General statistics

Controlled by: Football Federation of Macedonia
Nickname: Lynxes

Total number of matches played: 220 (2 of them (friendlies) rulled out by FIFA)
– friendlies: 102
– european qualifiers: 60
– world cup qualifiers: 58

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Games won: 61
– friendlies: 36
– european qualifiers: 12
– world cup qualifiers: 13

Games drawn: 57
– friendlies: 31
– european qualifiers: 15
– world cup qualifiers: 11

Games lost: 101
– friendlies: 35
– european qualifiers: 33
– world cup qualifiers: 34

Total goal-difference: 246:300
– friendlies: 116:108
– european qualifiers: 61:91
– world cup qualifiers: 69:101

Total number of players used: 258
– among which goalkeepers: 22

Total number of players that scored a goal: 76

Total number of players that converted a penalty: 11

Total number of coaches used: 17
– of which as caretaker: 4
– of which foreign: 4

Total number of opponents faced: 59
– of Europe: 42
– of Asia: 9*
– of Africa: 4
– of North America: 3
– of South America: 1
– of Oceania: 0*

* when Macedonia faced Australia in 1998 in a friendly, Australia was a member of OFC but since 2006 they moved to AFC.

Youngest players:
– Darko Churlinov (16 years, 8 months, 17 days against Belarus)
– Tauljant Sulejmanov (17 years, 6 months, 11 days against Cameroon)
Mile Krstev (17 years, 6 months, 14 days against Malta)
– Elif Elmas (17 years, 8 months, 15 days against Spain)
Goran Pandev (17 years, 10 months, 10 days against Turkey)

Youngest scorers:
Goran Pandev (19 years, 1 month, 25 days against Malta)
Vlatko Grozdanoski (19 years, 8 months, 13 days against Turkey)

Biggest wins:
– 11:1 vs. Liechtenstein (match report)
– 5:0 vs. Malta (match report)
– 5:1 vs. Albania (match report)
– 4:0 vs. Malta (match report)
– 4:0 vs. Liechtenstein (match report)

Biggest defeats:
– 1:6 vs. Czech Republic (match report)
– 0:5 vs. Belgium (match report)
– 0:5 vs. Slovakia (match report)
– 0:5 vs. Hungary (match report)
– 1:5 vs. Finland (match report)
– 1:5 vs. Serbia (match report)
– 1:5 vs. Spain (match report)
– 0:4 vs. Netherlands (match report)
– 0:4 vs. Spain (match report)

Highest scoring games:
– 12 goals at Liechtenstein – Macedonia 1:11 (match report)
– 8 goals at Bosnia-Herzegovina – Macedonia 4:4 (match report)
– 7 goals at Czech Republic – Macedonia 6:1 (match report)
– 6 goals at Macedonia – Albania 5:1 (match report), Turkey – Macedonia 3:3 (match report), Finland – Macedonia 5:1 (match report), Serbia – Macedonia 5:1 (match report), Spain – Macedonia 5:1 (match report)

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