Franky Van der Elst - International Appearances


The outstanding Belgian player obtained 86 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:  30- 4-1961 in Ninove
Country:  Belgium
Caps:	86	(W39-D21-L26 - GF135-GA94 - %57.56)
Goals:	 1
Age First Cap:	 23 yr 233 d	19-12-1984 vs. Greece 0-0
Age Last Cap:	 37 yr  56 d	25- 6-1998 vs. South Korea 1-1
National Team Career: 13 yr 188 d


Caps   Date    Venue          Opponent          Score    Competition
  1  19-12-84  Athinai        Greece             0-0     World Cup Qualifier
  2  22-12-84  Tiranë         Albania            0-2     World Cup Qualifier
  3   1- 5-85  Bruxelles      Poland             2-0     World Cup Qualifier
  4  11- 9-85  Chorzów        Poland             0-0     World Cup Qualifier
  5  16-10-85  Brussel        Netherlands        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
  6  20-11-85  Rotterdam      Netherlands        1-2     World Cup Qualifier
  7  19- 2-86  Elche          Spain              0-3     
  8  23- 4-86  Bruxelles      Bulgaria           2-0     
  9  19- 5-86  Brussel        Yugoslavia         1-3     
 10   3- 6-86  Cd. de México  Mexico             1-2     World Cup
 11   8- 6-86  Toluca         Iraq               2-1     World Cup
 12  28- 6-86  Puebla         France             2-4 aet World Cup
 13  10- 9-86  Bruxelles      Ireland            2-2     European Champ. Qual.
 14   1- 4-87  Bruxelles      Scotland           4-1     European Champ. Qual.
 15   9- 9-87  Rotterdam      Netherlands        0-0     
 16  23- 9-87  Sofia          Bulgaria           0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 17  14-10-87  Glasgow        Scotland           0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 18  19- 1-88  Tel-Aviv       Israel             3-2     
 19  26- 3-88  Bruxelles      Hungary            3-0     
 20   5- 6-88  Odense         Denmark            1-3     
 21  12-10-88  Antwerpen      Brazil             1-2     
 22  19-10-88  Brussel        Switzerland        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 23  16-11-88  Bratislava     Czechoslovakia     0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 24  15- 2-89  Lisboa         Portugal           1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 25  29- 4-89  Bruxelles      Czechoslovakia     2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 26  27- 5-89  Brussel        Yugoslavia         1-0     
 27   1- 6-89  Lille          Luxembourg         5-0     World Cup Qualifier
 28   8- 6-89  Ottawa         Canada             2-0     
 29  23- 8-89  Brugge         Denmark            3-0     
 30   6- 9-89  Bruxelles      Portugal           3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 31  11-10-89  Basel          Switzerland        2-2     World Cup Qualifier
 32  25-10-89  Brussel        Luxembourg         1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 33  17- 1-90  Athinai        Greece             0-2     
 34  21- 2-90  Bruxelles      Sweden             0-0     
 35  26- 5-90  Brussel        Romania            2-2     
 36   2- 6-90  Bruxelles      Mexico             3-0     
 37   6- 6-90  Brussel        Poland             1-1     
 38  12- 6-90  Verona         South Korea        2-0     World Cup
 39  17- 6-90  Verona         Uruguay            3-1     World Cup
 40  21- 6-90  Verona         Spain              1-2     World Cup
 41  26- 6-90  Bologna        England            0-1 aet World Cup
 42  12- 9-90  Bruxelles      East Germany       0-2     
 43  17-10-90  Cardiff        Wales              1-3     European Champ. Qual.
 44  27- 3-91  Bruxelles      Wales              1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 45   1- 5-91  Hannover       Germany            0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 46  11- 9-91  Luxembourg     Luxembourg         2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 47   9-10-91  Székesfehérvár Hungary            2-0     
 48  26- 2-92  Tunis          Tunisia            1-2     
 49  25- 3-92  Paris          France             3-3     
 50  22- 4-92  Bruxelles      Cyprus             1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 51   3- 6-92  Toftir         Faroe Islands      3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 52   2- 9-92  Praha          Czechoslovakia     2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 53  14-10-92  Brussel        Romania            1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 54  18-11-92  Bruxelles      Wales              2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 55  13- 2-93  Lefkosia       Cyprus             3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 56  31- 3-93  Cardiff        Wales              0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 57  22- 5-93  Brussel        Faroe Islands      3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 58  13-10-93  Bucuresti      Romania            1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 59  17-11-93  Brussel        Czechoslovakia     0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 60   4- 6-94  Bruxelles      Zambia             9-0     
 61   8- 6-94  Brussel        Hungary            3-1     
 62  19- 6-94  Orlando        Morocco            1-0     World Cup
 63  25- 6-94  Orlando        Netherlands        1-0     World Cup
 64  29- 6-94  Washington DC  Saudi Arabia       0-1     World Cup
 65   2- 7-94  Chicago        Germany            2-3     World Cup
 66   7- 9-94  Bruxelles      Armenia            2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 67  12-10-94  København      Denmark            1-3     European Champ. Qual.
 68  16-11-94  Brussel        Macedonia          1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 69  17-12-94  Bruxelles      Spain              1-4     European Champ. Qual.
 70  11- 2-97  Belfast        Northern Ireland   0-3     
 71  29- 3-97  Cardiff        Wales              2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 72  30- 4-97  Istanbul       Turkey             3-1     World Cup Qualifier
 73   7- 6-97  Brussel        San Marino         6-0     World Cup Qualifier
 74   6- 9-97  Rotterdam      Netherlands        1-3     World Cup Qualifier
 75  11-10-97  Bruxelles      Wales              3-2     World Cup Qualifier
 76  29-10-97  Dublin         Ireland            1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 77  15-11-97  Brussel        Ireland            2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 78  25- 2-98  Bruxelles      United States      2-0     
 79  25- 3-98  Brussel        Norway             2-2     
 80  22- 4-98  Bruxelles      Romania            1-1     
 81  27- 5-98  Casablanca     France             0-1     King Hassan II Tournament
 82   3- 6-98  Brussel        Colombia           2-0     
 83   6- 6-98  Bruxelles      Paraguay           1-0     
 84  13- 6-98  Paris          Netherlands        0-0     World Cup
 85  20- 6-98  Bordeaux       Mexico             2-2     World Cup
 86  25- 6-98  Paris          South Korea        1-1     World Cup

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    86    39   21   26  135-  94      99      57.56

Types of Matches
Friendlies             28     
World Cup Qualifiers   20
World Cup              12      
European Champ. Qual.  22
European Championship   4

Total                  86

Goals:

Cap  79     1 goal

Total:      1 goal



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