Rúnar Kristinsson - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Icelandic player, who obtained 101 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps   Date      Venue             Opponent       Score    Competition
  1  28-10-1987  Simferopol        Soviet Union    0-2     European Champ. Qual. 
  -  27- 4-1988  Doetinchem        Netherlands     0-1 (*) Olympic Games Qual. 
  -  30- 4-1988  Bischofswerda     East Germany    0-3 (*) Olympic Games Qual. 
  2   4- 5-1988  Budapest          Hungary         0-3 
  -  24- 5-1988  Reykjavík         Portugal        0-1 (*) Olympic Games Qual
  3  24- 8-1988  Akranes           Faroe Islands   1-0 
  4  31- 5-1989  Moskva            Soviet Union    1-1     World Cup Qualifier 
  5  23- 8-1989  Salzburg          Austria         1-2     World Cup Qualifier 
  6  20- 9-1989  Reykjavík         Turkey          2-1     World Cup Qualifier 
  7  28- 3-1990  Esch-sur-Alzette  Luxembourg      2-1       
  8   3- 4-1990  Hamilton          Bermuda         4-0      
  9   8- 4-1990  St.Louis          United States   1-4      
 10   8- 8-1990  Tórshavn          Faroe Islands   3-2  
 11   5- 9-1990  Reykjavík         France          1-2     European Champ. Qual. 
 12  26- 9-1990  Kosice            Czechoslovakia  0-1     European Champ. Qual. 
 13  27- 4-1991  Watford           England "B"     0-1 (*)
 14   1- 5-1991  Cardiff           Wales           0-1 
 15   7- 5-1991  La Valletta       Malta           4-1 
 16  26- 5-1991  Tirane            Albania         0-1     European Champ. Qual. 
 17   5- 6-1991  Reykjavík         Czechoslovakia  0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 18  10- 2-1992  Valletta          Malta           0-1     
 19   2- 3-1992  Dubai             UA Emirates     1-0      
 20   8- 4-1992  Tel Aviv          Israel          2-2 
 21  13- 5-1992  Athinai           Greece          0-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 22   3- 6-1992  Budapest          Hungary         2-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 23   9- 8-1992  Reykjavík         Israel          0-2 
 24   7-10-1992  Reykjavík         Greece          0-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 25  14-10-1992  Moskva            Russia          0-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 26  17- 4-1993  Costa Mesa        United States   1-1 
 27  20- 5-1993  Luxembourg        Luxembourg      1-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 28   2- 6-1993  Reykjavík         Russia          1-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 29  16- 6-1993  Reykjavík         Hungary         2-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 30  31- 8-1993  Reykjavík         United States   0-1 
 31   8- 9-1993  Reykjavík         Luxembourg      1-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 32  17-10-1993  Tunis             Tunisia         1-3 
 33  20- 4-1994  Toulon            Saudi Arabia    0-2 
 34  24- 4-1994  Chula Vista       United States   2-1 
 35   4- 5-1994  Florianópolis     Brazil          0-3 
 36  19- 5-1994  Reykjavík         Bolivia         1-0 
 37  30- 8-1994  Reykjavík         UA Emirates     1-0 
 38   7- 9-1994  Reykjavík         Sweden          0-1     European Champ. Qual. 
 39  12-10-1994  Istanbul          Turkey          0-5     European Champ. Qual. 
 40  29-10-1994  Al Ain            UA Emirates     1-0 
 41  16-11-1994  Lausanne          Switzerland     0-1     European Champ. Qual. 
 42  22- 4-1995  Temuco            Chile           1-1 
 43   1- 6-1995  Stockholm         Sweden          1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 44  11- 6-1995  Reykjavík         Hungary         2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 45  16- 8-1995  Reykjavík         Switzerland     0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 46  11-10-1995  Reykjavík         Turkey          0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 47  11-11-1995  Budapest          Hungary         0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 48   7- 2-1996  La Valletta       Malta           1-7    
 49  24- 4-1996  Tallinn           Estonia         0-3 
 50   1- 6-1996  Reykjavík         Macedonia       1-1     World Cup Qualifier 
 51  14- 8-1996  Reykjavík         Malta           2-1 
 52   4- 9-1996  Jablonec          Czech Republic  1-2 
 53   5-10-1996  Vilnius           Lithuania       0-2     World Cup Qualifier 
 54   9-10-1996  Reykjavík         Romania         0-4 
 55  10-11-1996  Dublin            Ireland         0-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 56  29- 4-1997  Trnava            Slovakia        1-3 
