Anton "Toni" Polster - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Austrian player, who scored 44 international goals for his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with Two Score Goals for his national team. He held the Austrian caps record from June 17, 1998 (when he equalled the total of Gerhard Hanappi) until May 18, 2002 (when his total was surpassed by Andreas Herzog). He holds the Austrian record of goals since April 24, 1996 (when he equalled the total of Hans Krankl). All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
  
Caps  Goals     Date     Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition
  1    1  1    17/11/82  Wien            Turkey          4-0     European Champ. Qual.
  2       1    12/ 9/84  København       Denmark         1-3
  3       1    26/ 9/84  Budapest        Hungary         1-3     World Cup Qualifier
  4       1    14/11/84  Wien            Netherlands     1-0     World Cup Qualifier
  5       1    17/ 4/85  Wien            Hungary         0-3     World Cup Qualifier
  6       1     1/ 5/85  Rotterdam       Netherlands     1-1     World Cup Qualifier
  7    1  2     7/ 5/85  Graz            Cyprus          4-0     World Cup Qualifier
  8       2    20/11/85  Zaragoza        Spain           0-0
  9    1  3    26/ 3/86  Udine           Italy           1-2
 10       3    14/ 5/86  Salzburg        Sweden          1-0
 11    1  4    27/ 8/86  Innsbruck       Switzerland     1-1
 12       4    10/ 9/86  Bucuresti       Romania         0-4     European Champ. Qual.
 13    1  5    15/10/86  Graz            Albania         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 14    2  7    29/10/86  Wien            West Germany    4-1
 15       7    25/ 3/87  Banja Luka      Yugoslavia      0-4
 16    1  8     1/ 4/87  Wien            Spain           2-3     European Champ. Qual.
 17    1  9    29/ 4/87  Tiranë          Albania         1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 18       9    18/ 8/87  St. Gallen      Switzerland     2-2
 19       9    14/10/87  Sevilla         Spain           0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 20       9    18/11/87  Wien            Romania         0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 21       9    27/ 4/88  Wien            Denmark         1-0
 22       9     3/ 8/88  Wien            Brazil          0-2
 23       9    31/ 8/88  Linz            Hungary         0-0
 24       9    20/ 9/88  Praha           Czechoslovakia  2-4
 25       9    19/10/88  Kiev            Soviet Union    0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 26    1 10     2/11/88  Wien            Turkey          3-2     World Cup Qualifier
 27      10    25/ 3/89  Wien            Italy           0-1
 28    1 11    20/ 5/89  Leipzig         East Germany    1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 29      11    14/ 6/89  Reykjavik       Iceland         0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 30      11     6/ 9/89  Wien            Soviet Union    0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 31      11    25/10/89  Istanbul        Turkey          0-3     World Cup Qualifier
 32    3 14    15/11/89  Wien            East Germany    3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 33    1 15    28/ 3/90  Málaga          Spain           3-2
 34      15    11/ 4/90  Salzburg        Hungary         3-0
 35      15     3/ 5/90  Wien            Argentina       1-1
 36      15    30/ 5/90  Wien            Netherlands     3-2
 37      15     9/ 6/90  Roma            Italy           0-1     World Cup
 38      15    15/ 6/90  Firenze         Czechoslovakia  0-1     World Cup
 39      15    19/ 6/90  Firenze         United States   2-1     World Cup
 40      15    12/ 9/90  Landskrona      Faroe Islands   0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 41      15    31/10/90  Beograd         Yugoslavia      1-4     European Champ. Qual.
 42      15    14/11/90  Wien            N. Ireland      0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 43      15    17/ 4/91  Wien            Norway          0-0
 44      15     1/ 5/91  Stockholm       Sweden          0-6
 45    1 16    25/ 3/92  Budapest        Hungary         1-2
 46    1 17    14/ 4/92  Wien            Lithuania       4-0
 47      17    29/ 4/92  Wien            Wales           1-1
 48    1 18    27/ 5/92  Sittard         Netherlands     2-3
 49    1 19     2/ 9/92  Linz            Portugal        1-1
