France national football team all-time record

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France contesting a match against Portugal at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

The list shown below shows the France national football team all-time international record against opposing nations. The stats are composed of FIFA World Cup, UEFA European Football Championship, FIFA Confederations Cup, and Summer Olympics matches, as well as numerous international friendly tournaments and matches.[nb 1]

The France national football team represents the nation of France in international football. It is fielded by the French Football Federation and competes as a member of UEFA. The team played its first official match on 1 May 1904 against Belgium. France and Belgium have since contested 70 official matches against each other, the most all-time between each team. Aside from Belgium, France have contested matches against over 80 other national teams. Of the 80 teams, France have not lost to 39 of them having earned a perfect winning percentage against 26 of the teams. France have also not beaten four teams; the Ireland national team from 1882–1950, Nigeria, Senegal, and Peru. France have contested all four teams only once.

All-time records[edit]

As of 5 March 2014

Opponent Played Won Drawn Lost Goals for Goals against Goal difference  % Won
 Albania 4 4 0 0 11 1 +10 100.0%
 Algeria 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 100.0%
 Andorra 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 100.0%
 Argentina 11 2 3 6 7 12 -5 18.0%
 Armenia 3 3 0 0 7 2 +5 100.0%
 Australia 4 2 1 1 8 2 +6 50.0%
 Austria 23 12 2 9 39 40 -1 52.1%
 Azerbaijan 2 2 0 0 12 0 +12 100.0%
 Belarus 4 2 1 1 8 5 +3 50.0%
 Belgium 72 24 19 29 124 156 -32 33.3%
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2 2 0 6 3 +3 50.0%
 Brazil 15 5 4 6 19 24 -5 33.3%
 Bulgaria 20 8 4 8 33 25 -8 40.0%
  CAF XI 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 100.0%
 Cameroon 2 1 1 0 2 1 +1 50.0%
 Canada 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 100.0%
 Chile 5 2 1 2 11 5 +6 40.0%
 China PR 2 1 0 1 3 2 +1 50.0%
 Colombia 3 3 0 0 5 2 +3 100.0%
  CONCACAF XI 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 100.0%
 Costa Rica 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 100.0%
 Ivory Coast 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 100.0%
 Croatia 5 3 2 0 9 3 +6 60.0%
 Cyprus 8 7 1 0 27 2 +25 87.5%
 Czechoslovakia 20 7 4 9 29 34 -5 35.0%
 Czech Republic 4 1 2 1 4 5 -1 25.0%
 Denmark 12 6 1 5 16 27 -11 50.0%
 East Germany 7 2 2 3 8 7 +1 28.6%
 Ecuador 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 100.0%
 Egypt 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 100.0%
 England 29 8 5 16 36 67 -31 27.6%
England England Amateurs 8 1 0 7 4 61 -57 12.5%
 Estonia 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 100.0%
 Faroe Islands 6 6 0 0 22 0 +22 100.0%
 FIFA XI 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 100.0%
 Finland 8 8 0 0 18 3 +15 100.0%
 Georgia 4 3 1 0 7 1 +6 75.0%
 Germany 10 5 2 3 13 13 0 50.0%
 Greece 8 6 1 1 23 7 +16 75.0%
 Hungary 22 8 2 12 31 47 -16 36.4%
 Iceland 11 8 3 0 30 8 +22 72.7%
 Iran 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 100.0%
 Ireland 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 100.0%
 Ireland Amateurs 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0.0%
 Israel 9 4 4 1 15 6 +9 44.4%
 Italy 37 9 10 18 50 80 -30 24.3%
 Japan 6 4 1 1 14 5 +9 66.0%
 Kuwait 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 100.0%
 Latvia 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 100.0%
 Lithuania 4 4 0 0 5 0 +5 100.0%
 Luxembourg 16 15 0 1 66 11 +55 93.7%
 Malta 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10 100.0%
 Mexico 7 5 1 1 15 6 +9 71.4%
 Morocco 5 3 2 0 12 6 +6 60.0%
 Netherlands 23 9 4 10 37 51 -14 39.1%
 New Zealand 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 100.0%
 Nigeria 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0.0%
 Northern Ireland 8 5 3 0 18 4 +14 62.5%
 Norway 14 6 4 4 18 15 +3 42.9%
 Paraguay 3 2 1 0 8 3 +5 66.6%
 Peru 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0.0%
 Poland 16 8 5 3 27 16 +11 50.0%
 Portugal 22 16 1 5 46 27 +19 72.7%
 Republic of Ireland 15 6 5 4 18 14 +4 40.0%
 Romania 15 7 5 3 19 15 +4 46.0%
 Russia 5 2 1 2 8 7 +1 40.0%
 Saudi Arabia 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 100.0%
 Scotland 15 7 0 8 20 15 +5 46.7%
 Senegal 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0.0%
 Serbia 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 66.7%
 Slovakia 4 2 1 1 6 2 +4 50.0%
 Slovenia 3 3 0 0 10 2 +8 100.0%
 South Africa 4 2 1 1 6 3 +3 50.0%
 South Korea 3 2 1 0 9 3 +6 66.7%
 Soviet Union 12 2 6 4 13 18 -5 16.7%
 Spain 33 11 7 15 36 61 -25 33.3%
 Sweden 18 8 5 5 25 18 +7 44.4%
  Switzerland 36 15 9 12 62 58 +4 41.6%
 Togo 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 100.0%
 Tunisia 4 2 2 0 7 3 +4 50.0%
 Turkey 4 4 0 0 12 2 +10 100.0%
 United States 3 3 0 0 10 0 +10 100.0%
 Ukraine 9 5 3 1 14 5 +9 55.5%
 Uruguay 8 1 4 3 4 8 -4 12.5%
 Wales 4 2 1 1 9 4 +5 50.0%
 West Germany 15 6 4 5 28 29 -1 40.0%
 Yugoslavia 26 9 7 10 41 39 +2 34.6%

Competitive tournaments[edit]

For single-match results of the national team, see French football single-season articles.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A non-senior, young France team played at 1984 Summer Olympics, which they won. Since 1992 Summer Olympics, only under-23 teams are allowed to compete in the tournament. Thus, France's Summer Olympics matches, since the 1984 Games, will not be counted on this list.

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