Romania in the World Cup Qualifiers



WORLD CUP 1930 [URUGUAY].
Romania was invited to the final tournament.
It was among the four European teams that took part.


WORLD CUP 1934 [ITALY]. Qualifying group 6. 29 Oct.1933 Bern (Wankdorf Stadium) * SWITZERLAND - ROMANIA 2-2 (0-1) Goal scorers for Romania: Dobay (18'), Sepi (63') Referee: H.S.Broekman (Netherlands) (Match awarded 2-0 to Switzerland by FIFA) 29 Apr.1934 Bucuresti (ANEF Stadium. attendance: 30000) * ROMANIA - IUGOSLAVIA 2-1 (1-0) Goal scorers for Romania: Schwartz (38'), Dobay (74') Referee: J.Langenus (Belgium) Final standings 1. SWITZERLAND 3p 1 1 0 4-2 2. ROMANIA 2p 1 0 1 2-3 3. Yugoslavia 1p 0 1 1 3-4
WORLD CUP 1938 [FRANCE] Egypt withdrew following a disagreement with FIFA on match dates. Romania had a walkover.
WORLD CUP 1950 [BRAZIL] Romania did not participate.
WORLD CUP 1954 [SWITZERLAND] Qualifying group 8. 14 Iun.1953 Praha * CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ROMANIA 2-0 (0-0) Goal scorers: Pozicka (54'), Vlk (69') CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Stacho - Safranek, Karel, Novak - Trnka, Ipser, Lascov, Pozicka, Proda, Borovicka, Vlk. ROMANIA: Voinescu - Bacut, Apolzan, Farmati - Calinoiu, Serfozo - Paraschiva, Nicusor, Vaczi, Petschowski, Filoti (Iordache 46'). Referee: P.Posa (Hungary) 28 Iun.1953 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 45000) * ROMANIA - BULGARIA 3-1 (2-0) Goal scorers: Petschowski (20', 30'), Ene (82') / Tashkov (53') ROMANIA: Voinescu - Zavoda, Apolzan, Farmati - Calinoiu, Serfozo - Szoke, Nicusor, Ene, Petschowski, Kiss. BULGARIA: Sokolov - Rakarov, Manolov, Apostolov - Tzanov, Boskov - Milanov, Kolev, Panaiotov, Arghirov, Tashkov. Referee: G.Schultz (German DR) 11 Oct.1953 Sofia (Vasil Levski Stadium) * BULGARIA - ROMANIA 1-2 (1-1) Goal scorers: Kolev (28') / Serfozo (27'), Calinoiu (52') BULGARIA: Sokolov - Rakarov, Manolov, Apostolov - Boskov, Stoianov - Ianev, Dimitrov, Tashkov, Kolev, Arghirov. ROMANIA: Toma - Androvici, Apolzan, Szoke - Petschowski, Bacut - Ozon (Onisie 46'), Calinoiu, Ene, Serfozo, Suru. Referee: A.Dorogi (Hungary) 25 Oct.1953 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 90000) * ROMANIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA 0-1 (0-1) Goal scorer: Safranek (29') ROMANIA: Birtasu - Androvici, Apolzan, Szoke - Onisie, Bacut (Nicusor 76') - Petschowski, Calinoiu, Ene, Serfozo, Suru. CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Dolezal - Safranek, Hledcik, Novak - Trnka, Krauss, Hertl, Hemele, Kacanocky, Crha, Vlk. Referee: G.Schultz (German DR) Final standings 1. CZECHOSLOVAKIA 7p 3 1 0 5-1 2. Romania 4p 2 0 2 5-5 3. Bulgaria 1p 0 1 3 3-7
