Corneliu Popa - International Appearances


The outstanding Romanian player obtained 27 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:  17- 3-1935
Country:  Romania
Caps:	27	(W14-D1-L12 - GF50-GA44 - %53.70)
Age First Cap:	 23 yr 223 d	26-10-1958 vs. Hungary 1-2
Age Last Cap:	 32 yr  68 d	24- 5-1967 vs. Switzerland 1-7
National Team Career:  9 yr 210 d


Caps   Date   Venue           Opponent        Score    Competition

  1  26-10-58 Bucuresti       Hungary          1-2                     
  2   2-11-58 Bucuresti       Turkey           3-0     European Champ. Qual.
  3  26- 4-59 Istanbul        Turkey           0-2     European Champ. Qual.
  -  19- 7-59 Moskva          Soviet Union     0-2     Olympic Games Qual.
  -   2- 8-59 Bucuresti       Soviet Union     0-0     Olympic Games Qual.
  4  30- 8-59 Warszawa        Poland           3-2                     
  -   8-11-59 Bucuresti       Bulgaria         1-0     Olympic Games Qual.
  -   1- 5-60 Sofia           Bulgaria         1-2     Olympic Games Qual.
  5  22- 5-60 Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia   0-2     European Champ. Qual.
  6  29- 5-60 Bratislava      Czechoslovakia   0-3     European Champ. Qual.
  7  25-11-62 Bucuresti       Spain            3-1     European Champ. Qual.
  8  23-12-62 Casablanca      Morocco          1-3                     
  9  12- 5-63 Bucuresti       East Germany     3-2                      
  -  23- 6-63 KÝbenhavn       Denmark          3-2     Olympic Games Qual.
 10   9-10-63 Ankara          Turkey           0-0                     
  -  27-10-63 Bucuresti       Yugoslavia       2-1    
  -   3-11-63 Bucuresti       Denmark          2-3     Olympic Games Qual.
  -  28-11-63 Torino          Denmark          2-1 aet Olympic Games Qual.
  -  27- 4-64 Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia   4-1    
  -   3- 5-64 Bucuresti       Bulgaria         2-1     Olympic Games Qual.
 11   2- 5-65 Bucuresti       Turkey           3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 12  30- 5-65 Bucuresti       Czechoslovakia   1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 13  13- 6-65 Lisboa          Portugal         1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 14  19- 9-65 Praha           Czechoslovakia   1-3     World Cup Qualifier
 15  23-10-65 Ankara          Turkey           1-2     World Cup Qualifier
 16  21-11-65 Bucuresti       Portugal         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 17   1- 6-66 Ludwigshafen    West Germany     0-1                     
 18  19- 6-66 Bucuresti       Uruguay          1-0                     
 19   3- 7-66 Oporto          Portugal         0-1                       
 20   2-11-66 Bucuresti       Switzerland      4-2     European Champ. Qual.
 21  17-11-66 Ploiesti        Poland           4-3                     
 22  26-11-66 Napoli          Italy            1-3     European Champ. Qual.
 23   3-12-66 Lefkosia        Cyprus           5-1     European Champ. Qual.
 24   7-12-66 Tel-Aviv        Israel           2-1                                     
 25  22- 3-67 Paris           France           2-1                     
 26  23- 4-67 Bucuresti       Cyprus           7-0     European Champ. Qual.
 27  24- 5-67 ZŁrich          Switzerland      1-7     European Champ. Qual.


Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    27    14    1   12   50-  44      29      53.70


Types of Matches
Friendlies             11
World Cup Qualifiers    6 
European Champ. Qual.  10

Total                  27

NB: note that 10 Olympic matches (8 qualifying matches and 2 preparation
    matches) have been removed from the list after a FIFA decision in 1999;
    in all those matches, both countries fielded their first team.


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Last updated: 13 Sep 2012

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