Josef "Sepp" Piontek - International Matches as Coach


The outstanding German coach coached the Danish national team for 115 international matches and the Turkish national team for 27 international matches, and thereby belongs to the select company of coaches with 100 or more international matches. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.


Born:	5- 3-1940
Country:  German
Matches as Coach Total:       142	(W56-D32-L54 - GF189-GA173 - %50.70)
Matches as Coach for Denmark: 115	(W52-D24-L39 - GF167-GA123 - %55.65)
Matches as Coach for Turkey:   27	(W 4-D 8-L15 - GF 22-GA 50 - %29.63)
Age First Match: 39 yr 177 d   29- 8-1979 vs. Finland 0-0
Age Last Match:  53 yr  54 d   28- 4-1993 vs. Norway 1-3
National Team Career: 13 yr 242 d 

Coach for Denmark
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   29- 8-79	Mikkeli 	Finland 	0-0	Nordic Cup
  2   12- 9-79	London  	England 	0-1	European Ch. Qualifier
  3   26- 9-79	København	Finland 	1-0	Nordic Cup
  4   31-10-79	Sofia    	Bulgaria	0-3	European Ch. Qualifier
  5   14-11-79	Cádiz     	Spain   	3-1	
  6    7- 5-80	Göteborg	Sweden  	1-0	Nordic Cup
  7   21- 5-80	København	Spain   	2-2	
  8    4- 6-80	København	Norway  	3-1	Nordic Cup
  9   12- 7-80	Moskva      	Soviet Union	0-2	
 10   27- 8-80	Lausanne	Switzerland	1-1	
 11   27- 9-80	Ljubljana	Yugoslavia	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 12   15-10-80	København	Greece  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 13    1-11-80	Roma       	Italy   	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 14   19-11-80	København	Luxembourg	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
 15   15- 4-81	København	Romania 	2-1	
 16    1- 5-81	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 17   14- 5-81	Malmö       	Sweden  	2-1	Nordic Cup
 18    3- 6-81	København	Italy   	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 19   12- 8-81	Tampere 	Finland 	2-1	Nordic Cup
 20   26- 8-81	København	Iceland 	3-0	
 21    9- 9-81	København	Yugoslavia	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 22   23- 9-81	København	Norway  	2-1	Nordic Cup
 23   14-10-81	Thessaloniki	Greece  	3-2	World Cup Qualifier
 24    5- 5-82	København	Sweden  	1-1	Nordic Cup
 25   19- 5-82	Wien    	Austria 	0-1	
 26   27- 5-82	København	Belgium 	1-0	
 27   15- 6-82	Oslo      	Norway  	1-2	Nordic Cup
 28   11- 8-82	København	Finland 	3-2	Nordic Cup
 29    1- 9-82	Bucuresti	Romania 	0-1	
 30   22- 9-82	København	England 	2-2	European Ch. Qualifier
 31   27-10-82	København	Czechoslovakia	1-3	
 32   10-11-82	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	2-1	European Ch. Qualifier
 33   27- 4-83	København	Greece  	1-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 34    4- 5-83	Århus     	East Germany	1-2	Olympic Games Qual.
 35   19- 5-83	Århus    	Norway  	2-2	Olympic Games Qual.
 36    1- 6-83	København	Hungary 	3-1	European Ch. Qualifier
 37   22- 6-83	Århus        	Finland 	3-0	Olympic Games Qual.
 38   17- 8-83	Oslo     	Norway  	1-1	Olympic Games Qual.
 39   24- 8-83	Rovaniemi	Finland 	0-0	Olympic Games Qual.
 40    7- 9-83	København	France  	3-1	
 41   21- 9-83	London  	England 	1-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 42    5-10-83	Århus     	Poland  	0-1	Olympic Games Qual.
 43   12-10-83	København	Luxembourg	6-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 44   26-10-83	Budapest	Hungary 	0-1	European Ch. Qualifier
 45   16-11-83	Athinai 	Greece  	2-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 46   14- 3-84	Amsterdam	Netherlands	0-6	
 47   11- 4-84	Valencia	Spain   	1-2	
 48   18- 4-84	Magdeburg	East Germany	0-4	Olympic Games Qual.
 49   22- 4-84	Lublin  	Poland  	0-0	Olympic Games Qual.
 50   16- 5-84	Praha      	Czechoslovakia	0-1	
 51    6- 6-84	Göteborg	Sweden  	1-0	
 52    8- 6-84	København	Bulgaria	1-1	
 53   12- 6-84	Paris   	France  	0-1	European Champion.
 54   16- 6-84	Lyon       	Yugoslavia	5-0	European Champion.
 55   19- 6-84	Strasbourg	Belgium 	3-2	European Champion.
 56   24- 6-84	Lyon          	Spain   	1-1 [1]	European Champion.
 57   12- 9-84	København	Austria 	3-1	
 58   26- 9-84	København	Norway  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 59   17-10-84	Bern       	Switzerland	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 60   14-11-84	København	Ireland 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 61   27- 1-85	Tegucigalpa	Honduras	0-1	
 62    8- 5-85	København	East Germany	4-1	
 63    5- 6-85	København	Soviet Union	4-2	World Cup Qualifier
 64   11- 9-85	København	Sweden  	0-3	
 65   25- 9-85	Moskva   	Soviet Union	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 66    9-10-85	København	Switzerland	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 67   16-10-85	Oslo      	Norway  	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
 68   13-11-85	Dublin    	Ireland 	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 69   26- 3-86	Belfast 	N. Ireland 	1-1	
 70    9- 4-86	Sofia    	Bulgaria	0-3	
 71   13- 5-86	Oslo      	Norway  	0-1	
 72   16- 5-86	København	Poland  	1-1	
 73    4- 6-86	Nezahualcoyotl	Scotland	1-0	World Cup
 74    8- 6-86	Nezahualcoyotl	Uruguay 	6-1	World Cup
 75   13- 6-86	Querétaro	West Germany	2-0	World Cup
 76   18- 6-86	Querétaro	Spain   	1-5	World Cup
 77   10- 9-86	Leipzig 	East Germany	1-0	
 78   24- 9-86	København	West Germany	0-2	
 79   29-10-86	København	Finland 	1-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 80   12-11-86	Bratislava	Czechoslovakia	0-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 81   29- 4-87	Helsinki	Finland 	1-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 82    3- 6-87	København	Czechoslovakia	1-1	European Ch. Qualifier
 83   26- 8-87	Stockholm	Sweden  	0-1	
 84    9- 9-87	Cardiff 	Wales   	0-1	European Ch. Qualifier
 85   23- 9-87	Hamburg 	West Germany	0-1	
 86   14-10-87	København	Wales   	1-0	European Ch. Qualifier
 87   27- 4-88	Wien      	Austria 	0-1	
 88   10- 5-88	Budapest	Hungary 	2-2	
 89    1- 6-88	København	Czechoslovakia	0-1	
 90    5- 6-88	Odense    	Belgium 	3-1	
 91   11- 6-88	Hannover	Spain   	2-3	European Champion.
 92   14- 6-88	Gelsenkirchen	West Germany	0-2	European Champion.
 93   17- 6-88	Köln       	Italy   	0-2	European Champion.
 94   31- 8-88	Stockholm	Sweden  	2-1	
 95   14- 9-88	London  	England 	0-1	
 96   28- 9-88	København	Iceland 	1-0	
 97   19-10-88	Athinai 	Greece  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 98    2- 1-88	København	Bulgaria	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 99    8- 2-89	La Valletta	Malta   	2-0	Rothmans Tournament
100   10- 2-89	La Valletta	Finland 	0-0	Rothmans Tournament
101   12- 2-89	La Valletta	Algeria 	0-0	Rothmans Tournament
102   22- 2-89	Pisa    	Italy   	0-1	
103   12- 4-89	Aalborg 	Canada       	2-0	
104   26- 4-89	Sofia     	Bulgaria	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
105   17- 5-89	København	Greece  	7-1	World Cup Qualifier
106    7- 6-89	København	England 	1-1	
107   14- 6-89	København	Sweden  	6-0	DBU 100 Anniversary
108   18- 6-89	København	Brazil  	4-0	DBU 100 Anniversary
109   23- 8-89	Brugge  	Belgium 	0-3	
110    6- 9-89	Amsterdam	Netherlands	2-2	
111   11-10-89	København	Romania 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
112   15-11-89	Bucuresti	Romania 	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
113    5- 2-90	Dubai     	UA Emirates	1-1	
114   14- 2-90	Cairo     	Egypt   	0-0	
115   11- 4-90	København	Turkey  	1-0	