 50      19    14/10/92  Paris           France          0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 51    1 20    28/10/92  Wien            Israel          5-2     World Cup Qualifier
 52      20    18/11/92  Nürnberg        Germany         0-0
 53      20    10/ 3/93  Wien            Greece          2-1
 54      20    27/ 3/93  Wien            France          0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 55    1 21    14/ 4/93  Wien            Bulgaria        3-1     World Cup Qualifier
 56      21    13/ 5/93  Turku           Finland         1-3
 57      21    13/10/93  Sofia           Bulgaria        1-4     World Cup Qualifier
 58      21    27/10/93  Tel Aviv        Israel          1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 59      21    10/11/93  Wien            Sweden          1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 60      21    23/ 3/94  Linz            Hungary         1-1
 61      21    20/ 4/94  Wien            Scotland        1-2
 62      21    11/ 5/94  Katowice        Poland          4-3
 63    1 22     2/ 6/94  Wien            Germany         1-5
 64    3 25     7/ 9/94  Eschen          Liechtenstein   4-0     European Champ. Qual.
 65    1 26    12/10/94  Wien            N. Ireland      1-2     European Champ. Qual.
 66      26    13/11/94  Lisboa          Portugal        0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 67    2 28    29/ 3/95  Salzburg        Latvia          5-0     European Champ. Qual.
 68    2 30    26/ 4/95  Salzburg        Liechtenstein   7-0     European Champ. Qual.
 69    2 32    11/ 6/95  Dublin          Ireland         3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 70    1 33    16/ 8/95  Riga            Latvia          2-3     European Champ. Qual.
 71      33     6/ 9/95  Wien            Ireland         3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 72      33    11/10/95  Wien            Portugal        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 73      33    15/11/95  Belfast         N. Ireland      3-5     European Champ. Qual.
 74      33    27/ 3/96  Wien            Switzerland     1-0
 75    1 34    24/ 4/96  Budapest        Hungary         2-0
 76      34    29/ 5/96  Salzburg        Czech Republic  1-0
 77      34    31/ 8/96  Wien            Scotland        0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 78      34     9/10/96  Stockholm       Sweden          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 79    1 35     9/11/96  Wien            Latvia          2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 80      35    18/ 3/97  Linz            Slovenia        0-2
 81      35     2/ 4/97  Glasgow         Scotland        0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 82      35    30/ 4/97  Wien            Estonia         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 83    1 36     8/ 6/97  Riga            Latvia          3-1     World Cup Qualifier
 84    3 39    20/ 8/97  Tallinn         Estonia         3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 85      39     6/ 9/97  Wien            Sweden          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 86      39    10/ 9/97  Minsk           Belarus         1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 87    2 41    11/10/97  Wien            Belarus         4-0     World Cup Qualifier
 88      41    25/ 3/98  Wien            Hungary         2-3
 89      41    22/ 4/98  Wien            United States   0-3
 90    2 43     2/ 6/98  Wien            Liechtenstein   6-0
 91      43    27/ 5/98  Wien            Tunisia         2-1
 92    1 44    11/ 6/98  Toulouse        Cameroon        1-1     World Cup
 93      44    17/ 6/98  Saint Etienne   Chile           1-1     World Cup
 94      44    23/ 6/98  Saint Denis     Italy           1-2     World Cup
 95      44     1/ 9/00  Wien            Iran            5-1

Note: the matches against Liechtenstein ( 7/ 6/84, 6-0, 1 goal), Tunisia
      ( 8/ 2/87, 3-1, 2 goals) and Morocco ( 2/ 2/88, 1-3), in which
      Polster played, are not considered full internationals and
      therefore not included here.

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    95    38   22   35  148- 129      98       51.58 

44 Goals in 95 Matches (0.46 per match)

Types of Goals

Friendlies             13
European Champ. Qual.  15
World Cup Qualifiers   15
World Cup               1

Total                  44



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