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UEFA Euro 1976 qualifying

The qualifying round for the 1976 European Football Championship consisted of 32 teams divided into eight groups of four teams. Each group winner progressed to the quarter-finals. The quarter-finals were played in two legs on a home-and-away basis. The winners of the quarter-finals would go through, to the final tournament.

Qualified nations

File:UEFA Euro 1976 Qualifiers Map.png
  Qualified
  Did not qualify
  Did not enter
  Not a UEFA member
Country Method of qualification Finals appearance Date qualification was secured Previous appearances in tournament1
23x15px Czechoslovakia Quarter-finals winner 2nd 22 May 1976 1 (1960)
23x15px Netherlands Quarter-finals winner 1st 22 May 1976 0 (debut)
23x15px West Germany Quarter-finals winner 2nd 22 May 1976 1 (1972)
23x15px Yugoslavia Quarter-finals winner 3rd 22 May 1976 2 (1960, 1968)
1 Bold indicates champion for that year

First round

Group 1

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Czechoslovakia 6 4 1 1 15 5 +10 9
23x15px England 6 3 2 1 11 3 +8 8
23x15px Portugal 6 2 3 1 5 7 −2 7
23x15px Cyprus 6 0 0 6 0 16 −16 0
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
Cyprus 23x15px 0–3 0–1 0–2
Czechoslovakia 23x15px 4–0 2–1 5–0
England 23x15px 5–0 3–0 0–0
Portugal 23x15px 1–0 1–1 1–1

October 30, 1974
19:45
England 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Czechoslovakia
Channon 72'
Bell 80', 83'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 83,858
Referee: Michel Kitabdjian (France)

November 20, 1974
19:45
England 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Portugal
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 84,461
Referee: Anton Bucheli (Switzerland)

April 16, 1975
19:45
England 23x15px 5–0 23x15px Cyprus
MacDonald 2', 35', 48', 53', 86'
Wembley Stadium, London
Attendance: 68,245
Referee: Martti Hirviniemi (Finland)

April 20, 1975
17:00
Czechoslovakia 23x15px 4–0 23x15px Cyprus
Panenka 10', 35', 50' (p)
Masný 78'
Letenský Stadion, Prague
Attendance: 4,994
Referee: Heinz Einbeck (East Germany)

April 30, 1975
17:00
Czechoslovakia 23x15px 5–0 23x15px Portugal
Bičovský 11', 22'
Nehoda 25', 46'
Petráš 52'
Letenský Stadion, Prague
Attendance: 12,034 *
Referee: Ferdinand Biwersi (West Germany)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 22,000


May 11, 1975
16:45
Cyprus 23x15px 0–1 23x15px England
Keegan 6'
Tsirion Stadium, Limassol
Attendance: 15,708
Referee: Tsvetan Stanev (Bulgaria)

June 8, 1975
16:45
Cyprus 23x15px 0–2 23x15px Portugal
Nené 25'
Moínhos 87'
Tsirion Stadium, Limassol
Attendance: 8,615
Referee: Gheorghe Limona (Romania)

October 30, 1975
14:00
Czechoslovakia 23x15px 2–1 23x15px England
Nehoda 45'
Galis 47'
Channon 26'
Tehelné Pole (Slovan), Bratislava
Attendance: 50,651
Referee: Alberto Michelotti (Italy)

NOTE: The match was originally abandoned after 17' on 29.10.1975 due to fog.The score at that moment was 0-0.


