The UEFA EURO 2012 story: Part one

UEFA EURO 2016 is less than two years away now and in the first of a three-part series, we look back at the last final tournament in Poland and Ukraine in 2012.

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  • Watch five-goal Spain display

    Watch five-goal Spain display

    See the highlights from Valencia as European champions Spain got their defence off to the ideal start with a 5-1 victory against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
  • Watch Welbeck's England double

    Watch Welbeck's England double

    See Danny Welbeck's two goals for England, as well as the best of the rest of the action, as Roy Hodgson's side began their qualifying bid with a 2-0 win against Switzerland.
  • See highlights of Italy win

    See highlights of Italy win

    Watch the goals and all of the best action from Oslo as efforts from Simone Zaza and Leonardo Bonucci gave UEFA EURO 2012 runners-up Italy a winning start to the 2016 competition.
  • Highlights: Germany 2-1 Scotland

    Highlights: Germany 2-1 Scotland

    Watch the goals from Dortmund where Germany overcame plucky resistance from Scotland to get their bid for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification off to a winning start.
  • See dramatic Czech win

    See dramatic Czech win

    Watch the highlights including Václav Pilař's last-gasp winner as the Czech Republic started their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign with a 2-1 win against the Netherlands.
  • See how Albania shocked Portugal

    See how Albania shocked Portugal

    Watch Bekim Balaj's goal for Albania as they overcame the odds to claim the scalp of Portugal in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group I.
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