UEFA Euro 2008

UEFA Euro 2008
Tournament details
Host countriesAustria
Switzerland
Dates7 June – 29 June
Teams16
Venue(s)8 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions23x15px Spain (Script error: No such module "Ordinal". title)
Runners-up23x15px Germany
Tournament statistics
Matches played31
Goals scored77 (2.48 per match)
Attendance1,140,902 (36,803 per match)
Top scorer(s)ESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP David Villa (4 goals)
Best playerESPborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ESP Xavi
2004
2012

The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship (or the Euro 2008) was the 13th UEFA European Championships. It was hosted by Austria and Switzerland during June 7 and June 29, 2008. The winners were Spain, defeating Germany 1-0. Spain was also the first team since Germany in 1996, to win undefeated.

Greece, the UEFA Euro 2004 champions, recorded the worst finish in the UEFA Euro 2008. They got the least amount of money, and no points for the Group Stage.

Qualifying groups

  • Teams highlighted in green qualified for the finals.

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group E

Group G

Qualified Teams

The teams that qualified were:

Final

29 June 2008
20:45
Germany 23x15px 0 – 1 23x15px Spain Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna
Attendance: 51,428
Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)
Report Torres Goal 33'

Final rankings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 23x15px Spain 6 5 1 0 12 3 +9 16
2 23x15px Germany 6 4 0 2 10 7 +3 12
Eliminated in the Semi-finals
3 23x15px Russia 5 3 0 2 7 8 –1 9
4 23x15px Turkey 5 2 1 2 8 9 –1 7
Eliminated in the Quarter-finals
5 23x15px Croatia 4 3 1 0 5 2 +3 10
6 23x15px Netherlands 4 3 0 1 10 4 +6 9
7 23x15px Portugal 4 2 0 2 7 6 +1 6
8 23x15px Italy 4 1 2 1 3 4 –1 5
Eliminated in the Group stage
9 23x16px  Switzerland 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 3
10 23x15px Sweden 3 1 0 2 3 4 –1 3
11 23x15px Czech Republic 3 1 0 2 4 6 –2 3
12 23x15px Romania 3 0 2 1 1 3 –2 2
13 23x15px Austria 3 0 1 2 1 3 –2 1
14 23x15px Poland 3 0 1 2 1 4 –3 1
15 23x15px France 3 0 1 2 1 6 –5 1
16 23x15px Greece 3 0 0 3 1 5 –4 0
  • Rankings are based on performance, not team skill. Also, these rankings are unofficial and are not based on head-to-head record.