UEFA Euro 1996 header

Euro 1996 was hosted by England. It was the 1st competition with 16 teams participating in the finals

  1. BUL Bulgaria
  2. CRO Croatia
  3. CZE Czech Republic
  4. DEN Denmark
  5. ENG England (HOST)
  6. FRA France
  7. GER Germany
  8. ITA Italy
  9. NED Netherlands
  10. POR Portugal
  11. ROU Romania
  12. RUS Russia
  13. SCO Scotland
  14. ESP Spain
  15. SUI Switzerland
  16. TUR Turkey

Group StageEdit

The top 2 in each group advanced to the knockout stage. This did not include Italy and the titleholders, Denmark who finished third in their groups.

Group A Group B Group C Group D
1   ENG   England   FRA   France   GER   Germany POR   Portugal
2   NED   Netherlands   ESP   Spain   CZE   Czech Republic   CRO   Croatia
3   SCO   Scotland   BUL   Bulgaria   ITA   Italy   DEN   Denmark
4   SUI   Switzerland   ROU   Romania   RUS   Russia   TUR   Turkey

Knockout StageEdit

Czech Republic was the only group runner-up to reach the semi-finals and went onto the final. But Germany became the 1996 champions beating Croatia and England on route.

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
  Winner A v Runner-up B
      ENG   England  
    ESP   Spain  
      ENG   England  
Winner C v Runner-up D       GER   Germany  
    GER   Germany
      CRO   Croatia  
        GER   Germany (CHAMPIONS)
Winner B v Runner-up A       CZE   Czech Republic
      FRA   France  
    NED   Netherlands  
    FRA   France
Winner D v Runner-up C       CZE   Czech Republic  
    POR   Portugal
      CZE   Czech Republic  

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