What are the most common EURO finals results?

What are the most likely scores after 90 minutes in finals games?

Perhaps the most notorious 1-0 win in EURO history
Perhaps the most notorious 1-0 win in EURO history AFP via Getty Images

In total, 687 goals have been scored in the course of 286 UEFA European Championship matches; an average of about 2.4 per game.

The most common results so far have been 1-0 and 2-1 – a reflection, perhaps, of the level of competition at EURO final tournaments. Only 88 of the games at finals to date (30.8% of the total) have been won by two goals or more, while 73 matches (25.5% of the total) ended level after 90 minutes.

The most common results at past EUROs

ResultHow many times% of overall games
1-05619.6
2-15017.5
2-04214.7
1-13612.6
0-0289.8
3-0207.0
3-2165.6
3-1124.2

All-time results summary

ResultHow many times% of overall games
6-110.3
5-410.3
5-210.3
5-031.0
4-310.3
4.231.0
4.141.4
4.031.0
3-331.0
3-2165.6
3-1124.2
3-0207.0
2-262.1
2-15017.5
2-04214.7
1-13612.6
1-05619.6
0-0289.8
Landmark EURO goals

The highest-scoring game at a EURO final tournament was the very first match, Yugoslavia beating France 5-4 in the 1960 semi-final at the Parc des Princes in Paris.

The biggest margin of victory at the finals was 6-1, the Netherlands destroying Yugoslavia in the quarter-finals of EURO 2000.