UEFA Euro 1968

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UEFA Euro 1968
Tournament details
Host country  Italy
Dates 5 June – 10 June
Teams 4
Venue(s) (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Italy (1st title)
Runner-up  Yugoslavia
Third place  England
Fourth place  Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches played 5
Goals scored (1.4 per match)
Attendance 260,916 (52,183 per match)
Top scorer(s) Yugoslavia Dragan Džajić (2 goals)
1964
1972

The UEFA Euro 1976 was the 3rd UEFA European Football Championship tournament. Its formal name was the 1968 UEFA European Football Championship. It was held from 5 June to 10 June. All the European football teams could compete. The defending champion was Spain. The tournament was hosted in Italy. 4 teams qualified for the final group stage. The winner of the tournament was Italy after defeating Yugoslavia.[1]

Results[change | change source]

Knockout stage[change | change source]

  Semifinals Final
5 June – Naples
 Soviet Union Soviet Union  0  
 Italy Italy (ct)  0  
 
8 June – Rome(replayed 10 June)
     Italy Italy  2 (1)
   Yugoslavia Yugoslavia  0 (1)
Third place
5 June – Florence 8 June – Rome
 England England  0  England England  2
 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia  1    Soviet Union Soviet Union  0

Third place game[change | change source]

8 June 1968
16:45
England  2 – 0 Soviet Union Soviet Union Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 68,817
Referee: István Zsolt (Hungary)
Charlton Goal 39'
Hurst Goal 63'

Final[change | change source]

8 June 1968
21:15
Italy  1 – 1 (a.e.t.) Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 68,817[2]
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)
Domenghini Goal 80' Džajić Goal 32'

Replay[change | change source]

10 June 1968
21:15
Italy  2 – 0 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 32,866[3]
Referee: José María Ortiz de Mendíbil (Spain)
Riva Goal 12'
Anastasi Goal 31'


 UEFA Euro 1968 Winners 

Italy
1st title

Statistics[change | change source]

2 goals
1 goal

References[change | change source]