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Italy: all their EURO records and stats

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

Italy celebrate winning UEFA EURO 2020
Italy celebrate winning UEFA EURO 2020 Getty Images

GENERAL

Best result: Winners 1968, 2020
EURO appearances: 10
EURO hosts: 1968 (W), 1980 (4th)
Overall record: P45 W21 D18 L6 F52 A31
Group stage record: P27 W15 D9 L3 F34 A15
Knockout record: P18 W6 D9 L3 F18 A16

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

Anastasi fires Italy to 1968 glory
Anastasi fires Italy to 1968 glory

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victories
3-0: Turkey vs Italy, 11/06/2021 (group stage)
3-0: Italy vs Switzerland, 16/06/2021 (group stage)

Heaviest defeats
4-0: Spain vs Italy, 01/07/2012 (final)

Highest scoring draw
1-1: ten times, most recently vs England, 11/07/2021 (final)

Highest scoring game
4 goals: 0-4 Spain, 01/07/2012 (final)

Most goals scored at a EURO
13 in 7 games in 2020 (av. 1.86)

Great Italy goals
Great Italy goals

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
2 in 4 games in 1980 (av. 0.5)

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
7: 2000, 2020

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
2: 1980, 1996, 2004

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 9 (1980, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 7 (1980*, 1988, 2000, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
*Qualified for third-place play-off
Group winners: 3 (2000, 2016, 2020)
Group runners-up: 4 (1980, 1988, 2008, 2012)
Unbeaten group stage: 6 (1980, 1988, 2000, 2004, 2012, 2020)
Winless group stage: 0
Best group record: W3 D0 L0 F7 A0 (2020)
Worst group record: W1 D1 L1 F3 A4 (2008)
Fewest points to qualify: 4 (1980*, 2008)
*Two points for a win
Most points without qualifying: 5 (2004)

Biggest victories
3-0: Turkey vs Italy, 11/06/2021
3-0 Italy vs Switzerland, 16/06/2021

EURO 2016 highlights: Belgium 0-2 Italy
EURO 2016 highlights: Belgium 0-2 Italy

Heaviest defeat
3-0: Netherlands vs Italy, 09/06/2008

Highest scoring games
3 goals: eight times, most recently, 3-0 vs Switzerland, 16/06/2021

Most group goals scored
7: 2020

Most group goals conceded
4: 2008

Fewest group goals conceded
0: 1980, 2020

Fewest group goals scored
1: 1980

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

Round of 16
P2 W2 L0

Quarter-finals
P5 W5* L0
*Includes win on penalties vs England (2012), and defeats on penalties vs Spain (2008) and Germany (2016)

Semi-finals
P5 W4* L1
*Includes win on coin toss vs Soviet Union (1968) and on penalties vs Netherlands (2000) and Spain (2020)

Third-place play-off
P1 W0 L1*
*Includes defeat on penalties vs Czechoslovakia (1980)

Finals
P4 W2* L2
*The 1968 final, which was won in a replay after a 1-1 draw, is a single entry. Italy won the 2020 final 3-2 on penalties

Biggest victories
2-0: three times, most recently vs Spain, 27/06/2016 (round of 16)

EURO 2016 highlights: Italy 2-0 Spain
EURO 2016 highlights: Italy 2-0 Spain

Heaviest defeat
4-0: Spain vs Italy, 01/07/2012 (final)

Highest scoring game
4 goals: 4-0 vs Spain, 01/07/2012 (final)

Extra time
W vs Soviet Union, 1968 semi-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / coin toss)
D vs Yugoslavia, 1968 final (1-1 / 1-1)
W vs Netherlands, 2000 semi-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / 3-1 pens)
L vs France, 2000 final (1-1 / 1-2 golden goal)
L vs Spain, 2008 quarter-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / 2-4 pens)
W vs England, 2012 quarter-finals (0-0 / 0-0 / 4-2 pens)
L vs Germany, 2016 quarter-finals (1-1 / 1-1 / 5-6 pens)
W vs Austria, 2020 round of 16 (0-0 / 2-1)
W vs Spain, 2020 semi-finals (1-1 / 1-1 / 4-2 pens)
W vs England, 2020 final (1-1 / 1-1 / 3-2 pens)

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
18 Leonardo Bonucci
17 Gianluigi Buffon
17 Giorgio Chiellini

Most goals
3 Mario Balotelli
3 Antonio Cassano

Balotelli's 2012 semi-final stunner for Italy
Balotelli's 2012 semi-final stunner for Italy