November 12, 1975
21:30
Portugal 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Czechoslovakia
Nené 8' Ondruš 7'
Estádio das Antas, Oporto
Attendance: 38,000
Referee: Charles Corver (Netherlands)

November 19, 1975
21:00
Portugal 23x15px 1–1 23x15px England
Rui Rodrigues 16' Channon 42'
Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria)

November 23, 1975
14:45
Cyprus 23x15px 0–3 23x15px Czechoslovakia
Nehoda 9'
Bičovský 27'
Masný 33'
Tsirion Stadium, Limassol
Attendance: 13,000
Referee: Sándor Petri (Hungary)

December 3, 1975
21:00
Portugal 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Cyprus
Alves 20'
Estádio do Bonfim, Setúbal
Attendance: 4,000
Referee: Richard Casha (Malta)

Group 2

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Wales 6 5 0 1 14 4 +10 10
23x15px Hungary 6 3 1 2 15 8 +7 7
23x15px Austria 6 3 1 2 11 7 +4 7
23x15px Luxembourg 6 0 0 6 7 28 −21 0
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
Austria 23x15px 0–0 6–2 2–1
Hungary 23x15px 2–1 8–1 1–2
Luxembourg 23x15px 1–2 2–4 1–3
Wales 23x15px 1–0 2–0 5–0

September 4, 1974
19:30
Austria 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Wales
Kreuz 63'
Krankl 74'
Griffiths 35'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 30,795
Referee: Doğan Babacan (Turkey)

October 13, 1974
15:45
Luxembourg 23x15px 2–4 23x15px Hungary
Dussier 15', 43' (p) Horváth 18'
Nagy 29', 55'
Bálint 71'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg
Attendance: 3,326
Referee: Magnus Pétursson (Iceland)

October 30, 1974
19:30
Wales 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Hungary
Griffiths 57'
Toshack 88'
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 8,445
Referee: António da Silva Garrido (Portugal)

November 20, 1974
19:30
Wales 23x15px 5–0 23x15px Luxembourg
Toshack 34'
England 53'
P.Roberts 70'
Griffiths 73'
Yorath 75'
Vetch Field, Swansea
Attendance: 10,539
Referee: Preben Christophersen (Denmark)

March 16, 1975
15:30
Luxembourg 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Austria
Braun 12' Köglberger 58'
Krankl 75'
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg
Attendance: 5,340
Referee: Leonardus van der Kroft (Netherlands)

April 2, 1975
19:30
Austria 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Hungary
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 65,674
Referee: Jack Taylor (England)

April 16, 1975
17:30
Hungary 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Wales
Branikovits 77' Toshack 44'
Mahoney 69'
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 21,080
Referee: Pablo Sánchez Ibáñez (Spain)

May 1, 1975
16:00
Luxembourg 23x15px 1–3 23x15px Wales
Philipp 39' (p) Reece 24'
James 32', 83' (p)
Stade Municipal, Luxembourg
Attendance: 3,289
Referee: Jan Peeters (Belgium)

September 24, 1975
17:15
Hungary 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Austria
Nyilasi 3'
Pusztai 35'
Krankl 16' (p)
Népstadion, Budapest
Attendance: 31,270
Referee: René Vigliani (France)

October 15, 1975
19:00
Austria 23x15px 6–2 23x15px Luxembourg
Welzl 1', 46'
Krankl 38', 76' (p)
Jara 41'
Prohaska 80'
Braun 4'
Philipp 32'
Praterstadion, Vienna
Attendance: 14,499
Referee: Miroslav Kopal (Czechoslovakia)

October 19, 1975
13:30
Hungary 23x15px 8–1 23x15px Luxembourg
Pintér 13'
Nyilasi 21', 32', 44', 57', 67'
Wollek 78'
Várady 84'
Dussier 83'
Stadion Rohonci Út, Szombathely
Attendance: 7,503
Referee: Nikola Dudin (Bulgaria)

November 19, 1975
19:30
Wales 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Austria
Griffiths 69'
The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
Attendance: 27,578
Referee: Sergio Gonella (Italy)

Group 3

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Yugoslavia 6 5 0 1 12 4 +8 10
23x15px Northern Ireland 6 3 0 3 8 5 +3 6
23x15px Sweden 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 6
23x15px Norway 6 1 0 5 5 15 −10 2
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
Northern Ireland 23x15px 3–0 1–2 1–0
Norway 23x15px 2–1 0–2 1–3
Sweden 23x15px 0–2 3–1 1–2
Yugoslavia 23x15px 1–0 3–1 3–0

