs. Denmark 1-2
National Team Career: 12 yr 349 d


Caps   Date     Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition

  1   1- 5-68   Linz            Austria         1-1
  2   5- 6-68   Bucuresti       Netherlands     0-0 
  3  27-10-68   Lisboa          Portugal        0-3     World Cup Qualifier
  4   6-11-68   Bucuresti       England         0-0 
  5  23-11-68   Bucuresti       Switzerland     2-0     World Cup Qualifier
  6  15- 1-69   London          England         1-1 
  7  16- 4-69   Athinai         Greece          2-2     World Cup Qualifier
  8  30- 4-69   Paris           France          0-1
  9  14- 5-69   Lausanne        Switzerland     1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 10   3- 9-69   Beograd         Yugoslavia      1-1
 11  12-10-69   Bucuresti       Portugal        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 12  16-11-69   Bucuresti       Greece          1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 13   9- 2-70   Lima            Peru            1-1
 14   8- 4-70   Stuttgart       West Germany    1-1 
 15  28- 4-70   Reims           France          0-2
 16   6- 5-70   Bucuresti       Yugoslavia      0-0  
 17   2- 6-70   Guadalajara     England         0-1     World Cup
 18   6- 6-70   Guadalajara     Czechoslovakia  2-1     World Cup
 19  10- 6-70   Guadalajara     Brazil          2-3     World Cup
 20  11-10-70   Bucuresti       Finland         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 21  11-11-70   Cardiff         Wales           0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 22  21- 4-71   Novi Sad        Yugoslavia      1-0
 23  16- 5-71   Bratislava      Czechoslovakia  0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 24  22- 9-71   Helsinki        Finland         4-0     European Champ. Qual.
  -  10-10-71   KÝbenhavn       Denmark         1-2     Olympic Games Qual.
 25  14-11-71   Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia  2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 26  24-11-71   Bucuresti       Wales           2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 27   8- 4-72   Bucuresti       France          2-0
 28  29- 4-72   Budapest        Hungary         1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 29  14- 5-72   Bucuresti       Hungary         2-2     European Champ. Qual.
 30  17- 5-72   Beograd         Hungary         1-2     European Champ. Qual.
 31  17- 6-72   Bucuresti       Italy           3-3 
 32   3- 9-72   Craiova         Austria         1-1 
 33  20- 9-72   Helsinki        Finland         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 34   6- 5-73   TiranŽ          Albania         4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 35  27- 5-73   Bucuresti       East Germany    1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 36  26- 9-73   Leipzig         East Germany    0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 37  14-10-73   Bucuresti       Finland         9-0     World Cup Qualifier
 38  23- 3-74   Paris           France          0-1
 39  17- 4-74   S„o Paulo       Brazil          0-2
 40  22- 4-74   Buenos Aires    Argentina       1-2
 41  29- 5-74   Bucuresti       Greece          3-1     Balkan Cup
 42   5- 6-74   Rotterdam       Netherlands     0-0
 43  23- 7-74   Constanta       Japan           4-1
 44  25- 9-74   Sofia           Bulgaria        0-0
 45  13-10-74   KÝbenhavn       Denmark         0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 46   4-12-74   Tel-Aviv        Israel          1-0
 47  19- 3-75   Istanbul        Turkey          1-1
 48  31- 3-75   Praha           Czechoslovakia  1-1
 49  11- 5-75   Bucuresti       Denmark         6-1     European Champ. Qual.
 50   1- 6-75   Bucuresti       Scotland        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
  -   4- 6-75   Bucuresti       Denmark         4-0     Olympic Games Qual.
  -  18- 6-75   KÝbenhavn       Denmark         2-1     Olympic Games Qual.
 51  24- 9-75   Thessaloniki    Greece          1-1     Balkan Cup
 52  12-10-75   Bucuresti       Turkey          2-2
 53  16-11-75   Bucuresti       Spain           2-2     European Champ. Qual.
 54  29-11-75   Bucuresti       Soviet Union    2-2
  -   3-12-75   Blois           France          0-4     Olympic Games Qual.
 55  17-12-75   Glasgow         Scotland        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
  -  24- 3-76   Bucuresti       France          1-0     Olympic Games Qual.
  -   6- 4-76   Roosendaal      Netherlands     3-0     Olympic Games Qual.
  -  14- 4-76   Bucuresti       Netherlands     5-1     Olympic Games Qual.   
 56   2- 7-76   Teheran         Iran            2-2
 57  22- 9-76   Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia  1-1
 58   6-10-76   Praha           Czechoslovakia  2-3
 59  26-10-77   Madrid          Spain           0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 60  21- 3-79   Bucuresti       Greece          3-0
 61   4- 4-79   Craiova         Spain           2-2     European Champ. Qual.
 62   1- 6-79   Ost-Berlin      East Germany    0-1
 63  14-10-79   Moskva          Soviet Union    1-3
 64  31-10-79   T. Mitrovica    Yugoslavia      1-2     European Champ. Qual.
  -  11- 1-80   BogotŠ          Hungary B       2-2 
 65  16- 2-80   Napoli          Italy           1-2
 66   6- 6-80   Bruxelles       Belgium         1-2
 67  15- 4-81   KÝbenhavn       Denmark         1-2


Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    67    18   30   19   94-  75      66      49.25


Types of Matches
Friendlies             34 
World Cup Qualifiers   12 
World Cup               3    
European Champ. Qual.  16
Balkan Cup              2

Total                  67

NB: note that 7 Olympic Qualifying matches have been removed from the list
    after a FIFA decision in 1999 (in those, Dinu scored 2 goals, against
    Denmark on 4- 6-75 and against the Netherlands on 14- 4-76); in addition
    the FRF removed the match on 11- 1-1980 (vs. Hungary B, 2-2; Dinu scored
    both goals) in 2007

Goals:

Cap  27     1 goal
Cap  49     1 goal
Cap  52     1 goal

Total:      3 goals



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