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Euro 2020

Goals to the final stage EURO: all the stats UEFA EURO 2020 – Euro 2020

by: Adam Smith

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Goals and goals

See all the goals from all the final stages of EURO: 1960-2016

1: Milan Galich (Yugoslavia) v France (July 6, 1960, semi-final, Paris)
100: Alain Giresse (France) v Belgium (June 16, 1984, group stage, Nantes)
200: Kim Vilfort (Denmark) v Germany (June 26, 1992, final, Gothenburg)
300: Zlatko Zahovich (Slovenia) v Spain (June 18, 2000, group stage, Amsterdam)
400: Thierry Henry (France) v Switzerland (June 21, 2004, group stage, Coimbra)
500: Xavi Hernandez (Spain) v Russia (June 26, 2008, semifinal, Vienna)
600: Nani (Portugal) v Iceland (June 14, 2016, group stage, Saint-Etienne)
687: (Portugal) v France (July 10, 2016, final, Saint-Denis)

Most prolific teams

72 West Germany/Germany
62 France
57 Netherlands
55 Spain
49 Portugal

Top scorers

9 Michel Platini (France 1984)
9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
7 Alan Shearer (England 1996, 2000)
6 Nuno Gomes (Portugal 2000, 2004, 2008), Antoine Griezmann (France 2016), Thierry Henry (France 2000, 2004, 2008), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden 2004, 2008, 2012), Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands 1996, 2000), Wayne Rooney (England 2004, 2012, 2016), Ruud van Nistelrooy (Netherlands 2004, 2008)

Ronaldo was the only player to have scored in four finals and seven different games.

Top scorers: Knockout stage only

Griezmann’s goals in 2016

5 Antoine Griezmann (France 2016)
4 Dragan Dzhajich (Yugoslavia 1968, 1976), Dieter Muller (1976)

Top scorers: group stage only

7 Michel Platini (France 1984)
6 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), Alan Shearer (England 1996, 2000), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2004, 2008, 2012)

Best goal average per game (team)

1,67 Wales (10 goals in six games)
1,63 Netherlands (57 in 35)
1,60 Iceland (8 out of 5)
1,59 France (62 in 39)
1,58 Yugoslavia v Serbia (22 in 14)

Best goal average per game (player)

1,80 Michel Platini (France, 9 goals in 5 games)
1,25 Savo Milosshev (Yugoslavia, 5 in 4)
0,86 Antoine Griezmann (France, 6 in 7)
0,78 Alan Shearer (England, 7 in 9)
0,75 Ruud van Nistelrooy (Netherlands, 6 in 8)

*At least five goals scored

Most goals in a single tournament (team)

Highlights: watch Platini’s nine goals at EURO 1984

14 France (1984)
13 France (2000), Netherlands (2000)
12 Spain (2012), Spain (2008)

Most goals in a single tournament (player)

9 Michael Platini (France 1984)
6 Antoine Griezmann (France 2016)
5 Milan Baros (Czech Republic 2004), Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands 2000), Savo Miloshev (Yugoslavia 2000), Alan Shearer (England 1996), Marco van Basten (Netherlands 1988)

Record goals in a single game (scored by one team)

6 Netherlands (6-1 vs Yugoslavia, 2000 quarter-finals)
5 Yugoslavia (5-4 v France, 1960 semi-final), France (5-0 v Belgium, group stage 1984), Denmark (5-0 v Yugoslavia, group stage 1984), Sweden (5-0 v Bulgaria, group stage 2004), France (5-2 v Iceland, quarter-final 2016)

Record goals in a single game (counting the two teams)

Euro 1960 Highlights: France – Yugoslavia 4-5

9 France – Yugoslavia 4-5 (Semi-Final 1960)
7 Yugoslavia – Spain 3-4 (group stage 2000), Netherlands – Yugoslavia 6-1 (quarter-finals 2000), France – Iceland 5-2 (quarter-finals 2016)
6 Yugoslavia – West Germany 2-4 (semi-final 1976, dts), Russia – Czech Republic 3-3 (group stage 1996), Yugoslavia – Slovenia 3-3 (group stage 2000), Croatia – England 2-4 (group stage 2004), Germany – Greece 4-2 (quarter-finals 2012), Hungary – Portugal 3-3 (group stage 2016)

Goal-scoring tie

3-3 Russia – Czech Republic (group stage 1996), Yugoslavia – Slovenia (group stage 2000), Hungary – Portugal (group stage 2016)

Triplets

Dieter Muller (West Germany – Yugoslavia 4-2 dts, 1976 semi-final: minutes 82′ 115′ 119′)
Klaus Allofs (West Germany – Netherlands 3-2, group stage 1980: 20′ 60′ 65′)
Michel Platini (France – Belgium 5-0, group stage 1984: 4′ 74′ rig. 89′)
Michel Platini (France – Yugoslavia 3-2, group stage 1984: 59′ 62′ 77′) – Fastest hat-trick
Marco van Basten (Netherlands – England 3-1, group stage 1988: 44′ 71′ 75′)
Sérgio Conceiao (Portugal – Germany 3-0, group stage 2000: 35′ 54′ 71′)
Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands – Yugoslavia 6-1, 2000 quarter-finals: 24′ 38′ 54′)
David Villa (Spain – Russia 4-1, group stage 2008: 20′ 44′ 75′)

He was the only substitute to score a hat-trick.

