UEFA Euro 2004

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UEFA Euro 2004
Tournament details
Host country  Portugal
Dates 12 June – 4 July
Teams 16
Venue(s) 10 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Greece (1st title)
Runner-up  Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played 31
Goals scored 77 (2.48 per match)
Attendance 1,156,473 (37,306 per match)
Top scorer(s) Czech Republic Milan Baroš (5 goals)
Best player Greece Theodoros Zagorakis
2000
2008

The 2004 UEFA European Football Championship (or just Euro 2004) was the twelfth tournament of the UEFA European Football Championship, a football tournament held all four years for European nations. It was held in Portugal between 12 June and 4 July 2004. The UEFA Euro was given to Portugal in 1999. Winner was Greece after a 1:0 versus Portugal.The qualification was held in 10 groups of five in the years 2002 and 2003.

Countries that directly qualified for UEFA Euro 2004[change | edit source]

The qualification was held in 10 groups of five in the years 2002 and 2003.

  • Group 1:France
  • Group 2:Denmark
  • Group 3:Czech Republic
  • Group 4:Sweden
  • Group 5:Germany
  • Group 6:Greece
  • Group 7:England
  • Group 8:Bulgaria
  • Group 9:Italy
  • Group10:Switzerland

Play offs[change | edit source]

The teams on the second place of the groups held a Play off round.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Scotland  1–6  NED 1–0 0–6
Croatia  2–1  SVN 1–1 1–0
Russia  1–0  WAL 0–0 1–0
Latvia  3–2  TUR 1–0 2–2
Spain  5–1  NOR 2–1 3–0

Venues[change | edit source]

The venues of the UEFA Euro
Lisbon Lisbon Porto
Estádio da Luz Estádio José Alvalade Estádio do Dragão
38°45′9.64″N 9°11′4.85″W / 38.7526778°N 9.1846806°W / 38.7526778; -9.1846806 (Estádio da Luz) 38°45′40.30″N 9°9′38.82″W / 38.761194°N 9.1607833°W / 38.761194; -9.1607833 (Estádio José Alvalade) 41°9′42.33″N 8°35′2.16″W / 41.1617583°N 8.5839333°W / 41.1617583; -8.5839333 (Estádio do Dragão)
Capacity: 65,647 Capacity: 50,466 Capacity: 50,476
Estádio da Luz Estádio do Dragão
Aveiro Coimbra
Estádio Municipal de Aveiro Estádio Cidade de Coimbra
Capacity: 30,970 Capacity: 30,210
40°38′51″N 8°35′37″W / 40.6475°N 8.59361°W / 40.6475; -8.59361 (Estádio Municipal de Aveiro) 40°12′12″N 8°24′28″W / 40.20333°N 8.40778°W / 40.20333; -8.40778 (Estádio Cidade de Coimbra)
Estádio Municipal de Aveiro Estádio Cidade de Coimbra
Braga Guimarães
Estádio Municipal de Braga Estádio D. Afonso Henriques
41°33′44.64″N 8°25′50.88″W / 41.5624°N 8.4308°W / 41.5624; -8.4308 (Estádio Municipal de Braga) 41°26′45″N 8°18′4″W / 41.44583°N 8.30111°W / 41.44583; -8.30111 (Estádio Municipal de Guimarães)
Capacity: 30,154 Capacity: 30,146
Estádio Municipal de Braga Estádio Municipal de Guimarães
Faro/Loulé Porto Leiria
Estádio Algarve Estádio do Bessa Século XXI Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa
37°5′18″N 7°58′29″W / 37.08833°N 7.97472°W / 37.08833; -7.97472 (Estádio Algarve) 41°9′44″N 8°38′34″W / 41.16222°N 8.64278°W / 41.16222; -8.64278 (Estádio do Bessa Século XXI) 39°44′45″N 8°48′47″W / 39.74583°N 8.81306°W / 39.74583; -8.81306 (Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa)
Capacity: 30,002 Capacity: 28,263 Capacity: 23,850
Estádio do Algarve Estádio do Bessa Século XXI Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa

Referees[change | edit source]

Twelve referees were selected for the tournament:

Results[change | edit source]

All times are Western European Summer Time (UTC+1).

