Fernando Manuel Fernandes da Costa Santos - International Matches as Coach


The outstanding Portuguese coach coached two national teams (Greece and Portugal) for (in total) 120 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: 10-10-1954
Country: Portugal
Matches as Coach:		 120	(W70-D33-L17 – GF197-GA89 – %72.83)
Matches as Coach for Greece: 	  49	(W26-D17-L 6 – GF 56-GA36 – %70.41)
Matches as Coach for Portugal: 	  71	(W44-D16-L11 – GF141-GA53 – %73.24)
Age First Match: 55 yr 305 d	   11- 8-2010 vs. Serbia 1-0
Age Last Match:  65 yr  38 d	   17-11-2019 vs. Luxembourg 2-0
National Team Career:  9 yr  98 d

Coach for Greece
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   11- 8-10	Beograd 	Serbia  	1-0	
  2    3- 9-10	Piraeus 	Georgia 	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
  3    7- 9-10	Zagreb  	Croatia 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
  4    8-10-10	Athinai 	Latvia  	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
  5   12-10-10	Athinai 	Israel  	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
  6   17-11-10	Wien    	Austria  	2-1	
  7    9- 2-11	Larissa 	Canada  	1-0	
  8   26- 3-11	La Valletta	Malta   	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
  9   29- 3-11	Larissa 	Poland  	0-0	
 10    4- 6-11	Piraeus 	Malta   	3-1	European Ch. Qual.
 11    7- 6-11	New York	Ecuador 	1-1	
 12   10- 8-11	Sarajevo	Bosnia-Herzeg.	0-0	
 13    2- 9-11	Tel-Aviv	Israel  	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 14    6- 9-11	Riga    	Latvia  	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 15    7-10-11	Piraeus 	Croatia 	2-0	European Ch. Qual.
 16   11-10-11	Tbilisi 	Georgia 	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 17   11-11-11	Piraeus 	Russia  	1-1	
 18   15-11-11	Altach    	Romania 	1-3	
 19   29- 2-12	Heraklion	Belgium 	1-1	
 20   26- 5-12	Kufstein	Slovenia	1-1	
 21   31- 5-12	Kufstein	Armenia 	1-0	
 22    8- 6-12	Warszawa	Poland  	1-1	European Champ.
 23   12- 6-12	Wroclaw 	Czech Republic	1-2	European Champ.
 24   16- 6-12	Warszawa	Russia  	1-0	European Champ.
 25   22- 6-12	Gdansk  	Germany 	2-4	European Champ.
 26   15- 8-12	Oslo    	Norway  	3-2	
 27    7- 9-12	Riga    	Latvia  	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 28   11- 9-12	Piraeus 	Lithuania	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 29   12-10-12	Piraeus 	Bosnia-Herzeg.	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 30   16-10-12	Bratislava	Slovakia	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 31   14-11-12	Dublin  	Ireland 	1-0	
 32    6- 2-13	Piraeus 	Switzerland	0-0	
 33   22- 3-13	Zenica  	Bosnia-Herzeg.	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 34    7- 6-13	Vilnius 	Lithuania	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 35   14- 8-13	Salzburg	Austria  	2-0	
 36    6- 9-13	Vaduz   	Liechtenstein	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 37   10- 9-13	Piraeus 	Latvia  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 38   11-10-13	Athinai 	Slovakia	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 39   15-10-13	Piraeus 	Liechtenstein	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 40   15-11-13	Piraeus 	Romania 	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 41   19-11-13	Bucuresti	Romania 	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 42    5- 3-14	Piraeus 	South Korea	0-2	
 43   31- 5-14	Oeiras  	Portugal	0-0	
 44    3- 6-14	Chester 	Nigeria 	0-0	
 45    6- 6-14	Harrison	Bolivia 	2-1	
 46   14- 6-14	Belo Horizonte	Colombia	0-3	World Cup
 47   19- 6-14	Natal   	Japan   	0-0	World Cup
 48   24- 6-14	Fortaleza	Ivory Coast	2-1	World Cup
 49   29- 6-14	Recife  	Costa Rica 	1-1 [1]	World Cup

[1] Greece lost 3-5 on penalty kicks.

