General statistics

Controlled by: Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM)
UEFA affiliation: 28.04.1994
FIFA affiliation: 16.06.1994
Nickname: Lynxes

Last update: 15.11.2021

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Total number of matches played: 259 (2 of them (friendlies) ruled out by FIFA)
– Friendlies: 104
– European Qualifiers: 72
– World Cup Qualifiers: 68
– Nations League: 12
– European Championship: 3

Games won: 80
– Friendlies: 37
– European Qualifiers: 18
– World Cup Qualifiers: 18
– Nations League: 7
– European Championship: 0

Games drawn: 66
– Friendlies: 32
– European Qualifiers: 17
– World Cup Qualifiers: 14
– Nations League: 3
– European Championship: 0

Games lost: 113
– Friendlies: 35
– European Qualifiers: 37
– World Cup Qualifiers: 36
– Nations League: 2
– European Championship: 1

Total goal-difference: 314:347
– Friendlies: 141:109
– European Qualifiers: 74:104
– World Cup Qualifiers: 94:113
– Nations League: 23:13
– European Championship: 2:8

Total number of players used: 268
– among which goalkeepers: 23

Total number of players that scored a goal: 81

Total number of players that converted a penalty: 15

Total number of coaches used: 18
– of which as caretaker: 4
– of which foreign: 4

Total number of opponents faced: 65
– of Europe: 48
– 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)
Goran Pandev (17 years, 4 months, 27 days against Asturias*)
– 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)

*unofficial match

Youngest scorers:
Goran Pandev (19 years, 1 month, 25 days against Malta)
Elif Elmas (19 years, 5 months, 25 days against Latvia)
Vlatko Grozdanoski (19 years, 8 months, 13 days against Turkey)

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

Biggest defeats:
– 1:6 vs. Czechia (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)
– 0:4 vs. Armenia (match report)
– 0:4 vs. Germany (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 Czechia – 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), Estonia – Macedonia 3:3 (match report)

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