Euro 1996

Format: 16 teams in four groups of four with the top two teams from each reaching the Quarter Finals before the Semi Finals and Final.

Saturday 8th June 1996

Group A: England 1-1 Switzerland (London)

Sunday 9th June 1996

Group B: Spain 1-1 Bulgaria (Leeds)

Group C: Germany 2-0 Czech Republic (Manchester)

Group D: Denmark 1-1 Portugal (Sheffield)

Monday 10th June 1996

Group A: Netherlands 0-0 Scotland (Birmingham)

Group B: Romania 0-1 France (Newcastle)

Tuesday 11th June 1996

Group C: Italy 2-1 Russia (Liverpool)

Group D: Turkey 0-1 Croatia (Nottingham)

Thursday 13th June 1996

Group B: Bulgaria 1-0 Romania (Newcastle)

Group A: Switzerland 0-2 Netherlands (Birmingham)

Friday 14th June 1996

Group C: Czech Republic 2-1 Italy (Liverpool)

Group D: Portugal 1-0 Turkey (Nottingham)

Saturday 15th June 1996

Group A: England 2-0 Scotland (London)

Group B: France 1-1 Spain (Leeds)

Sunday 16th June 1996

Group C: Russia 0-3 Germany (Manchester)

Group D: Croatia 3-0 Denmark (Sheffield)

Tuesday 18th June 1996

Group B: France 3-1 Bulgaria (Newcastle)

Group B: Romania 1-2 Spain (Leeds)

Group A: England 4-1 Netherlands (London)

Group A: Scotland 1-0 Switzerland (Birmingham)

Wednesday 19th June 1996

Group D: Croatia 0-3 Portugal (Nottingham)

Group D: Turkey 0-3 Denmark (Sheffield)

Group C: Russia 3-3 Czech Republic (Liverpool)

Group C: Germany 0-0 Italy (Manchester)

Final Standings: Group A: 1 England (Q), 2 Netherlands (Q), 3 Scotland, 4 Switzerland. Group B: 1 France (Q), 2 Spain (Q), 3 Bulgaria, 4 Romania. Group C: 1 Germany (Q), 2 Czech Republic (Q), 3 Italy, 4 Russia. Group D: 1 Portugal (Q), 2 Croatia (Q), 3 Denmark, 4 Turkey.

Saturday 22nd June 1996

Quarter Finals: England 0-0 Spain (London) 4-2 on pens aet

Quarter Finals: France 0-0 Netherlands (Liverpool) 5-4 on pens aet

Sunday 23rd June 1996

Quarter Finals: Germany 2-1 Croatia (Manchester)

Quarter Finals: Czech Republic 1-0 Portugal (Birmingham)

Wednesday 26th June 1996

Semi Finals: France 0-0 Czech Republic (Manchester) 5-6 on pens aet

Semi Finals: England 1-1 Germany (London) 5-6 on pens aet

Sunday 30th June 1996

Final: Germany 2-1 Czech Republic (London) sudden death aet

Germany 1-4-3-2 Andreas Kopke – Matthias Sammer – Thomas Struntz, Markus Babbel, Thomas Helmer, Christian Ziege – Mehmet Scholl (Oliver Bierhoff 69), Dieter Eilts (Marco Bode 46), Thomas Hassler – Jurgen Klinsmann (c), Stefan Kuntz. Coach: Berti Vogts.

Czech Republic 3-3-3-1 Petr Kouba – Michal Hornak, Miroslav Kadlec (c), Jan Suchoparek – Pavel Nedved, Radek Bejbl, Karel Rada – Karel Poborsky (Vladimir Smicer 88), Patrick Berger, Jiri Nemec – Pavel Kuka. Coach: Dusan Uhrin.

Goals: 0-1 Berger (Czech Republic) 59 (pen), 1-1 Bierhoff (Germany) 73, 1-2 Bierhoff (Germany) 95

Referee: Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy)

Attendance: 73,611

Venue: Wembley (London)

Host Country: England

Stadiums Used: Anfield (Liverpool), City Ground (Nottingham), Elland Road (Leeds), Hillsborough (Sheffield), Old Trafford (Manchester), St James’ Park (Newcastle), Villa Park (Birmingham), Wembley (London)

Top Goalscorer: Alan Shearer (England) 5

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