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UEFA Euro 1976

1976 edition of the UEFA Euro

The UEFA Euro 1976 was the 5th UEFA European Football Championship tournament. Its formal name was the 1976 UEFA European Football Championship. It was held from 16 June to 20 June. All the European football teams could compete. The defending champion was Czechoslovakia. The tournament was hosted in Yugoslavia. 4 teams qualified for the final group stage. The winner of the tournament was Czechoslovakia after defeating West Germany.[1]

UEFA Euro 1976
Tournament details
Host countryYugoslavia
Dates16 June – 20 June
Teams4
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Czechoslovakia (1st title)
Runners-up West Germany
Third place Netherlands
Fourth place Yugoslavia
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
Goals scored19 (4.75 per match)
Attendance106,087 (26,522 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Dieter Müller (4 goals)
1972
1980

ResultsEdit

Knockout stageEdit

  Semifinals Final
16 June – Zagreb
   Netherlands  1  
   Czechoslovakia (a)  3  
 
20 June – Belgrade
       Czechoslovakia (p)  2 (5)
     West Germany  2 (3)
Third place
17 June – Belgrade 19 June – Zagreb
   Yugoslavia  2    Netherlands (a)  3
   West Germany (a)  4      Yugoslavia  2

Third place gameEdit

19 June 1976
20:15
Netherlands   3 – 2
(a.e.t.)
  Yugoslavia Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Attendance: 6,766
Referee: Walter Hungerbühler (Switzerland)
Geels   27'107'
Van de Kerkhof   39'
Report Katalinski   43'
Džajić   82'

FinalEdit

20 June 1976
20:15
Czechoslovakia   2 – 2
(a.e.t.)
  West Germany Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Attendance: 30,790
Referee: Sergio Gonella (Italy)
Švehlík   8'
Dobiaš   25'
Report D. Müller   28'
Hölzenbein   89'
  Penalties  
Masný  
Nehoda  
Ondruš  
Jurkemik  
Panenka  
5 – 3   Bonhof
  Flohe
  Bongartz
  Hoeneß


 UEFA Euro 1976 Winners 
 
Czechoslovakia
1st title

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. uefa.com. "UEFA EURO 1976 - History". UEFA.com.