 57  11- 6-1997  Reykjavík         Lithuania       0-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 58  20- 7-1997  Reykjavík         Norway          0-1 
 59  27- 7-1997  Hofn              Faroe Islands   1-0 
 60  20- 8-1997  Eschen-Mauren     Liechtenstein   4-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 61   6- 9-1997  Reykjavík         Ireland         2-4     World Cup Qualifier 
 62  10- 9-1997  Bucuresti         Romania         0-4     World Cup Qualifier 
 63  11-10-1997  Reykjavík         Liechtenstein   4-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 64  19- 8-1998  Reykjavík         Latvia          4-1 
 65   5- 9-1998  Reykjavík         France          1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 66  10-10-1998  Yerevan           Armenia         0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 67  14-10-1998  Reykjavík         Russia          1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 68  10- 3-1999  Luxembourg        Luxembourg      2-1 
 69  27- 3-1999  Andorra la Vella  Andorra         2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 70  31- 3-1999  Kyiv              Ukraine         1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 71  28- 4-1999  La Valletta       Malta           2-1 
 72   5- 6-1999  Reykjavík         Armenia         2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 73   9- 6-1999  Moskva            Russia          0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 74  18- 8-1999  Tórshavn          Faroe Islands   1-0 
 75   8- 9-1999  Reykjavík         Ukraine         0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 76   9-10-1999  Saint-Denis       France          2-3     European Champ. Qual.
 77  31- 1-2000  La Manga          Norway          0-0     Nordic Cup
 78   2- 2-2000  La Manga          Finland         1-0     Nordic Cup
 79   4- 2-2000  La Manga          Faroe Islands   3-2     Nordic Cup
 80  16- 8-2000  Reykjavík         Sweden          2-1     Nordic Cup
 81   2- 9-2000  Reykjavík         Denmark         1-2     World Cup Qualifier 
 82   7-10-2000  Teplice           Czech Republic  0-4     World Cup Qualifier         
 83  11-10-2000  Reykjavík         Northn. Ireland 1-0     World Cup Qualifier 
 84  15-11-2000  Warszawa          Poland          0-1
 85  24- 3-2001  Sofia             Bulgaria        1-2     World Cup Qualifier 
 86  25- 4-2001  La Valletta       Malta           4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 87   2- 6-2001  Reykjavík         Malta           3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 88   6- 6-2001  Reykjavík         Bulgaria        1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 89   6-10-2001  Křbenhavn         Denmark         0-6     World Cup Qualifier
 90  22- 5-2002  Bodř              Norway          1-1
 91  21- 8-2002  Reykjavík         Andorra         3-0
 92   7- 9-2002  Reykjavík         Hungary         0-2
 93  12-10-2002  Reykjavík         Scotland        0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 94  29- 3-2003  Glasgow           Scotland        1-2     European Champ. Qual.
 95  30- 4-2003  Helsinki          Finland         0-3
 96   7- 6-2003  Reykjavík         Faroe Islands   2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 97  11- 6-2003  Kaunas            Lithuania       3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 98  20- 8-2003  Tórshavn          Faroe Islands   2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 99   6- 9-2003  Reykjavík         Germany         0-0     European Champ. Qual.
100  11-10-2003  Hamburg           Germany         0-3     European Champ. Qual.
101  18- 8-2004  Reykjavík         Italy           2-0 

(*) the Icelandic FA considers these matches official; FIFA and IFFHS do
    not confirm the Olympic qualifiers in 1988 as full internationals,
    but apparently have accepted the match against England B in 1991.

Total Record
 
Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   101    37   18   46  107- 136      92      45.54

NB: including 3 Olympic matches 1988:
   104    37   18   49  107- 141      92      44.23


Types of Matches 
Friendlies           41
European Champ.Qual. 29
World Cup Qualifiers 27
Nordic Cup            4

Total               101
 
Goals 

Cap  15               2 goals    
Cap  72               1 goal 

Total                 3 goals  


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Prepared and maintained by Luis Fernando Passo Alpuin for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Luis Fernando Passo Alpuin (npasso@starmedia.com)
Last updated: 7 Jan 2008

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