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UEFA Euro 1976
Tournament details
Host country Yugoslavia
Dates 16 June – 20 June
Teams 4
Venue(s) 2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions  Czechoslovakia (1st title)
Runners-up  West Germany
Third place  Netherlands
Fourth place  Yugoslavia
Tournament statistics
Matches played 4
Goals scored 19 (4.75 per match)
Attendance 106,087 (26,522 per match)
Top scorer(s) Germany Dieter Müller (4 goals)

The UEFA Euro 1976 was the 5th UEFA European Football Championship tournament. Its formal name was the 1976 UEFA European Football Championship. It was held from 16 June to 20 June. All the European football teams could compete. The defending champion was Czechoslovakia. The tournament was hosted in Yugoslavia. 4 teams qualified for the final group stage. The winner of the tournament was Czechoslovakia after defeating West Germany.


Knockout stage

  Semifinals Final
16 June – Zagreb
 Netherlands Netherlands  1  
 Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (a)  3  
20 June – Belgrade
     Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia (p)  2 (5)
   West Germany West Germany  2 (3)

Third place
17 June – Belgrade 19 June – Zagreb
 Yugoslavia Yugoslavia  2  Netherlands Netherlands (a)  3
 West Germany West Germany (a)  4

   Yugoslavia Yugoslavia  2

Third place game

19 June 1976
Netherlands  3 – 2
 Yugoslavia Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Attendance: 6,766
Referee: Walter Hungerbühler (Switzerland)
Geels Goal 27'107'
Van de Kerkhof Goal 39'
Report Katalinski Goal 43'
Džajić Goal 82'


20 June 1976
Czechoslovakia  2 – 2
 West Germany Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Attendance: 30,790
Referee: Sergio Gonella (Italy)
Švehlík Goal 8'
Dobiaš Goal 25'
Report D. Müller Goal 28'
Hölzenbein Goal 89'
Masný Scored
Nehoda Scored
Ondruš Scored
Jurkemik Scored
Panenka Scored
5 – 3 Scored Bonhof
Scored Flohe
Scored Bongartz
Missed (over the bar) Hoeneß

 UEFA Euro 1976 Winners 

1st title


4 goals
2 goals

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See also

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