September 4, 1974
19:00
Norway 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Northern Ireland
Lund 50', 72' Finney 3'
Ullevaal, Oslo
Attendance: 7,192
Referee: Alfred Delcourt (Belgium)

October 30, 1974
19:00
Yugoslavia 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Norway
Vukotić 43'
Katalinski 58', 72'
Lund 36'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 9,910
Referee: Antoine Queudeville (Luxembourg)

October 30, 1974
19:00
Sweden 23x15px 0–2 23x15px Northern Ireland
Nicholl 7'
O'Neill 23'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna(Stockholm)
Attendance: 18,131
Referee: Theodorus Boosten (Netherlands)

April 16, 1975
17:00
Northern Ireland 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Yugoslavia
Hamilton 23'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 25,847
Referee: Robert Wurtz (France)

June 4, 1975
19:00
Sweden 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Yugoslavia
Edström 16' Katalinski 41'
Ivezić 77'
Råsunda Stadion, Solna(Stockholm)
Attendance: 27,250
Referee: Vital Loraux (Belgium)

June 9, 1975
19:00
Norway 23x15px 1–3 23x15px Yugoslavia
Thunberg 65' Buljan 12'
Bogićević 13'
Šurjak 25'
Ullevaal, Oslo
Attendance: 21,843
Referee: Edgar Pedersen (Denmark)

June 30, 1975
19:00
Sweden 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Norway
Nordahl 33', 56'
Grahn 65' (p)
Olsen 54' (p)
Råsunda Stadion, Solna(Stockholm)
Attendance: 9,580
Referee: Rudolf Glöckner (East Germany)

August 13, 1975
19:00
Norway 23x15px 0–2 23x15px Sweden
Sandberg 29'
Sjöberg 53'
Ullevaal, Oslo
Attendance: 18,011
Referee: Anders Mattsson (Finland)

September 3, 1975
17:30
Northern Ireland 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Sweden
Hunter 32' Sjöberg 44'
Torstensson 55'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 14,622
Referee: Hans-Joachim Weyland (West Germany)

October 15, 1975
18:00
Yugoslavia 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Sweden
Oblak 18'
Vladić 50'
Vabec 83'
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Attendance: 29,836 *
Referee: Walter Hungerbühler (Switzerland)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 45,000


October 29, 1975
14:30
Northern Ireland 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Norway
Morgan 2'
McIlroy 5'
Hamilton 53'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 8,923
Referee: Guðjón Finnbogason (Iceland)

November 19, 1975
18:00
Yugoslavia 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Northern Ireland
Oblak 21'
Stadion JNA, Belgrade
Attendance: 21,545 *
Referee: Antonio Camacho Jiménez (Spain)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 40,000


Group 4

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Spain 6 3 3 0 10 6 +4 9
23x15px Romania 6 1 5 0 11 6 +5 7
23x15px Scotland 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2 7
23x15px Denmark 6 0 1 5 3 14 −11 1
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
Denmark 23x15px 0–0 0–1 1–2
Romania 23x15px 6–1 1–1 2–2
Scotland 23x15px 3–1 1–1 1–2
Spain 23x15px 2–0 1–1 1–1

September 25, 1974
19:00
Denmark 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Spain
Nygaard 48' (p) Claramunt 28' (p)
Roberto Martínez 41'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 27,300
Referee: John Carpenter (Rep. of Ireland)

October 13, 1974
13:30
Denmark 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Romania
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 15,700
Referee: Ferdinand Biwersi (West Germany)

November 20, 1974
20:00
Scotland 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Spain
Bremner 11' Quini 36', 61'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 94,331
Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria)

February 5, 1975
20:30
Spain 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Scotland
Megido 67' Jordan 1'
Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia
Attendance: 40,952
Referee: Alfred Delcourt (Belgium)

April 17, 1975
20:30
Spain 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Romania
Velázquez 6' Crişan 70'
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 54,660 *
Referee: Charles Corver (Netherlands)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 100,000


