UEFA Euro 2008

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UEFA Euro 2008
Tournament details
Host countries  Austria
 Switzerland
Dates 7 June – 29 June
Teams 16
Venue(s) (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Spain (2nd title)
Runner-up  Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played 31
Goals scored 77 (2.48 per match)
Attendance 1,140,902 (36,803 per match)
Top scorer(s) Spain David Villa (4 goals)
Best player Spain Xavi
2004
2012

The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship (or the Euro 2008) was the 13th UEFA European Championships. It was hosted by Austria and Switzerland during June 7 and June 29, 2008. The winners were Spain, defeating Germany 1-0. Spain was also the first team since Germany in 1996, to win undefeated.

Greece, the UEFA Euro 2004 champions, recorded the worst finish in the UEFA Euro 2008. They got the least amount of money, and no points for the Group Stage.

Qualifying groups[change | change source]

  • Teams highlighted in green qualified for the finals.

Group A[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Russia 14 14 0 0 30 0 +30 42
 Serbia 14 11 0 3 32 10 +22 33
 England 14 6 4 4 20 11 +9 22
 Israel 14 6 3 5 17 13 +4 21
 Kazakhstan 14 3 8 3 7 4 +3 17
 Estonia 14 3 3 8 7 18 −11 12
 FYR Macedonia 14 2 4 8 8 15 −7 10
 Andorra 14 0 0 14 0 50 −50 0
 AND  ENG  EST  MKD  ISR  KAZ  RUS  SRB
 AND 0-3 0-2 0-3 0-2 0-2 0-4 0-6
 ENG 5-0 3-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 0-3 2-3
 EST 2-0 0-3 1-0 0-1 0-0 0-2 0-1
 MKD 3-0 0-1 1-1 1-2 0-0 0-2 0-2
 ISR 4-0 0-0 4-0 1-0 0-0 0-3 3-4
 KAZ 3-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 2-1
 RUS 4-0 3-0 1-0 3-0 1-0 1-0 1-0
 SRB 7-0 2-0 2-1 2-0 1-0 1-0 0-1

Group B[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 14 9 4 1 20 9 +11 31
 France 14 8 4 2 25 5 +20 28
 Scotland 14 8 2 4 21 12 +9 26
 Ukraine 14 5 4 5 18 16 +2 19
 Lithuania 14 5 3 6 11 13 −2 18
 Kyrgyzstan 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 14
 Georgia 14 2 4 8 14 18 −4 10
 Faroe Islands 14 0 3 11 4 40 −36 3
 FRO  FRA  GEO  ITA  KGZ  LTU  SCO  UKR
 FRO 0-6 0-6 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-2
 FRA 5-0 1-0 3-1 0-0 2-0 0-1 2-0
 GEO 1-1 0-3 1-2 0-0 0-2 2-0 1-1
 ITA 2-1 0-0 2-0 0-0 1-1 2-0 2-0
 KGZ 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
 LTU 2-1 0-1 1-0 0-2 0-0 1-2 2-0
 SCO 6-0 1-0 2-1 1-2 0-0 3-1 3-1
 UKR 5-0 2-2 3-2 1-2 0-0 1-0 2-0

Group C[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Turkey 14 8 5 1 27 11 +16 29
 Norway 14 7 4 3 27 11 +16 25
 Montenegro 14 7 3 4 20 17 +3 24
 Bosnia-Herzegovina 14 6 3 5 21 17 +4 21
 Monaco 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 14
 Moldova 14 3 5 6 12 19 −7 14
 Hungary 14 4 2 8 11 22 −11 14
 Malta 14 1 4 9 10 31 −21 7
 BIH  HUN  MLT  MDA Flag of Monaco.svg MNC  MNE  NOR  TUR
 BIH 1-3 1-0 0-1 0-0 4-0 0-2 3-2
 HUN 1-0 2-0 2-0 0-0 1-2 1-4 0-1
 MLT 2-5 2-1 2-3 0-0 0-1 1-4 2-2
 MDA 2-2 3-0 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-1
Flag of Monaco.svg MNC 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0
 MNE 2-3 2-0 5-0 2-1 0-0 1-0 1-4
 NOR 1-2 4-0 4-0 2-0 0-0 2-2 1-2
 TUR 1-0 3-0 2-0 5-0 0-0 2-1 2-2

Group E[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Poland 14 9 4 1 27 11 +16 31
 Portugal 14 9 3 2 23 8 +15 30
 Croatia 14 5 5 4 20 12 +8 20
 Finland 14 4 6 4 10 11 −1 18
 Belgium 14 5 3 6 12 17 −5 18
 Tajikistan 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 14
 Armenia 14 0 7 7 2 13 −11 7
 Azerbaijan 14 1 4 9 4 26 −22 7
 ARM  AZE  BEL  CRO  FIN  POL  POR  TJK
 ARM 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-1 0-0
 AZE 0-0 0-1 1-6 1-0 1-3 0-2 0-0
 BEL 3-0 3-0 3-2 0-0 0-1 1-2 0-0
 CRO 3-0 1-0 1-0 0-0 2-2 1-2 0-0
 FIN 1-0 2-1 2-0 0-2 0-0 2-1 0-0
 POL 1-0 5-0 5-0 2-1 4-3 2-0 0-0
 POR 1-0 3-0 4-0 2-1 2-0 3-0 0-0
 TJK 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

Group G[change | change source]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Romania 12 9 2 1 26 7 +19 29
 Netherlands 12 8 2 2 37 5 +32 26
 Bulgaria 12 7 4 1 18 17 +11 25
 Belarus 12 4 1 7 17 23 −6 13
 Albania 12 2 5 5 12 18 −6 11
 Slovenia 12 3 2 7 9 16 −7 11
 Luxembourg 12 1 0 11 2 45 −43 3
 ALB  BLR  BUL  LUX  NED  ROU  SLO
 ALB 2-4 1-1 2-0 0-1 0-2 0-0
 BLR 2-2 0-2 0-1 2-1 1-3 4-2
 BUL 0-0 2-1 3-0 1-1 1-0 3-0
 LUX 0-3 1-2 0-1 0-11 0-2 0-3
 NED 2-1 3-0 2-0 13-0 0-0 2-0
 ROU 6-1 3-1 2-2 3-0 1-0 2-0
 SLO 0-0 1-0 0-2 2-0 0-1 1-2

Qualified Teams[change | change source]

The teams that qualified were:

Final[change | change source]

29 June 2008
20:45
Germany  0 – 1  Spain Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna
Attendance: 51,428
Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)
Report Torres Goal 33'