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Germany: all their EURO records and stats

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

Bastian Schweinsteiger is Germany's leading appearance-maker
Bastian Schweinsteiger is Germany's leading appearance-maker

GENERAL

Best result: Winners 1972, 1980 (both as West Germany), 1996
EURO appearances: 13
EURO hosts: 1988 (SF)
Overall record: P53 W27 D13 L13 F78 A55
Group stage record: P33 W16 D10 L7 F41 A26
Knockout record: P20 W11 D3 L6 F37 A29

EURO-by-EURO record
1960 Did not participate
1964 Did not participate
1968 Did not qualify (as West Germany)
1972 Winners (as West Germany)
1976 Runners-up (as West Germany)
1980 Winners (as West Germany)
1984 Group stage (as West Germany)
1988 Semi-finals (as West Germany)
1992 Runners-up
1996 Winners
2000 Group stage
2004 Group stage
2008 Runners-up
2012 Semi-finals
2016 Semi-finals
2020 Round of 16

Watch great Germany goals
Watch great Germany goals

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victories
3-0: three times, most recently vs Slovakia, 26/06/2016 (round of 16)

Heaviest defeat
3-0: Portugal vs Germany, 20/06/2000 (group stage)

Highest scoring draw2-2: twice, most recently Germany vs Hungary, 23/06/2021 (group stage)

Highest scoring games
6 goals: 4-2 vs Yugoslavia, 17/06/1976 (semi-finals)
6 goals: 4-2 vs Greece, 22/06/2012 (quarter-finals)
6 goals: 4-2 vs Portugal, 19/06/2021 (group stage)

Most goals scored at a EURO
10 goals in 5 games in 2012 (av. 2.00)
10 goals in 6 games in 1996 (av. 1.67)
10 goals in 6 games in 2008 (av. 1.67)

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
1 goal in 3 games in 2000 (av. 0.33)

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
8: 2012

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
1: 1984, 2000

Watch all of Gerd Müller EURO 1972 goals
Watch all of Gerd Müller EURO 1972 goals

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 11 (1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 8 (1980, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Group winners: 5 (1980, 1988, 1996, 2012, 2016)
Group runners-up: 3 (1992, 2008, 2020)
Unbeaten group stage: 5 (1980, 1988, 1996, 2012, 2016)
Winless group stage: 2 (2000, 2004)
Best group record: P3 W3 D0 L0 F5 A2 (2012)
Worst group record: P3 W0 D1 L2 F1 A5 (2000)
Fewest points to qualify: 3* (1992; *2 points for a win)
Most points without qualifying: 3* (1984; *2 points for a win)

Biggest victory
3-0: Germany vs Russia, 16/06/1996

Heaviest defeat
3-0: Portugal vs Germany, 20/06/2000

Highest scoring game
6 goals: 4-2 vs Portugal, 19/06/2021

Most group goals scored
6: 2020

Most group goals conceded
5: 2020

Fewest group goals conceded
0: 1996, 2016

Fewest group goals scored
1: 2000

Germany's three EURO wins
Germany's three EURO wins

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

Round of 16
P2 W1 L01

Quarter-finals
P4 W4* L0
*Includes win on penalties v Italy (2016)

Semi-finals
P8 W5* L3
*Includes win on penalties v England (1996)

Finals
P6 W3 L3*
*Includes loss on penalties v Czechoslovakia (1976)

Biggest victories
3-0: West Germany vs Soviet Union, 18/06/1972 (final)
3-0: Germany vs Slovakia, 26/06/2016 (round of 16)

Heaviest defeats
2-0 three times, most recently vs England, 29/06/2021 (round of 16)

Highest scoring games
6 goals: 4-2 vs Yugoslavia, 17/06/1976 (semi-finals)
6 goals: 4-2 vs Greece, 22/06/2012 (quarter-finals)

Extra time
W vs Yugoslavia 1976 semi-final (2-2 / 4-2)
L vs Czechoslovakia 1976 final (2-2 / 2-2 / 3-5 pens)
W vs England 1996 semi-final (1-1 / 1-1 / 6-5 pens)
W vs Czech Republic 1996 final (1-1 / 2-1 golden goal)
W vs Italy 2016 quarter-final (1-1 / 1-1 / 6-5 pens)

EURO '96 final highlights: Germany 2-1 Czech Republic
EURO '96 final highlights: Germany 2-1 Czech Republic

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
18: Bastian Schweinsteiger
15: Thomas Müller
15: Manuel Neuer
14: Philipp Lahm
14: Toni Kroos

Most goals
5: Jürgen Klinsmann
5: Mario Gomez

Hat-tricks
Dieter Müller, 17/06/76 vs Yugoslavia (semi-finals)

