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UEFA Euro 2016

2016 edition of the UEFA Euro

The 2016 UEFA European Championship (also called the UEFA Euro 2016) was the 15th UEFA European Football Championship tournament and it was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016.[4] The tournament was the first to have 24 teams,[5] instead of the previous 16.

UEFA Euro 2016
Championnat d'Europe de football 2016 (French)
Tournament details
Host countryFrance
Dates10 June – 10 July
Teams24
Venue(s)10 (in 10 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Portugal (1st title)
Runners-up France
Tournament statistics
Matches played51
Goals scored108 (2.12 per match)
Attendance2,427,303 (47,594 per match)
Top scorer(s)France Antoine Griezmann (6 goals)[1]
Best playerFrance Antoine Griezmann[2]
Best young playerPortugal Renato Sanches[3]
2012
2020

Portugal won the tournament over the hosts, France. They also qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which took place in Russia.[6]

Bid processEdit

Four bids came before the deadline on 9 March 2009. France, Italy and Turkey put in single bids while Norway and Sweden put in a joint bid.[7] Norway and Sweden eventually withdrew their bid in December 2009.[8]

The host was selected on 28 May 2010.[9]

Voting results[10]
Country Round
1st (points) 2nd (votes)
  France 43 7
  Turkey 38 6
  Italy 23
Total 104 13

QualificationEdit

 
     Country has qualified      Country did not qualify
Country Qualified on Previous appearances[n 1]
  Albania 11 October 2015 0 (first time qualifying)
  Austria 8 September 2015 1 (2008)
  Belgium 10 October 2015 4 (1972, 1980, 1984, 2000)
  Croatia 13 October 2015 4 (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  Czech Republic 6 September 2015 8 (1960, 1976, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  England 5 September 2015 8 (1968, 1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012)
  France (host) 28 May 2010 8 (1960, 1984, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  Germany 11 October 2015 11 (1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  Hungary 15 November 2015 2 (1964, 1972)
  Iceland 6 September 2015 0 (first time qualifying)
  Italy 10 October 2015 8 (1968, 1980, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  Northern Ireland 8 October 2015 0 (first time qualifying)
  Poland 11 October 2015 2 (2008, 2012)
  Portugal 8 October 2015 6 (1984, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  Ireland 16 November 2015 2 (1988, 2012)
  Romania 11 October 2015 4 (1984, 1996, 2000, 2008)
  Russia 12 October 2015 4 (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012)[n 2]
  Slovakia 11 October 2015 0 (first time qualifying)
  Spain 9 October 2015 9 (1964, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  Sweden 17 November 2015 5 (1992, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
   Switzerland 9 October 2015 3 (1996, 2004, 2008)
  Turkey 13 October 2015 3 (1996, 2000, 2008)
  Ukraine 17 November 2015 1 (2012)
  Wales 10 October 2015 0 (first time qualifying)
  1. Bold dates show the year that the team won the tournament.
  2. From 1960 to 1988, Russia competed as the Soviet Union, and in 1992 as the Commonwealth of Independent States.

VenuesEdit

Ten venues will be used for the tournament. These venues were confirmed by UEFA on 25 January 2013.[11]

Saint-Denis Marseille Lyon Lille
Stade de France Stade Vélodrome Parc Olympique Lyonnais Stade Pierre-Mauroy
48°55′28″N 2°21′36″E / 48.92444°N 2.36000°E / 48.92444; 2.36000 (Stade de France) 43°16′11″N 5°23′45″E / 43.26972°N 5.39583°E / 43.26972; 5.39583 (Stade Vélodrome) 45°45′56″N 4°58′52″E / 45.76556°N 4.98111°E / 45.76556; 4.98111 (Parc Olympique Lyonnais) 50°36′43″N 3°07′50″E / 50.61194°N 3.13056°E / 50.61194; 3.13056 (Stade Pierre-Mauroy)
Capacity: 81,338 Capacity: 67,394
(upgraded)
Capacity: 59,286
(new stadium)
Capacity: 50,186
(new stadium)
     
Paris Bordeaux
Parc des Princes Matmut Atlantique
48°50′29″N 2°15′11″E / 48.84139°N 2.25306°E / 48.84139; 2.25306 (Parc des Princes) 44°53′50″N 0°33′43″W / 44.89722°N 0.56194°W / 44.89722; -0.56194 (Bordeaux)
Capacity: 48,712
(upgraded)
Capacity: 42,115
(new stadium)
   
Saint-Étienne Nice Lens Toulouse
45°27′39″N 4°23′24″E / 45.46083°N 4.39000°E / 45.46083; 4.39000 (St Etienne) 43°42′25″N 7°11′40″E / 43.70694°N 7.19444°E / 43.70694; 7.19444 (Nice) 50°25′58.26″N 2°48′53.47″E / 50.4328500°N 2.8148528°E / 50.4328500; 2.8148528 (Lens) 43°34′59″N 1°26′3″E / 43.58306°N 1.43417°E / 43.58306; 1.43417 (Toulouse)
Stade Geoffroy-Guichard Allianz Riviera Stade Bollaert-Delelis Stadium Municipal
Capacity: 41,965
(upgraded)
Capacity: 35,624
(new stadium)
Capacity: 38,223
(upgraded)
Capacity: 33,150
(upgraded)
       