WORLD CUP 1958 [SWEDEN] Qualifying group 7. 16 Iun.1957 Athine * GREECE - ROMANIA 1-2 (1-1) Goal scorers: Panakis (29') / Ene (15'), Ozon (78') GREECE: Tanakis - Papoulidis, Linoxylakis, Angelopoulos - Polychroniou, Kotridis - Grafas, Dermatis, Ifanidis, Nestoridis, Panakis. ROMANIA: Toma - Zavoda, Apolzan, Neacsu - Calinoiu, Bone - Vasile, Constantin, Ene, Ozon, Tataru. Referee: E.Harzic (France) 29 Sep.1957 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 80000) * ROMANIA - YUGOSLAVIA 1-1 (0-0) Goal scorers: Ene (78') / Mujic (52') ROMANIA: Voinescu - Zavoda, Apolzan, Neacsu - Calinoiu, Bone - I.Ene, Petschowski, Ene, Ozon, Vasile. YUGOSLAVIA: Beara - Belin, Zebec, Trankovic - Kristic, Boskov - Rajkov, Milutinovic, Mitic, Mujic, Pasic. Referee: Franz Gill (Austria) 3 Nov.1957 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium) * ROMANIA - GREECE 3-0 (0-0) Goal scorers: Petschowski (51'), Tataru (64'), Cacoveanu (67') ROMANIA: Voinescu - Zavoda, Brinzei, Neacsu - Calinoiu, Bone - Cacoveanu, Petschowski, Alexandrescu, Zavoda II, Tataru. GREECE: Theodoridis - Rossidis, Linoxylakis, Angelopoulos - Papoulidis, Kotkidis - Stamatiadis, Polychroniou, Nestoridis, Papazoglou, Panakis. Referee: Pierre Schwinte (France) 17 Nov.1957 Belgrade (Narodna Armia Stadium, attendance: 70000) * YUGOSLAVIA - ROMANIA 2-0 (0-0) Goal scorer: Milutinovic (52', 58') YUGOSLAVIA: Beara - Sijakovic, Kristic, Trankovic - Kaloperovic, Boskov - Petakovic, Mujic, Milutinovic, Ognjanovic, Zebec. ROMANIA: Voinescu - Zavoda, Apolzan, Neacsu - Calinoiu, Bone - I.Ene, Petschowski, Alexandrescu, Zavoda II, Tataru. Referee: Friedrich Seipelt (Austria) Final standings 1. YUGOSLAVIA 6p 2 2 0 7-2 2. Romania 5p 2 1 1 6-4 3. Greece 1p 0 1 3 2-9
WORLD CUP 1962 [CHILE] Qualifying group 7. Romania withdrew.
WORLD CUP 1966 [ENGLAND] Qualifying group 4. 2 Mai.1965 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - TURKEY 3-0 (1-0) 30 Mai.1965 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-0 (1-0) 13 Iun.1965 Lisboa * PORTUGAL - ROMANIA 2-1 (2-0) 19 Sep.1965 Praha * CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ROMANIA 3-1 (1-1) 23 Oct.1965 Ankara * TURKEY - ROMANIA 2-1 (1-0) 21 Nov.1965 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - PORTUGAL 2-0 (2-0) Final standings 1. PORTUGAL 9p 4 1 1 9- 4 2. Czechoslovakia 7p 3 1 2 12- 4 3. Romania 6p 3 0 3 9- 7 4. Turkey 2p 1 0 5 4-19
WORLD CUP 1970 [MEXICO] Qualifying group 1. 27 Oct.1968 Lisboa (Estadio Nacional, attendance: 55000) * PORTUGAL - ROMANIA 3-0 (2-0) Goal scorers: Jose Jacinto (20', 70'), Joao Jacinto (33') PORTUGAL: Americo - Jose Jacinto, Rui (Umberto 56'), Jose Carlos, Hilario, Graca, Coluna, Augusto, Figueiredo, Eusebio, Simoes (Joao Jacinto 14'). ROMANIA: Coman (Gornea 46') - Satmareanu, D.Nicolae, Dinu, Mocanu, Ghergheli, Petescu, Pircalab, Dobrin, Dembrowski (Grozea 75'), Lucescu. Referee: Callaghan (Wales). 