Medhi Carcela

Date of birth01 July 1989
Place of birthLiege, Belgium
NationalityMoroccan
Weight67 kg
Height1.76 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Mehdi François Carcela-González.


Born to a Moroccan mother and a Spanish father, Medhi Carcela originally chose to represent his country of birth.

He played for Belgium in two international friendlies before, in December 2010, he changed his mind and decided to represent Morocco.

Medhi made his debut for Morocco against Niger on 9 February 2011.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Standard Liège UEFA Champions League 2
1
2012-13 Anzhi Makhachkala UEFA Europa League 6
8
1
2
1
2015-16 Benfica UEFA Champions League 1
3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Nov 2015 Benfica v Galatasaray W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group C
08 Dec 2015 Benfica v Atletico Madrid L 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
16 Feb 2016 Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
13 Apr 2016 Benfica v Bayern Munchen D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Belgium International Friendly
1
2010-11 Belgium International Friendly
1
2013-14 Morocco International Friendly
1
2016-17 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
2016-17 Morocco FIFA World Cup
1
2016-17 Morocco International Friendly 3
2
1
2017-18 Morocco FIFA World Cup
2
2017-18 Morocco International Friendly
1
2019-20 Morocco International Friendly 2
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Nov 2009 Belgium v Qatar W 2-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Belgium v Croatia L 0-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2014 Russia v Morocco L 2-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2016 Morocco v Canada W 4-0 International Friendly
12 Nov 2016 Morocco v Ivory Coast D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
15 Nov 2016 Morocco v Togo W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Jan 2017 Morocco v Finland L 0-1 International Friendly
16 Jan 2017 Congo DR v Morocco L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
28 Mar 2017 Morocco v Tunisia W 1-0 International Friendly
31 May 2017 Morocco v Netherlands L 1-2 International Friendly
10 Jun 2017 Cameroon v Morocco L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
05 Sep 2017 Mali v Morocco D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
04 Jun 2018 Morocco v Slovakia W 2-1 International Friendly
20 Jun 2018 Portugal v Morocco L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group B
06 Sep 2019 Morocco v Burkina Faso D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Sep 2019 Morocco v Niger W 1-0 International Friendly
11 Oct 2019 Morocco v Libya D 1-1 International Friendly
15 Oct 2019 Morocco v Gabon L 2-3 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.