Leo Van der Elst - International Appearances


The outstanding Belgian player obtained 13 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.

Younger brother of Franšois "Swat" Van der Elst; the two never played together in the Belgian National Team.


Born:   7- 1-1962 in Opwijk
Country:  Belgium
Caps:	13	(W7-D2-L4 - GF28-GA18 - %61.54)
Age First Cap:	 22 yr 101 d	17- 4-1984 vs. Poland 1-0
Age Last Cap:	 25 yr  84 d	 1- 4-1987 vs. Scotland 4-1
National Team Career:  2 yr 349 d


Caps   Date    Venue          Opponent          Score    Competition
  1  17- 4-84  Warszawa       Poland             1-0     
  2  17-10-84  Bruxelles      Albania            3-1     World Cup Qualifier
  3  16-10-85  Brussel        Netherlands        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
  4  20-11-85  Rotterdam      Netherlands        1-2     World Cup Qualifier
  5  23- 4-86  Bruxelles      Bulgaria           2-0     
  6  19- 5-86  Brussel        Yugoslavia         1-3     
  7  11- 6-86  Toluca         Paraguay           2-2     World Cup
  8  15- 6-86  Leˇn           Soviet Union       4-3 aet World Cup
  9  22- 6-86  Puebla         Spain              1-1 [1] World Cup
 10  28- 6-86  Puebla         France             2-4 aet World Cup
 11  14-10-86  Luxembourg     Luxembourg         6-0     European Champ. Qual.
 12   4- 2-87  Braga          Portugal           0-1     
 13   1- 4-87  Bruxelles      Scotland           4-1     European Champ. Qual.

[1] aet, 5-4 pen  

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    13     7    2    4   28-  18      16      61.54

Types of Matches
Friendlies              4   
World Cup Qualifiers    3
World Cup               4     
European Champ. Qual.   2

Total                  13




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Last updated: 31 Mar 2011

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