Bulgaria-Romania matches 1925-2008


All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Game Date        Venue      Result                      Remark

  1. 31- 5-1925  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    2-4  
  2. 25- 4-1926  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   6-1 
  3. 21- 4-1929  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   3-0 
  4. 15- 9-1929  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    2-3 
  5. 12-10-1930  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    5-3   [Balkan Cup]
  6. 10- 5-1931  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   5-2   [Balkan Cup]
  7. 26- 6-1932  Beograd    Bulgaria - Romania    2-0   [Balkan Cup]
  8.  4- 6-1933  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   7-0   [Balkan Cup]
  9. 30-12-1934  Athinai    Romania  - Bulgaria   3-2   [Balkan Cup]
 10. 19- 6-1935  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    4-0   [Balkan Cup]
 11. 24- 5-1936  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   4-1   [Balkan Cup]
 12.  8-10-1946  Tirane     Romania  - Bulgaria   2-2   [Balkan Cup]
 13.  6- 7-1947  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    2-3   [Balkan Cup]
 14. 20- 6-1948  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   3-2   [Balkan Cup]
 15. 28- 6-1953  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   3-1   [World Cup Qualifier]
 16. 11-10-1953  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    1-2   [World Cup Qualifier]
 17.  9-10-1955  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   1-1 
 18. 10- 9-1956  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    2-0  
 19.  8-11-1959  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   1-0   [Olympic Games Qual.]
 20.  1- 5-1960  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    2-1   [Olympic Games Qual.]
 21.  3- 5-1964  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   2-1   [Olympic Games Qual.]
 22. 31- 5-1964  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    0-1   [Olympic Games Qual.]
 23. 25- 9-1974  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    0-0  
 24. 12- 5-1976  V. Tarnovo Bulgaria - Romania    1-0   [Balkan Cup]
 25. 28-11-1976  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   3-2   [Balkan Cup]
 26.  3- 5-1978  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   2-0   [Balkan Cup]
 27. 31- 5-1978  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    1-1   [Balkan Cup]
 28. 10- 9-1980  Varna      Bulgaria - Romania    1-2  
 29.  9- 9-1981  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   1-2  
 30. 14- 4-1982  Ruse       Bulgaria - Romania    1-2  
 31. 19-10-1988  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    1-3   [World Cup Qualifier]
 32. 17- 5-1989  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   1-0   [World Cup Qualifier]
 33. 17-10-1990  Bucuresti  Romania  - Bulgaria   0-3   [European Champ Qual.]
 34. 20-11-1991  Sofia      Bulgaria - Romania    1-1   [European Champ Qual.]
 35. 13- 6-1996  Newcastle  Bulgaria - Romania    1-0   [European Champ]
 36.  2- 9-2006  Constanta  Romania  - Bulgaria   2-2   [European Champ Qual.]
 37. 17-11-2007  Sofia      Bulgaria  Romania    1-0   [European Champ Qual.]


Total record:

Bulgaria             37 10  6 21  52- 75  26  [33  9  6 18  49- 70  24]
Romania              37 21  6 10  75- 52  48  [33 18  6  9  70- 49  42]

NB: this includes 4 Olympic Qualifying matches later declared unofficial
    by FIFA (although both countries originally considered them official);
    between square brackets the records without those matches

Some more stats:

                     Pd  B  D  R  BG- RG

In Bulgaria:         17  6  3  8  27- 26  [15  5  3  7  25- 24]
In Romania:          16  2  2 12  18- 44  [14  2  2 10  17- 41]
Elsewhere:            4  2  1  1   7-  5  [ 4  2  1  1   7-  5]

NB: this includes 4 Olympic Qualifying matches later declared unofficial
    by FIFA (although both countries originally considered them official);
    between square brackets the records without those matches




About this document

Thanks to Roberto Di Maggio

Prepared and maintained by Adrian German for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Adrian German
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011

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