Tiago

Date of birth02 May 1981
Place of birthViana do Castelo
NationalityPortuguese
Weight70 kg
Height1.84 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Tiago Cardoso Mendes.


Tiago joined Chelsea from Benfica in July 2004 with a three-year contract.

A hard-working midfielder, he helped Chelsea win the Premier League in 2004-05.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Sporting Braga 01 Jul 1999 01 Dec 2001
Benfica 01 Dec 2001 20 Jul 2004
Chelsea 20 Jul 2004 27 Aug 2005
Olympique Lyonnais 27 Aug 2005

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Sporting Braga Portuguese First Division 19
8
7
2001-02 Sporting Braga Portuguese First Division 16
1
2
6
1
2003-04 Benfica UEFA Cup 2
1
1
2004-05 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
2004-05 Chelsea League Cup 4
1
2004-05 Chelsea Premier League 21
13
4
4
2004-05 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 4
7
1
2005-06 Chelsea FA Community Shield
1
2005-06 Olympique Lyonnais French Championnat 26
3
5
8
2008-09 Juventus UEFA Champions League 2
2011-12 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 5
3
1
1
2012-13 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 4
1
2013-14 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 7
1
2015-16 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 5


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
20 Aug 2000 Sporting Braga v Vitória Guimarães W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 1
25 Aug 2000 Estrela Amadora v Sporting Braga W 0-1 Portuguese First Division 2
08 Sep 2000 Sporting Braga v Sporting Lisboa W 3-2 Portuguese First Division 3
18 Sep 2000 Boavista v Sporting Braga W 1-2 Portuguese First Division 4
24 Sep 2000 Sporting Braga v Alverca D 1-1 Portuguese First Division 5
02 Oct 2000 Benfica v Sporting Braga D 2-2 Portuguese First Division 6
14 Oct 2000 Sporting Braga v Gil Vicente W 3-1 Portuguese First Division 7
22 Oct 2000 Belenenses v Sporting Braga L 2-1 Portuguese First Division 8
27 Oct 2000 Sporting Braga v Salgueiros W 2-0 Portuguese First Division 9
05 Nov 2000 Pacos Ferreira v Sporting Braga L 4-2 Portuguese First Division 10
12 Nov 2000 Sporting Braga v Clube Desportivo Das Aves W 2-0 Portuguese First Division 11
19 Nov 2000 Campomaiorense v Sporting Braga D 1-1 Portuguese First Division 12
02 Dec 2000 Sporting Braga v FC Porto W 2-1 Portuguese First Division 13
10 Dec 2000 Maritimo v Sporting Braga L 2-0 Portuguese First Division 14
17 Dec 2000 Sporting Braga v Beira Mar D 3-3 Portuguese First Division 15
07 Jan 2001 Sporting Braga v SC Farense W 3-0 Portuguese First Division 16
13 Jan 2001 Uniao Leiria v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 17
20 Jan 2001 Vitória Guimarães v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 18
26 Jan 2001 Sporting Braga v Estrela Amadora D 1-1 Portuguese First Division 19
04 Feb 2001 Sporting Lisboa v Sporting Braga W 1-2 Portuguese First Division 20
17 Feb 2001 Sporting Braga v Boavista W 1-0 Portuguese First Division 21
25 Feb 2001 Alverca v Sporting Braga L 4-1 Portuguese First Division 22
04 Mar 2001 Sporting Braga v Benfica W 3-1 Portuguese First Division 23
17 Mar 2001 Sporting Braga v Belenenses W 2-0 Portuguese First Division 25
06 Apr 2001 Sporting Braga v Pacos Ferreira D 2-2 Portuguese First Division 27
13 May 2001 Beira Mar v Sporting Braga L 3-0 Portuguese First Division 32
27 May 2001 Sporting Braga v Uniao Leiria L 3-5 Portuguese First Division 34
11 Aug 2001 Sporting Braga v Uniao Leiria D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 1
18 Aug 2001 Gil Vicente v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 2
26 Aug 2001 Sporting Braga v SC Farense D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 3
10 Sep 2001 Vitória Guimarães v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 4
21 Sep 2001 Sporting Braga v Santa Clara D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 6
29 Sep 2001 Pacos Ferreira v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 8
13 Oct 2001 Sporting Braga v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 8
20 Oct 2001 Boavista v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 9
27 Oct 2001 Sporting Braga v Maritimo D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 10
02 Nov 2001 Varzim v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 11
24 Nov 2001 Sporting Braga v Benfica D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 12
03 Dec 2001 Vitória Setúbal v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 13
08 Dec 2001 Sporting Braga v Beira Mar D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 14
15 Dec 2001 FC Porto v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 15
22 Dec 2001 Sporting Braga v Belenenses D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 16
04 Jan 2002 Alverca v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 17
13 Jan 2002 Uniao Leiria v Sporting Braga D 0-0 Portuguese First Division 18