First round[change | edit source]

Tie-breaking criteria[change | edit source]

For teams that finish equal in points, the following rules are used:[1]

  1. greater number of points in the matches between the teams in question;
  2. greater goal difference in matches between the teams in question;
  3. greater number of goals scored in matches between the teams in question;
  4. greater goal difference in all group games;
  5. greater number of goals scored in all group games;
  6. higher coefficient derived from Euro 2004 and 2002 World Cup qualifiers (points reached divided by number of matches played);
  7. fair play conduct in Euro 2004;
  8. drawing

Group A[change | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 POR 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
 GRE 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 ESP 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 RUS 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
12 June 2004
Portugal  1 – 2  GRE
Spain  1 – 0  RUS
16 June 2004
Greece  1 – 1  ESP
Russia  0 – 2  POR
20 June 2004
Spain  0 – 1  POR
Russia  2 – 1  GRE

Group B[change | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 FRA 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 7
 ENG 3 2 0 1 8 4 +4 6
 CRO 3 0 2 1 4 6 −2 2
 SUI 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
13 June 2004
Switzerland  0 – 0  CRO
France  2 – 1  ENG
17 June 2004
England  3 – 0  SUI
Croatia  2 – 2  FRA
21 June 2004
Croatia  2 – 4  ENG
Switzerland  1 – 3  FRA

Group C[change | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 SWE 3 1 2 0 8 3 +5 5
 DEN 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
 ITA 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
 BUL 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
14 June 2004
Denmark  0 – 0  ITA
Sweden  5 – 0  BUL
18 June 2004
Bulgaria  0 – 2  DEN
Italy  1 – 1  SWE
22 June 2004
Italy  2 – 1  BUL
Denmark  2 – 2  SWE

Group D[change | edit source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 CZE 3 3 0 0 7 4 +3 9
 NED 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
 GER 3 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2
 LVA 3 0 1 2 1 5 −4 1
15 June 2004
Czech Republic  2 – 1  LVA
Germany  1 – 1  NED
19 June 2004
Latvia  0 – 0  GER
Netherlands  2 – 3  CZE
23 June 2004
Netherlands  3 – 0  LVA
Germany  1 – 2  CZE

Knock out stage[change | edit source]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
24 June – Lisbon (Estádio da Luz)        
  POR  2 (6)
30 June – Lisbon (Estádio José Alvalade)
  ENG  2 (5)  
  POR  2
26 June – Loulé (Estádio do Algarve)
    NED  1  
  SWE  0 (4)
4 July – Lisbon (Estádio da Luz)
  NED (pen.)  0 (5)  
  POR  0
25 June – Lisbon (Estádio José Alvalade)
    GRE  1
  FRA  0
1 July – Porto (Estádio do Dragão)
  GRE  1  
  GRE (a.e.t.)  1
27 June – Porto (Estádio do Dragão)
    CZE  0  
  CZE  3
  DEN  0  

Statistics[change | edit source]

Best scorer[change | edit source]

  • Milan Baros(Czech Republic)

UEFA Team of the tournament[change | edit source]

Goalkeeper:

  • Czech RepublicPetr Čech
  • Greece Antonios Nikopolidis

Defenders

  • EnglandSol Campbell
  • EnglandAshley Cole
  • GreeceTraianos Dellas
  • SwedenOlof Mellberg
  • PortugalRicardo Carvalho
  • Greece Giourkas Seitaridis
  • ItalyGianluca Zambrotta

Midfielders

  • GermanyMichael Ballack
  • PortugalLuís Figo
  • GreeceFrank Lampard
  • PortugalManiche
  • Czech RepublicPavel Nedvěd
  • Greece Theodoros Zagorakis
  • FranceZinedine Zidane

Forwards

  • Czech RepublicMilan Baroš
  • Greece Angelos Charisteas
  • SwedenHenrik Larsson
  • PortugalCristiano Ronaldo
  • GreeceWayne Rooney
  • DenmarkJon Dahl Tomasson
  • NetherlandsRuud van Nistelrooy

References[change | edit source]

  1. Euro 2004 Tiebreakers – Explained