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Group 2 of UEFA Euro 1980 began on 12 June 1980, and ended on 18 June 1980. The pool was made up of Belgium, England, hosts Italy, and Spain.[1]

Contents

TeamsEdit

Team Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
  Belgium Group 2 winner 19 December 1979 2nd 1972 Third place (1972)
  England Group 1 winner 21 November 1979 2nd 1968 Third place (1968)
  Italy Host 12 November 1977 2nd 1968 Winners (1968)
  Spain Group 3 winner 9 December 1979 2nd 1964 Winners (1964)

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Belgium 3 1 2 0 3 2 +1 4 Advance to final
2   Italy (H) 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4 Advance to third place play-off
3   England 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 3
4   Spain 3 0 1 2 2 4 −2 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host.

In the knockout stage,

  • The winner of Group 2, Belgium, advanced to play the winner of Group 1, West Germany, in the final.
  • The runner-up of Group 2, Italy, advanced to play the runner-up of Group 1, Czechoslovakia, in the third place play-off.

MatchesEdit

Belgium vs EnglandEdit

Belgium  1–1  England
Report
Attendance: 15,186
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
GK 12 Jean-Marie Pfaff
RB 2 Eric Gerets
CB 3 Luc Millecamps
CB 4 Walter Meeuws
LB 5 Michel Renquin
CM 6 Julien Cools (c)
CM 8 Wilfried van Moer   88'
CM 7 René Vandereycken
RW 9 François van der Elst
CF 11 Jan Ceulemans
LW 10 Erwin Vandenbergh
Substitutions:
FW 17 Raymond Mommens   88'
Manager:
Guy Thys
 
GK 1 Ray Clemence
RB 2 Phil Neal
CB 4 Phil Thompson
CB 5 Dave Watson
LB 3 Kenny Sansom
CM 10 Trevor Brooking
CM 6 Ray Wilkins
AM 7 Kevin Keegan (c)
RW 8 Steve Coppell   81'
CF 9 David Johnson   70'
LW 11 Tony Woodcock
Substitutions:
MF 18 Ray Kennedy   70'
MF 17 Terry McDermott   81'
Manager:
Ron Greenwood

Spain vs ItalyEdit

Spain  0–0  Italy
Report
Attendance: 46,816
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
GK 1 Luis Arconada
RB 20 Miguel Tendillo
CB 2 José Ramón Alexanko
CB 3 Migueli
LB 14 Rafael Gordillo
RM 18 Enrique Saura
CM 6 Juan Manuel Asensi (c)
CM 21 Jesús María Zamora
LM 10 Quini
CF 7 Dani   53'
CF 17 Jesús María Satrústegui   12'
Substitutions:
FW 12 Juanito   53'
Manager:
Ladislao Kubala
 
GK 1 Dino Zoff (c)
RB 7 Claudio Gentile
CB 9 Gaetano Scirea
CB 6 Fulvio Collovati
LB 5 Antonio Cabrini   56'
CM 14 Gabriele Oriali
CM 15 Marco Tardelli
CM 10 Giancarlo Antognoni
RW 19 Franco Causio
CF 20 Francesco Graziani   43'
LW 18 Roberto Bettega
Substitutions:
MF 11 Romeo Benetti   56'
Manager:
Enzo Bearzot

Belgium vs SpainEdit

Belgium  2–1  Spain
Report
Attendance: 11,430
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
GK 12 Jean-Marie Pfaff
RB 2 Eric Gerets
CB 3 Luc Millecamps
CB 4 Walter Meeuws
LB 5 Michel Renquin
CM 6 Julien Cools (c)
CM 8 Wilfried van Moer   80'
CM 7 René Vandereycken
RW 9 François van der Elst
CF 10 Erwin Vandenbergh   81'
LW 11 Jan Ceulemans
Substitutions:
FW 17 Raymond Mommens   80'
MF 15 René Verheyen   81'
Manager:
Guy Thys
 
