UEFA Euro 1980

6th European association football championship

The UEFA Euro 1980 was the 6th UEFA European Football Championship tournament. Its formal name was the 1980 UEFA European Football Championship. It was held from 11 June to 22 June. All the European football teams could compete. The defending champion was Czechoslovakia. The tournament was hosted in Italy. 8 teams qualified for the final group stage. The winner of the tournament was Germany after defeating Belgium.[1]

UEFA Euro 1980
Tournament details
Host countryItaly
Dates11 June – 22 June
Teams8
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Final positions
Champions West Germany (2nd title)
Runners-up Belgium
Third place Czechoslovakia
Fourth place Italy
Tournament statistics
Matches played14
Goals scored27 (1.93 per match)
Attendance345,463 (24,676 per match)
Top scorer(s)Germany Klaus Allofs (3 goals)
1976
1984

ResultsEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Team advanced to the final.
Team advanced to the third place match.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  West Germany 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 5
  Czechoslovakia 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 3
  Netherlands 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 3
  Greece 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Belgium 3 2 1 0 3 2 +1 4
  Italy 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4
  England 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
  Spain 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1

Third place gameEdit

21 June 1980
20:30
Czechoslovakia   1 – 1   Italy Stadio San Paolo, Naples
Attendance: 24,652
Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria)
Jurkemik   54' Report Graziani   73'
  Penalties  
Masný  
Nehoda  
Ondruš  
Jurkemik  
Panenka  
Gögh  
Gajdůšek  
Kozák  
Barmoš  
9 – 8   Causio
  Altobelli
  Baresi
  Cabrini
  Benetti
  Graziani
  Scirea
  Tardelli
  Collovati

FinalEdit

22 June 1980
20:30
Belgium   1 – 2   West Germany Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 47,864
Referee: Nicolae Rainea (Romania)
Vandereycken   75' (pen.) Report Hrubesch   10'88'


 UEFA Euro 1980 Winners 
 
West Germany
2nd title

StatisticsEdit

3 goals
2 goals

ReferencesEdit

  1. uefa.com. "UEFA EURO 1980 - History". UEFA.com.