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EURO on this day: 26 June

Published: Friday 26 June 2015, 12.12CET
Watch classic goals from John Jensen, Andreas Möller and Xavi Hernández from on this day in EURO history and apply now for tickets to be in France next summer.

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Published: Friday 26 June 2015, 12.12CET

EURO on this day: 26 June

Watch classic goals from John Jensen, Andreas Möller and Xavi Hernández from on this day in EURO history and apply now for tickets to be in France next summer.

Denmark 2-0 Germany
Jensen 18, Vilfort 78
1992 final, Gothenburg

Despite a strong start by Germany, goals in either half by John Jensen and Kim Vilfort, and a stoic display of goalkeeping throughout by Peter Schmeichel, ensured that Denmark pulled off one of the greatest surprises in international football by winning the 1992 UEFA European Championship.

Denmark had barely emerged from behind the barricades when they scored their opener against the run of play. The title was secured 12 minutes from time when Vilfort controlled before turning inside to shoot low in off Bodo Illgner's left post. It was a touching end, Vilfort having twice left the Danish training camp – and missed a group match – to visit his dying seven-year-old daughter.

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Other EURO fixtures on 26 June
1996 semi-finals: Germany 1-1 England, Germany won 6-5 on pens
1996 semi-finals: Czech Republic 0-0 France, Czechs won 6-5 on pens
2004 quarter-finals: Sweden 0-0 Netherlands, Netherlands won 5-4 on pens
2008 semi-finals: Russia 0-3 Spain

Last updated: 26/06/15 12.45CET

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