23 Nov.1968 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 30000) * ROMANIA - SWITZERLAND 2-0 (0-0) Goal scorers: Dumitrache (58'), Domide (74') ROMANIA: Gornea - Satmareanu, Boc, Dinu, Mocanu, Ghergheli, Nunweiller, Martinovici (Dembrowski 79'), Domide, Dumitrache, Lucescu (Kallo 46'). SWITZERLAND: Gross - Ramseier, Michaud, Tacchella, Stierli, Ceterli (Brenna 79'), Duerr, Kuhn, Vuilleumier, Kuenzli, Quentin. Referee: N.Sener (Turkey). 16 Apr.1969 Athine (Karaiskakis Stadium, attendance: 40000) * GREECE - ROMANIA 2-2 (0-0) Goal scorers: Sideris (51'), Dedes (60') / Dumitrache (54', 66') GREECE: Ikonomopoulos - Kamaras, Zanderoglu (Kremidas 46'), Ballopoulos, Gaitatzis, Haitas, Karafeskos (Youtsos 72'), Dedes, Sideris, Papaioanou, Botinos. ROMANIA: Raducanu - Satmareanu, Boc, Dan, Deleanu, Ghergheli, Dinu, Dembrowski, I.Ionescu, Dumitrache, Lucescu. Referee: A.Sbardella (Italy). 14 Mai.1969 Lausanne (La Pontaise Stadium, attendance: 50000) * SWITZERLAND - ROMANIA 0-1 (0-1) Goal scorer: Michaud (35' - own goal) SWITZERLAND: Prosperi - Ramseier, Michaud, Tacchella, Chapuisat, Odermatt, Signorelli (Stierli 34'), Kuhn, Vuilleumier, Kuenzli, Quentin. ROMANIA: Raducanu - Satmareanu, Boc, Dan, Deleanu (Halmageanu 54'), Dinu, Nunweiller, Dembrowski, Tufan, Dumitrache, Lucescu. Referee: Thomas Warton (Scotland). 12 Oct.1969 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 75000) * ROMANIA - PORTUGAL 1-0 (1-0) Goal scorer: Dobrin (30') ROMANIA: Raducanu - Satmareanu, Halmageanu, Dan, Deleanu, Dinu, Nunweiller, Dembrowski, Dobrin, Dumitrache, Lucescu. PORTUGAL: Damas - Pedro Gomez, Batista, Humberto, Hilario, Goncalves, Jose Maria (Toni 46'), Neslon, Torres (Joao Jacinto 70'), Eusebio, Simoes. Referee: R.Canak (Yugoslavia). 16 Nov.1969 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 90000) * ROMANIA - GREECE 1-1 (1-0) Goal scorers: Dembrowski (36') / Domazos (49') ROMANIA: Raducanu - Satmareanu, Halmageanu, Dan , Deleanu, Dinu, Nunweiller, Dembrowski, Dobrin (Ghergheli 80'), Dumitrache, Lucescu. GREECE: Ikonomopoulos - Gaitatzis, Kamaras, Spiridon, Dumitriou, Domazos, Haitas, Elefterakis, Sideris (Dedes 71'), Papaioanou, Kudas (Botinos '46). Referee: J.Adair (Nortehrn Ireland). Final standings 1. ROMANIA 8p 3 2 1 7- 6 2. Greece 7p 2 3 1 13- 9 3. Switzerland 5p 2 1 3 5- 8 4. Portugal 4p 1 2 3 8-10
WORLD CUP 1974 [WEST GERMANY] Qualifying group 4. 20 Sep.1972 Helsinki * FINLAND - ROMANIA 1-1 29 Oct.1972 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - ALBANIA 2-0 6 Mai.1973 Tirana * ALBANIA - ROMANIA 1-4 27 Mai.1973 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - GERMAN DR 1-0 26 Sep.1973 Leipzig * GERMAN DR - ROMANIA 2-0 14 Oct.1973 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - FINLAND 9-0 Final standings 1. GERMAN DR 10p 5 0 1 18- 3 2. Romania 9p 4 1 1 17- 4 3. Finland 3p 1 1 4 3-21 4. Albania 2p 1 0 5 3-13
