Dries Mertens - International Appearances


The outstanding Belgian player obtained 85 international caps with his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:   6- 5-1987 in Leuven
Country:  Belgium
Caps:	85	(W56-D17-L12 - GF194-GA77 - %75.88)
Goals:	17
Age First Cap:	 23 yr 279 d	 9- 2-2011 vs. Finland 1-1
Age Last Cap:	 32 yr  36 d	11- 6-2019 vs. Scotland 3-0
National Team Career:  8 yr 122 d


Caps   Date    Venue          Opponent          Score    Competition
  1   9- 2-11  Gent           Finland            1-1    
  2   3- 6-11  Bruxelles      Turkey             1-1     European Champ. Qual.
  3  10- 8-11  Ljubljana      Slovenia           0-0
  4   2- 9-11  Baku           Azerbaijan         1-1     European Champ. Qual.
  5   6- 9-11  Brussel        United States      1-0     
  6   7-10-11  Bruxelles      Kazakhstan         4-1     European Champ. Qual.
  7  11-10-11  Düsseldorf     Germany            1-3     European Champ. Qual.
  8  11-11-11  Liège          Romania            2-1   
  9  25- 5-12  Brussel        Montenegro         2-2
 10   2- 6-12  London         England            0-1
 11  15- 8-12  Bruxelles      Netherlands        4-2
 12   7- 9-12  Cardiff        Wales              2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 13  11- 9-12  Brussel        Croatia            1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 14  12-10-12  Beograd        Serbia             3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 15  16-10-12  Bruxelles      Scotland           2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 16  14-11-12  Bucuresti      Romania            1-2
 17   6- 2-13  Brugge         Slovakia           2-1
 18  26- 3-13  Brussel        Macedonia          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 19  29- 5-13  Cleveland      United States      4-2
 20  14- 8-13  Bruxelles      France             0-0
 21  14-11-13  Brussel        Colombia           0-2
 22  19-11-13  Bruxelles      Japan              2-3
 23   5- 3-14  Brussel        Ivory Coast        2-2
 24   1- 6-14  Stockholm      Sweden             2-0
 25   7- 6-14  Bruxelles      Tunisia            1-0
 26  17- 6-14  Belo Horizonte Algeria            2-1     World Cup  
 27  22- 6-14  Rio de Janeiro Russia             1-0     World Cup  
 28  26- 6-14  São Paulo      South Korea        1-0     World Cup  
 29   1- 7-14  Salvador       United States      2-1 aet World Cup  
 30   5- 7-14  Brasília       Argentina          0-1     World Cup  
 31   4- 9-14  Liège          Australia          2-0
 32  10-10-14  Brussel        Andorra            6-0     European Champ. Qual.
 33  13-10-14  Zenica         Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 34  12-11-14  Bruxelles      Iceland            3-1
 35  16-11-14  Brussel        Wales              0-0     European Champ. Qual.
 36  28- 3-15  Bruxelles      Cyprus             5-0     European Champ. Qual.
 37   7- 6-15  Paris          France             4-3
 38  12- 6-15  Cardiff        Wales              0-1     European Champ. Qual.
 39   3- 9-15  Brussel        Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 40   6- 9-15  Lefkosia       Cyprus             1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 41  10-10-15  Andorra La V.  Andorra            4-1     European Champ. Qual.
 42  13-10-15  Bruxelles      Israel             3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 43  29- 3-16  Leiria         Portugal           1-2
 44  28- 5-16  Genève         Switzerland        2-1
 45   1- 6-16  Brussel        Finland            1-1
 46   5- 6-16  Bruxelles      Norway             3-2
 47  13- 6-16  Lyon           Italy              0-2     European Championship
 48  18- 6-16  Bordeaux       Ireland            3-0     European Championship
 49  22- 6-16  Nice           Sweden             1-0     European Championship
 50  26- 6-16  Toulouse       Hungary            4-0     European Championship
 51   1- 7-16  Lille          Wales              1-3     European Championship
 52   7-10-16  Brussel        Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-0     World Cup Qualifier
 53  10-10-16  Faro           Gibraltar          6-0     World Cup Qualifier
 54   9-11-16  Amsterdam      Netherlands        1-1  
 55  13-11-16  Bruxelles      Estonia            8-1     World Cup Qualifier
 56  25- 3-17  Brussel        Greece             1-1     World Cup Qualifier
 57  28- 3-17  Sochi          Russia             3-3
 58   5- 6-17  Bruxelles      Czech Republic     2-1
 59   9- 6-17  Tallinn        Estonia            2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 60  31- 8-17  Liège          Gibraltar          9-0     World Cup Qualifier
 61   3- 9-17  Piraeus        Greece             2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 62   7-10-17  Sarajevo       Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3     World Cup Qualifier
 63  10-10-17  Brussel        Cyprus             4-0     World Cup Qualifier
 64  10-11-17  Bruxelles      Mexico             3-3
 65  14-11-17  Brugge         Japan              1-0
 66  27- 3-18  Brussel        Saudi Arabia       4-0
 67   2- 6-18  Bruxelles      Portugal           0-0
 68   6- 6-18  Brussel        Egypt              3-0
 69  11- 6-18  Bruxelles      Costa Rica         4-1
 70  18- 6-18  Sochi          Panama             3-0     World Cup
 71  23- 6-18  Moskva         Tunisia            5-2     World Cup
 72  28- 6-18  Kaliningrad    England            1-0     World Cup
 73   2- 7-18  Rostov-na-Donu Japan              3-2     World Cup
 74  10- 7-18  St. Peterburg  France             0-1     World Cup
 75  14- 7-18  St. Peterburg  England            2-0     World Cup
 76   7- 9-18  Glasgow        Scotland           4-0
 77  11- 9-18  Reykjavík      Iceland            3-0     UEFA Nations League A
 78  12-10-18  Brussel        Switzerland        2-1     UEFA Nations League A
 79  16-10-18  Bruxelles      Netherlands        1-1
 80  15-11-18  Brussel        Iceland            2-0     UEFA Nations League A
 81  18-11-18  Luzern         Switzerland        2-5     UEFA Nations League A
 82  21- 3-19  Bruxelles      Russia             3-1     European Champ. Qual.
 83  24- 3-19  Lefkosia       Cyprus             2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 84   8- 6-19  Brussel        Kazakhstan         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 85  11- 6-19  Bruxelles      Scotland           3-0     European Champ. Qual.

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    85    56   17   12  194-  77     129      75.88

Types of Matches
Friendlies             34     
World Cup Qualifiers   14
World Cup              11      
European Champ. Qual.  17
European Championship   5
UEFA Nations League A   4

Total                  85

Goals:

Cap  11     1 goal
Cap  17     1 goal
Cap  25     1 goal
Cap  26     1 goal
Cap  31     1 goal
Cap  32     2 goals
Cap  42     1 goal
Cap  53     1 goal
Cap  55     2 goals
Cap  59     1 goal
Cap  60     1 goal
Cap  69     1 goal
Cap  70     1 goal
Cap  79     1 goal
Cap  84     1 goal

Total:     17 goals


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Last updated: 4 Jul 2019

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