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Russia: all their EURO records and stats

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

Russia celebrate reaching the UEFA EURO 2008 semi-finals
Russia celebrate reaching the UEFA EURO 2008 semi-finals

Best result: Winners 1960 (as Soviet Union)
EURO appearances: 12
EURO hosts: N/A
Overall record: P36 W13 D7 L16 F40 A52
Group stage record: P24 W7 D6 L11 F25 A38
Knockout record: P12 W6 D1 L5 F15 A14

EURO-by-EURO record
1960 Winners (as Soviet Union)
1964 Runners-up (as Soviet Union)
1968 Fourth place (as Soviet Union)
1972 Runners-up (as Soviet Union)
1976 Did not qualify (as Soviet Union)
1980 Did not qualify (as Soviet Union)
1984 Did not qualify (as Soviet Union)
1988 Runners-up (as Soviet Union)
1992 Group stage (as Commonwealth of Independent States)
1996 Group stage
2000 Did not qualify
2004 Group stage
2008 Semi-finals
2012 Group stage
2016 Group stage
2020 Group stage

All Russia's goals on the road to EURO 2020
All Russia's goals on the road to EURO 2020

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victories
4-1: Russia vs Czech Republic, 08/06/2012 (group stage)
3-0: twice, most recently Soviet Union vs Denmark, 17/06/1964 (semi-finals)

Heaviest defeats
4-1: twice, most recently Russia vs Denmark, 21/06/2021 (group stage)
3-0: six times, most recently vs Belgium, 12/06/2021 (group stage)

Highest scoring draw
3-3: Russia vs Czech Republic, 19/06/1996 (group stage)

Highest scoring game
6 goals: 3-3 vs Czech Republic, 19/06/1996 (group stage)

Most goals scored at a EURO
7 goals in 5 games in 1988 (av.1.40) as Soviet Union
7 goals in 5 games in 2008 (av. 1.40)

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
0 goals in 2 games in 1968 (av. 0.00) as Soviet Union

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
6: 1988 (as Soviet Union)

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
0: 1968 (as Soviet Union)

Russia national anthem: EURO 2016
Russia national anthem: EURO 2016

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 8 (1988 as Soviet Union, 1992 as Commonwealth of Independent States, 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 2 (1988 as Soviet Union, 2008)
Group winners: 1 (1988 as Soviet Union)
Group runners-up: 1 (2008)
Unbeaten group stage: 1 (1988 as Soviet Union)
Winless group stage: 3 (1992 as Commonwealth of Independent States, 1996, 2016)
Best group record: P3 W2 D1 L0 F5 A2 (1988 as Soviet Union)
Worst group record: P3 W0 D1 L2 F4 A8 (1996), P3 W0 D1 L2 F2 A6 (2016)
Fewest points to qualify: 5* (1988)
*Two points for a win
Most points without qualifying: 4 (2012)

Biggest victory
4-1: Russia vs Czech Republic, 08/06/2012

Heaviest defeats
4-1: twice, most recently vs Denmark, 21/06/2021
3-0: four times, most recently vs Belgium, 12/06/2021

Highest scoring games
6 goals: 3-3 vs Czech Republic, 19/06/1996

Most group goals scored
5: 1988 (as Soviet Union)
5: 2012

Most group goals conceded
8: 1996

Fewest group goals scored
1: 1992 (as Commonwealth of Independent States)

Fewest group goals conceded
2: 1988 (as Soviet Union)

EURO 2008 highlights: Netherlands 1-3 Russia
EURO 2008 highlights: Netherlands 1-3 Russia

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

Round of 16
N/A

Quarter-finals
P1 W1 L0

Semi-finals
P6 W4 L2*
*Includes defeat on coin toss vs Italy (1968)

Third-place play off
P1 W0 L1

Finals
P4 W1 L3

Biggest victory
3-0: twice, most recently Soviet Union vs Denmark, 17/06/1964 (semi-finals)

Heaviest defeats
3-0: twice, most recently Spain vs Russia, 26/06/2008 (semi-finals)

