Euro 2008 Group Guide
With the Euro 2008 Group Stages now complete here we take a look back at the 16 countries that contested the Euro 2008 finals in Austria and Switzerland. Simply pick your team from the Euro 2008 groups and view a range of Euro 2008 team details or read on for more information on Euro 2008 Groups featured below.
Euro 2008 Groups Interactive
The group stages of the Euro 2008 finals saw the 16 finalists drawn into 4 groups. Each team played 3 matches in a league format with the top 2 teams qualifying for the Quarter Finals.
For all the latest Euro 2008 knock-out stage action and final group standings from Austria and Switzerland click on the interactive Euro 2008 fixtures and group guide below (courtesy of AFP).
Euro 2008 Group A
Group A of the Euro 2008 UEFA European Championships began 7 June 2008, and was completed on 15 June 2008. Group A was made up of co-hosts Switzerland and UEFA Euro 2004 hosts Portugal, as well as the Czech Republic and Turkey. All Euro 2008 Group A matches were played at either the St. Jakob-Park, Basel or the Stade de Geneve, Geneva stadiums.
Final Euro 2008 Group A Standings available here.
Portugal and Turkey qualified
Euro 2008 Group B
Group B of the Euro 2008 UEFA European Championships began on 8 June 2008, and was completed on 16 June 2008. The group was made up of four central European nations; co-hosts Austria as well as Croatia, Germany and Poland. All Euro 2008 Group B matches were played at either the Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna and the Worthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt stadiums.
Final Euro 2008 Group B Standings available here.
Croatia and Germany qualified
Euro 2008 Group C
Group C of the 2008 UEFA European Championships began on 9 June 2008, and was completed on 17 June 2008. The pool was made up of 2006 FIFA World Cup finalists Italy and France, as well as the Netherlands and Romania. At the time of the Euro 2008 Finals draw, these countries' respective rankings among European teams were 1st, 2nd, 4th and 8th, and the group was dubbed as the competition's "Group of Death". All Euro 2008 matches Group C were played at either the Letzigrund Stadion, Zurich or the Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf, Berne stadiums.
Final Euro 2008 Group C Standings available here.
Holland and Italy qualified
Euro 2008 Group D
Group D of the 2008 UEFA European Championships began on 10 June 2008, and was completed on 18 June 2008. The pool was made up of UEFA Euro 2004 winners Greece, as well as Sweden, Spain and Russia. Greece, Spain and Russia had all been drawn together in the same group in the previous European Championship. All Euro 2008 Group D matches were played at either the Tivoli-Neu Stadion, Innsbruck or the Wals Siezenheim Stadium, Salzburg stadiums.
Final Euro 2008 Group D Standings available here.
Spain and Russia qualified
Euro 2008 Venues
There will be 8 stadiums used for Euro 2008 in Austria & Switzerland. Each country will be represented by 4 venues each.
Euro 2008 Match Schedule
Euro 2008 Finals (Group Phase Start): 07 to 18 June 2008
Euro 2008 Quarter-Finals: 19 to 22 June 2008
Euro 2008 Semi-Finals: 25 & 26 June 2008
Euro 2008 Final: 29 June 2008 - Euro 2008 Final to be played at the Ernst Happel stadium, Austria.