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Italy at the UEFA European Football Championship

Italy have participated in eight UEFA European Football Championships, and ended in the final at three occasions. They became European champions at home in 1968, the first European Championship they qualified for, and became tournament runners-up in Belgium/Netherlands 2000 and Poland/Ukraine 2012.

Euro 1968

5 June 1968 (Semi-Finals)
18:00
Italy  0 – 0 (a.e.t.)[1]  Soviet Union
Stadio San Paolo, Naples
Attendance: 68,582
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (West Germany)

8 June 1968 (Final)
21:15
Italy  1 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Yugoslavia
Domenghini Goal 80' Džajić Goal 32'
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 68,817[2]
Referee: Gottfried Dienst (Switzerland)

10 June 1968 (Final - Replay)
21:15
Italy  2 – 0  Yugoslavia
Riva Goal 12'
Anastasi Goal 31'

Euro 1980

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 1 2 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
12 June 1980 (Group Phase)
20:30
Spain  0 – 0  Italy
Report
San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 46,816
Referee: Károly Palotai (Hungary)

15 June 1980 (Group Phase)
20:30
England  0 – 1  Italy
Report Tardelli Goal 79'
Stadio Comunale, Turin
Attendance: 59,646
Referee: Nicolae Rainea (Romania)

18 June 1980 (Group Phase)
20:30
Italy  0 – 0  Belgium
Report
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 42,318
Referee: António Garrido (Portugal)

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

Euro 1988

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 5
 Italy 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
 Spain 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2
 Denmark 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
10 June 1988 (Group Phase)
20:15
West Germany  1–1  Italy
Brehme Goal 55' Report Mancini Goal 52'
Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf
Attendance: 62,552
Referee: Keith Hackett (England)

14 June 1988 (Group Phase)
20:15
Italy  1–0  Spain
Vialli Goal 73' Report
Waldstadion, Frankfurt
Attendance: 47,506
Referee: Erik Fredriksson (Sweden)

17 June 1988 (Group Phase)
20:15
Italy  2–0  Denmark
Altobelli Goal 67'
De Agostini Goal 87'
Report
Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne
Attendance: 53,951
Referee: Bruno Galler (Switzerland)

22 June 1988 (Semi-Finals)
20:15
Soviet Union  2–0  Italy
Lytovchenko Goal 58'
Protasov Goal 62'
Report
Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Attendance: 61,606
Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)

Euro 1996

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 5 0 +5 7
 Czech Republic 3 1 1 1 5 6 −1 4
 Italy 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Russia 3 0 1 2 4 8 −4 1
11 June 1996 (Group Phase)
16:30
Italy  2–1  Russia
Casiraghi Goal 5'52' Report Tsymbalar Goal 21'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 35,120
Referee: Leslie Mottram (Scotland)

14 June 1996 (Group Phase)
19:30
Czech Republic  2–1  Italy
Nedvěd Goal 4'
Bejbl Goal 35'
Report Chiesa Goal 18'
Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 37,320
Referee: Antonio López Nieto (Spain)

19 June 1996 (Group Phase)
19:30
Italy  0–0  Germany
Report
Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 53,740
Referee: Guy Goethals (Belgium)

Euro 2000

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Italy 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
 Turkey 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 Belgium 3 1 0 2 2 5 –3 3
 Sweden 3 0 1 2 2 4 –2 1
11 June 2000 (Group Phase)
14:30
Turkey  1–2  Italy
Okan Goal 62' Report Conte Goal 52'
Inzaghi Goal 70' (pen.)
GelreDome, Arnhem
Attendance: 22,500
Referee: Hugh Dallas (Scotland)

14 June 2000 (Group Phase)
20:45
Italy  2–0  Belgium
Totti Goal 6'
Fiore Goal 66'
Report

19 June 2000 (Group Phase)
20:45
Italy  2–1  Sweden
Di Biagio Goal 39'
Del Piero Goal 88'
Report Larsson Goal 77'
Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 29,500
Referee: Vítor Melo Pereira (Portugal)

24 June 2000 (Quarter-Finals)
20:45
Italy  2–0  Romania
Totti Goal 33'
Inzaghi Goal 43'
Report

29 June 2000 (Semi-Finals)
18:00
Italy  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Netherlands
Report
  Penalties  
Di Biagio Penalty scored
Pessotto Penalty scored
Totti Penalty scored
Maldini Penalty missed
3–1 Penalty missed F. de Boer
Penalty missed Stam
Penalty scored Kluivert
Penalty missed Bosvelt
Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam
Attendance: 51,300
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

2 July 2000 (Final)
20:00
France  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Italy
Wiltord Goal 90'
Trezeguet Golden goal in the 103rd minute 103'
Report Delvecchio Goal 55'
Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam
Attendance: 48,200
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

Euro 2004

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
Tie-breaker

Only the matches between the teams finishing level on points are considered:

Denmark 0–0 Italy
Italy 1–1 Sweden
Denmark 2–2 Sweden
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Sweden 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
 Denmark 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
 Italy 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2
14 June 2004 (2004-06-14) (Group Phase)
17:00
Denmark  0–0  Italy
Report

18 June 2004 (2004-06-18) (Group Phase)
19:45
Italy  1–1  Sweden
Cassano Goal 37' Report Ibrahimović Goal 85'
Estádio do Dragão, Porto
Attendance: 44,926
Referee: Urs Meier (Switzerland)

22 June 2004 (2004-06-22) (Group Phase)
19:45
Italy  2–1  Bulgaria
Perrotta Goal 48'
Cassano Goal 90+4'
Report M. Petrov Goal 45' (pen.)