WORLD CUP 1978 [ARGENTINA] Qualifying group 8. 16 Apr.1977 Bucuresti (Steaua Stadium, attendance: 20000) * ROMANIA - SPAIN 1-0 (1-0) Goal scorer: Benito (6'- own goal) ROMANIA: Cristian - Cheran, Satmareanu, Sames (Grigore 62'), Vigu - Dumitru, Boloni, Iordanescu - Crisan (Balaci 77'), D.Georgescu, Zamfir. Coach: Stefan Covaci (Constantin Cernaianu). SPAIN: Miguel Angel - Capon, Benito, Pirri, Camacho - Villar, Leal, Asensi - Juanito, Cano, Churruca. Coach: Ladislau Kubala (Gustavo Biosca). Referee: John Gordon (Scotland). 8 Mai.1977 Zagreb (Maksimir Stadium, attendance: 60000) * YUGOSLAVIA - ROMANIA 0-2 (0-2) Goal scorers: D.Georgescu (37'), Iordanescu (44') YUGOSLAVIA: Katalinic - Buljan (Savic 46'), Katalinski, Peruzovic, Muzinic - Oblak, Jerkovic, Surjak - Popivoda, Bajevic (Filipovic 46'), Dzaic. Coach: Ivo Toplak (Milos Milutinovic). ROMANIA: Cristian - Cheran, Sames, Satmareanu, Vigu - Romila, Boloni, Iordanescu - Crisan (Balaci 81'), D.Georgescu, Zamfir. Coach: Stefan Covaci (Constantin Cernaianu). Referee: Menahem Ashkenazi (Israel). 26 Oct.1977 Madrid (Vicente Calderon, attendance: 50000) * SPAIN - ROMANIA 2-0 (0-0) Goal scorers: Leal (75'), Ruben Cano (83') SPAIN: Arconada - Benites (Marcellino 86'), Pirri, Migueli, Camacho - Leal, Asensi, Churruca (Satrustegui 56') - Juanito, Ruben Cano, Dani. Coach: Ladislau Kubala (Gustavo Biosca). ROMANIA: Cristian - Cheran, Sames, Satmareanu, Vigu - Dumitru, Balaci (Dinu 46'), Boloni - Crisan, D.Georgescu, Iordanescu (Romila 86'). Coach: Stefan Covaci (Constantin Cernaianu). Referee: Robert Wurtz (France). 13 Nov.1977 Bucuresti (Steaua Stadium, attendance: 30000) * ROMANIA - YUGOSLAVIA 4-6 (3-2) Goal scorers: Vigu (2'), Iordanescu (40'), Boloni (43'), D.Georgescu (67') / Susic (14', 51', 62'), Muzinic (18'), Trifunovic (79'), Filipovic (84'). ROMANIA: Moraru - Cheran, Sames, Satmareanu (Dobrau 46'), Vigu - Dumitru (Romila 64'), Boloni, Iordanescu - Crisan, D.Georgescu, Zamfir. Coach: Stefan Covaci (Constantin Cernaianu). YUGOSLAVIA: Borota - Boljat, Stojkovic, Hatunic, Muzinic - Trifunovic, Nikolic (Zajec 64'), Surjak, Zungul (Vukotic 80'), Filipovic, Susic. Coach: Marko Valok. Referee: Alfred Delcourt (Belgium). Final standings 1. SPAIN 6p 3 0 1 4-1 2. Romania 4p 2 0 2 7-8 3. Yugoslavia 2p 1 0 3 6-8
WORLD CUP 1982 [SPAIN] Qualifying group 4. 24 Sep.1980 Oslo (Ullevaal Stadium) * NORWAY - ROMANIA 1-1 (1-1) Goal scorer for Romania: Iordanescu Referee: Siegfried Kirchen (German DR). 15 Oct.1980 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 75000) * ROMANIA - ENGLAND 2-1 (1-0) Goal scorers: M.Raducanu (35'), Iordanescu (75') / Woodcock (64') ROMANIA: Iordache - Negrila, Sames, Stefanescu, Munteanu - Ticleanu (Dumitru 71'), Beldeanu, Iordanescu - Crisan, Camataru, M.Raducanu. ENGLAND: Clemence - Neal, Thompson, Watson, Sansom - McDermott, Robson, Rix - Woodcock, Birtles, Gates. Referee: U.Eriksson (Sweden). 