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The knockout stage of the UEFA Euro 2012 began on June 21, 2012 and ended on July 1, 2012. Eight teams qualified, two from each group. Poland and the Ukraine failed to qualify for the knockout stage.

Qualified teams

Group Winners Runners-up
A Czech Republic Czech Republic Greece Greece
B Germany Germany Portugal Portugal
C Spain Spain Italy Italy
D England England France France

Results

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
21 June – Warsaw        
  Czech Republic  0
27 June – Donetsk
  Portugal  1  
  Portugal  0 (2)
23 June – Donetsk
    Spain  0 (4)  
  Spain  2
1 July – Kyiv
  France  0  
  Spain  4
22 June – Gdańsk
    Italy  0
  Germany  4
28 June – Warsaw
  Greece  2  
  Germany  1
24 June – Kyiv
    Italy  2

 
  England  0 (2)
  Italy  0 (4)

 

Quarter-finals

Czech Republic vs Portugal

21 June 2012
20:45 UTC+2
Czech Republic  0–1 Portugal Portugal National Stadium, Warsaw
Attendance: 55,590
Referee: Howard Webb (England)
Report Ronaldo Goal 79'

Germany vs Greece

22 June 2012
20:45 UTC+2
Germany  4–2 Greece Greece PGE Arena, Gdańsk
Attendance: 38,751
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Lahm Goal 39'
Khedira Goal 61'
Klose Goal 68'
Reus Goal 74'
Report Samaras Goal 55'
Salpingidis Goal 89' (pen.)

Spain vs France

23 June 2012
21:45 UTC+3
Spain  2–0 France France Donbass Arena, Donetsk
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (Italy)
Alonso Goal 19'90+1' (pen.) Report

England vs Italy

24 June 2012
21:45 UTC+3
England  0–0
(a.e.t.)
Italy Italy Olympic Stadium, Kyiv
Attendance: 64,340
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
Report
  Penalties  
Gerrard Scored
Rooney Scored
Young Missed (hit the crossbar)
Cole Missed (saved)
2–4 Scored Balotelli
Missed (wide) Montolivo
Scored Pirlo
Scored Nocerino
Scored Diamanti

Semi-finals

Portugal vs Spain

27 June 2012
21:45 UTC+3
Portugal  0–0
(a.e.t.)
Spain Spain Donbass Arena, Donetsk
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
Report
  Penalties  
Moutinho Missed (saved)
Pepe Scored
Nani Scored
Alves Missed (hit the crossbar)
2–4 Missed (saved) Alonso
Scored Iniesta
Scored Piqué
Scored Ramos
Scored Fàbregas

Germany vs Italy

28 June 2012
20:45 UTC+2
Germany  1–2 Italy Italy National Stadium, Warsaw
Attendance: 55,540
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy (France)
Özil Goal 90+2' (pen.) Report Balotelli Goal 20'36'

Final

Spain vs Italy

1 July 2012
21:45 UTC+3
Spain  4–0 Italy Italy Olympic Stadium, Kyiv
Attendance: 63,170
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
Silva Goal 14'
Alba Goal 41'
Torres Goal 84'
Mata Goal 88'
Report
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