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On this day: 22 June

Published: Sunday 22 June 2014, 8.36CET
We look back at the 1980 final, one of only three wins in eight EURO fixtures held on this day prior to this year. Four matches ended in shoot-outs, most recently Spain-Italy in 2008.

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Published: Sunday 22 June 2014, 8.36CET

On this day: 22 June

We look back at the 1980 final, one of only three wins in eight EURO fixtures held on this day prior to this year. Four matches ended in shoot-outs, most recently Spain-Italy in 2008.

Belgium 1-2 West Germany
(Vandereycken 75pen; Hrubesch 10 89)
1980 final, Rome

West Germany re-established themselves as Europe's pre-eminent international force as goals by Horst Hrubesch, his second coming with only a minute remaining, earned Jupp Derwall's side their second UEFA European Championship with a 2-1 victory against Belgium.

West Germany had made a slow start to the 1976 final, going two down within the first 25 minutes, but there was no repeat this time as Bernd Schuster, the 20-year-old playmaker who once again dazzled in midfield, set up Hrubesch for the opening goal. Though Belgium's hopes were raised by René Vandereycken's 75th-minute penalty, Hrubesch struck again at the death to sink the underdogs.

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Other EURO fixtures on 22 June
1988 semi-finals: Italy 0-2 USSR
1992 semi-finals: Netherlands 2-2 Denmark, Denmark won 5-4 on pens
1996 quarter-finals: Spain 0-0 England, England won 4-2 on pens
1996 quarter-finals: France 0-0 Netherlands, France won 5-4 on pens
2004 group stage: Italy 2-1 Bulgaria
2004 group stage: Denmark 2-2 Sweden
2008 quarter-finals: Spain 0-0 Italy, Spain won 4-2 on pens
2012 quarter-finals: Germany 4-2 Greece

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