29 Apr.1981 London (Wembley Stadium, attendance 62500) * ENGLAND - ROMANIA 0-0 ENGLAND: Shilton - Anderson, Watson, Osman, Sansom - Robson, Wilkins, Brooking - Coppell, Francis, Woodcock. ROMANIA: Iordache - Negrila, Sames, Stefanescu, Munteanu - Stoica, Beldeanu, Iordanescu - Crisan, Camataru, Balaci. Referee: H.Adlinger (West Germany). 13 Mai.1981 Budapest (Nepstadion, attendance: 60000) * HUNGARY - ROMANIA 1-0 (1-0) Goal scorer: Fazekas (37') 3 Iun.1981 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 60000) * ROMANIA - NORWAY 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Erkan Goksel (Turkey) 23 Sep.1981 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 70000) * ROMANIA - HUNGARY 0-0 Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria) 10 Oct.1981 Bucuresti (23 August Stadium, attendance: 65000) * ROMANIA - SWITZERLAND 1-2 (0-0) Referee: Enzo Barbaresco (Italy) 11 Nov.1981 Bern (Wankdorf Stadium, attendance: 27000) * SWITZERLAND - ROMANIA 0-0 Referee: Cesar da Luz Diaz Correia (Portugal) Final standings 1. HUNGARY 10p 4 2 2 13- 8 2. ENGLAND 9p 4 1 3 13- 8 3. Romania 8p 2 4 2 5- 5 4. Sitzerland 7p 2 3 3 9-12 5. Norway 6p 2 2 4 8-15
WORLD CUP 1986 [MEXICO] Qualifying group 3. 12 Sep.1984 Belfast * NORTHERN IRELAND - ROMANIA 3-2 (2-1) Goal scorers: Whiteside, Iorgulescu (o.g.), Hamilton / Hagi 2 3 Apr.1985 Craiova * ROMANIA - TURKEY 3-0 (3-0) Goal scorers: Camataru 2, Hagi 1 Mai.1985 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - ENGLAND 0-0 ROMANIA: Lung - Negrila, Iorgulescu (Iovan 39'), Stefanescu, Ungureanu - Rednic, Boloni, Klein, Hagi - Coras (Lacatus 78'), Camataru. ENGLAND: Shilton - Anderson, Wright, Butcher, Sansom - Stevens, Wilkins, Robson - Barnes, Francis, Mariner. Referee: E.C.Guruceta (SPA) 6 Iun.1985 Helsinki * FINLAND - ROMANIA 1-1 (0-1) Goal scorers: Lipponen / Hagi 28 Aug.1985 Timisoara * ROMANIA - FINLAND 2-0 (1-0) Goal scorers: Hagi, Mateut 11 Sep.1985 London * ENGLAND - ROMANIA 1-1 (1-0) Goal scorers: Hoddle / Camataru ENGLAND: Shilton - Stevens, Wright, Fenwick, Sansom - Hoddle, Robson, Reid - Linecker, Hateley, Waddle. ROMANIA: Lung - Negrila, Iovan, Stefanescu, Ungureanu - Rednic, Boloni, Klein (Mateut 87') - Hagi, Coras (Gabor 82'), Camataru. Referee: K.H.Tritscher (F.R.Germany) 16 Oct.1985 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - NORTHERN IRELAND 0-1 (0-1) Goal scorer: Quinn 13 Nov.1985 Izmir * TURKEY - ROMANIA 1-3 (0-2) Final standings 1. ENGLAND 12p 4 4 0 21- 2 2. N.IRELAND 10p 4 2 2 8- 5 3. Romania 9p 3 3 2 12- 7 4. Finland 8p 3 2 3 7-12 5. Turkey 1p 0 1 7 2-24