May 11, 1975
17:00
Romania 23x15px 6–1 23x15px Denmark
Georgescu 28', 76'
Crişan 40', 59'
Lucescu 83'
Dinu 85'
Dahl 86'
Stadionul 23. August, Bucharest
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Nikolaos Zlatanos (Greece)

June 1, 1975
17:30
Romania 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Scotland
Georgescu 21' McQueen 89'
Stadionul 23. August, Bucharest
Attendance: 52,203 *
Referee: Ertuğrul Dilek (Turkey)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 80,000


September 3, 1975
19:00
Denmark 23x15px 0–1 23x15px Scotland
Harper 51'
Idrætsparken, Copenhagen
Attendance: 40,300
Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium)

October 12, 1975
20:30
Spain 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Denmark
Pirri 40'
Capón 85'
Estadio Sarriá, Barcelona
Attendance: 6,869 *
Referee: Paul Bonett (Malta)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 20,000


October 29, 1975
20:00
Scotland 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Denmark
Dalglish 48'
Rioch 54'
MacDougall 61'
Bastrup 20'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 48,021
Referee: Rolf Nyhus (Norway)

November 16, 1975
14:00
Romania 23x15px 2–2 23x15px Spain
Georgescu 72' (p)
Iordănescu 80'
Villar 29'
Santillana 57'
Stadionul 23. August, Bucharest
Attendance: 45,381
Referee: Hans-Joachim Weyland (West Germany)

December 17, 1975
20:00
Scotland 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Romania
Rioch 39' Crişan 74'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 11,375
Referee: Adolf Prokop
(East Germany)

Group 5

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Netherlands 6 4 0 2 14 8 +6 8
23x15px Poland 6 3 2 1 9 5 +4 8
23x15px Italy 6 2 3 1 3 3 0 7
23x15px Finland 6 0 1 5 3 13 −10 1
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
Finland 23x15px 0–1 1–3 1–2
Italy 23x15px 0–0 1–0 0–0
Netherlands 23x15px 4–1 3–1 3–0
Poland 23x15px 3–0 0–0 4–1

September 1, 1974
15:00
Finland 23x15px 1–2 23x15px Poland
Rahja 3' Szarmach 23'
Lato 50'
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 18,759
Referee: John Wright Paterson (Scotland)

September 25, 1974
18:30
Finland 23x15px 1–3 23x15px Netherlands
Rahja 16' Cruijff 28', 40'
Neeskens 51' (p)
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 20,449
Referee: Wolfgang Riedel
(East Germany)

October 9, 1974
14:30
Poland 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Finland
Kasperczak 12'
Gadocha 14'
Lato 53'
Stadion Warty, Poznań
Attendance: 38,724
Referee: Dušan Maksimović (Yugoslavia)

November 20, 1974
20:30
Netherlands 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Italy
Rensenbrink 24'
Cruijff 64', 80'
Boninsegna 5'
Stadion Feyenoord (De Kuip), Rotterdam
Attendance: 58,463
Referee: Pavel Kazakov (USSR)

April 19, 1975
15:30
Italy 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Poland
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 66,048
Referee: Robert Héliès (France)

June 5, 1975
19:00
Finland 23x15px 0–1 23x15px Italy
Chinaglia 26' (p)
Olympiastadion, Helsinki
Attendance: 17,732
Referee: Walter Eschweiler (West Germany)

September 3, 1975
20:00
Netherlands 23x15px 4–1 23x15px Finland
van der Kuijlen 29', 35', 55'
Lubse 48'
Paatelainen 9'
Stadion de Goffert, Nijmegen
Attendance: 19,189 *
Referee: Eric Smyton (Northern Ireland)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 28,000


September 10, 1975
17:30
Poland 23x15px 4–1 23x15px Netherlands
Lato 14'
Gadocha 44'
Szarmach 63', 77'
van de Kerkhof 80'
Stadion Śląski, Chorzów
Attendance: 70,409
Referee: Patrick Partridge (England)

September 27, 1975
16:30
Italy 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Finland
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 29,203
Referee: Costas Xanthoulis (Cyprus)