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
2001-02 Portugal Four Nations B Tournament 1
2001-02 Portugal UEFA Under-21 3
1
1
2001-02 Portugal Under-21 2
2002-03 Portugal International Friendly 3
2002-03 Portugal UEFA Under-21 5
1
1
2003-04 Portugal International Friendly 4
2
2003-04 Portugal UEFA Under-21 3
1
2004-05 Portugal FIFA World Cup
4
1
2004-05 Portugal International Friendly 1
2005-06 Portugal FIFA World Cup 4
3
1
2005-06 Portugal International Friendly 3
2
2006-07 Portugal International Friendly 3
2006-07 Portugal UEFA European Championship 4
3
1
1
2007-08 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1
2008-09 Portugal FIFA World Cup 1
2008-09 Portugal International Friendly 4
1
2009-10 Portugal FIFA World Cup 6
2
2
2
2009-10 Portugal International Friendly 1
2
1
2010-11 Portugal UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2014-15 Portugal International Friendly 3
1
2014-15 Portugal UEFA European Championship 4
1
1
2015-16 Portugal UEFA European Championship 1


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
22 Oct 1999 Portugal v Slovenia W 1-0 UEFA Under-18 Group 5
24 Oct 1999 Portugal v Moldova W 4-1 UEFA Under-18 Group 5
26 Oct 1999 Slovakia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA Under-18 Group 5
03 Jun 2000 Colombia v Portugal L 1-1 (1-3) Toulon Under-21 Final
04 Sep 2001 Cyprus v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
10 Nov 2001 Spain v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA U21 Play-off
22 Jan 2002 Portugal v Norway W 1-1 (5-4) FOUR NATIONS B TOURNAMENT
26 Mar 2002 Portugal v France L 0-1 U21
16 Apr 2002 England v Portugal W 0-1 Under-21
17 May 2002 Italy v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA U21 Finals Group A
20 May 2002 Switzerland v Portugal L 2-0 UEFA Under-21 Finals Group A
06 Sep 2002 Portugal v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
15 Oct 2002 Turkey v Portugal L 4-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
20 Nov 2002 Portugal v Scotland W 2-0 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Italy v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2003 Portugal v England W 4-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
01 Apr 2003 Slovakia v Portugal W 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
30 Apr 2003 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2003 FYR Macedonia v Portugal W 1-4 UEFA U21 Group 7
10 Jun 2003 Portugal v Bolivia W 4-0 International Friendly
05 Sep 2003 Portugal v Turkey L 1-2 UEFA U21 Group 7
09 Sep 2003 England v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 7
11 Oct 2003 Portugal v Albania W 5-3 International Friendly
18 Nov 2003 France v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg
18 Feb 2004 Portugal v England D 1-1 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Portugal v Italy L 1-2 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Portugal v Sweden D 2-2 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Portugal v Luxembourg W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Portugal v Lithuania W 4-1 International Friendly
09 Oct 2004 Liechtenstein v Portugal D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
17 Nov 2004 Luxembourg v Portugal W 0-5 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
10 Feb 2005 Republic of Ireland v Portugal L 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Portugal v Slovakia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
08 Jun 2005 Estonia v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
17 Aug 2005 Portugal v Egypt W 2-0 International Friendly
08 Oct 2005 Portugal v Liechtenstein W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Oct 2005 Portugal v Latvia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Nov 2005 Portugal v Croatia W 2-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2005 Northern Ireland v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Portugal v Cape Verde Islands W 4-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Luxembourg v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
11 Jun 2006 Angola v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
17 Jun 2006 Portugal v Iran W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
21 Jun 2006 Portugal v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
25 Jun 2006 Portugal v Netherlands W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
01 Jul 2006 England v Portugal W 0-0 (3-1) FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
01 Sep 2006 Denmark v Portugal L 4-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2006 Finland v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
07 Oct 2006 Portugal v Azerbaijan W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
11 Oct 2006 Poland v Portugal L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
15 Nov 2006 Portugal v Kazakhstan W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
06 Feb 2007 Portugal v Brazil W 2-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Portugal v Belgium W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
28 Mar 2007 Serbia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
02 Jun 2007 Belgium v Portugal W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
05 Jun 2007 Kuwait v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Aug 2007 Armenia v Portugal D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
19 Nov 2008 Brazil v Portugal L 6-2 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Portugal v Finland W 1-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Portugal v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
31 Mar 2009 Portugal v South Africa W 2-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2009 Estonia v Portugal D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Aug 2009 Liechtenstein v Portugal W 0-3 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Denmark v Portugal D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
09 Sep 2009 Hungary v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
14 Nov 2009 Portugal v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
18 Nov 2009 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Portugal W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe play-off
03 Mar 2010 Portugal v China PR W 2-0 International Friendly
24 May 2010 Portugal v Cape Verde Islands D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 2010 Portugal v Mozambique W 3-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2010 Ivory Coast v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
21 Jun 2010 Portugal v Korea DPR W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
25 Jun 2010 Portugal v Brazil D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
29 Jun 2010 Spain v Portugal L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - round of 16
07 Sep 2010 Norway v Portugal L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group H
08 Oct 2010 Portugal v Denmark W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group H
12 Oct 2010 Iceland v Portugal W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group H
11 Oct 2014 France v Portugal L 2-1 International Friendly
14 Oct 2014 Denmark v Portugal W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group I
14 Nov 2014 Portugal v Armenia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group I
18 Nov 2014 Portugal v Argentina W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2015 Portugal v Serbia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group I
13 Jun 2015 Armenia v Portugal W 2-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group I
16 Jun 2015 Italy v Portugal W 0-1 International Friendly
08 Oct 2015 Portugal v Denmark W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group I


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