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Croatia: all their EURO records and stats

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

GENERAL

Best result: Quarter-finals 1996, 2008
EURO appearances: 6
EURO hosts: N/A
Overall record: P22 W9 D6 L7 F30 A28
Group stage record: P18 W9 D5 L4 F25 A19
Knockout record: P4 W0 D1 L3 F5 A9

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

EURO-by-EURO record
1996 Quarter-finals
2000 Did not qualify
2004 Group stage
2008 Quarter-finals
2012 Group stage
2016 Round of 16
2020 Round of 16

TEAM RECORDS

Biggest victory
3-0: Croatia vs Denmark, 16/06/1996 (group stage)

Heaviest defeat
3-0: Portugal vs Croatia, 19/06/1996 (group stage)

EURO 2016 highlights: Czech Republic 2-2 Croatia
EURO 2016 highlights: Czech Republic 2-2 Croatia

Highest scoring draw
2-2: twice, most recently vs Czech Republic, 17/06/2016 (group stage)

Highest scoring game
8 goals: 3-5 vs Spain, 28/06/2021 (round of 16)

Most goals scored at a EURO
7 in 4 games in 2020 (av. 1.75)

Fewest goals scored at a EURO
4 in 3 games in 2004 (av. 1.33)
4 in 3 games in 2012 (av. 1.33)

Most different goalscorers at a EURO
5: 2020

Fewest different goalscorers at a EURO
2: 2012

GROUP STAGE RECORDS

Appearances: 6 (1996, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020)
Qualified from group: 4 (1996, 2008, 2016, 2020)
Group winners: 2 (2008, 2016)
Group runners-up: 2 (1996, 2020)
Unbeaten group stage: 2 (2008, 2016)
Winless group stage: 1 (2004)
Best group record: W3 D0 L0 F4 A1 (2008)
Worst group record: W0 D2 L1 F4 A6 (2004)
Fewest points to qualify: 4 (2020)
Most points without qualifying: 4 (2012)

Biggest victory
3-0: Croatia vs Denmark, 16/06/1996

Heaviest defeat
3-0: Portugal vs Croatia, 19/06/1996

EURO 2004 highlights: Croatia 2-4 England
EURO 2004 highlights: Croatia 2-4 England

Highest scoring game
6 goals: 2-4 vs England, 21/06/2004

Most group goals scored
5: 2016

Most group goals conceded
6: 2004

Fewest group goals scored
4: 1996, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2020

Fewest group goals conceded
1: 2008

KNOCKOUT RECORDS

Round of 16
P2 W0 L2

Quarter-finals
P2 W0 L2*
*Croatia lost on penalties to Turkey in the 2008 quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw

Biggest victory
N/A

Heaviest defeat
5-3: Croatia vs Spain, 28/06/2021 (round of 16)

Highest scoring game
8 goals: Croatia vs Spain, 28/06/2021 (round of 16)

Extra time
L vs Turkey, 2008 quarter-finals (0-0 / 1-1 / 1-3p)
L vs Portugal, 2016 round of 16 (0-0 / 0-1)
L vs Spain, 2020 round of 16 (3-3 / 3-5)

EURO 2016 highlights: Croatia 2-1 Spain
EURO 2016 highlights: Croatia 2-1 Spain

PLAYER RECORDS

Most appearances
13 Luka Modrić
12 Darijo Srna
11 Vedran Ćorluka

Most goals
4 Ivan Perišić
3 Davor Šuker
3 Mario Mandžukić
3 Luka Modrić

Most tournaments with goal
3 Luka Modrić (2008, 2016, 2020)

PENALTIES

Penalty shoot-outs
L 1-3 vs Turkey, quarter-final (20/06/2008)

ALL EURO FIXTURES

1996
11/06/1996: Turkey 0-1 Croatia (group, Nottingham)
16/06/1996: Croatia 3-0 Denmark (group, Sheffield)
19/06/1996: Croatia 0-3 Portugal (group, Nottingham)
23/06/1996: Germany 2-1 Croatia (quarter-finals, Manchester)

2004
13/06/2004: Switzerland 0-0 Croatia (group, Leiria)
17/06/2004: Croatia 2-2 France (group, Leiria)
21/06/2004: Croatia 2-4 England (group, Lisbon)

2008
08/06/2008: Austria 0-1 Croatia (group, Vienna)
12/06/2008: Croatia 2-1 Germany (group, Klagenfurt)
16/06/2008: Poland 0-1 Croatia (group, Klagenfurt)
20/06/2008: Croatia 1-1 Turkey aet, 1-3 pens (quarter-finals, Vienna)

2012
10/06/2012: Republic of Ireland 1-3 Croatia (group, Poznan)
14/06/2012: Italy 1-1 Croatia (group, Poznan)
18/06/2012: Croatia 0-1 Spain (group, Gdansk)

2016
12/06/2016: Turkey 0-1 Croatia (group, Paris)
17/06/2016: Czech Republic 2-2 Croatia (group, Saint-Étienne)
21/06/2016: Croatia 2-1 Spain (group, Bordeaux)
25/06/2016: Croatia 0-1 Portugal aet (round of 16, Lens Agglo)

2020
13/06/2021: England 1-0 Croatia (group, London)
18/06/2021: Croatia 1-1 Czech Republic (group, Glasgow)
22/06/2021: Croatia 3-1 Scotland (group, Glasgow)
28/06/2021: Croatia 3-5 Spain aet (round of 16, Copenhagen)