October 15, 1975
20:15
Netherlands 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Poland
Neeskens 16'
Geels 47'
Thijssen 59'
Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam
Attendance: 56,030
Referee: Károly Palotai (Hungary)

October 26, 1975
14:00
Poland 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Italy
Stadion Dziesięciolecia, Warsaw
Attendance: 59,773
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

November 22, 1975
14:30
Italy 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Netherlands
Capello 20'
Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 33,307
Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium)

Group 6

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Soviet Union 6 4 0 2 10 6 +4 8
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland
6 3 1 2 11 5 +6 7
23x15px Turkey 6 2 2 2 5 10 −5 6
23x16px  Switzerland 6 1 1 4 5 10 −5 3
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland
23x15px 23x16px 23x15px
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland
3–0 2–1 4–0
Soviet Union 23x15px 2–1 4–1 3–0
Switzerland  23x16px 1–0 0–1 1–1
Turkey 23x15px 1–1 1–0 2–1

October 30, 1974
15:00
#REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland 3–0 23x15px Soviet Union
Givens 22', 30', 70'
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance: 31,758
Referee: Erik Axelryd (Sweden)

November 20, 1974
20:00
Turkey 23x15px 1–1 #REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland
Dunne(*) 54' (og) Givens 61'
Atatürk Stadı, İzmir
Attendance: 69,999
Referee: Marian Srodecki (Poland)

(*)NOTE: The first goal in others sources is also reported as an own goal by Mick Martin or Terry Conroy.


December 1, 1974
00:00
Turkey 23x15px 2–1 23x16px  Switzerland
İsmail 21'
O.Mehmet 85'
Schild 18'
Atatürk Stadı, İzmir
Attendance: 51,410
Referee: Milivoje Gugulović (Yugoslavia)

April 2, 1975
19:00
Soviet Union 23x15px 3–0 23x15px Turkey
Kolotov 25' (p), 56' (p)
Blokhin 75'
Kiev Central Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 74,223
Referee: Robert Holley Davidson (Scotland)

April 30, 1975
20:15
Switzerland  23x16px 1–1 23x15px Turkey
Müller 43' Alpaslan 54'
Hardturm Stadion(*), Zürich(*)
Attendance: 21,965
Referee: Riccardo Lattanzi (Italy)

(*)NOTE: Some sources state that the venue was St. Jakob-Park, Basle.





October 12, 1975
15:00
Switzerland  23x16px 0–1 23x15px Soviet Union
Muntyan 78'
Hardturm Stadion, Zürich
Attendance: 17,887
Referee: Leonardus van der Kroft (Netherlands)

October 29, 1975
15:00
#REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland 4–0 23x15px Turkey
Givens 26', 33', 38', 89'
Dalymount Park, Dublin
Attendance: 23,000
Referee: Ángel Franco Martínez (Spain)

November 12, 1975
19:00
Soviet Union 23x15px 4–1 23x16px  Switzerland
Konkov 13'
Onishchenko 14', 68'
Veremeyev 81'
Risi 45'
Kiev Central Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 24,581
Referee: Klaus Ohmsen (West Germany)

November 23, 1975
15:00
Turkey 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Soviet Union
Reshko(**) 22' (og)
Atatürk Stadı, İzmir
Attendance: 21,325 *
Referee: Petar Nikolov (Bulgaria)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 45,000
(**)NOTE: The own goalscorer is also reported as Mikhail Fomenko.


