Carmel Busuttil - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Maltese player, who obtained 111 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.

Caps   Date    Venue          Opponent         Score    Competition
  1   5/ 6/82  Messina        Iceland           2-1     European Ch. Qual.
  2  14/10/82  Sofia          Bulgaria          0-7
  3  26/12/82  La Valletta    Bulgaria          0-0
  4   1/ 1/83  Marsa          Tunisia           1-2
  5  15/ 5/83  La Valletta    Spain             2-3     European Ch. Qual.
  6   5/ 6/83  Reykjavík      Iceland           0-1     European Ch. Qual.
  7   9/10/83  Tripoli        Libya             0-4
  8  16/11/83  Dublin         Ireland           0-8     European Ch. Qual. 
  9  16/12/84  La Valletta    West Germany      2-3     World Cup Qualifier
 10  10/ 2/85  La Valletta    Portugal          1-3     World Cup Qualifier
 11  27/ 3/85  Saarbrücken    West Germany      0-6     World Cup Qualifier
 12   4/ 4/85  La Valletta    Jordan            3-1
 13  21/ 4/85  La Valletta    Czechoslovakia    0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 14  12/10/85  Lisboa         Portugal          2-3     World Cup Qualifier
 15  17/11/85  La Valletta    Sweden            1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 16   6/12/86  La Valletta    Italy             0-2     European Ch. Qual.
 17  24/ 1/87  Bergamo        Italy             0-5     European Ch. Qual.
 18  29/ 3/87  Funchal        Portugal          2-2     European Ch. Qual.
 19  15/ 4/87  Neuchâtel      Switzerland       1-4     European Ch. Qual.
 20  24/ 5/87  Göteborg       Sweden            0-1     European Ch. Qual.
 21  15/11/87  La Valletta    Switzerland       1-1     European Ch. Qual. 
 22   2/12/87  Haifa          Israel            1-1
 23  20/12/87  La Valletta    Portugal          0-1     European Ch. Qual.
 24   7/ 2/87  La Valletta    Finland           2-0     Rothmans Tournament
 25  10/ 2/87  La Valletta    Tunisia           2-1     Rothmans Tournament
 26  10/ 3/88  Tripoli        Libya             1-0 (1)
 27  22/ 3/88  La Valletta    Scotland          1-1
 28  21/ 5/88  Belfast        Northern Ireland  0-3     World Cup Qualifier
 29   1/ 6/88  La Valletta    Wales             2-3
 30  12/10/88  Limassol       Cyprus            1-0
 31  18/10/88  Beer Sheba     Israel            0-2 
 32  11/12/88  La Valletta    Hungary           2-2     World Cup Qualifier
 33  11/ 1/89  La Valletta    Israel            1-2
 34  22/ 1/89  La Valletta    Spain             0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 35  23/ 3/89  Sevilla        Spain             0-4     World Cup Qualifier
 36  12/ 4/89  Budapest       Hungary           1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 37  26/ 4/89  La Valletta    Northern Ireland  0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 38  28/ 5/89  Dublin         Ireland           0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 39   4/10/89  La Valletta    Austria           1-2
 40  11/10/89  Limassol       Cyprus            0-0
 41  15/11/89  La Valletta    Ireland           0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 42  31/10/90  Athinai        Greece            0-4     European Ch. Qual.
 43  25/11/90  La Valletta    Finland           1-1     European Ch. Qual.
 44  19/12/90  La Valletta    Netherlands       0-8     European Ch. Qual.  
 45   9/ 2/91  La Valletta    Portugal          0-1     European Ch. Qual.  
 46  20/ 2/91  Oporto         Portugal          0-5     European Ch. Qual.
 47  16/ 5/91  Helsinki       Finland           0-2     European Ch. Qual.
 48  27/11/91  La Valletta    Libya             2-0
 49  22/12/91  La Valletta    Greece            1-1     European Ch. Qual.
 50  26/ 5/92  La Valletta    Latvia            1-0
 51   7/10/92  Limassol       Cyprus            0-3
 52  25/10/92  La Valletta    Estonia           0-0     World Cup Qualifier
 53  18/11/92  Bern           Switzerland       0-3     World Cup Qualifier
 54  19/12/92  La Valletta    Italy             1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 55  24/ 1/93  La Valletta    Portugal          0-1     World Cup Qualifier
 56  17/ 2/93  Glasgow        Scotland          0-3     World Cup Qualifier
 57  24/ 3/93  Palermo        Italy             1-6     World Cup Qualifier
 58  17/ 4/93  La Valletta    Switzerland       0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 59   5/11/93  Tunis          Egypt             0-3     Tunisia Tournament
 60   7/11/93  Tunis          Gabon             2-1     Tunisia Tournament
