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Belgium: all their EURO records and stats

Biggest wins, heaviest defeats, highest scorers, most appearances, shoot-outs, group stage stats and more.

GENERAL

Best result: Runners-up 1980
EURO appearances: 6
EURO hosts: 2000 (co-hosts, group stage)
Overall record: P22 W11 D2 L9 F31 A28
Group stage record: P15 W8 D2 L5 F20 A18
Knockout record: P7 W3 D0 L4 F11 A10

EURO-by-EURO record
1960 Did not participate
1964 Did not qualify
1968 Did not qualify
1972 Third place
1976 Did not qualify
1980 Runners-up
1984 Group stage
1988 Did not qualify
1992 Did not qualify
1996 Did not qualify
2000 Group stage
2004 Did not qualify
2008 Did not qualify
2012 Did not qualify
2016 Quarter-finals
2020 Quarter-finals

Every goal on Belgium's road to EURO 2020
Every goal on Belgium's road to EURO 2020

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victory
4-0: Belgium vs Hungary, 26/06/2016 (round of 16)

Heaviest defeat
5-0: France vs Belgium, 16/06/1984 (group stage)

Highest scoring draw
1-1: Belgium vs England, 12/06/1980 (group stage)

Highest scoring game
5 goals: 0-5 vs France, 16/06/1984 (group stage)
5 goals: 2-3 vs Denmark, 19/06/1984 (group stage)

Most goals scored at a EURO
9 in 5 games in 2016 and 2020 (av. 1.80)

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
2 in 3 games in 2000 (av. 0.67)

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
7: 2016

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
2: 2000

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 5 (1980, 1984, 2000, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 3 (1980, 2016, 2020)
Group winners: 2 (1980, 2020)
Group runners-up: 1 (2016)
Unbeaten group stage: 2 (1980, 2020)
Winless group stage: 0
Best group record: W3 D0 L0 F7 A1 (2020)
Worst group record: W1 D0 L2 F4 A8 (1984)
Fewest points to qualify: 4 (1980)
Most points without qualifying: 3 (2000)

Watch Lukaku EURO 2016 Belgium double
Watch Lukaku EURO 2016 Belgium double

Biggest victories
3-0: Belgium vs Republic of Ireland, 18/06/2016
3-0: Belgium vs Russia, 12/06/2021

Heaviest defeat
5-0: France vs Belgium, 16/06/1984

Highest scoring games
5 goals: 0-5 vs France, 16/06/1984
5 goals: 3-2 vs Denmark, 19/06/1984

Most group goals scored
7: 2020

Most group goals conceded
8: 1984

Fewest group goals conceded
1: 2020

Fewest group goals scored
2: 2000

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

Round of 16
P2 W2 L0

Quarter-finals
P2 W0 L2

Semi-finals
P1 W0 L1

Third-place play-offs
P1 W1 L0

Finals
P1 W0 L1

Biggest victory
4-0: Belgium vs Hungary, 26/06/2016 (round of 16)

Heaviest defeat
3-1: Wales vs Belgium, 01/07/2016 (quarter-finals)

Highest scoring games
4 goals: 4-0 vs Hungary, 26/06/2016 (round of 16)
4 goals: 1-3 vs Wales, 01/07/2016 (quarter-finals)

Extra time
N/A

Watch Mpenza seal 2000 opening night win for Belgium
Watch Mpenza seal 2000 opening night win for Belgium

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
10 Thibaut Courtois
10 Romelu Lukaku
9 Toby Alderweireld
9 Kevin De Bruyne
9 Eden Hazard
9 Dries Mertens
9 Thomas Meunier
9 Thomas Vermaelen
9 Axel Witsel

Most goals
6 Romelu Lukaku
2 Jan Ceulemans
2 Thorgan Hazard
2 Radja Nainggolan

Most tournaments with goal
2 Jan Ceulemans (1980, 1984)
2 Romelu Lukaku (2016, 2020)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
N/A

Watch 1980 Belgium winner against Spain
Watch 1980 Belgium winner against Spain

ALL EURO FIXTURES

1972
14/06/1972: Belgium 1-2 Germany (semi-finals, Deurne)
17/06/1972: Hungary 1-2 Belgium (third-place play-off, Liege)

1980
12/06/1980: Belgium 1-1 England (group, Turin)
15/06/1980: Belgium 2-1 Spain (group, Milan)
18/06/1980: Italy 0-0 Belgium (group, Rome)
22/06/1980: Belgium 1-2 Germany (final, Rome)

1984
13/06/1984: Belgium 2-0 Serbia (group, Lens Agglo)
16/06/1984: France 5-0 Belgium (group, Nantes)
19/06/1984: Denmark 3-2 Belgium (group, Strasbourg)

2000
10/06/2000: Belgium 2-1 Sweden (group, Brussels)
14/06/2000: Italy 2-0 Belgium (group, Brussels)
19/06/2000: Turkey 2-0 Belgium (group, Brussels)

2016
13/06/2016: Belgium 0-2 Italy (group, Lyon)
18/06/2016: Belgium 3-0 Republic of Ireland (group, Bordeaux)
22/06/2016: Sweden 0-1 Belgium (group, Nice)
26/06/2016: Hungary 0-4 Belgium (round of 16, Toulouse)
01/07/2016: Wales 3-1 Belgium (quarter-finals, Lille Métropole)

2020
12/06/2021: Belgium 3-0 Russia (group, St Petersburg)
17/06/2021: Denmark 1-2 Belgium (group, Copenhagen)
21/06/2021: Finland 0-2 Belgium (group, St Petersburg)
27/06/2021: Belgium 1-0 Portugal (round of 16, Seville)
02/07/2021: Belgium 1-2 Italy (quarter-finals, Munich)