Team base campsEdit

Each team has a "team base camp" for its stay between the matches. The teams will train here as well. The list of team base camps was released on 31 January 2016.[12]

Team Location
  Albania Perros-Guirec
  Austria Mallemort
  Belgium Bordeaux
  Croatia Deauville
  Czech Republic Tours
  England Chantilly
  France Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines
  Germany Évian-les-Bains
  Hungary Tourrettes
  Iceland Annecy-le-Vieux
  Italy Montpellier
  Northern Ireland Saint-Georges-de-Reneins
  Poland La Baule-Escoublac
  Portugal Marcoussis
  Ireland Versailles
  Romania Orry-la-Ville
  Russia Croissy-sur-Seine
  Slovakia Vichy
  Spain Saint-Martin-de-Ré
  Sweden Saint-Nazaire
   Switzerland Juvignac
  Turkey Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer
  Ukraine Aix-en-Provence
  Wales Dinard

Group StageEdit

A win would earn the team 3 points, a draw would earn them 1 point, and a loss earns them no points. The schedule of the tournament was announced on 25 April 2014[4]

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   France 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 7
2   Switzerland 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
3   Albania 3 1 0 2 1 3 –2 3
4   Romania 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1
10 June 2016
France   2 – 1   Romania
11 June 2016
Albania   0 – 1    Switzerland
15 June 2016
Romania   1 – 1    Switzerland
France   2 – 0   Albania
19 June 2016
Romania   0 – 1   Albania
Switzerland    0 – 0   France

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Wales 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
2   England 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 5
3   Slovakia 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
4   Russia 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
11 June 2016
Wales   2 – 1   Slovakia
England   1 – 1   Russia
15 June 2016
Russia   1 – 2   Slovakia
16 June 2016
England   2 – 1   Wales
20 June 2016
Slovakia   0 – 0   England
Russia   0 – 3   Wales

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Germany 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7
2   Poland 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7
3   Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
4   Ukraine 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
12 June 2016
Poland   1 − 0   Northern Ireland
Germany   2 − 0   Ukraine
16 June 2016
Ukraine   0 – 2   Northern Ireland
Germany   0 – 0   Poland
21 June 2016
Ukraine   0 − 1   Poland
Northern Ireland   0 − 1   Germany

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Croatia 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7
2   Spain 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
3   Turkey 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
4   Czech Republic 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1
12 June 2016
Turkey   0 − 1   Croatia
13 June 2016
Spain   1 − 0   Czech Republic
17 June 2016
Czech Republic   2 − 2   Croatia
Spain   3 − 0   Turkey
21 June 2016
Czech Republic   0 − 2   Turkey
Croatia   2 − 1   Spain

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Italy 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
2   Belgium 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
3   Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
4   Sweden 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
  • Italy was placed on top of Belgium because they defeated them 2−0 on 13 June 2016.
13 June 2016
Ireland   1 − 1   Sweden
Belgium   0 − 2   Italy
17 June 2016
Italy   1 − 0   Sweden
18 June 2016
Belgium   3 − 0   Republic of Ireland
22 June 2016
Italy   0 − 1   Republic of Ireland
Sweden   0 − 1   Belgium

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Hungary 3 1 2 0 6 4 +2 5
2   Iceland 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
3   Portugal 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 3
4   Austria 3 0 1 2 1 4 −3 1
14 June 2016
Austria   0 − 2   Hungary
Portugal   1 − 1   Iceland
18 June 2016
Iceland   1 − 1   Hungary
Portugal   0 − 0   Austria
22 June 2016
Iceland   2 − 1   Austria
Hungary   3 − 3   Portugal

Ranking of third-placed teamsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Slovakia 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
2   Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
3   Portugal 3 0 3 0 4 4 0 3
4   Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
5   Turkey 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
6   Albania 3 1 0 2 1 3 −2 3

Knockout stageEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
25 June – Saint-Étienne            
    Switzerland  1 (4)
30 June – Marseille
   Poland (pen)  1 (5)  
   Poland  1 (3)
25 June – Lens
     Portugal (pen)  1 (5)  
   Croatia  0
6 July – Lyon
   Portugal (aet)  1  
   Portugal  2
25 June – Paris
     Wales  0  
   Wales  1
1 July – Villeneuve-d'Ascq
   Northern Ireland  0  
   Wales  3
26 June – Toulouse
     Belgium  1  
   Hungary  0
10 July – Saint-Denis
   Belgium  4  
   Portugal (aet)  1
26 June – Villeneuve-d'Ascq
     France  0
   Germany  3
2 July – Bordeaux
   Slovakia  0  
   Germany (pen)  1 (6)
27 June – Saint-Denis
     Italy  1 (5)  
   Italy  2
7 July – Marseille
   Spain  0  
   Germany  0
26 June – Lyon
     France  2  
   France  2
3 July – Saint-Denis
   Republic of Ireland  1  
   France  5
27 June – Nice
     Iceland  2  
   England  1
   Iceland  2  

