Euro 1972

Format: 4 teams in the Semi Finals with winners reaching the Final.

Wednesday 14th June 1972

Semi Finals: Hungary 0-1 Soviet Union (Brussels)

Semi Finals: Belgium 1-2 West Germany (Antwerp)

Saturday 17th June 1972

Third/Fourth Playoff: Hungary 1-2 Belgium (Liege)

Sunday 18th June 1972

Final: West Germany 3-0 Soviet Union (Brussels)

West Germany 1-3-1-2-3 Sepp Maier – Franz Beckenbauer (c) – Horst-Dieter Hottges, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Paul Breitner – Herbert Wimmer – Uli Hoeness, Gunter Netzer – Jupp Heynckes, Gerd Muller, Erwin Kremers. Coach: Helmut Schon.

Soviet Union 4-3-3 Yevhen Rudakov – Revaz Dzodzuashvili, Murtaz Khurtsilava (c), Volodymyr Kaplychinyi, Yuriy Istomin – Volodymyr Troshkin, Viktor Kolotov, Anatoliy Konkov (Oleg Dolmatov 46) – Anatoly Baidachny, Anatoliy Banishevskiy (Eduard Kozynkevych 66), Volodymyr Onyshchenko. Coach: Oleksandr Ponomarov.

Goals: 1-0 Muller (West Germany) 27, 2-0 Wimmer (West Germany) 52, 3-0 Muller (West Germany) 58

Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (Austria)

Attendance: 43,066

Venue: Heysel Stadium (Brussels)

Host Country: Belgium

Stadiums Used: Bosuilstadion (Antwerp), Heysel Stadium (Brussels), Stade Emile Verse (Brussels), Stade Maurice Dufrasne (Liege)

Top Goalcorer: Gerd Muller (West Germany) 4

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