WORLD CUP 1990 [ITALY] Qualifying group 1. 19 Oct.1988 Sofia * BULGARIA - ROMANIA 1-3 (1-1) Goal scorers: Kolev (32') / Mateut (21'), Camataru (79', 89') 2 Nov.1988 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - GREECE 3-0 (2-0) Goal scorers: Mateut (26'), Hagi (40'), Sabau (84') 26 Apr.1989 Athine * GREECE - ROMANIA 0-0 17 Mai.1989 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - BULGARIA 1-0 (1-0) Goal scorer: Gh.Popescu (35') 11 Oct.1989 København * DANEMARK - ROMANIA 3-0 (2-0) Goal scorers: K.Nielsen (4'), B.Laudrup (21'), Povlsen (84') 15 Nov.1989 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - DANEMARK 3-1 (2-1) Goal scorers: Balint (26', 61'), Sabau (38') / Povlsen (6') Final standings 1. ROMANIA 9p 4 1 1 10- 5 2. Danemark 8p 3 2 1 15- 6 3. Greece 4p 1 2 3 3-15 4. Bulgaria 3p 1 1 4 6- 8
WORLD CUP 1994 [UNITED STATES] Qualifying group 4. 6 Mai.1992 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - FAROE ISLES 7-0 (5-0) Goal scorers: Balint (4', 39', 77'), Hagi (15'), Lacatus (28'), Lupescu (45'), C.Pana (55') 20 Mai.1992 Bucuresti (Steaua Stadium, attendance: 25000) * ROMANIA - WALES 5-1 (5-0) Goal scorers: Hagi (5', 35'), Lupescu (7', 24'), Balint (31') / Rush (52') ROMANIA: Stelea - D.Petrescu, Mihali, Belodedici, D.Munteanu - Sabau (I.Timofte 79'), Gh.Popescu, Lupescu, Hagi (Gerstenmaier 72') - Lacatus, Balint. WALES: Southall - Phillips, Aizlewood, Melville, Bowen (Blackmore 80') - Hughes, Horne, Pembridge (Giggs 58'), Speed - Sounders, Rush. Referee: Fabio Baldas (Italy). 14 Oct.1992 Bruxelles * BELGIUM - ROMANIA 1-0 (1-0) Goal scorer: Smidts (25') 14 Nov.1992 Bucuresti (Steaua Stadium, attendance: 30000) * ROMANIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1-1 (0-0) Goal scorers: I.Dumitrescu (49') / Nemecek (81') ROMANIA: Stelea - D.Petrescu, Mihali, Belodedici, D.Munteanu - Lupescu (I. Timofte 78'), Sabau, Hagi, I.Dumitrescu - Lacatus, Hanganu (Vladoiu 67'). CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Kouba - Hapal, Glonek, Novotny, Suchoparek - Nemecek, Latal, Nemec (Frydek 15'), Moravcik - Siegl, Skuhravy (Kuka 38'). Referee: J.Worrall (England). 29 Nov.1992 Nicosia (A.Papadopoulos Stadium, attendance: 6000) * CYPRUS - ROMANIA 1-4 (1-2) Goal scorers: Pittas (41') / Gh.Popescu (4') , Raducioiu (37'), Hagi (77'), Hanganu (86') CYPRUS: M.Christophi - Kalotheou, D.Ioannou, Yangoudakis, Konstantinou - Andreou (Hagiloukas 22'), P.Christophi, Pittas, Papavasiliou - I.Ioannou (Sotiriou 63'), Savvides. ROMANIA: Stelea - D.Petrescu, Mihali, Belodedici, D.Munteanu - Lupescu, Gh.Popescu, Hagi, I.Dumitrescu (Vladoiu 85') - Lacatus, Raducioiu (Hanganu 60'). Referee: N.Jouini (Tunisia). 14 Apr.1993 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - CYPRUS 2-1 (1-1) Goal scorers: I.Dumitrescu (37', 57') / Sotiriou (23') 2 Iun.1993 Kosice (attendance: 15000) * CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ROMANIA 5-2 (2-1) Goal scorers: Vrabec (13'), Latal (38'), Dubovsky (61', 80', 90') / Raducioiu (26', 56') CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Kouba - Latal, Suchoparek, Novotny, Vrabec - Nemecek, Moravcik, Kubik, Dubovsky - Skuhravy, Kuka (Nemec, Glonek). ROMANIA: Lung - Sabau, Prodan, Belodedici, D.Munteanu - Lupescu, Gh.Popescu, Hagi, I.Dumitrescu - Lacatus, Raducioiu (Panduru, Hanganu). 