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Poland: all their EURO records and stats

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

Robert Lewandowski is Poland's all-time EURO top goalscorer
Robert Lewandowski is Poland's all-time EURO top goalscorer UEFA via Getty Images

GENERAL

Best result: Quarter finals 2016
EURO appearances: 4
EURO hosts: 2012 – joint hosts (GS)
Overall record: P14 W2 D7 L5 F11 A15
Group stage record: P12 W2 D5 L5 F9 A13
Knockout record: P2 W0 D2 L0 F2 A2

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

EURO 2016 highlights: Ukraine 0-1 Poland
EURO 2016 highlights: Ukraine 0-1 Poland

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victories
1-0: twice, most recently vs Ukraine, 21/06/2016 (group stage)

Heaviest defeats
2-0: Germany vs Poland, 08/06/2008 (group stage)

Highest scoring draw
1-1: six times, most recently vs Spain, 19/06/2021 (group stage)

Highest scoring game
5 goals: 2-3 vs Sweden, 23/06/2021 (group stage)

Most goals scored at a EURO
4 goals in 3 games in 2020 (av. 1.33)

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
1 goal in 3 games in 2008 (av. 0.33)

Most goals conceded at a EURO
6 goals in 3 games in 2020 (av. 2.00)

Fewest goals conceded at a EURO
2 goals in 5 games in 2016 (av. 0.40)

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
3: 2016

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
1: 2008

EURO 2016 highlights: Poland 1-0 Northern Ireland
EURO 2016 highlights: Poland 1-0 Northern Ireland

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 4 (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 1 (2016)
Group winners: 0
Group runners-up: 1 (2016)
Unbeaten group stage: 1 (2016)
Winless group stage: 3 (2008, 2012, 2020)
Best group record: P3 W2 D1 L0 F2 A0 (2016)
Worst group record: P3 W0 D1 L2 F1 A4 (2008)
Fewest points to qualify: 7 (2016)
Most points without qualifying: 2 (2012)

Biggest victory
1-0: twice, most recently vs Ukraine, 21/06/2016

Heaviest defeat
2-0: Germany vs Poland, 08/06/2008

Highest scoring draw
1-1: four times, most recently vs Spain, 19/06/2021

Highest scoring game
5 goals: 2-3 vs Sweden, 23/06/2021

Most group goals scored
4: 2020

Most group goals conceded
6: 2020

Fewest group goals conceded
0: 2016

Fewest group goals scored
1: 2008

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

EURO 2016 highlights: Poland 1-1 Portugal (3-5 pens)
EURO 2016 highlights: Poland 1-1 Portugal (3-5 pens)

Round of 16
P1 W1* L0
*Includes win on penalties vs Switzerland (2016)

Quarter-finals
P1 W0 L1*
*Includes defeat on penalties vs Portugal (2016)

Semi-finals
N/A

Finals
N/A

Biggest victory
N/A – both knockout ties have been 1-1 at full time and decided by a penalty shoot-out

Heaviest defeat
N/A – both knockout ties have been 1-1 at full time and decided by a penalty shoot-out

Highest scoring game
2 goals: twice, most recently 1-1 vs Portugal, 30/06/2016 (quarter-finals)

Extra time
W vs Switzerland 2016 round of 16 (1-1 / 1-1 / 5-4 pens)
L vs Portugal 2016 quarter-finals (1-1 / 1-1 / 3-5 pens)

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
11: Robert Lewandowski
8: Jakub Błaszczykowski
8: Kamil Glik
8: Łukasz Piszczek

Most goals
5: Robert Lewandowski
3: Jakub Błaszczykowski

Hat-tricks
N/A

Most tournaments with goal
3: Robert Lewandowski (2012, 2016, 2020)
2: Jakub Błaszczykowski (2012, 2016)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
W 5-4 vs Switzerland, round of 16 (25/06/2016)
L 3-5 vs Portugal, quarter-finals (30/06/2016)

Watch penalty that sent Poland into the EURO 2016 last eight
Watch penalty that sent Poland into the EURO 2016 last eight

ALL EURO FIXTURES

2008
08/06/2008: Germany 2-0 Poland (group, Klagenfurt)
12/06/2008: Austria 1-1 Poland (group, Vienna)
16/06/2008: Poland 0-1 Croatia (group, Klagenfurt)

2012
08/06/2012: Poland 1-1 Greece (group, Warsaw)
12/06/2012: Poland 1-1 Russia (group, Warsaw)
16/06/2012: Czech Republic 1-0 Poland (group, Wrocław)

2016
12/06/2016: Poland 1-0 Northern Ireland (group, Nice)
16/06/2016: Germany 0-0 Poland (group, Saint-Denis)
21/06/2016: Ukraine 0-1 Poland (group, Marseille)
25/06/2016: Switzerland 1-1 Poland aet, 4-5 pens (round of 16, Saint-Étienne)
30/06/2016: Poland 1-1 Portugal aet, 3-5 pens (quarter-finals, Marseille)

2020
14/06/2021: Poland 1-2 Slovakia (group, St Petersburg)
19/06/2021: Spain 1-1 Poland (group, Seville)
23/06/2021: Sweden 3-2 Poland (group, St Petersburg)