arec
	Maintained by Erdinš Sivritepe
	Last updated: Feb 12,2000

EC80 Format 32 countries participated. Some organisational changes were done. The host country for the finals was selected before the competition began, instead of selecting from one of the semi-finalist countries. The finals were being played at the host country with eight teams instead of four. The host country qualified automatically as in the World Cup. 31 country played the First Round in seven groups in a league format. Group winners qualified to the Finals. The eight finalist teams are divided into two groups and groups played a Final Round in a league format, instead of cup format games of quarter-finals and semi-finals. The Winners of the Final Groups played for the European Championship and the runners-up played the third place game. The host country was Italy.
Euro80 Finals - Italy
Final 22 Jun 80 Roma West Germany 2-1 Belgium Hrubesch 10 71 van der Eycken (p) Hrubesch 89
Third Place 21 Jun 80 Napoli Czechoslavakia 1-1 Italy Jurkevic Graziani Czechoslavakia won 9-8 on penalties.
Final Groups Group A G W D L F A P West Germany 3 2 1 0 4 2 5 Czechoslavakia 3 1 1 1 4 3 3 Holland 3 1 1 1 4 4 3 Greece 3 0 1 2 1 4 1 Group B G W D L F A P Belgium 3 1 2 0 3 2 4 Italy 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 England 3 1 1 1 3 3 3 Spain 3 0 1 2 2 4 1
Qualifiers
First Round Group 1 G W D L F A P England 8 7 1 0 22 5 15 Northern Ireland 8 4 1 3 8 14 9 Ireland 8 2 3 3 9 8 7 Bulgaria 8 2 1 5 6 14 5 Denmark 8 1 2 5 13 17 4 Group 2 G W D L F A P Belgium 8 4 4 0 12 5 12 Austria 8 4 3 1 14 7 11 Portugal 8 4 1 3 10 11 9 Scotland 8 3 1 4 15 13 7 Norway 8 0 1 7 5 20 1 Group 3 G W D L F A P Spain 6 4 1 1 13 5 9 Yugoslavia 6 4 0 2 14 6 8 Romania 6 2 2 2 9 8 6 Cyprus 6 0 1 5 2 19 1 Group 4 G W D L F A P Holland 8 6 1 1 20 6 13 Poland 8 5 2 1 13 4 12 East Germany 8 5 1 2 17 10 11 Switzerland 8 2 0 6 7 18 4 Iceland 8 0 0 8 2 21 0 Group 5 G W D L F A P Czechoslavakia 6 5 0 1 17 4 10 France 6 4 1 1 13 7 9 Sweden 6 1 2 3 9 13 4 Luxembourg 6 0 1 5 2 17 1 Group 6 G W D L F A P Greece 6 3 1 2 13 7 7 Hungary 6 2 2 2 9 9 6 Finland 6 2 2 2 10 15 6 Soviet Union 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 Group 7 G W D L F A P West Germany 6 4 2 0 17 1 10 Turkey 6 3 1 2 5 5 7 Wales 6 3 0 3 11 8 6 Malta 6 0 1 5 2 21 1 29 Nov 78 Wales 1-0 Turkey Deacy 67 18 Mar 79 Turkey 2-1 Malta Sedat 34 54 Spiteri-Gonzi Fatih 56 1 Apr 79 Turkey 0-0 West Germany 28 Oct 79 Malta 1-2 Turkey Lelifarrugia 62 17 Sedat 30 Mustafa 21 Nov 79 Turkey 1-0 Wales Ínal 79 22 Dec 79 West Germany 2-0 Turkey Fischer 16 Zimmermann 89
Site Meter