Mikael Forssell - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Finnish player scored 29 international goals in 87 matches for his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 15- 3-1981
Country: Finland 
Caps:	87	(W32-D22-L33 – GF109-GA99 – %49.43)
Goals:	29	(% 0.33 per match)
Age First Cap:	 18 yr  86 d   9- 6-1999 vs. Moldova 0-0
Age Last Cap:    32 yr 315 d  24- 1-2014 vs. Oman 0-0
National Team Career: 14 yr 229 d

Cap Goals     Date	Venue    	Opponent       Score	Competition

 1	     9- 6-99	Chisinau	Moldova 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 2	    29- 3-00	Cardiff 	Wales   	2-1	
 3	    26- 4-00	Poznan  	Poland  	0-0	
 4	    16- 8-00	Helsinki	Norway  	3-1	Nordic Cup
 5	     2- 9-00	Helsinki	Albania 	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 6	     7-10-00	Athinai 	Greece  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 7	    11-10-00	Helsinki	England 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 8	    15-11-00	Dublin  	Ireland 	0-3	
 9  1	 1  28- 2-01	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	1-0	
10	 1  24- 3-01	Liverpool	England 	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
11	 1  25- 4-01	Budapest	Hungary 	0-0	
12	 1   9- 5-01	Kuressaare	Estonia 	1-1	
13  2	 3   2- 6-01	Helsinki	Germany 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
14  1	 4  15- 8-01	Helsinki	Belgium 	4-1	
15	 4   1- 9-01	Tiranë  	Albania 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
16  2	 6   5- 9-01	Helsinki	Greece  	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
17	 6   6-10-01	Gelsenkirchen	Germany 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
18	 6  20- 3-02	La Manga	South Korea	0-2	
19  1	 7  27- 3-02	Oporto  	Portugal	4-1	
20	 7  12- 2-03	Belfast 	N. Ireland	1-0	
21	 7  29- 3-03	Palermo 	Italy   	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
22  1	 8  30- 4-03	Vantaa  	Iceland 	3-0	
23  1	 9   7- 6-03	Helsinki	Serbia-Monten.	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
24	 9  11- 6-03	Helsinki	Italy   	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
25	 9  20- 8-03	København	Denmark 	1-1	
26	 9   6- 9-03	Baku    	Azerbaijan	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
27  1	10  10- 9-03	Cardiff 	Wales   	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
28  1	11  11-10-03	Tampere 	Canada  	3-2	
29	11  28- 5-04	Tampere 	Sweden  	1-3	
30	11   4- 9-04	Tampere 	Andorra 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
31  1	12   8- 9-04	Yerevan 	Armenia 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
32	12   2- 6-05	Tampere 	Denmark 	0-1	
33	12   8- 6-05	Helsinki	Netherlands	0-4	World Cup Qualifier
34	12  17- 8-05	Skopje  	Macedonia	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
35	12   3- 9-05	Andorra La V.	Andorra 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
36  3	15   7- 9-05	Tampere 	Macedonia	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
37	15   8-10-05	Helsinki	Romania 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
38	15  12-10-05	Helsinki	Czech Republic	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
39  1	16   1- 3-06	Larnaka 	Belarus   	2-2 [1] International Tourn.
40	16  25- 5-06	Göteborg	Sweden  	0-0	
41	16  16- 8-06	Helsinki	N. Ireland	1-2	
42	16   2- 9-06	Bydgoszcz	Poland  	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
43	16   7-10-06	Yerevan 	Armenia 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
44	16  11-10-06	Almaty  	Kazakhstan	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
45	16  28- 3-07	Baku    	Azerbaijan	0-1	European Ch. Qual.
46	16   2- 6-07	Helsinki	Serbia  	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
47	16   6- 6-07	Helsinki	Belgium 	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
48	16   8- 9-07	Beograd 	Serbia  	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
49	16  12- 9-07	Helsinki	Poland  	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
50  1	17  17-11-07	Helsinki	Azerbaijan	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
51	17  21-11-07	Oporto  	Portugal	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
52	17   6- 2-08	Lefkosia	Greece  	1-2	International Tourn.
53	17  26- 3-08	Sofia   	Bulgaria	1-2	
54	17  29- 5-08	Duisburg	Turkey  	0-2	
55	17   2- 6-08	Helsinki	Belarus 	1-1	
56	17  20- 8-08	Tampere 	Israel  	2-0	
57	17  10- 9-08	Helsinki	Germany 	3-3	World Cup Qualifier
58  1	18  11-10-08	Helsinki	Azerbaijan	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
59	18  15-10-08	Moskva  	Russia  	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
60	18  11- 2-09	Faro-Loulé	Portugal	0-1	
61	18  28- 3-09	Cardiff 	Wales   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
62	18   1- 4-09	Oslo    	Norway  	2-3	
63  1	19   6- 6-09	Helsinki	Liechtenstein	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
64	19  10- 6-09	Helsinki	Russia  	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
65	19  12- 8-09	Stockholm	Sweden  	0-1	
66	19  21- 5-10	Tallinn 	Estonia 	0-2	
67	19  29- 5-10	Kielce  	Poland  	0-0	
68	19  11- 8-10	Turku   	Belgium 	1-0	
69	19   3- 9-10	Chisinau	Moldova 	0-2	European Ch.Qual.
70  1	20   7- 9-10	Rotterdam	Netherlands	1-2	European Ch.Qual.
71  1	21  12-10-10	Helsinki	Hungary 	1-2	European Ch.Qual.
72  3	24  17-11-10	Helsinki	San Marino	8-0	European Ch.Qual.
73	24   9- 2-11	Gent    	Belgium 	1-1	
74	24  29- 3-11	Aveiro  	Portugal	0-2	
75  1	25   3- 6-11	Serravalle	San Marino	1-0	European Ch.Qual.
76	25   7- 6-11	Stockholm	Sweden  	0-5	European Ch.Qual.
77  1	26   2- 9-11	Helsinki	Moldova 	4-1	European Ch.Qual.
78	26   6- 9-11	Helsinki	Netherlands	0-2	European Ch.Qual.
79	26   7-10-11	Helsinki	Sweden  	1-2	European Ch.Qual.
80	26  11-10-11	Budapest	Hungary 	0-0	European Ch.Qual.
81	26  15-11-11	Esbjerg 	Denmark 	1-2	
82  2	28  23- 1-13	Chiang Mai	Thailand	3-1	King’s Cup
83	28  26- 1-13	Chiang Mai	Sweden  	0-3	King’s Cup
84	28   6- 2-13	Netanya 	Israel  	1-2	
85  1	29  26- 3-13	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	3-0	
86	29   7- 6-13	Helsinki	Belarus 	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
87	29  24- 1-14	Nizwa   	Oman    	0-0		

[1] Finland  won 5-4 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    87    32   22   33   109-  99      86       49.43

Types of             Matches  Goals
Friendlies        	33       6
World Cup Qualifier	23	10
European Ch. Qualifier	26	10
Other Tournaments	 5	 3

Total caps / goals:     87	29



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