Group 7

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Belgium 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3 8
23x15px East Germany 6 2 3 1 8 7 +1 7
23x15px France 6 1 3 2 7 6 +1 5
Template:Country data ISL 6 1 2 3 3 8 −5 4
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px Template:Country data ISL
Belgium 23x15px 1–2 2–1 1–0
East Germany 23x15px 0–0 2–1 1–1
France 23x15px 0–0 2–2 3–0
Template:Country data ISL 0–2 2–1 0–0



October 12, 1974
20:00
Belgium 23x15px 2–1 23x15px France
Martens 12'
Vander Elst 75'
Coste 16'
Stade du Heysel, Brussels
Attendance: 32,108
Referee: Kenneth Howard Burns (England)

November 16, 1974
20:30
France 23x15px 2–2 23x15px East Germany
Guillou 79'
Gallice 89'
Sparwasser 25'
Kreische 57'
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 45,381
Referee: Pablo Augusto Sánchez Ibáñez (Spain)

December 7, 1974
17:30
East Germany 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Belgium
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 20,557
Referee: Sergio Gonella (Italy)

May 25, 1975
14:00
Template:Country data ISL 0–0 23x15px France
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík
Attendance: 7,613
Referee: Malcolm Wright (Northern Ireland)


September 3, 1975
20:30
France 23x15px 3–0 Template:Country data ISL
Guillou 20', 74'
Berdoll 87'
Stade Marcel Saupin, Nantes
Attendance: 25,418
Referee: Albert Victor (Luxembourg)


September 27, 1975
20:00
Belgium 23x15px 1–2 23x15px East Germany
Puis 60' Ducke 50'
Häfner 71'
Stade Émile Versé, Anderlecht
Attendance: 17,281 *
Referee: Nicolae Rainea (Romania)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 30,000


October 12, 1975
14:30
East Germany 23x15px 2–1 23x15px France
Streich 55'
Vogel 77' (p)
Bathenay 50'
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 28,544
Referee: Erik Fredriksson (Sweden)

November 15, 1975
20:30
France 23x15px 0–0 23x15px Belgium
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 35,547
Referee: Robert Holley Davidson (Scotland)

Group 8

Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px West Germany 6 3 3 0 14 4 +10 9
23x15px Greece 6 2 3 1 12 9 +3 7
23x15px Bulgaria 6 2 2 2 12 7 +5 6
23x15px Malta 6 1 0 5 2 20 −18 2
23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
Bulgaria 23x15px 3–3 5–0 1–1
Greece 23x15px 2–1 4–0 2–2
Malta 23x15px 0–2 2–0 0–1
West Germany 23x15px 1–0 1–1 8–0

October 13, 1974
16:00
Bulgaria 23x15px 3–3 23x15px Greece
Bonev 2'
Denev 27', 29'
Antoniadis 28'
Papaioannou 86'
Glezos 88'
Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia
Attendance: 14,291 *
Referee: Alberto Michelotti** (Italy)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 30,000.
(**)NOTE: Referee also reported as Alberto Lattanzi.


November 20, 1974
16:00
Greece 23x15px 2–2 23x15px West Germany
Delikaris 13'
Eleftherakis 70'
Cullmann 51'
Wimmer 83'
Stadio Karaiskaki, Piraeus(Athens)
Attendance: 11,425 *
Referee: Nicolae Rainea (Romania)
(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 22,000

December 18, 1974
16:00
Greece 23x15px 2–1 23x15px Bulgaria
Sarafis 4'
Antoniadis 40'
Kolev 89'
Stadio Karaiskaki, Piraeus(Athens)
Attendance: 22,328
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

December 22, 1974
14:30
Malta 23x15px 0–1 23x15px West Germany
Cullmann 44'
Empire Stadium, Gżira
Attendance: 12,528
Referee: Gyula Emsberger (Hungary)

February 23, 1975
15:30
Malta 23x15px 2–0 23x15px Greece
Aquilina 33'
Magro 79'
Empire Stadium, Gżira
Attendance: 8,621
Referee: Bob Matthewson (England)

April 27, 1975
17:00
Bulgaria 23x15px 1–1 23x15px West Germany
Kolev 71' (p) Ritschel 75' (p)
Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia
Attendance: 47,200 *
Referee: Jean Dubach (Switzerland)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 60,000.


