Jean-Marie Pfaff - International Appearances


The outstanding Belgian 'keeper obtained 64 international caps with his National Team. He holds the Belgian caps record for goalkeepers since April 17, 1984 (when he equalled the total of Christian Piot). All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:   4-12-1953 in Lebbeke
Country:  Belgium
Caps:	64	(W23-D20-L21 - GF77-GA77 - %51.56)
Goals conceded:	77 (1.20 per match)
Age First Cap:	 22 yr 170 d	22- 5-1976 vs. Netherlands 1-2
Age Last Cap:	 33 yr 293 d	23- 9-1987 vs. Bulgaria 0-2
National Team Career: 11 yr 124 d


Caps   Date    Venue          Opponent          Score    Competition
  1  22- 5-76  Bruxelles      Netherlands        1-2     European Champ. Qual.
  2   3- 9-77  Brussel        Iceland            4-0     World Cup Qualifier
  3  26-10-77  Amsterdam      Netherlands        0-1     World Cup Qualifier
  4  16-11-77  Belfast        Northern Ireland   0-3     World Cup Qualifier
  5  21-12-77  Liège          Italy              0-1     
  6  22- 3-78  Charleroi      Austria            1-0     
  7  19- 4-78  Magdeburg      East Germany       0-0     
  8  20- 9-78  Lokeren        Norway             1-1     European Champ. Qual.
  9  11-10-78  Lisboa         Portugal           1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 10  15-11-78  Jaffa          Israel             0-1     
 11  28- 3-79  Bruxelles      Austria            1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 12  12- 9-79  Oslo           Norway             2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 13  26- 9-79  Rotterdam      Netherlands        0-1     
 14   6- 6-80  Bruxelles      Romania            2-1     
 15  12- 6-80  Torino         England            1-1     European Championship
 16  15- 6-80  Milano         Spain              2-1     European Championship
 17  18- 6-80  Roma           Italy              0-0     European Championship
 18  22- 6-80  Roma           West Germany       1-2     European Championship
 19  15-10-80  Dublin         Ireland            1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 20  19-11-80  Brussel        Netherlands        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 21  21-12-80  Lefkosia       Cyprus             2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 22  18- 2-81  Bruxelles      Cyprus             3-2     World Cup Qualifier
 23   9- 9-81  Bruxelles      France             2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 24  14-10-81  Rotterdam      Netherlands        0-3     World Cup Qualifier
 25  16-12-81  Valencia       Spain              0-2     
 26  24- 3-82  Brussel        Romania            4-1     
 27  28- 4-82  Bruxelles      Bulgaria           2-1     
 28  27- 5-82  København      Denmark            0-1     
 29  13- 6-82  Barcelona      Argentina          1-0     World Cup
 30  19- 6-82  Elche          El Salvador        1-0     World Cup
 31  22- 6-82  Elche          Hungary            1-1     World Cup
 32  22- 9-82  München        West Germany       0-0     
 33   6-10-82  Brussel        Switzerland        3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 34  15-12-82  Bruxelles      Scotland           3-2     European Champ. Qual.
 35  27- 4-83  Brussel        East Germany       2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 36  21- 9-83  Bruxelles      Netherlands        1-1     
 37  12-10-83  Glasgow        Scotland           1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 38   9-11-83  Bern           Switzerland        1-3     European Champ. Qual.
 39  29- 2-84  Brussel        West Germany       0-1     
 40  17- 4-84  Warszawa       Poland             1-0     
 41   6- 6-84  Bruxelles      Hungary            2-2     
 42  13- 6-84  Lens           Yugoslavia         2-0     European Championship
 43  16- 6-84  Nantes         France             0-5     European Championship
 44  19- 6-84  Strasbourg     Denmark            2-3     European Championship
 45  19-12-84  Athinai        Greece             0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 46  22-12-84  Tiranë         Albania            0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 47  27- 3-85  Brussel        Greece             2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 48  11- 9-85  Chorzów        Poland             0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 49  16-10-85  Brussel        Netherlands        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 50  20-11-85  Rotterdam      Netherlands        1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 51  19- 5-86  Brussel        Yugoslavia         1-3     
 52   3- 6-86  Cd. de México  Mexico             1-2     World Cup
 53   8- 6-86  Toluca         Iraq               2-1     World Cup
 54  11- 6-86  Toluca         Paraguay           2-2     World Cup
 55  15- 6-86  León           Soviet Union       4-3 aet World Cup
 56  22- 6-86  Puebla         Spain              1-1 [1] World Cup
 57  25- 6-86  Cd. de México  Argentina          0-2     World Cup
 58  28- 6-86  Puebla         France             2-4 aet World Cup
 59  10- 9-86  Bruxelles      Ireland            2-2     European Champ. Qual.
 60  19-11-86  Brussel        Bulgaria           1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 61   1- 4-87  Bruxelles      Scotland           4-1     European Champ. Qual.
 62  29- 4-87  Dublin         Ireland            0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 63   9- 9-87  Rotterdam      Netherlands        0-0     
 64  23- 9-87  Sofia          Bulgaria           0-2     European Champ. Qual.

[1] aet, 5-4 pen  


Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    64    23   20   21   77-  77      66      51.56

Types of Matches
Friendlies             17   
World Cup Qualifiers   15
World Cup              10    
European Champ. Qual.  15
European Championship   7

Total                  64

Goals conceded:	77 (1.20 per match)


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