8 Sep.1993 Toftir * FAROE ISLES - ROMANIA 0-4 (0-1) Goal scorers: Raducioiu (25', 56', 57', 77') FAROE ISLES: Knudsen - Jakobsen, Johannesen, K.Morkoere, Justinussen - A.Morkoere, Dam, A.Hansen, Jarnskor - Reynheim, O.Hansen. ROMANIA: Prunea - D.Petrescu, Prodan, Gh.Popescu, Selymes - Sabau, Lupescu, Hagi, D.Munteanu - Raducioiu, Vladoiu. Referee: Sevcenko (Ukraine) 13 Oct.1993 Bucuresti (Steaua Stadium, attendance: 35000) * ROMANIA - BELGIUM 2-1 (0-0) Goal scorers: Raducioiu (67'), I.Dumitrescu (83') / Scifo (88') ROMANIA: Prunea - D.Petrescu, Prodan, Belodedici, D.Munteanu - Sabau (Selymes 27'), Lupescu, Gh.Popescu, Hagi (Vladoiu 87') - Raducioiu, I.Dumitrescu. BELGIUM: Preud'Homme - Medved, Albert, Gruen, Smidts, Borkelmans (Oliveira 71') - Staelens, Van der Elst, Scifo - Boffin, Wilmots (Czernyatinski 78'). Referee: Sandor Puhl (Hungary). 17 Nov.1993 Cardiff (Arms Park, attendance: 35344) * WALES - ROMANIA 1-2 (0-1) Goal scorers: Saunders (60') / Hagi (32') , Raducioiu (83') WALES: Southall - Philips, Young, Melville, Simons (Goss 53') - Speed, Horne, Bodin (M.Allen 69') - Saunders, Rush, Giggs. ROMANIA: Prunea - D.Petrescu, Prodan, Belodedici, Selymes (D.Munteanu 74') - Sabau, Gh.Popescu, Lupescu, Hagi - Raducioiu, I.Dumitrescu (Mihali 89'). Referee: Kurt Roethlisberger (Switzerland). Final standings 1. ROMANIA 15p 7 1 2 29-12 2. BELGIUM 15p 7 1 2 16- 5 3. Czechoslovakia 13p 4 5 1 21- 9 4. Wales 12p 5 2 3 19-12 5. Cyprus 5p 2 1 7 8-18 6. Faroe Isles 0p 0 0 10 1-38
WORLD CUP 1998 [FRANCE] Qualifying group 8. 31 Aug.1996 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - LITHUANIA 3-0 (1-0) Goal scorers: V.Moldovan (20'), D.Petrescu (65'), Galca (77') 9 Oct.1996 Reykjavik * ICELAND - ROMANIA 0-4 (0-1) Goal scorers: G.Bergsson (22'- o.g.), Hagi (62'), Gh.Popescu (77'), D.Petrescu (90') 14 Dec.1996 Skopje * MACEDONIA - ROMANIA 0-3 (0-2) Goal scorer: Gh.Popescu (35', 45', 90') 29 Mar.1997 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - LIECHTENSTEIN 8-0 (3-0) Goal scorers: V.Moldovan (10') , Gh.Popescu (28', 30', 68', 82'), Hagi (46'), D.Petrescu (47'), Craioveanu (70') 2 Apr.1997 Vilnius * LITHUANIA - ROMANIA 0-1 (0-0) Goal scorer: V.Moldovan (72') 30 Apr.1997 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - IRELAND 1-0 (1-0) Goal scorer: Ad.Ilie (32') 20 Aug.1997 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - MACEDONIA 4-2 (2-0) Goal scorers: V.Moldovan (36', 63'), Gâlca (40'), I.Dumitrescu (66') / Djokic (52', 90') 6 Sep.1997 Vaduz * LIECHTENSTEIN - ROMANIA 1-8 (0-6) Goal scorers: Frick (65') / V.Moldovan (5'), Craioveanu (9', 31'), Dobos (35'), D.Munteanu (43', 45', 68'), Barbu (60') 10 Sep.1997 Bucuresti * ROMANIA - ICELAND 4-0 (2-0) Goal scorers: Hagi (8', 81'), D.Petrescu (41'), Gâlca (65') 11 Oct.1997 Dublin * IRELAND - ROMANIA 1-1 (0-0) Goal scorers: Cascarino (84') / Hagi (54') Final standings 1. ROMANIA 28p 9 1 0 37- 4 2. Ireland 18p 5 3 2 22- 8 3. Lithuania 17p 5 2 3 11- 8 4. Macedonia 13p 4 1 5 22-18 5. Iceland 9p 2 3 5 11-16 6. Liechtenstein 0p 0 0 10 3-52
