Sami Hyypiä - Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Finnish player, who obtained 105 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    7-11-92	Tunis 		Tunisia 	1-1	
  2   26-10-94	Tallinn 	Estonia 	7-0	
  3   30-11-94	Málaga  	Spain   	0-2	
  4   16- 2-95	Port of Spain	Trinidad/Tobago	2-2	
  5   29- 3-95	Serravalle	San Marino	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
  6   26- 4-95	Toftir  	Faroe Islands	4-0	European Ch. Qual.
  7    4-10-95	Helsinki	Turkey  	0-0	
  8   29- 5-96	Strasbourg	France  	0-2	
  9    2- 6-96	Helsinki	Turkey  	1-2	
 10   14- 8-96	Riga    	Latvia  	0-0	
 11    1- 9-96	Budapest	Hungary 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 12    6-10-96	Helsinki	Switzerland	2-3	World Cup Qualifier
 13    2- 4-97	Baku    	Azerbaijan	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 14   30- 4-97	Oslo    	Norway  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 15    8- 6-97	Helsinki	Azerbaijan	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 16   11-10-97	Helsinki	Hungary 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 17   22- 4-98	Edinburgh	Scotland	1-1	
 18   27- 5-98	Helsinki	Germany 	0-0	
 19    5- 6-98	Helsinki	France  	0-1	
 20   19- 8-98	Kosice  	Slovakia	0-0	
 21    5- 9-98	Helsinki	Moldova 	3-2	European Ch. Qual.
 22   10-10-98	Belfast 	N. Ireland	0-1	European Ch. Qual.
 23   14-10-98	Istanbul	Turkey  	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 24   10- 2-99	La Valetta	Poland  	1-1	
 25   31- 3-99	Nürnberg	Germany 	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
 26   28- 4-99	Ljubljana	Slovenia	1-1	
 27    5- 6-99	Helsinki	Turkey  	2-4	European Ch. Qual.
 28    9- 6-99	Chisinau	Moldova 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 29    4- 9-99	Helsinki	Germany 	1-2	European Ch. Qual.
 30    9-10-99	Helsinki	N. Ireland	4-1	European Ch. Qual.
 31   29- 3-00	Cardiff 	Wales   	2-1	
 32    3- 6-00	Riga    	Latvia  	0-1	
 33   16- 8-00	Helsinki	Norway  	3-1	Nordic Cup
 34    2- 9-00	Helsinki	Albania 	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 35    7-10-00	Athinai  	Greece  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 36   11-10-00	Helsinki	England 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 37   28- 2-01	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	1-0	
 38   24- 3-01	Liverpool	England 	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 39    2- 6-01	Helsinki	Germany 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
 40   15- 8-01	Helsinki	Belgium 	4-1	
 41    1- 9-01	Tiranë  	Albania 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 42    5- 9-01	Helsinki	Greece  	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
 43    6-10-01	Gelsenkirchen	Germany 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 44   27- 3-02	Oporto  	Portugal	4-1	
 45   22- 5-02	Helsinki	Latvia  	2-1	
 46   21- 8-02	Helsinki	Ireland 	0-3	
 47    7- 9-02	Helsinki	Wales   	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
 48   12-10-02	Helsinki	Azerbaijan	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
 49   16-10-02	Beograd 	Yugoslavia	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
 50   12- 2-03	Belfast 	N. Ireland	1-0	
 51   29- 3-03	Palermo 	Italy   	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
 52   30- 4-03	Vantaa  	Iceland 	3-0	
 53   22- 5-03	Oslo    	Norway  	0-2	
 54    7- 6-03	Helsinki	Serbia-Monten.	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
 55   11- 6-03	Helsinki	Italy   	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
 56    6- 9-03	Baku    	Azerbaijan	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 57   10- 9-03	Cardiff 	Wales   	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 58   11-10-03	Tampere 	Canada  	3-2	
 59   31- 3-04	La Valletta	Malta   	2-1	
 60   28- 4-04	Zenica  	Bosnia-Herzeg.	0-1	
 61   28- 5-04	Tampere 	Sweden  	1-3	
 62   18- 8-04	Bucuresti	Romania 	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 63    4- 9-04	Tampere 	Andorra 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 64    8- 9-04	Yerevan 	Armenia 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 65    9-10-04	Tampere 	Armenia 	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 66   13-10-04	Amsterdam	Netherlands	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 67    8- 2-05	Lefkosia	Latvia  	2-1	International Tourn.
 68   26- 3-05	Teplice 	Czech Republic	3-4	World Cup Qualifier
 69    2- 6-05	Tampere 	Denmark 	0-1	
 70    8- 6-05	Helsinki	Netherlands	0-4	World Cup Qualifier
 71   17- 8-05	Skopje  	Macedonia	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 72    3- 9-05	Andorra La V.	Andorra 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 73    8-10-05	Helsinki	Romania 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 74   12-10-05	Helsinki	Czech Republic	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 75    1- 3-06	Larnaka 	Belarus   	2-2 [1]	International Tourn.
 76   16- 8-06	Helsinki	N. Ireland	1-2	
 77    2- 9-06	Bydgoszcz	Poland  	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 78    6- 9-06	Helsinki	Portugal	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 79    7-10-06	Yerevan 	Armenia 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 80   11-10-06	Almaty  	Kazakhstan	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 81   15-11-06	Helsinki	Armenia 	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 82   28- 3-07	Baku    	Azerbaijan	0-1	European Ch. Qual.
 83    2- 6-07	Helsinki	Serbia  	0-2	European Ch. Qual.
 84   22- 8-07	Tampere 	Kazakhstan	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 85    8- 9-07	Beograd 	Serbia  	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 86   12- 9-07	Helsinki	Poland  	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 87   13-10-07	Brussel 	Belgium 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 88   17-10-07	Helsinki	Spian   	0-0	
 89   17-11-07	Helsinki	Azerbaijan	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 90   21-11-07	Oporto  	Portugal	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 91   20- 8-08	Tampere 	Israel  	2-0	
 92   10- 9-08	Helsinki	Germany 	3-3	World Cup Qualifier
 93   11-10-08	Helsinki	Azerbaijan	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 94   15-10-08	Moskva  	Russia  	0-3	World Cup Qualifier
 95   19-11-08	St. Gallen	Switzerland	0-1	
 96   11- 2-09  Faro-Loulé      Portugal        0-1
 97   28- 3-09  Cardiff         Wales           2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 98    6- 6-09  Helsinki        Liechtenstein   2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 99   10- 6-09  Helsinki        Russia          0-3	World Cup Qualifier
100   12- 8-09  Stockholm       Sweden          0-1
101    9- 9-09  Vaduz           Liechtenstein   1-1	World Cup Qualifier
102   10-10-09  Helsinki        Wales           2-1	World Cup Qualifier
103   14-10-09  Hamburg         Germany         1-1	World Cup Qualifier
104    3- 9-10  Chisinau        Moldova         0-2     European Ch. Qual.
105   12-10-10  Helsinki        Hungary         1-2     European Ch. Qual.

[1] Finland won 5-4 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   105	  39   28   38	136- 120     106      50.47


Types of Matches
Friendlies		35
World Cup Qualifier	34
European Ch. Qualifier	33
Nordic Cup		 1
Other Tournaments	 2

Total 	               103



Goals:
Cap 30	1 goal
Cap 48	1 goal
Cap 50	1 goal
Cap 54	1 goal
Cap 80	1 goal

Total   5 goals



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Last updated: 16 Dec 2010

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