Coach for Portugal
  1   11-10-14	Saint-Denis	France  	1-2	
  2   14-10-14	København	Denmark 	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
  3   14-11-14	Faro-Loulé	Armenia 	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
  4   18-11-14	Manchester	Argentina	1-0	
  5   29- 3-15	Lisboa  	Serbia  	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
  6   31- 3-15	Estoril 	Cape Verde Isl.	0-2	
  7   13- 6-15	Yerevan 	Armenia 	3-2	European Ch. Qual.
  8   16- 6-15	Genève  	Italy   	1-0	
  9    4- 9-15	Lisboa  	France  	0-1	
 10    7- 9-15	Elbasan 	Albania 	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 11    8-10-15	Braga   	Denmark 	1-0	European Ch. Qual.
 12   11-10-15	Beograd 	Serbia  	2-1	European Ch. Qual.
 13   14-11-15	Krasnodar	Russia  	0-1	
 14   17-11-15	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	2-0	
 15   25- 3-16	Leiria  	Bulgaria	0-1	
 16   29- 3-16	Leiria  	Belgium 	2-1	
 17   29- 5-16	Oporto  	Norway  	3-0	
 18    2- 6-16	London  	England 	0-1	
 19    8- 6-16	Lisboa  	Estonia 	7-0	
 20   14- 6-16	Saint-Etienne	Iceland 	1-1	European Champ.
 21   18- 6-16	Paris   	Austria  	0-0	European Champ.
 22   22- 6-16	Lyon    	Hungary 	3-3	European Champ.
 23   25- 6-16	Lens    	Croatia 	1-0	European Champ.
 24   30- 6-16	Marseille	Poland   	1-1 [1]	European Champ.
 25    6- 7-16	Lyon    	Wales   	2-0	European Champ.
 26   10- 7-16	Saint-Denis	France  	1-0	European Champ.
 27    1- 9-16	Oporto  	Gibraltar	5-0	
 28    6- 9-16	Basel   	Switzerland	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 29    7-10-16	Aveiro  	Andorra 	6-0	World Cup Qualifier
 30   10-10-16	Tórshavn	Faroe Islands	6-0	World Cup Qualifier
 31   13-11-16	Faro-Loulé	Latvia  	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 32   25- 3-17	Lisboa  	Hungary 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 33   28- 3-17	Funchal 	Sweden  	2-3	
 34    3- 6-17	Estoril 	Cyprus  	4-0	
 35    9- 6-17	Riga    	Latvia  	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 36   18- 6-17	Kazan   	Mexico  	2-2	Confederations Cup
 37   21- 6-17	Moskva  	Russia  	1-0	Confederations Cup
 38   24- 6-17	Sankt Peterburg	New Zealand	4-0	Confederations Cup
 39   28- 6-17	Kazan   	Chile    	0-0 [2]	Confederations Cup
 40    1- 7-17	Moskva  	Mexico  	2-1	Confederations Cup
 41   31- 8-17	Oporto  	Faroe Islands	5-1	World Cup Qualifier
 42    3- 9-17	Budapest	Hungary 	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 43    7-10-17	Andorra La V.	Andorra 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 44   10-10-17	Lisboa  	Switzerland	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 45   10-11-17	Viseu   	Saudi Arabia	3-0	
 46   14-11-17	Leiria  	United States	1-1	
 47   23- 3-18	Zürich  	Egypt   	2-1	
 48   26- 3-18	Genève  	Netherlands	0-3	
 49   28- 5-18	Braga   	Tunisia 	2-2	
 50    2- 6-18	Brussel 	Belgium 	0-0	
 51    7- 6-18	Lisboa  	Algeria 	3-0	
 52   15- 6-18	Sochi   	Spain   	3-3	World Cup
 53   20- 6-18	Moskva  	Morocco 	1-0	World Cup
 54   25- 6-18	Saransk 	Iran    	1-1	World Cup
 55   30- 6-18	Sochi   	Uruguay 	1-2	World Cup
 56    6- 9-18	Faro-Loulé	Croatia 	1-1	
 57   10- 9-18	Lisboa  	Italy   	1-0	Nations League
 58   11-10-18	Chorzów 	Poland  	3-2	Nations League
 59   14-10-18	Glasgow 	Scotland	3-1	
 60   17-11-18	Milano  	Italy   	0-0	Nations League
 61   20-11-18	Guimarães	Poland  	1-1	Nations League
 62   22- 3-19	Lisboa  	Ukraine 	0-0	European Ch. Qual.
 63   25- 3-19	Lisboa  	Serbia  	1-1	European Ch. Qual.
 64    5- 6-19	Porto   	Switzerland	3-1	Nations League
 65    9- 6-19	Porto   	Netherlands	1-0	Nations League
 66    7- 9-19	Beograd 	Serbia  	4-2	European Ch. Qual.
 67   10- 9-19	Vilnius 	Lithuania	5-1	European Ch. Qual.
 68   11-10-19	Lisboa  	Luxembourg	3-0	European Ch. Qual.
 69   14-10-19	Kyiv    	Ukraine 	1-2	European Ch. Qual.
 70   14-11-19	Faro-Loulé	Lithuania	6-0	European Ch. Qual.
 71   17-11-19	Luxembourg	Luxembourg	2-0	European Ch. Qual.

[1] Portugal won 5-3 on penalty kicks.
[2] Portugal lost 0-3 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches	Won Draw Lost	For-Against     Points	Percentage

    120	 70  33  17	197- 89		173	72.83

Types of Matches
Friendlies		 43
European Ch. Qualifier	 25
World Cup Qualifier	 22
European Championship	 11
World Cup		  8
Nations League            6
Confederations Cup	  5

Total matches:  	120



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