Doublets in multiple games

Euro 2016 Highlights: Hungary – Portugal 3-3

Gerd Muller (West Germany, 2 in the 1972 semi-final against Belgium; 2 in the 1972 final against the Soviet Union)
Michel Platini (France, 3 in the 1984 group stage against Belgium; 3 in the 1984 group stage against Yugoslavia)
Rudi V’ller (West Germany, 2 in the 1984 group stage against Romania; 2 in the 1988 group stage against Spain)
Wayne Rooney (England, 2 in the 2004 group stage against Switzerland; 2 in the 2004 group stage against Croatia)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, 2 in the 2012 group stage against Holland; 2 in the 2016 group stage against Hungary)
Antoine Griezmann (France, 2nd round 2016 v Republic of Ireland; 2 in 2016 semi-final against Germany)

Older and younger marker

Ivica Vastic (38 years and 257 days): Austria – Poland 1-1, group stage 2008
Johan Vonlanthen (18 years and 141 days): Switzerland – France 1-3, group stage 2004

More different scorers per team in a single game

4 Yugoslavia – France 5-4, 1960 semi-final; Denmark – Yugoslavia 5-0, group stage 1984; Sweden – Bulgaria 5-0, group stage 2004; Germany – Greece 4-2, 2012 quarter-finals; Spain – Italy 4-0, 2012 final; Belgium – Hungary 4-0, 8th 2016; France – Iceland 5-2, 2016 quarter-finals

Most scoring tournaments

Watch Rooney’s brace against Croatia in 2004

4 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016)
3 Nuno Gomes (Portugal 2000, 2004, 2008)
3 Thierry Henry (France 2000, 2004, 2008)
3 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden 2004, 2008, 2012)
3 Jurgen Klinsmann (West Germany/Germany 1988, 1992, 1996)
3 Hélder Postiga (Portugal 2004, 2008, 2012)
3 Wayne Rooney (England 2004, 2012, 2016)
3 Vladim’r Emicer (Czech Republic 1996, 2000, 2004)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the only player to have scored more than one goal in three final phases of euro.

Most consecutive scoring games (team)

11 England (from 1-1 against Germany in the 1996 semi-final to Ukraine in the 2012 group stage)

Most consecutive scoring games (player)

5 Michel Platini (France, 1984)

Goals per turn

Group stage: 472 (204) – 2.31 per game
Round of 16: 19 (8) – 2.34 per game
Quarterfinals: 61 (24) – 2.54 per game
Semifinals: 78 (28) – 2.79 per game
Third place final: 18 (6) – 3.00 per game
Final: 39 (16) – 2.43 per game
TOTAL: 687 (286) – 2.40 per game

Includes the 1968 repeat final

Goals per year

24-team tournaments
2016: 108 (2.12 per game)

Fernando Torres: all goals at EURO 2012

16-team tournaments
201276 (2.45 per game)
200877 (2.48 per game)
200477 (2.48 per game)
2000: 85 (2.74 per game)
1996: 64 (2.06 per game)

Eight-team tournaments
1992: 32 (2.13 per game)
1988: 34 (2.27 per game)
198441 (2.73 per game)
1980: 27 (1.93 per game)

Four-team tournaments
197619 (4.75 per game)
1972: 10 (2.5 per game)
1968: 7 (1.4 per game)
1964: 13 (3.25 per game)
196017 (4.25 per game)

Goals per type

Body
Head 141
Left 178
Right 364

Placed kicks
Punishment 23
Penalty 52

“Information not available on the four goals scored in the final for the third place in 1968

Top goalscorers by goal type

Ronaldo, Bale, Pogba: watch the most beautiful goals on football placed at EURO 2016

Punishments
2 Gareth Bale (Wales), Thomas Handsler (Germany), Michel Platini (France), Zinédine Zidane (France)

Zidane was the only player to have scored on a free kick in more than one European championship (2000 and 2004).

Penalties
2 Frank Arnesen (Denmark), Gaizka Mendieta (Spain), Alan Shearer (England), Bogdan Stancu (Romania), Zinédine Zidane (France)

  • Both penalties turned by Shearer were awarded for a foul on Paul Ince; both penalties converted by Arnesen for foul on Preben Elkjor Larsen
  • Arnesen (1984), Mendieta (2004) and Stancu (2016) converted two penalties in the same tournament
  • Both penalties converted by Zidane gave france victory in the final (golden goal in the 117th minute in the 2000 semi-final against Portugal, goal in injury time against England in the group stage 2004)

“Not counting penalties after extra time

Head
5 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

Left
4 Antoine Griezmann (France)

Right
6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden), including a penalty

Assist

Poborsk at UEFA EURO 2004Bongarts/Getty Images

Total
8 Karel Poborsk (Czech Republic)
6 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
5 David Beckham (England), Cesc Fàbregas (Spain), Luas Figo (Portugal), Arjen Robben (Holland), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Germany)

Poborsk holds the record for goalscorers served (7) and shares the record for assists in a single tournament (four in 2004) with Ljubinko Drulovich (Yugoslavia, 2000) and Aaron Ramsey (Wales, 2016).

Most frequent combination
3 Dennis Bergkamp for Patrick Kluivert (Netherlands), Ljubinko Drulovich for Savo Miloshevic (Yugoslavia), Ruud Gullit for Marco van Basten (Netherlands), Paul Ince for Alan Shearer (England)

  • Including players who landed before a penalty kick
  • All of Gullit’s assists for Van Basten date back to 1988; all of Drulovich’s assists for Milosevic date back to 2000.

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