 61  17/11/93  La Valletta    Scotland          0-2     World Cup Qualifier
 62  16/ 2/94  La Valletta    Belgium           1-0
 63  19/ 4/94  La Valletta    Azerbaijan        5-0
 64   2/ 6/94  Riga           Latvia            0-2
 65  16/ 7/94  Yerevan        Armenia           0-1
 66  19/ 7/94  Tbilisi        Georgia           1-1
 67  16/ 8/94  Bratislava     Slovakia          1-1
 68   6/ 9/94  Ostrava        Czech Republic    1-6     European Ch. Qual.
 69  12/10/94  La Valletta    Czech Republic    0-0     European Ch. Qual.  
 70  14/12/94  La Valletta    Norway            0-1     European Ch. Qual.
 71  22/ 2/95  La Valletta    Luxembourg        0-1     European Ch. Qual.  
 72  29/ 3/95  Rotterdam      Netherlands       0-4     European Ch. Qual.  
 73  26/ 4/95  Minsk          Belarus           1-1     European Ch. Qual.
 74   7/ 6/95  Oslo           Norway            0-2     European Ch. Qual.
 75  16/ 8/95  La Valletta    Albania           2-1
 76   6/ 9/95  Luxembourg     Luxembourg        0-1     European Ch. Qual.  
 77  11/10/95  La Valletta    Netherlands       0-4     European Ch. Qual.  
 78  12/11/95  La Valletta    Belarus           0-2     European Ch. Qual.
 79   2/ 6/96  Beograd        Yugoslavia        0-6     World Cup Qualifier
 80  11/10/97  La Valletta    Yugoslavia        0-5     World Cup Qualifier
 81   6/ 2/98  La Valetta     Albania           1-1     Rothmans Tournament
 82   8/ 2/98  La Valletta    Latvia            2-1     Rothmans Tournament
 83  25/ 3/98  La Valletta    Finland           0-2
 84   3/ 6/98  La Valletta    Wales             0-3
 85   2/ 9/98  La Valletta    Germany           1-2
 86   6/ 9/98  Skopje         Macedonia         0-4     European Ch. Qual.
 87  10/10/98  La Valletta    Croatia           1-4     European Ch. Qual.
 88  18/11/98  La Valletta    Macedonia         1-2     European Ch. Qual.  
 89  27/ 1/99  La Valletta    Bosnia-Herzegov.  2-1
 90   3/ 2/99  La Valletta    Poland            0-1
 91  10/ 2/99  La Valetta     Yugoslavia        0-3     European Ch. Qual.  
 92  10/ 3/99  La Valletta    Moldova           0-2
 93   8/ 6/99  Thessaloniki   Yugoslavia        1-4     European Ch. Qual.  
 94  21/ 8/99  Zagreb         Croatia           1-2     European Ch. Qual.
 95   8/ 9/99  La Valletta    Ireland           2-3     European Ch. Qual.
 96  24/11/99  Beirut         Lebanon           0-0
 97  20/ 1/00  La Valletta    Qatar             2-0     
 98   6/ 2/00  La Valletta    Azerbaijan        3-0     Rothmans Tournament
 99   8/ 2/00  La Valletta    Andorra           1-1     Rothmans Tournament
100  10/ 2/00  La Valletta    Albania           0-1     Rothmans Tournament
101  28/ 3/00  La Valletta    Northern Ireland  0-3 
102  28/ 5/00  La Valletta    South Africa      0-1 
103   3/ 6/00  La Valletta    England           1-2 
104  27/ 7/00  Laugardsvollur Iceland           0-5 
105  16/ 8/00  Chisinau       Moldova           0-1
106   2/ 9/00  Belfast        Northern Ireland  0-1     World Cup Qualifier
107   7/10/00  Sofia          Bulgaria          0-3     World Cup Qualifier
108  11/10/00  La Valettea    Czech Republic    0-0     World Cup Qualifier
109  15/11/00  Tiranë         Albania           0-3 
110  24/ 3/01  La Valletta    Denmark           0-5     World Cup Qualifier 
111  25/ 4/01  La Valletta    Iceland           1-4     World Cup Qualifier

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Note: the matches against Italy U-21 (played on 5/12/1984) and England "B" 
      (played on 14/10/1987) in which Busuttil played, are not considered 
      full internationals matches (anymore) and therefore not included here.

Total Record
 
Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   111    16  20   75    74 - 243       52     23.42

Types of Matches
Friendlies             38
World Cup Qualifiers   29
European Champ. Qual.  35
Rothmans Tournament     7
Tunisia Tournament      2

Total                 111
 
Goals:
 
Cap   5     2 goals 
Cap   9     1 goal
Cap  18     1 goal
Cap  19     1 goal
Cap  21     1 goal
Cap  24     2 goals
Cap  25     1 goal
Cap  27     1 goal
Cap  29     2 goals
Cap  30     1 goal
Cap  32     2 goals
Cap  36     1 goal
Cap  57     1 goal
Cap  60     1 goal
Cap  62     1 goal
Cap  63     1 goal
Cap  82     1 goal
Cap  91     1 goal
Cap  97     1 goal

Total:     23 goals
 

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Author: Roberto Mamrud (robert@elsitio.net)
Last updated: 19 Oct 2002

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