GK 1 Luis Arconada
RB 20 Miguel Tendillo   79'
CB 2 José Ramón Alexanko
CB 3 Migueli   29'
LB 14 Rafael Gordillo
CM 21 Jesús María Zamora
CM 6 Juan Manuel Asensi (c)     37'
CM 12 Juanito
RW 18 Enrique Saura
CF 17 Jesús María Satrústegui
LW 10 Quini
Substitutions:
MF 11 Vicente del Bosque   37'
MF 9 Lobo Carrasco   79'
Manager:
Ladislao Kubala

England vs ItalyEdit

England  0–1  Italy
Report
Attendance: 59,646
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
GK 13 Peter Shilton
RB 2 Phil Neal
CB 4 Phil Thompson
CB 5 Dave Watson
LB 3 Kenny Sansom
CM 6 Ray Wilkins
CM 7 Kevin Keegan (c)
CM 18 Ray Kennedy
RW 8 Steve Coppell
CF 21 Garry Birtles   75'
LW 11 Tony Woodcock
Substitutions:
FW 20 Paul Mariner   75'
Manager:
Ron Greenwood
 
GK 1 Dino Zoff (c)
RB 7 Claudio Gentile
CB 9 Gaetano Scirea
CB 6 Fulvio Collovati
LB 14 Gabriele Oriali
CM 11 Romeo Benetti  
CM 10 Giancarlo Antognoni
CM 15 Marco Tardelli  
RW 19 Franco Causio   88'
CF 20 Francesco Graziani
LW 18 Roberto Bettega
Substitutions:
MF 3 Giuseppe Baresi   88'
Manager:
Enzo Bearzot

Spain vs EnglandEdit

Spain  1–2  England
Report
Attendance: 14,440
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England
GK 1 Luis Arconada
RB 14 Rafael Gordillo
CB 2 José Ramón Alexanko
CB 15 Antonio Olmo
LB 19 Cundi
RM 5 Francisco Javier Uría
CM 8 Julio Cardeñosa   46'
CM 18 Enrique Saura
LM 21 Jesús María Zamora
CF 12 Juanito   46'
CF 16 Carlos Santillana (c)
Substitutions:
FW 7 Dani   46'
MF 9 Lobo Carrasco   65'   46'
Manager:
Ladislao Kubala
 
GK 1 Ray Clemence
RB 12 Viv Anderson   86'
CB 4 Phil Thompson
CB 5 Dave Watson
LB 16 Mick Mills
RM 6 Ray Wilkins
CM 19 Glenn Hoddle   77'
CM 17 Terry McDermott   65'
LM 10 Trevor Brooking
CF 7 Kevin Keegan (c)
CF 11 Tony Woodcock
Substitutions:
FW 20 Paul Mariner   77'
MF 14 Trevor Cherry   86'
Manager:
Ron Greenwood

Italy vs BelgiumEdit

Italy  0–0  Belgium
Report
Attendance: 42,318
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium
GK 1 Dino Zoff (c)
RB 14 Gabriele Oriali     46'
CB 9 Gaetano Scirea
CB 6 Fulvio Collovati
LB 7 Claudio Gentile
CM 15 Marco Tardelli
CM 11 Romeo Benetti
AM 10 Giancarlo Antognoni   35'
RW 19 Franco Causio  
CF 20 Francesco Graziani
LW 18 Roberto Bettega
Substitutions:
MF 3 Giuseppe Baresi   35'
FW 17 Alessandro Altobelli   46'
Manager:
Enzo Bearzot
 
GK 12 Jean-Marie Pfaff
RB 2 Eric Gerets
CB 3 Luc Millecamps
CB 4 Walter Meeuws  
LB 5 Michel Renquin
RM 6 Julien Cools (c)
CM 8 Wilfried van Moer   48'
CM 7 René Vandereycken  
LM 17 Raymond Mommens   77'
CF 9 François van der Elst  
CF 11 Jan Ceulemans
Substitutions:
MF 15 René Verheyen   48'
FW 10 Erwin Vandenbergh   77'
Manager:
Guy Thys

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "European Championship 1980". rsssf.com. Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 28 March 2007. Retrieved 1 March 2017.

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