June 4, 1975
21:00
Greece 23x15px 4–0 23x15px Malta
Mavros 32'
Antoniadis 34' (p)
Iosifidis 47'
Papaioannou 50'
Stadio Toumbas, Salonika
Attendance: 16,545
Referee: Marjan Rauš (Yugoslavia)

June 11, 1975
00:00
Bulgaria 23x15px 5–0 23x15px Malta
Dimitrov 2'
Denev 22'
Panov 25'
Bonev 68' (p)
Milanov 71'
Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia
Attendance: 27,560
Referee: Michal Jursa (Czechoslovakia)

October 11, 1975
20:30
West Germany 23x15px 1–1 23x15px Greece
Heynckes 68' Delikaris 78'
Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf
Attendance: 61,252
Referee: Clive Thomas (Wales)

November 19, 1975
15:00
West Germany 23x15px 1–0 23x15px Bulgaria
Heynckes 64'
Neckarstadion, Stuttgart
Attendance: 68,819
Referee: Alistair McKenzie (Scotland)

December 21, 1975
14:30
Malta 23x15px 0–2 23x15px Bulgaria
Panov 69'
Iordanov 83'
Empire Stadium, Gżira
Attendance: 7,174
Referee: Norbert Rolles (Luxembourg)

February 28, 1976
15:30
West Germany 23x15px 8–0 23x15px Malta
Worm 5', 27'
Heynckes 34', 58'
Beer 41' (p), 77'
Vogts 82'
Hölzenbein 87'
Westfalenstadion, Dortmund
Attendance: 52,248
Referee: Marian Kustoń (Poland)

Quarter Finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Czechoslovakia 23x15px 4–2 23x15px Soviet Union 2–0 2–2
Yugoslavia 23x15px 3–1 23x15px Wales 2–0 1–1
Spain 23x15px 1–3 23x15px West Germany 1–1 0–2
Netherlands 23x15px 7–1 23x15px Belgium 5–0 2–1


Czechoslovakia vs Soviet Union

April 24, 1976
18:00
First Leg
Czechoslovakia 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Soviet Union
Móder 34'
Panenka 47'
Tehelné Pole (Slovan), Bratislava
Attendance: 47,621
Referee: Hilmi Ok (Turkey)

May 22, 1976
19:00
Second Leg
Soviet Union 23x15px 2 – 2 23x15px Czechoslovakia
Buryak 53'
Blokhin 87'
Móder 45', 82'
Kiev Central Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 76,495 *
Referee: Alistair McKenzie (Scotland)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 100,000
Czechoslovakia won 4 – 2 on aggregate


Yugoslavia vs Wales

April 24, 1976
17:30
First Leg
Yugoslavia 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Wales
Vukotić 1'
Popivoda 54'
Stadion Dinamo, Zagreb
Attendance: 36,917 *
Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 50,000


May 22, 1976
15:00
Second Leg
Wales 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Yugoslavia
Evans 38' Katalinski 19' (p)
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 30,346
Referee: Rudolf Glöckner (East Germany)

Yugoslavia won 3 – 1 on aggregate


Spain vs West Germany

April 24, 1976
21:00
First Leg
Spain 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px West Germany
Santillana 21' Beer 60'
Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid
Attendance: 51,771
Referee: Jack Taylor (England)

May 22, 1976
16:00
Second Leg
West Germany 23x15px 2 – 0 23x15px Spain
Hoeneß 17'
Toppmöller 43'
Olympiastadion, Munich
Attendance: 77,673
Referee: Robert Wurtz (France)

West Germany won 3 – 1 on aggregate


Netherlands vs Belgium

April 25, 1976
14:30
First Leg
Netherlands 23x15px 5 – 0 23x15px Belgium
Rijsbergen 17'
Rensenbrink 27', 58', 85'
Neeskens 79' (p)
Stadion Feyenoord (De Kuip), Rotterdam
Attendance: 48,706
Referee: Jean Dubach (Switzerland)

May 22, 1976
20:00
Second Leg
Belgium 23x15px 1 – 2 23x15px Netherlands
Van Gool 27' Rep 61'
Cruijff 77'
Stade du Heysel, Brussels
Attendance: 19,050
Referee: Alberto Michelotti (Italy)

Netherlands won 7 – 1 on aggregate

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