[1] Denmark lost 3-4 on penalty kicks.

Coach for Turkey
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   27- 5-90	Izmir     	Ireland 	0-0	
  2    5- 9-90	Budapest	Hungary 	1-4	
  3   17-10-90	Dublin   	Ireland 	0-5	European Ch. Qualifier
  4   14-11-90	Istanbul	Poland  	0-1	European Ch. Qualifier
  5   27- 2-91	Izmir    	Yugoslavia	1-1	
  6   27- 3-91	Tunis    	Tunisia 	0-0	
  7   17- 4-91	Warszawa	Poland  	0-3	European Ch. Qualifier
  8    1- 5-91	Izmir      	England 	0-1	European Ch. Qualifier
  9   15- 6-91	Tórshavn	Faroe Islands	1-1	
 10   17- 6-91	Reykjavík	Iceland 	1-5	
 11   21- 8-91	Stara Zagora	Bulgaria	0-0	
 12    4- 9-91	Istanbul	United States	1-1	
 13   16-10-91	London  	England 	0-1	European Ch. Qualifier
 14   13-11-91	Istanbul	Ireland 	1-3	European Ch. Qualifier
 15   12- 2-92	Adana   	Finland 	1-1	
 16   25- 3-92	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	3-2	
 17    8- 4-92	Ankara    	Denmark 	2-1	
 18   30- 5-92	Gelsenkirchen	Germany 	0-1	
 19   26- 8-92	Trabzon 	Bulgaria	3-2	
 20   23- 9-92	Poznan    	Poland  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 21   28-10-92	Ankara  	San Marino	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 22   18-11-92	London  	England 	0-4	World Cup Qualifier
 23   16-12-92	Istanbul	Netherlands	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 24   24- 2-93	Utrecht 	Netherlands	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 25   10- 3-93	Serravalle	San Marino	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 26   31- 3-93	Izmir        	England 	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 27   28- 4-93	Oslo    	Norway  	1-3	World Cup Qualifier 


Total Record

Matches	Won Draw Lost	For-Against     Points	Percentage

    142  56  32  54	189-173		144	50.70

Types of Matches
Friendlies          	 56
World Cup Qualifier	 30
European Ch. Qualifier	 22
Nordic Cup          	 10
Olympic Games Qualifier   8
European Championship	  7
Others Tournaments	  5
World Cup         	  4

Total matches:  	142




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