Axel Thomas Witsel - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Belgian player, who obtained 103 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.
Born: 12- 1-1989
Country: Belgium
Caps:	103	(W62-D20-L21 – GF214-GA103 – %69.90)
Goals:	9
Age First Cap:	 19 yr  73 d   26- 3-2008 vs. Morocco 1-4
Age Last Cap:    30 yr 150 d   11- 6-2019 vs. Scotland 3-0
National Team Career: 11 yr  77 d


Caps    Date 	Venue	 	Opponent       Score 	Competition

  1   26- 3-08	Brussel 	Morocco		1-4	
  2   30- 5-08	Firenze		Italy   	1-3	
  3   20- 8-08	Nürnberg	Germany 	0-2	
  4    6- 9-08	Liège		Estonia 	3-2	World Cup Qualifier
  5   10- 9-08	Istanbul	Turkey  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
  6   11-10-08	Brussel 	Armenia 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
  7   15-10-08	Brussel 	Spain		1-2	World Cup Qualifier
  8   11- 2-09	Gent		Slovenia	2-0	
  9    1- 4-09	Zenica		Bosnia-Herzeg.	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 10   18-11-09	Sedan		Qatar		2-0	
 11    3- 3-10	Brussel 	Croatia 	0-1	
 12   11- 8-10	Turku		Finland		0-1	
 13    7- 9-10	Istanbul	Turkey  	2-3	European Ch. Qual.
 14    8-10-10	Astana		Kazakhstan	2-0 	European Ch. Qual.
 15   12-10-10	Brussel 	Austria 	4-4	European Ch. Qual.
 16    9- 2-11	Gent		Finland		1-1	
 17   25- 3-11	Wien		Austria 	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 18   29- 3-11	Brussel 	Azerbaijan	4-1	European Ch. Qual.
 19    3- 6-11	Brussel 	Turkey  	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 20   10- 8-11	Celje		Slovenia	0-0	
 21    2- 9-11	Baku		Azerbaijan	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 22    6- 9-11	Brussel 	United States	1-0	
 23    7-10-11	Brussel 	Kazakhstan	4-1	European Ch. Qual.
 24   11-10-11	Düsseldorf	Germany 	1-3	European Ch. Qual.
 25   11-11-11	Liège		Romania		2-1	
 26   15-11-11	Saint-Denis	France		0-0	
 27   29- 2-12	Heraklion	Greece  	1-1	
 28   25- 5-12	Brussel 	Montenegro	2-2	
 29    2- 6-12	London		England		0-1	
 30   15- 8-12	Brussel 	Netherlands	4-2	
 31    7- 9-12	Cardiff		Wales		2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 32   11- 9-12	Brussel 	Croatia 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 33   12-10-12	Beograd		Serbia		3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 34   16-10-12	Brussel 	Scotland	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 35   14-11-12	Bucuresti	Romania		1-2	
 36    6- 2-13	Brugge  	Slovakia	2-1	
 37   22- 3-13	Skopje		Macedonia	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 38   26- 3-13	Brussel 	Macedonia	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 39    7- 6-13	Brussel 	Serbia		2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 40   14- 8-13	Brussel 	France		0-0	
 41    6- 9-13	Edinburgh	Scotland	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 42   11-10-13	Zagreb		Croatia 	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 43   15-10-13	Brussel 	Wales		1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 44   14-11-13	Brussel 	Colombia	0-2	
 45   19-11-13	Brussel 	Japan		2-3	
 46    5- 3-14	Brussel 	Ivory Coast	2-2	
 47   26- 5-14	Genk		Luxembourg	5-1	
 48    1- 6-14	Stockholm	Sweden  	2-0	
 49    7- 6-14	Brussel 	Tunisia		1-0	
 50   17- 6-14	Belo Horizonte	Algeria		2-1	World Cup
 51   22- 6-14	Rio de Janeiro	Russia		1-0	World Cup
 52    1- 7-14	Salvador	United States	2-1	World Cup
 53    5- 7-14	Brasília	Argentina	0-1	World Cup
