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UEFA Euro 1984 Final

The UEFA Euro 1984 Final was a football match played on 27 June 1984 at Parc des Princes in Paris, France to determine the winner of UEFA Euro 1984. The match featured tournament hosts, France, who went into the match as favourites and arguably the best team in Europe,[2] and Spain, who qualified for the final tournament with a highly unlikely 12-1 win over Malta.

UEFA Euro 1984 Final
Paris-Parc-des-Princes.jpg
The Parc des Princes held the final
EventUEFA Euro 1984
Date27 June 1984 (1984-06-27)
VenueParc des Princes, Paris
RefereeVojtech Christov (Czechoslovakia)[1]
Attendance47,368[1]
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France midfielder Michel Platini opened the scoring in the 57th minute with his ninth goal of the tournament, a low free-kick which spilled through the hands of the diving Spanish keeper Luis Arconada and over the goal line. Bruno Bellone doubled France's lead in the final minute with a left footed clip over the advancing goalkeeper to give them a 2–0 victory. Bellone's goal was the only one of France's fourteen goals to be scored by a striker.

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DetailsEdit

France  2–0  Spain
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France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spain
GK 1 Joël Bats
RB 5 Patrick Battiston   73'
CB 15 Yvon Le Roux   54'   85'
CB 4 Maxime Bossis
LB 3 Jean-François Domergue
DM 6 Luis Fernández   30'
CM 12 Alain Giresse
CM 14 Jean Tigana
AM 10 Michel Platini (c)
CF 17 Bernard Lacombe   80'
CF 11 Bruno Bellone
Substitutions:
DF 2 Manuel Amoros   73'
FW 9 Bernard Genghini   80'
Manager:
Michel Hidalgo
 
GK 1 Luis Arconada (c)
RB 2 Santiago Urquiaga
CB 12 Salva   85'
CB 10 Ricardo Gallego   26'
LB 3 José Antonio Camacho
DM 14 Julio Alberto   75'
CM 7 Juan Antonio Señor
CM 8 Víctor Muñoz
AM 16 Francisco
CF 9 Santillana
CF 11 Francisco José Carrasco   30'
Substitutions:
FW 19 Manuel Sarabia   75'
MF 15 Roberto   85'
Manager:
Miguel Muñoz

Match rules

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "European Football Championship 1984 FINAL". euro2000.org. Union of European Football Associations. Archived from the original on 17 August 2000. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Platini fires France to glory on home soil". UEFA. Retrieved 21 June 2008.

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