Most tournaments with goal
3: Jürgen Klinsmann (1988, 1992, 1996)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
L 3-5 vs Czechoslovakia, final (20/06/1976)
W 6-5 vs England, semi-finals (26/06/1996)
W 6-5 vs Italy, quarter-finals (02/07/2016)

EURO 1976 top scorer: Watch Dieter Müller goals
EURO 1976 top scorer: Watch Dieter Müller goals

ALL EURO FIXTURES

1972
14/06/1972: Belgium 1-2 West Germany (semi-finals, Deurne)
18/06/1972: West Germany 3-0 Soviet Union (final, Brussels)

1976
17/06/1976: Yugoslavia 2-4 West Germany aet (semi-finals, Belgrade)
20/06/1976: Czechoslovakia 2-2 West Germany aet, 5-3 pens (final, Belgrade)

1980
11/06/1980: Czechoslovakia 0-1 West Germany (group, Rome)
14/06/1980: West Germany 3-2 Netherlands (group, Naples)
17/06/1980: Greece 0-0 West Germany (group, Turin)
22/06/1980: Belgium 1-2 West Germany (final, Rome)

1984
14/06/1984: West Germany 0-0 Portugal (group, Strasbourg)
17/06/1984: West Germany 2-1 Romania (group, Lens Agglo)
20/06/1984: West Germany 0-1 Spain (group, Paris)

1988
10/06/1988: West Germany 1-1 Italy (group, Düsseldorf)
14/06/1988: West Germany 2-0 Denmark (group, Gelsenkirchen)
17/06/1988: West Germany 2-0 Spain (group, Munich)
21/06/1988: West Germany 1-2 Netherlands (semi-finals, Hamburg)

1992
12/06/1992: Commonwealth of Independent States 1-1 Germany (group, Norrköping)
15/06/1992: Scotland 0-2 Germany (group, Norrköping)
18/06/1992: Netherlands 3-1 Germany (group, Gothenburg)
21/06/1992: Sweden 2-3 Germany (semi-finals, Solna)
26/06/1992: Denmark 2-0 Germany (final, Gothenburg)

1996
09/06/1996: Germany 2-0 Czech Republic (group, Manchester)
16/06/1996: Russia 0-3 Germany (group, Manchester)
19/06/1996: Italy 0-0 Germany (group, Manchester)
23/06/1996: Germany 2-1 Croatia (quarter-finals, Manchester)
26/06/1996: Germany 1-1 England aet, 6-5 on pens (semi-finals, London)
30/06/1996: Czech Republic 1-2 Germany aet, golden goal (final, London)

2000
12/06/2000: Germany 1-1 Romania (group, Liege)
17/06/2000: England 1-0 Germany (group, Charleroi)
20/06/2000: Portugal 3-0 Germany (group, Rotterdam)

2004
15/06/2004: Germany 1-1 Netherlands (group, Porto)
19/06/2004: Latvia 0-0 Germany (group, Porto)
23/06/2004: Germany 1-2 Czech Republic (group, Lisbon)

Watch Ballack's rocket free-kick for Germany at EURO 2008
Watch Ballack's rocket free-kick for Germany at EURO 2008

2008
08/06/2008: Germany 2-0 Poland (group, Klagenfurt)
12/06/2008: Croatia 2-1 Germany (group, Klagenfurt)
16/06/2008: Austria 0-1 Germany (group, Vienna)
19/06/2008: Portugal 2-3 Germany (quarter-finals, Basel)
25/06/2008: Germany 3-2 Turkey (semi-finals, Basel)
29/06/2008: Germany 0-1 Spain (final, Vienna)

2012
09/06/2012: Germany 1-0 Portugal (group, Lviv)
13/06/2012: Netherlands 1-2 Germany (group, Kharkiv)
17/06/2012: Denmark 1-2 Germany (group, Lviv)
22/06/2012: Germany 4-2 Greece (quarter-finals, Gdansk)
28/06/2012: Germany 1-2 Italy (semi-finals, Warsaw)

2016
12/06/2016: Germany 2-0 Ukraine (group, Lille Métropole)
16/06/2016: Germany 0-0 Poland (group, Saint-Denis)
21/06/2016: Northern Ireland 0-1 Germany (group, Paris)
26/06/2016: Germany 3-0 Slovakia (round of 16, Lille Métropole)
02/07/2016: Germany 1-1 Italy aet, 6-5 pens (quarter-finals, Bordeaux)
07/07/2016: Germany 0-2 France (semi-finals, Marseille)

2020
15/06/2021: France 1-0 Germany (group, Munich)
19/06/2021: Portugal 2-4 Germany (group, Munich)
23/06/2021: Germany 2-2 Hungary (group, Munich)
29/06/2021: England 2-0 Germany (round of 16, London)