Highest scoring game
4 goals: 3-1 vs Netherlands aet, 21/06/2008 (quarter-finals)

Extra time
W Soviet Union vs Yugoslavia 1960 final (1-1 / 2-1)
L Soviet Union vs Italy 1968 semi-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / coin toss)
W Russia vs Netherlands 2008 quarter-finals (1-1 / 3-1)

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
10: Sergei Ignashevich

Most goals
4: Roman Pavlyuchenko

Hat-tricks
N/A

Most tournaments with goal
2: Valentin Ivanov (1960, 1964 with Soviet Union)
2: Viktor Ponedelnik (1960, 1964 with Soviet Union)
2: Roman Pavlyuchenko (2008, 2012)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
N/A

EURO 1960 final highlights: USSR 2-1 Yugoslavia
EURO 1960 final highlights: USSR 2-1 Yugoslavia

ALL EURO FIXTURES

1960
06/07/1960: Czechoslovakia 0-3 Soviet Union (semi-finals, Marseille)
10/07/1960: Soviet Union 2-1 Yugoslavia aet (final, Paris)

1964
17/06/1964: Denmark 0-3 Soviet Union (semi-finals, Barcelona)
21/06/1964: Spain 2-1 Soviet Union (final, Madrid)

1968
05/06/1968: Italy 0-0 Soviet Union aet (semi-finals, Naples, lost on coin toss)
08/06/1968: England 2-0 Soviet Union (third place play-off, Rome)

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

EURO 88 highlights: England 1-3 USSR
EURO 88 highlights: England 1-3 USSR

1988
12/06/1988: Netherlands 0-1 Soviet Union (group, Cologne)
15/06/1988: Republic of Ireland 1-1 Soviet Union (group, Hannover)
18/06/1988: England 1-3 Soviet Union (group, Frankfurt Am Main)
22/06/1988: Soviet Union 2-0 Italy (semi-finals, Stuttgart)
25/06/1988: Soviet Union 0-2 Netherlands (final, Munich)

1992
12/06/1992: Commonwealth of Independent States 1-1 Germany (group, Norrköping)
15/06/1992: Netherlands 0-0 Commonwealth of Independent States (group, Gothenburg)
18/06/1992: Scotland 3-0 Commonwealth of Independent States (group, Norrköping)

EURO 1972 semi-final highlights: Hungary 0-1 USSR
EURO 1972 semi-final highlights: Hungary 0-1 USSR

1996
11/06/1996: Italy 2-1 Russia (group, Liverpool)
16/06/1996: Russia 0-3 Germany (group, Manchester)
19/06/1996: Russia 3-3 Czech Republic (group, Liverpool)

2004
12/06/2004: Spain 1-0 Russia (group, Faro-loulé)
16/06/2004: Russia 0-2 Portugal (group, Lisbon)
20/06/2004: Russia 2-1 Greece (group, Faro-loulé)

2008
10/06/2008: Spain 4-1 Russia (group, Innsbruck)
14/06/2008: Greece 0-1 Russia (group, Salzburg)
18/06/2008: Russia 2-0 Sweden (group, Innsbruck)
21/06/2008: Netherlands 1-3 Russia aet (quarter-finals, Basel)
26/06/2008: Russia 0-3 Spain (semi-finals, Vienna)

2012
08/06/2012: Russia 4-1 Czech Republic (group, Wrocław)
12/06/2012: Poland 1-1 Russia (group, Warsaw)
16/06/2012: Greece 1-0 Russia (group, Warsaw)

2016
11/06/2016: England 1-1 Russia (group, Marseille)
15/06/2016: Russia 1-2 Slovakia (group, Lille Métropole)
20/06/2016: Russia 0-3 Wales (group, Toulouse)

2020
12/06/2021: Belgium 3-0 Russia (group, St Petersburg)
16/06/2021: Finland 0-1 Russia (group, St Petersburg)
21/06/2021: Russia 1-4 Denmark (group, Copenhagen)