Vladimir Vasilyevich Bessonov - International Appearances


The outstanding Soviet player obtained 79 international caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps   Date     Venue                Opponent           Score    Competition

  1  28/ 7/77   Leipzig              East Germany        1-2
  2   7/ 9/77   Volgograd            Poland              4-1
  3   5/10/77   Rotterdam            Netherlands         0-0
  4   8/10/77   Paris                France              0-0
  5  26/ 2/78   Marrakech            Morocco             3-2
  6   5/ 4/78   Yerevan              Finland            10-2
  7  14/ 5/78   Bucuresti            Romania             1-0
  8   6/ 9/78   Tehran               Iran                1-0
  9  20/ 9/78   Yerevan              Greece              2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 10   5/10/78   Ankara               Turkey              2-0
 11  11/10/78   Budapest             Hungary             0-2     European Champ. Qual.
 12  19/11/78   Tokio                Japan               4-1
 13  23/11/78   Tokio                Japan               4-1
 14  26/11/78   Osaka                Japan               3-0
 15  28/ 3/79   Simferopol           Bulgaria            3-1
 16  19/ 4/79   Tbilisi              Sweden              2-0
 17  27/ 6/79   Kbenhavn            Denmark             2-1
 18   4/ 7/79   Helsinki             Finland             1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 19  31/10/79   Moskva               Finland             2-2     European Champ. Qual. 
 20  26/ 3/80   Sofia                Bulgaria            3-1
 21  29/ 4/80   Malm                Sweden              5-1
 22  23/ 5/80   Moskva               France              1-0
 23  15/ 6/80   Rio de Janeiro       Brazil              2-1
 24  12/ 7/80   Moskva               Denmark             2-0
 25  27/ 8/80   Budapest             Hungary             4-1
 26   3/ 9/80   Reykjavk            Iceland             2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 27  15/10/80   Moskva               Iceland             5-0     World Cup Qualifier
 28  30/ 5/81   Wrexham              Wales               0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 29  23/ 9/81   Moskva               Turkey              4-0     World Cup Qualifier
 30   7/10/81   Izmir                Turkey              3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 31  28/10/81   Tbilisi              Czechoslovakia      2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 32   3/ 6/82   Stockholm            Sweden              1-1
 33  14/ 6/82   Sevilla              Brazil              1-2     World Cup
 34  19/ 6/82   Mlaga               New Zealand         3-0     World Cup
 35  22/ 6/82   Mlaga               Scotland            2-2     World Cup
 36   1/ 7/82   Barcelona            Belgium             1-0     World Cup
 37   4/ 7/82   Barcelona            Poland              0-0     World Cup
 38  13/10/82   Moskva               Finland             2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 39  23/ 3/83   Paris                France              1-1
 40  13/ 4/83   Lausanne             Switzerland         1-0
 41  27/ 4/83   Moskva               Portugal            5-0     European Champ. Qual.
 42  17/ 5/83   Wien                 Austria             2-2
 43  22/ 5/83   Chorzw              Poland              1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 44  15/ 5/84   Kokkola              Finland             3-1
 45  19/ 8/84   Leningrad            Mexico              3-0
 46  12/ 9/84   Dublin               Rep. of Ireland     0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 47  16/10/85   Moskva               Rep. of Ireland     2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 48  30/10/85   Moskva               Norway              1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 49  22/ 1/86   Las Palmas           Spain               0-2
 50  19/ 2/86   Ciudad de Mxico     Mexico              0-1
 51  26/ 3/86   Tbilisi              England             0-1
 52  23/ 4/86   Timisoara            Romania             1-2
 53   7/ 5/86   Moskva               Finland             0-0
 54   2/ 6/86   Irapuato             Hungary             6-0     World Cup
 55   5/ 6/86   Len                 France              1-1     World Cup
 56  15/ 6/86   Len                 Belgium             3-4     World Cup
 57  24/ 9/86   Reykjavk            Iceland             1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 58  11/10/86   Paris                France              2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 59  29/10/86   Simferopol           Norway              4-0     European Champ. Qual.
 60  29/ 4/87   Kiev                 East Germany        2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 61  23/ 9/87   Moskva               Greece              3-0
 62  10/10/87   Berlin               East Germany        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 63  28/10/87   Simferopol           Iceland             2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 64  20/ 2/88   Bari                 Italy               1-4
 65  31/ 3/88   Berlin (West)        Argentina           4-2
 66  27/ 4/88   Trnava               Czechoslovakia      1-1
 67   1/ 6/88   Moskva               Poland              2-1
 68  12/ 6/88   Kln                 Netherlands         1-0     European Championship
 69  18/ 6/88   Frankfurt am Main    England             3-1     European Championship
 70  22/ 6/88   Stuttgart            Italy               2-0     European Championship
 71  17/ 8/88   Turku                Finland             0-0
 72  31/ 8/88   Reykjavk            Iceland             1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 73  31/ 5/89   Moskva               Iceland             1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 74   6/ 9/89   Wien                 Austria             0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 75   8/10/89   Karl-Marx-Stadt      East Germany        1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 76  20/ 2/90   Los Angeles          Colombia            0-0 (1)
 77  24/ 2/90   Palo Alto            United States       3-1
 78   9/ 6/90   Bari                 Romania             0-2     World Cup
 79  13/ 6/90   Napoli               Argentina           0-2     World Cup

(1) Soviet Union lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.

Total Record

Matches  Won  Draw  Lost  For  Against  Points  Percentage
    79    45    21    13  153-    63    111     70.25

Types of Matches
Friendlies             40
World Cup Qualifiers   13
World Cup              10
European Champ. Qual.  13
European Championship   3

Total:                 79

Goals:

Cap   9      1 goal
Cap  14      1 goal
Cap  27      1 goal
Cap  77      1 goal

Total        4 goals


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Last updated: 31 May 2012

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