Euro 2008 – European Championship in Austria and Switzerland

The Fußball-EuropameisterschaftUEFA European Championship takes place every four years, two years after and before the Fußball-WeltmeisterschaftFIFA World Cup.

The first UEFA European Championship took place in France in 1960. The championship, then called European Nations Cup, was the hier: Ideebrainchild of Henry Delaunay, the hier: Vorsitzendersecretary of the French Football Federation, who was responsible for encouraging European competitions. The Trophäe, Pokaltrophy was named after Delaunay and is still presented in his honour.

Winners of the UEFA European Soccer Championship

  • 1960 Soviet Union
  • 1964 Spain
  • 1968 Italy
  • 1972 Germany
  • 1976 Czech Republic
  • 1980 Germany
  • 1984 France
  • 1988 Netherlands
  • 1992 Denmark
  • 1996 Germany
  • 2000 France
  • 2004 Greece
  • 2008 Spain

Teams / Nations

The countries playing in the UEFA Euro 2008 are:
Group A:
Switzerland

Czech Republic

Portugal

Turkey
Group B:
Austria

Croatia

Germany

Poland
Group C:
Netherlands

Italy

Romania

France
Group D:
Greece

Sweden

Spain

Russia

Matches

Times given in local time. In Switzerland/Austria it's 16:53 (Saturday, 19th August) now.

Qualifying Rounds

DateGroupTime: 18:00Time: 20:45
7 June A Switzerland - Czech Republic 0 : 1 Portugal - Turkey 2 : 0
8 June B Austria - Croatia 0 : 1 Germany - Poland 2 : 0
9 June C Romania - France 0 : 0 Netherlands - Italy 3 : 0
10 June D Spain - Russia 4 : 1 Greece - Sweden 0 : 2
DateGroupTime: 18:00Time: 20:45
11 June A Czech Republic - Portugal 1 : 3 Switzerland - Turkey 1 : 2
12 June B Croatia - Germany 2 : 1 Austria - Poland 1 : 1
13 June C Italy - Romania 1 : 1 Netherlands - France 4 : 1
14 June D Sweden - Spain 1 : 2 Greece - Russia 0 : 1
DateGroupTime: 20:45Time: 20:45
15 June A Switzerland - Portugal 2 : 0 Turkey - Czech Republic 3 : 2
16 June B Poland - Croatia 0 : 1 Austria - Germany 0 : 1
17 June C Netherlands - Romania 2 : 0 France - Italy 0 : 2
18 June D Greece - Spain 1 : 2 Russia - Sweden 2 : 0

Quarter-Final

Date / TimeMatchTeams
19 June, 20:45 1 Portugal - Germany 2 : 3
20 June, 20:45 2 Croatia - Turkey 1 : 1 (1 : 3)
21 June, 20:45 3 Netherlands - Russia 1 : 3
22 June, 20:45 4 Spain - Italy 0 : 0 (4 : 2)

Semi-Final

Date / TimeMatchTeams
25 June, 20:45 1 Germany and Turkey 3 : 2
26 June, 20:45 2 Russia and Spain 0 : 3

Final

Date / TimeTeams
29 June, 20:45 Germany and Spain 0 : 1