 54    4- 9-14	Liège		Australia	2-0	
 55   12-11-14	Brussel 	Iceland 	3-1	
 56   16-11-14	Brussel 	Wales		0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 57   28- 3-15	Brussel 	Cyprus		5-0	European Ch. Qual.
 58   31- 3-15	Jerusalem	Israel  	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 59    7- 6-15	Saint-Denis	France		4-3	
 60   12- 6-15	Cardiff		Wales		0-1	European Ch. Qual.
 61    3- 9-15	Brussel 	Bosnia-Herzeg.	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 62    6- 9-15	Lefkosia	Cyprus		1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 63   10-10-15	Andorra La V.	Andorra 	4-1	European Ch. Qual.
 64   13-10-15	Brussel 	Israel  	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 65   13-11-15	Brussel 	Italy   	3-1	
 66   29- 3-16	Leiria		Portugal	1-2	
 67   28- 5-16	Genève		Switzerland	2-1	
 68    1- 6-16	Brussel 	Finland		1-1	
 69    5- 6-16	Brussel 	Norway  	3-2	
 70   13- 6-16	Lyon		Italy   	0-2	European Champ.
 71   18- 6-16	Bordeaux	Ireland		3-0	European Champ.
 72   22- 6-16	Nice		Sweden  	1-0	European Champ.
 73   26- 6-16	Toulouse	Hungary 	4-0	European Champ.
 74    1- 7-16	Lille		Wales		1-3	European Champ.
 75    1- 9-16	Brussel 	Spain		0-2	
 76    6- 9-16	Lefkosia	Cyprus		3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 77    7-10-16	Brussel 	Bosnia-Herzeg.	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 78   10-10-16	Faro-Loulé	Gibraltar	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 79    9-11-16	Amsterdam	Netherlands	1-1	
 80   13-11-16	Brussel 	Estonia 	8-1	World Cup Qualifier
 81   25- 3-17	Brussel 	Greece  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 82   28- 3-17	Sochi		Russia		3-3	
 83    9- 6-17	Tallinn 	Estonia 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 84   31- 8-17	Liège		Gibraltar	9-0	World Cup Qualifier
 85   10-10-17	Brussel 	Cyprus		4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 86   10-11-17	Brussel 	Mexico		3-3	
 87   14-11-17	Brugge  	Japan		1-0 	
 88   27- 3-18	Brussel 	Saudi Arabia	4-0	
 89    6- 6-18	Brussel 	Egypt		3-0	
 90   11- 6-18	Brussel 	Costa Rica	4-1	
 91   18- 6-18	Sochi		Panama		3-0	World Cup
 92   23- 6-18	Moskva		Tunisia		5-2	World Cup
 93    2- 7-18	Rostov-na-Donu	Japan		3-2	World Cup
 94    6- 7-18	Kazan		Brazil		2-1	World Cup
 95   10- 7-18	Sankt Peterburg	France		0-1	World Cup
 96   14- 7-18	Sankt Peterburg	England		2-0	World Cup
 97   11- 9-18  Reykjavík       Iceland         3-0     UEFA Nations League A
 98   12-10-18  Brussel         Switzerland     2-1     UEFA Nations League A
 99   16-10-18  Brussel         Netherlands     1-1
100   15-11-18  Brussel         Iceland         2-0     UEFA Nations League A
101   18-11-18  Luzern          Switzerland     2-5     UEFA Nations League A
102    8- 6-19  Brussel         Kazakhstan      3-0     European Champ. Qual.
103   11- 6-19  Brussel         Scotland        3-0     European Champ. Qual.

Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    103   62   20   21  214- 103     144      69.90


Types of Matches

Types of Matches
Friendlies		42
World Cup Qualifier	23
European Ch. Qualifier	19
World Cup		10
European Championship	 5
UEFA Nations League A    4

Total caps: 	       103


Goals:
Cap  1	1 goal
Cap 10	1 goal
Cap 16	1 goal
Cap 17	2 goals
Cap 54	1 goal
Cap 71	1 goal
Cap 78	1 goal
Cap 84	1 goal

Total   9 goals


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