UEFA Euro 1980 Knockout Stage
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UEFA Euro 1980 Knockout Stage

The knockout stage of UEFA Euro 1980 was a single-elimination tournament involving the four teams that qualified from the group stage of the tournament. There were two matches: a third place play-off contested by the group runners-up, and the final to decide the champions, contested by the group winners. The knockout stage began with the third place play-off on 21 June and ended with the final on 22 June at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. West Germany won the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Belgium.[1]

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Format

For the third place play-off, if the scores remained level after the end of the regular 90 minutes, the match would go stright to a penalty shoot-out (at least five penalties each, and more if necessary). If the final was undecided by the end of the regular 90 minutes, thirty minutes of extra time (two 15-minute halves) would be played. If scores were still level after 30 minutes of extra time, there would be a penalty shoot-out (at least five penalties each, and more if necessary) to determine the champion.

Qualified teams

The top two placed teams from each of the two groups qualified for the knockout stage.

Group Winners
(qualification for final)
Runners-up
(qualification for third place play-off)
1  West Germany  Czechoslovakia
2  Belgium  Italy

Bracket

 
Final
 
  
 
22 June - Rome
 
 
 Belgium1
 
 
 West Germany2
 
 
 
 
 
Third place play-off
 
 
21 June - Naples
 
 
 Czechoslovakia (p)1 (9)
 
 
 Italy1 (8)
 

Third place play-off

Czechoslovakia
Italy

Final

Attendance: 47,860[2]
Belgium

References

  1. ^ "Hrubesch turns West Germany's unlikely hero". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 4 October 2003. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "European Football Championship 1980 FINAL". euro2000.org. Union of European Football Associations. Archived from the original on 17 August 2000. Retrieved 2017.

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