Spain EURO Cup Facts

Spain Euro Cup Record

Spain have participated in 10 Euro Cup tournaments till date and became the most successful team in the Euro Cup history.

  • Spain won their first EURO Cup in 1964 (at home) and after that they won the title in 2008 (Austria/Switzerland) and 2012 (Poland/Ukraine).
  • this is the 7th consecutive EURO Cup appearance for Spain.
  • Spain is the first and only side to retain the Henri Delaunay trophy.
  • Spain’s dream to win the title 3rd time in a row was shattered by Italy in round of 16 at UEFA EURO 2016. Azzurri won the game 2-0.
  • Spain and Germany are the most successful EURO teams having won the cup thrice.
  • Spain’s overall record in Seville is outstanding. They have played 48 games, won 39, drawn 5 and lost 4 games.

Spain Record in Euro Cup:

Euro 1964

Spain won it’s first Euro Cup title on 1964 when they beat Soviet Union 2-1 in the Final.

Euro 1980:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Belgium 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 Italy 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4
 England 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
 Spain 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1

Lost all games in 1980 EURO Cup

Euro 1984:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4
 Portugal 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 4
 West Germany 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
 Romania 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1

Reached the final of the 1984 edition of Euro Cup but lost to France 2-0

Euro 1988:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 West Germany 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 5
 Italy 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
 Spain 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2
 Denmark 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0

Won only one game i.e. against Denmark 3-2

Euro 1996:

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7
 Spain 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 5
 Bulgaria 3 1 1 1 3 4 –1 4
 Romania 3 0 0 3 1 4 –3 0

Reached the Quarter-Final of 1996 edition but lost to England on Penalties.

Euro 2000

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 0 1 6 5 +1 6
 FR Yugoslavia 3 1 1 1 7 7 0 4
 Norway 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 4
 Slovenia 3 0 2 1 4 5 −1 2

Spain’s journey in to 2000 edition of Euro Cup also ended in Quarter-Final and this time it was France who beat them 2-1.

Euro 2004

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Portugal 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6
 Greece 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
 Spain 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
 Russia 3 1 0 2 2 4 –2 3

In 2004 edition, Spain only won one game i.e. against Russia 1-0. They were knocked out of the competition at group stage along with Russia.

Euro 2008

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 0 8 3 +5 9
 Russia 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 6
 Sweden 3 1 0 2 3 4 −1 3
 Greece 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0

Spain became the champion of the Euro 2008 when they beat Germany 1-0. Fernando Torres scored the only goal in 33rd minute of the game. This was the start of Spanish supremacy in Football.

Euro 2012

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Spain 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 7
 Italy 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 5
 Croatia 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
 Republic of Ireland 3 0 0 3 1 9 −8 0

Spanish was at the top of their game as they won the Final of Euro 2012 against Italy 4-0. Spain was unbeaten in both Euro 2008 and Euro 2012.

Euro 2016

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Croatia 3 2 1 0 5 3 +2 7
 Spain 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6
 Turkey 3 1 0 2 2 4 −2 3
 Czech Republic 3 0 1 2 2 5 −3 1

In the 2016 edition of Euro Cup Spanish team lost to Italy in the round of 16. In this edition Spanish winning streak of 14 matches was broken by Croatia when they beat Spain 2-1 on 21st June 2016.

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