1988 European Football Championship

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The 1988 European Football Championship (Euro 88) final tournament was held at West Germany. It was the 8th edition of the European Football Championship, held every four years and supported by UEFA. The final tournament took place between June 10 and June 25, 1988.

At the time, only eight countries could dispute the final tournament. Seven countries had to qualify for the final stage. West Germany qualified automatically as hosts of the event.

Contents

Venues

First Round

All times local (CET)
Half-time scores are in brackets

Group 1

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
West Germany 5321051
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Italy
5321041
Spain 2310235
Denmark 0300327
West Germany 1 - 1 Italy
Denmark 2 - 3 Spain
West Germany 2 - 0 Denmark
Italy 1 - 0 Spain
West Germany 2 - 0 Spain
Italy 2 - 0 Denmark

June 10, 1988

West Germany 1 - 1 (0-0) Italy 20:15 - Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf
Ref: Keith Hackett (England)
Attendance: 62,552
Brehme 55' Mancini 52'
 

June 11, 1988

Denmark 2 - 3 (1-1) Spain 15:30 - Niedersachsenstadion, Hannover
Ref: Albert Thomas (Netherlands)
Attendance: 60,366
M. Laudrup 24' Míchel 5'
Povlsen 82' Butragueño 53'
Gordillo 66'

June 14, 1988

West Germany 2 - 0 (1-0) Denmark 17:15 - Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen
Ref: Bob Valentine (Scotland)
Attendance: 64,812
Klinsmann 10'
Thon 85'
 
Italy 1 - 0 (0-0) Spain 20:15 - Waldstadion, Frankfurt
Ref: Erik Fredriksson (Sweden)
Attendance: 51,790
Vialli 73'
 

June 17, 1988

West Germany 2 - 0 (1-0) Spain 20:15 - Olympiastadion, Munich
Ref: Michel Vautrot (France)
Attendance: 72,308
Völler 29'
Völler 51'
 
Italy 2 - 0 (0-0) Denmark 20:15 - Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne
Ref: Bruno Galler (Switzerland)
Attendance: 53,951
Altobelli 67'
De Agostini 87'

Group 2

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA
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Soviet Union
5321052
Netherlands 4320142
Rep. of Ireland 3311122
England 0300327
England 0 - 1 Rep. of Ireland
Netherlands 0 - 1 Soviet Union
England 1 - 3 Netherlands
Rep. of Ireland 1 - 1 Soviet Union
England 1 - 3 Soviet Union
Rep. of Ireland 0 - 1 Netherlands

June 12, 1988

England 0 - 1 (0-1) Rep. of Ireland 15:30 - Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Ref: Siegfried Kirschen (East Germany)
Attendance: 51,573
Houghton 6'
 
 
Netherlands 0 - 1 (0-0) Soviet Union 20:15 - Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologne
Ref: Dieter Pauly (West Germany)
Attendance: 60,000
Rats 52'
 

June 15, 1988

England 1 - 3 (0-1) Netherlands 17:15 - Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf
Ref: Paolo Casarin (Italy)
Attendance: 63,940
Robson 53' van Basten 44'
van Basten 71'
van Basten 75'
 
Rep. of Ireland 1 - 1 (1-0) Soviet Union 20:15 - Niedersachsenstadion, Hannover
Ref: Emilio Soriano Aladrén (Spain)
Attendance: 38,308
Whelan 38' Protasov 74'
 

June 18, 1988

England 1 - 3 (1-2) Soviet Union 15:30 - Waldstadion, Frankfurt
Ref: José Rosa dos Santos (Portugal)
Attendance: 53,000
Adams 16' Aleinikov 3'
Mikhailichenko 28'
Pasulko 72'
 
Rep. of Ireland 0 - 1 (0-0) Netherlands 15:30 - Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen
Ref: Horst Brummeier (Austria)
Attendance: 70,800
Kieft 82'
 

Semi-finals

June 21, 1988

West Germany 1 - 2 (0-0) Netherlands 20:15 - Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
Ref: Ioan Igna (Romania)
Attendance: 61,330
Matthäus (p) 55' R. Koeman (p) 74'
van Basten 88'

June 22, 1988

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Soviet Union
2 - 0 (0-0) Missing image
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Italy
20:15 - Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Ref: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium)
Attendance: 61,606
Litovtchenko 58'
Protasov 62'

Final

June 25, 1988

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Soviet Union
0 - 2 (0-1) Netherlands 15:30 - Olympiastadion, Munich
Ref: Michel Vautrot (France)
Attendance: 72,308
Gullit 32'
van Basten 54'
European Champions:

NETHERLANDS (First title)

Goal Scorers

5 Goals

2 Goals

1 Goal

The Winning Squad

Netherlands
Number Player Club in 1988
Goalkeepers
1 Hans van Breukelen PSV Eindhoven
16 Joop Hiele Feyenoord
Defenders
2 Adrie van Tiggelen Anderlecht
3 Sjaak Troost Feyenoord
4 Ronald Koeman PSV Eindhoven
6 Berry van Aerle PSV Eindhoven
7 Gerald Vanenburg PSV Eindhoven
15 Wim Koevermans Fortuna Sittard
17 Frank Rijkaard Zaragoza
18 Wilbert Suvrijn Roda Kerkrade
Midfielders
5 Aron Winter Ajax
8 Arnold Mühren Ajax
10 Ruud Gullit AC Milan
13 Erwin Koeman KV Mechelen
20 Jan Wouters PSV Eindhoven
Forwards
9 Johnny Bosman Ajax
11 John van't Schip Ajax
12 Marco van Basten AC Milan
14 Wim Kieft PSV Eindhoven
19 Hendrik Krüzen FC Den Bosch
Coach: Rinus Michels


European Football Championship

France 1960 | Spain 1964 | Italy 1968 | Belgium 1972 | Yugoslavia 1976
Italy 1980 | France 1984 | West Germany 1988 | Sweden 1992
England 1996 | Belgium/Netherlands 2000 | Portugal 2004 | Austria/Switzerland 2008

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