UEFA Euro 1988 / West Germany

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Host country

West Germany
Dates 10–25 June
Teams 8
Venue(s) 8 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Netherlands (1st title)
Runners-up  Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches played 15
Goals scored 34 (2.27 per match)
Attendance 849,844 (56,656 per match)
Top scorer(s) Netherlands Marco van Basten (5 goals)

Group 1

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAPtsQualification
1West Germany (H)3210515Advance to knockout stage
2Italy3210415Advance to knockout stage
3Spain3102352
4Denmark3003270
10-06-1988Rheinstadion, DüsseldorfWest Germany1-1
Andreas Brehme / Roberto Mancini
İtaly
11-06-1988Niedersachsenstadion, HanoverDenmark2-3
Michael Laudrup, Flemming Søgaard Povlsen /
Míchel, Emilio Butragueño, Rafael Gordillo Vázquez
Spain
14-06-1988Parkstadion, GelsenkirchenWest Germany2-0
Jürgen Klinsmann, Olaf Thon
Denmark
14-06-1988Waldstadion, Frankfurtİtaly1-0
Rudolf “Rudi” Völler
Spain
17-06-1988Olympiastadion, MunichWest Germany2-0
Rudolf “Rudi” Völler (2)
Spain
17-06-1988Müngersdorfer Stadion, Cologneİtaly2-0
Alessandro Altobelli, Luigi De Agostini
Denmark

Group 2

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAPtsQualification
1Soviet Union3210525Advance to knockout stage
2Netherlands3201424
3Republic of Ireland3111223
4England3003270
12-06-1988Neckarstadion, StuttgartEngland0-1
Raymond James Houghton
Republic of Ireland
12-06-1988Müngersdorfer Stadion, CologneNetherlands0-1
Vasyl Karlovych Rats
Soviet Union
15-06-1988Rheinstadion, DüsseldorfEngland1-3
Bryan Robson / Marc van Basten (3)
Netherlands
15-06-1988Niedersachsenstadion, HanoverRepublic of Ireland1-1
Ronald Andrew Whelan / Oleh Valeriyovych Protasov
Soviet Union
18-06-1988Waldstadion, FrankfurtEngland1-3
Tony Alexander Adams / Sergei Aleinikov, Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko, Viktor Pasulko
Soviet Union
18-06-1988Parkstadion, GelsenkirchenRepublic of Ireland0-1
Wim Kieft
Netherlands

Knockout stage

Semi-finals

21-06-1988Volksparkstadion, HamburgWest Germany1-2
Lothar Matthäus / Ronald Koeman, Marco Van Basten
Netherlands
22-06-1988Neckarstadion, StuttgartSoviet Union2-0
Hennadiy Lytovchenko, Oleh Protasov
İtaly

Finals

25-06-1988Olympiastadion, MunichSoviet Union0-2
Ruud Gullit, Marco Van Basten
Netherlands

Goalscorers

Players (Team)Goals
Marco Van Basten (Netherlands)5
Oleh Protasov (Soviet Union)
Rudi Völler (West Germany)
2

UEFA Team of the Tournament

GoalkeeperDefendersMidfieldersForwards
Hans van Breukelen (Netherlands)Giuseppe Bergomi (İtaly)
Paolo Maldini (İtaly)
Ronald Koeman (Netherlands)
Frank Rijkaard (Netherlands)
Giuseppe Giannini (İtaly)
Jan Wouters (Netherlands)
Lothar Matthäus (West Germany)
Gianluca Vialli (İtaly)
Ruud Gullit (Netherlands)
Marco van Basten (Netherlands)
19841992

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