Most tournaments with goal
2 Antonio Cassano (2004, 2012)
2 Andrea Pirlo (2008, 2012)
2 Leonardo Bonucci (2016, 2020)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
L 8-9 vs Czechoslovakia, third-place play-off (21/06/1980)
W 3-1 vs Netherlands, semi-finals (29/06/2000)
L 2-4 vs Spain, quarter-finals (22/06/2008)
W 4-2 vs England, quarter-finals (24/06/2012)
L 5-6 vs Germany, quarter-finals (02/07/2016)
W 4-2 vs Spain, semi-finals (06/07/2021)
W 3-2 vs England, final (11/07/2021)

Totti and Toldo's EURO 2000 Italy penalty heroics
Totti and Toldo's EURO 2000 Italy penalty heroics

ALL EURO FIXTURES

1968
05/06/1968: Italy 0-0 Soviet Union (semi-finals, Naples)
08/06/1968: Italy 1-1 Yugoslavia aet (final, Rome)
10/06/1968: Italy 2-0 Yugoslavia (final replay, Rome)

1980
12/06/1980: Spain 0-0 Italy (group, Milan)
15/06/1980: England 0-1 Italy (group, Turin)
18/06/1980: Italy 0-0 Belgium (group, Rome)
21/06/1980: Czechoslovakia 1-1 Italy, 9-8 pens (third-place play-off, Naples)

1988
10/06/1988: West Germany 1-1 Italy (group, Düsseldorf)
14/06/1988: Italy 1-0 Spain (group, Frankfurt)
17/06/1988: Italy 2-0 Denmark (group, Cologne)
22/06/1988: Soviet Union 2-0 Italy (semi-finals, Stuttgart)

1996
11/06/1996: Italy 2-1 Russia (group, Liverpool)
14/06/1996: Czech Republic 2-1 Italy (group, Liverpool)
19/06/1996: Italy 0-0 Germany (group, Manchester)

2000
11/06/2000: Turkey 1-2 Italy (group, Arnhem)
14/06/2000: Italy 2-0 Belgium (group, Brussels)
19/06/2000: Italy 2-1 Sweden (group, Eindhoven)
24/06/2000: Italy 2-0 Romania (quarter-finals, Brussels)
29/06/2000: Italy 0-0 Netherlands aet, 3-1 pens (semi-finals, Amsterdam)
02/07/2000: France 2-1 Italy aet, golden goal (final, Rotterdam)

EURO 2000 final highlights: France 2-1 Italy
EURO 2000 final highlights: France 2-1 Italy

2004
14/06/2004: Denmark 0-0 Italy (group, Guimarães)
18/06/2004: Italy 1-1 Sweden (group, Porto)
22/06/2004: Italy 2-1 Bulgaria (group, Guimarães)

2008
09/06/2008: Netherlands 3-0 Italy (group, Berne)
13/06/2008: Italy 1-1 Romania (group, Zurich)
17/06/2008: France 0-2 Italy (group, Zurich)
22/06/2008: Spain 0-0 Italy aet, 4-2 pens (quarter-finals, Vienna)

2012
10/06/2012: Spain 1-1 Italy (group, Gdańsk)
14/06/2012: Italy 1-1 Croatia (group, Poznan)
18/06/2012: Italy 2-0 Republic of Ireland (group, Poznan)
24/06/2012: England 0-0 Italy aet, 2-4 pens (quarter-finals, Kyiv)
28/06/2012: Germany 1-2 Italy (semi-finals, Warsaw)
01/07/2012: Spain 4-0 Italy (final, Kyiv)

2016
13/06/2016: Belgium 0-2 Italy (group, Lyon)
17/06/2016: Italy 1-0 Sweden (group, Toulouse)
22/06/2016: Italy 0-1 Republic of Ireland (group, Lille Métropole)
27/06/2016: Italy 2-0 Spain (round of 16, Saint-Denis)
02/07/2016: Germany 1-1 Italy aet, 6-5 pens (quarter-finals, Bordeaux)

2020
11/06/2021: Turkey 0-3 Italy (group, Rome)
16/06/2021: Italy 3-0 Switzerland (group, Rome)
20/06/2021: Italy 1-0 Wales (group, Rome)
26/06/2021: Italy 2-1 Austria aet (round of 16, London)
02/07/2021: Belgium 1-2 Italy (quarter-finals, Munich)
06/07/2021: Italy 1-1 Spain aet, 4-2 pens (semi-finals, London)
11/07/2021: Italy 1-1 England aet, 3-2 pens (final, London)