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UEFA Euro 2004

2004 edition of the UEFA Euro

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.

UEFA Euro 2004
Tournament details
Host countryPortugal
Dates12 June – 4 July
Teams16
Venue(s)10 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Greece (1st title)
Runners-up Portugal
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored77 (2.48 per match)
Attendance1,156,473 (37,306 per match)
Top scorer(s)Czech Republic Milan Baroš (5 goals)
Best playerGreece Theodoros Zagorakis
2000
2008

Countries that directly qualified for UEFA Euro 2004Edit

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 offsEdit

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   Netherlands 1–0 0–6
Croatia   2–1   Slovenia 1–1 1–0
Russia   1–0   Wales 0–0 1–0
Latvia   3–2   Turkey 1–0 2–2
Spain   5–1   Norway 2–1 3–0

VenuesEdit

 

Braga
Guimarães
Porto
Aveiro
Coimbra
Leiria
Lisbon
Faro/Loulé
Lisbon Lisbon Porto
Estádio da Luz Estádio José Alvalade Estádio do Dragão
Capacity: 65,000 Capacity: 52,000 Capacity: 52,000
     
Aveiro Coimbra Braga
Estádio Municipal de Aveiro Estádio Cidade de Coimbra Estádio Municipal de Braga
Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 30,000
     
Guimarães Faro/Loulé Porto Leiria
Estádio D. Afonso Henriques Estádio do Algarve Estádio do Bessa Século XXI Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa
Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 30,000 Capacity: 30,000
       

RefereesEdit

ResultsEdit

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

First roundEdit

Tie-breaking criteriaEdit

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 AEdit

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

Group BEdit

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

Group CEdit

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

Group DEdit

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

Knock out stageEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
24 June – Lisbon (Estádio da Luz)        
   Portugal  2 (6)
30 June – Lisbon (Estádio José Alvalade)
   England  2 (5)  
   Portugal  2
26 June – Loulé (Estádio do Algarve)
     Netherlands  1  
   Sweden  0 (4)
4 July – Lisbon (Estádio da Luz)
   Netherlands (pen.)  0 (5)  
   Portugal  0
25 June – Lisbon (Estádio José Alvalade)
     Greece  1
   France  0
1 July – Porto (Estádio do Dragão)
   Greece  1  
   Greece (a.e.t.)  1
27 June – Porto (Estádio do Dragão)
     Czech Republic  0  
   Czech Republic  3
   Denmark  0  

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Euro 2004 Tiebreakers – Explained
  2. "Own goals against". UEFA.com (Union of European Football Associations). Archived from the original on 7 July 2004. Retrieved 12 June 2012.

Other websitesEdit