Round of 16Edit

25 June 2016 (2016-06-25)
15:00
Switzerland    1–1
(a.e.t.)
  Poland Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne
Attendance: 38,842[13]
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (England)
Shaqiri   82' http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuro/season=2016/matches/round=2000744/match=2017996/index.html Błaszczykowski   39'
  Penalties  
* Lichtsteiner   4–5 *   Lewandowski

25 June 2016
Wales   1–0   Northern Ireland Paris
Attendance: 44,342
McAuley   75' (o.g.) Report

25 June 2016
Croatia   0–1 (a.e.t.)   Portugal Lens
Attendance: 33,523
Report Quaresma   117'

26 June 2016
France   2–1   Republic of Ireland Lyon
Attendance: 56,279
Griezmann   58'61' Report Brady   2' (pen)

26 June 2016
Germany   3–0   Slovakia Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Attendance: 44,312
Boateng   8'
Gómez   43'
Draxler   63'
Report

26 June 2016
Hungary   0–4   Hungary Toulouse
Attendance: 28,921
Report Alderweireld   10'
Batshuayi   78'
Hazard   80'
Carrasco   90+1'

27 June 2016
Italy   2–0   Spain Saint-Denis
Attendance: 76,165
Chiellini   33'
Pellè   90+1'
Report

27 June 2016
England   v   Iceland Nice
Attendance: 33,901
Rooney   4' (pen) Report Sigurðsson   6'
Sigþórsson   18'

Quarter-finalsEdit

30 June 2016
Poland   1–1 (a.e.t.)   Portugal Marseille
Attendance: 62,940
Lewandowski   2' Report Sanches   33'
  Penalties  
Lewandowski  
Milik 
Glik 
Błaszczykowski  
3–5   Ronaldo
  Sanches
  Moutinho
  Nani
  Quaresma

1 July 2016
Wales   3–1   Belgium Villeneuve-d'Ascq
Attendance: 45,936
Williams   31'
Robson-Kanu   55'
Vokes   86'
Report Nainggolan   13'

2 July 2016
Germany   1–1 (a.e.t.)   Italy Bordeaux
Attendance: 38,764
Özil   65' Report Bonucci   78' (pen)
  Penalties  
6–5

3 July 2016
France   5–2   Iceland Saint-Denis
Attendance: 76,833
Giroud   12'59'
Pogba   20'
Payet   43'
Griezmann   45'
Report Sigþórsson   56'
Bjarnason   84'

Semi-finalsEdit

6 July 2016
Portugal   2–0   Wales Lyon
Attendance: 55,679
Ronaldo   50'
Nani   53'
Report

7 July 2016
Germany   0–2   France Marseille
Attendance: 64,078
Report Griezmann   45+2' (pen.)72'

FinalEdit

10 July 2016
Portugal   1–0 (a.e.t.)   France Saint-Denis
Attendance: 75,868
Éder   109' Report

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

6 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Source: UEFA[14][15]

Final rankingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Portugal 7 3 4 0 9 5 +4 13
2   France 7 5 1 1 13 5 +8 16
Eliminated in the Semi-finals
3   Wales 6 4 0 2 10 6 +4 12
4   Germany 6 3 2 1 7 3 +4 11
Eliminated in the Quarter-finals
5   Italy 5 3 1 1 6 2 +4 10
6   Belgium 5 3 0 2 9 5 +4 9
7   Poland 5 2 3 0 4 2 +2 9
8   Iceland 5 2 2 1 8 9 –1 8
Eliminated in the Round of 16
9   Croatia 4 2 1 1 5 4 +1 7
10   Spain 4 2 0 2 5 4 +1 6
11    Switzerland 4 1 3 0 3 2 +1 6
12   England 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 5
13   Hungary 4 1 2 1 6 8 –2 5
14   Republic of Ireland 4 1 1 2 3 6 –3 4
  Slovakia 4 1 1 2 3 6 –3 4
16   Northern Ireland 4 1 0 3 2 3 –1 3
Eliminated in the Group stage
17   Turkey 3 1 0 2 2 4 –2 3
18   Albania 3 1 0 2 1 3 –2 3
19   Romania 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1
20   Sweden 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
21   Czech Republic 3 0 1 2 2 5 –3 1
22   Austria 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
23   Russia 3 0 1 2 2 6 –4 1
24   Ukraine 3 0 0 3 0 5 –5 0
  • Rankings are based on performance, not team skill. Also, these rankings are unofficial and are not based on head-to-head record.
  • Team of the tournamentEdit

    Source: [16]

    SponsorshipEdit

     
    Turkish Airlines aeroplane, decorated with UEFA EURO 2016 emblems.
    Global sponsors National sponsors

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