Euro 2008

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Netherlands 3 3 0 0 9 1 +8 9
 Italy 3 1 1 1 3 4 −1 4
 Romania 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
 France 3 0 1 2 1 6 −5 1
9 June 2008 (2008-06-09) (Group Phase)
20:45
Netherlands  3–0  Italy
Van Nistelrooy Goal 26'
Sneijder Goal 31'
Van Bronckhorst Goal 79'
Report
Stade de Suisse, Bern
Attendance: 30,777[4]
Referee: Peter Fröjdfeldt (Sweden)

13 June 2008 (2008-06-13) (Group Phase)
18:00
Italy  1–1  Romania
Panucci Goal 56' Report Mutu Goal 55'
Letzigrund, Zürich
Attendance: 30,585[5]
Referee: Tom Henning Øvrebø (Norway)

17 June 2008 (2008-06-17) (Group Phase)
20:45
France  0–2  Italy
Report Pirlo Goal 25' (pen.)
De Rossi Goal 62'
Letzigrund, Zürich
Attendance: 30,585[6]
Referee: Ľuboš Micheľ (Slovakia)

22 June 2008 (Quarter-Finals)
20:45
Spain  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Italy
Report
  Penalties  
Villa Penalty scored
Cazorla Penalty scored
Senna Penalty scored
Güiza Penalty missed
Fàbregas Penalty scored
4–2 Penalty scored Grosso
Penalty missed De Rossi
Penalty scored Camoranesi
Penalty missed Di Natale
Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)

Euro 2012

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
 Italy 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
 Croatia 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
 Republic of Ireland 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0
10 June 2012 (Group Phase)
18:00
Spain  1–1  Italy
Fàbregas Goal 64' Report Di Natale Goal 61'
PGE Arena, Gdańsk
Attendance: 38,869[7]
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)

14 June 2012 (Group Phase)
18:00
Italy  1–1  Croatia
Pirlo Goal 39' Report Mandžukić Goal 72'
Municipal Stadium, Poznań
Attendance: 37,096[8]
Referee: Howard Webb (England)

18 June 2012 (Group Phase)
20:45
Italy  2–0  Republic of Ireland
Cassano Goal 35'
Balotelli Goal 90'
Report
Municipal Stadium, Poznań
Attendance: 38,794[9]
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)

24 June 2012 (Quarter-Finals)
21:45 UTC+3
England  0–0 (a.e.t.)  Italy
Report
  Penalties  
Gerrard Penalty scored
Rooney Penalty scored
Young Penalty missed
Cole Penalty missed
2–4 Penalty scored Balotelli
Penalty missed Montolivo
Penalty scored Pirlo
Penalty scored Nocerino
Penalty scored Diamanti
Olympic Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 64,340[10]
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)

28 June 2012 (Semi-Finals)
20:45 UTC+2
Germany  1–2  Italy
Özil Goal 90+2' (pen.) Report Balotelli Goal 20'36'
National Stadium, Warsaw
Attendance: 55,540[11]
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy (France)

1 July 2012 (Final)
21:45 UTC+3
Spain  4–0  Italy
Silva Goal 14'
Alba Goal 41'
Torres Goal 84'
Mata Goal 88'
Report
Olympic Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 63,170[7]
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)

Overview

UEFA European Championship record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
1960 Did Not Enter
1964 Did Not Qualify
1968 Champions 1st 3 1 2 0 3 1
1972 Did Not Qualify
1976
1980 Fourth Place 4th 4 1 3 0 2 1
1984 Did Not Qualify
1988 Semi Final 4th 4 2 1 1 4 3
1992 Did Not Qualify
1996 Group Stage 10th 3 1 1 1 3 3
2000 Runners-up 2nd 6 4 1 1 9 4
2004 Group Stage 9th 3 1 2 0 3 2
2008 Quarter Final 8th 4 1 2 1 3 4
2012 Runners-up 2nd 6 2 3 1 6 7
Total 1 Title 8/14 33 13 15 5 33 25
*Draws include knockout matches decided by penalty shootout.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won. Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

References

  1. ^ Match decided by toss of coin: USSR captain Albert Shesternyov called incorrectly.
  2. ^ "European Football Championship 1968 FINAL". UEFA euro2000.org. Archived from the original on 2000-08-17. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  3. ^ "European Football Championship 1968 FINAL Replay". UEFA euro2000.org. Archived from the original on 2000-08-29. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  4. ^ "Full-time report Netherlands-Italy" (PDF). Union of European Football Associations. 9 June 2008. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Full-time report Italy-Romania" (PDF). Union of European Football Associations. 13 June 2008. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "Full-time report France-Italy" (PDF). Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2008. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Full-time report Spain-Italy" (PDF). Union of European Football Associations. 10 June 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "Full-time report Italy-Croatia" (PDF). Union of European Football Associations. 14 June 2012. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "Full-time report Italy-Republic of Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Full-time report England-Italy". Union of European Football Associations. 24 June 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Full-time report Germany-Italy" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012. 
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