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UEFA Euro 1996 Final

UEFA Euro 1996 Final
Match programme cover featuring Petr Kouba (left) and Andreas Köpke (right)
Event UEFA Euro 1996
After extra time
Date 30 June 1996 (1996-06-30)
Venue Wembley Stadium, London
Man of the Match Karel Poborský (Czech Republic)[1]
Referee Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy)
Attendance 73,611

The UEFA Euro 1996 Final was a football match played on 30 June 1996 at Wembley Stadium in London, England, to determine the winner of UEFA Euro 1996. The match featured tournament favourites, Germany, who knocked out hosts England in the previous round and Czech Republic, playing in only their first European Championship since the break-up of Czechoslovakia. Both teams had qualified for the knockout stage from Group C of the tournament's group stage, with Germany winning 2–0 in the teams' earlier meeting.

Germany won the final 2–1, with Oliver Bierhoff scoring the golden goal in the 95th minute.[2] Bierhoff had earlier equalised in the 73rd minute after Patrik Berger scored a penalty for Czech Republic on 59 minutes after Karel Poborský had been tripped.[3]

Route to the final

Czech Republic

Germany

Match

Details

30 June 1996 (1996-06-30)
19:00 BST
Czech Republic  1–2 (a.e.t.)  Germany
Berger Goal 59' (pen.) Report Bierhoff Goal 73' Golden goal 95'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 73,611
Referee: Pierluigi Pairetto (Italy)
Czech Republic
Germany
GK 1 Petr Kouba
RB 3 Jan Suchopárek
CB 5 Miroslav Kadlec (c)
CB 15 Michal Horňák Booked 47'
LB 19 Karel Rada
RM 4 Pavel Nedvěd
CM 7 Jiří Němec
CM 13 Radek Bejbl
LM 14 Patrik Berger
CF 8 Karel Poborský Substituted off 88'
CF 9 Pavel Kuka
Substitutions:
FW 17 Vladimír Šmicer Substituted in 88'
Manager:
Dušan Uhrin
GK 1 Andreas Köpke
SW 6 Matthias Sammer Booked 69'
CB 5 Thomas Helmer Booked 63'
CB 21 Dieter Eilts Substituted off 46'
RWB 14 Markus Babbel
LWB 17 Christian Ziege Booked 91'
CM 10 Thomas Häßler
CM 19 Thomas Strunz
AM 8 Mehmet Scholl Substituted off 69'
CF 11 Stefan Kuntz
CF 18 Jürgen Klinsmann (c)
Substitutions:
MF 3 Marco Bode Substituted in 46'
FW 20 Oliver Bierhoff Substituted in 69'
Manager:
Berti Vogts

Man of the Match:
Karel Poborský (Czech Republic)[1]

Assistant referees:
Donato Nicoletti (Italy)
Tullio Manfredini (Italy)
Fourth official:
Marcello Nicchi (Italy)

References

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