Head to Head: Total Home Away Albania ( 2) 2 0 0 6- 1 ( 1) 1 0 0 2- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 4- 1 Belgium ( 2) 1 0 1 2- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 2- 1 ( 1) 0 0 1 0- 1 Bulgaria ( 4) 4 0 0 9- 3 ( 2) 2 0 0 4- 1 ( 2) 2 0 0 5- 2 Cyprus ( 2) 2 0 0 6- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 2- 1 ( 1) 1 0 0 4- 1 Czechoslovakia( 6) 1 1 4 5-12 ( 3) 1 1 1 2- 2 ( 3) 0 0 3 3-10 Danemark ( 2) 1 0 1 3- 4 ( 1) 1 0 0 3- 1 ( 1) 0 0 1 0- 3 England ( 4) 1 3 0 3- 2 ( 2) 1 1 0 2- 1 ( 2) 0 2 0 1- 1 Faroe Isles ( 2) 2 0 0 11- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 7- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 4- 0 Finland ( 4) 2 2 0 13- 2 ( 2) 2 0 0 11- 0 ( 2) 0 2 0 2- 2 German DR ( 2) 1 0 1 1- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 1- 0 ( 1) 0 0 1 0- 2 Greece ( 6) 3 3 0 11- 4 ( 3) 2 1 0 7- 1 ( 3) 1 2 0 4- 3 Hungary ( 2) 0 1 1 0- 1 ( 1) 0 1 0 0- 0 ( 1) 0 0 1 0- 1 Iceland ( 2) 2 0 0 8- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 4- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 4- 0 Ireland ( 2) 1 1 0 2- 1 ( 1) 1 0 0 1- 0 ( 1) 0 1 0 1- 1 Liechtenstein ( 2) 2 0 0 16- 1 ( 1) 1 0 0 8- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 8- 1 Lithuania ( 2) 2 0 0 4- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 3- 0 ( 1) 1 0 0 1- 0 Macedonia ( 2) 2 0 0 7- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 4- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 3- 0 N.Ireland ( 2) 0 0 2 2- 4 ( 1) 0 0 1 0- 1 ( 1) 0 0 1 2- 3 Norway ( 2) 1 1 0 2- 1 ( 1) 1 0 0 1- 0 ( 1) 0 1 0 1- 1 Portugal ( 4) 2 0 2 4- 5 ( 2) 2 0 0 3- 0 ( 2) 0 0 2 1- 5 Spain ( 2) 1 0 1 1- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 1- 0 ( 1) 0 0 1 0- 2 Switzerland ( 5) 2 1 2 4- 4 ( 2) 1 0 1 3- 2 ( 3) 1 1 1 1- 2 Turkey ( 4) 3 0 1 10- 3 ( 2) 2 0 0 6- 0 ( 2) 1 0 1 4- 3 Wales ( 2) 2 0 0 7- 2 ( 1) 1 0 0 5- 1 ( 1) 1 0 0 2- 1 Yugoslavia ( 5) 2 1 2 9-10 ( 3) 1 1 1 7- 8 ( 2) 1 0 1 2- 2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Overall (74) 42 14 18 146-70 (37) 28 5 4 87-22 (37) 14 9 14 59-48 Top scorers in the World Cup Qualifiers: 14 Gheorghe HAGI 10 Gheorghe POPESCU 9 Florin RADUCIOIU 6 Florea DUMITRACHE Gavril BALINT Viorel MOLDOVAN 5 Rodion CAMATARU Ilie DUMITRESCU 4 Anghel IORDANESCU Dan PETRESCU 3 PETSCHOWSKI ENE Ionut LUPESCU Constantin GALCA Gheorghe CRAIOVEANU Dorinel MUNTEANU

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