Group 1 of UEFA Euro 1988 contained West Germany, Italy, Spain, and Denmark. Matches were played from 10 to 17 June 1988.[1]

Teams

Team Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
 Denmark Group 6 winner 14 October 1987 3rd 1984 Fourth place (1964), Semi-finals (1984)
 Italy Group 2 winner 14 November 1987 3rd 1980 Winners (1968)
 Spain Group 1 winner 18 December 1987 4th 1984 Winners (1964)
 West Germany Host 14 March 1985 5th 1984 Winners (1972, 1980)

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  West Germany (H) 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 5 Advance to knockout stage
2  Italy 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 5
3  Spain 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2
4  Denmark 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
(H) Host

In the semi-finals,

Matches

All times Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)

West Germany vs Italy

See also: Germany–Italy football rivalry

West Germany 1–1 Italy
  • Brehme 55'
Report
Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf
Attendance: 62,552
Referee: Keith Hackett (England)
West Germany
Italy
GK 1 Eike Immel
SW 5 Matthias Herget
CB 4 Jürgen Kohler
CB 2 Guido Buchwald
RM 14 Thomas Berthold
CM 7 Pierre Littbarski
CM 8 Lothar Matthäus (c)
CM 10 Olaf Thon
LM 3 Andreas Brehme downward-facing red arrow 76'
CF 9 Rudi Völler downward-facing red arrow 81'
CF 18 Jürgen Klinsmann
Substitutions:
DF 6 Ulrich Borowka upward-facing green arrow 76'
FW 16 Dieter Eckstein upward-facing green arrow 81'
Manager:
Franz Beckenbauer
GK 1 Walter Zenga
SW 2 Franco Baresi
CB 3 Giuseppe Bergomi (c)
CB 6 Riccardo Ferri
CB 8 Paolo Maldini Yellow card 6'
RM 17 Roberto Donadoni
CM 11 Fernando De Napoli downward-facing red arrow 86'
CM 14 Giuseppe Giannini
LM 9 Carlo Ancelotti Yellow card 57'
CF 18 Roberto Mancini
CF 20 Gianluca Vialli downward-facing red arrow 89'
Substitutions:
MF 10 Luigi De Agostini upward-facing green arrow 86'
FW 16 Alessandro Altobelli upward-facing green arrow 89'
Manager:
Azeglio Vicini

Linesmen:
Neil Midgley (England)
Brian Hill (England)
Reserve referee:
Michał Listkiewicz (Poland)

Denmark vs Spain

Denmark 2–3 Spain
Report
Niedersachsenstadion, Hanover
Attendance: 55,707
Referee: Bep Thomas (Netherlands)
Denmark
Spain
GK 1 Troels Rasmussen
SW 4 Morten Olsen (c) downward-facing red arrow 74'
CB 3 Søren Busk
CB 5 Ivan Nielsen
RM 2 John Sivebæk
CM 7 John Helt downward-facing red arrow 46'
CM 11 Michael Laudrup
CM 6 Søren Lerby
LM 9 Jan Heintze
CF 10 Preben Elkjær
CF 15 Flemming Povlsen
Substitutions:
MF 13 John Jensen upward-facing green arrow 46'
DF 12 Lars Olsen upward-facing green arrow 74'
Manager:
West Germany Sepp Piontek
GK 1 Andoni Zubizarreta
SW 4 Genar Andrinúa
CB 2 Tomás Reñones Yellow card 69'
CB 8 Manuel Sanchís
CB 3 José Antonio Camacho (c) Yellow card 45' downward-facing red arrow 46'
RM 20 Míchel
CM 14 Ricardo Gallego
CM 5 Víctor Muñoz Yellow card 48'
LM 11 Rafael Gordillo downward-facing red arrow 81'
CF 9 Emilio Butragueño
CF 16 José Mari Bakero
Substitutions:
DF 18 Miquel Soler upward-facing green arrow 46'
MF 19 Rafael Martín Vázquez upward-facing green arrow 81'
Manager:
Miguel Muñoz

Linesmen:
John Blankenstein (Netherlands)
Jacob van der Niet (Netherlands)
Reserve referee:
Wolf-Günter Wiesel (West Germany)

West Germany vs Denmark

West Germany 2–0 Denmark
Report
Parkstadion, Gelsenkirchen
Attendance: 64,812
Referee: Bob Valentine (Scotland)
West Germany
Denmark
GK 1 Eike Immel
SW 5 Matthias Herget
CB 4 Jürgen Kohler
CB 2 Guido Buchwald downward-facing red arrow 33'
RM 20 Wolfgang Rolff Yellow card 81'
CM 7 Pierre Littbarski
CM 8 Lothar Matthäus (c)
CM 10 Olaf Thon
LM 3 Andreas Brehme
CF 18 Jürgen Klinsmann
CF 9 Rudi Völler downward-facing red arrow 74'
Substitutions:
DF 6 Ulrich Borowka upward-facing green arrow 33'
FW 11 Frank Mill upward-facing green arrow 74'
Manager:
Franz Beckenbauer
GK 16 Peter Schmeichel
SW 12 Lars Olsen
CB 2 John Sivebæk
CB 5 Ivan Nielsen
RM 20 Kim Vilfort downward-facing red arrow 73'
CM 11 Michael Laudrup downward-facing red arrow 62'
CM 4 Morten Olsen (c)
CM 6 Søren Lerby
LM 9 Jan Heintze
CF 10 Preben Elkjær Yellow card 37'
CF 15 Flemming Povlsen Yellow card 84'
Substitutions:
FW 18 John Eriksen upward-facing green arrow 62'
MF 17 Klaus Berggreen upward-facing green arrow 73'
Manager:
West Germany Sepp Piontek

Linesmen:[2]
Kenny Hope (Scotland)
Andrew Waddell (Scotland)
Reserve referee:
Michał Listkiewicz (Poland)

Italy vs Spain

See also: Italy–Spain football rivalry

Italy 1–0 Spain
Report
Waldstadion, Frankfurt
Attendance: 47,506
Referee: Erik Fredriksson (Sweden)
Italy
Spain
GK 1 Walter Zenga
SW 2 Franco Baresi
CB 3 Giuseppe Bergomi (c)
CB 6 Riccardo Ferri Yellow card 34'
RM 17 Roberto Donadoni
CM 11 Fernando De Napoli
CM 14 Giuseppe Giannini
CM 9 Carlo Ancelotti
LM 8 Paolo Maldini
CF 18 Roberto Mancini downward-facing red arrow 69'
CF 20 Gianluca Vialli downward-facing red arrow 88'
Substitutions:
FW 16 Alessandro Altobelli upward-facing green arrow 69'
MF 10 Luigi De Agostini upward-facing green arrow 88'
Manager:
Azeglio Vicini
GK 1 Andoni Zubizarreta
SW 4 Genar Andrinúa
CB 2 Tomás Reñones
CB 8 Manuel Sanchís
CB 18 Miquel Soler
RM 20 Míchel downward-facing red arrow 73'
CM 14 Ricardo Gallego downward-facing red arrow 68'
CM 5 Víctor Muñoz
LM 11 Rafael Gordillo (c)
CF 9 Emilio Butragueño
CF 16 José Mari Bakero
Substitutions:
MF 19 Rafael Martín Vázquez upward-facing green arrow 68'
MF 17 Txiki Begiristain upward-facing green arrow 73'
Manager:
Miguel Muñoz

Linesmen:[3][4][5]
Bo Karlsson (Sweden)
Christer Drottz (Sweden)
Reserve referee:
Werner Föckler (West Germany)

West Germany vs Spain

West Germany 2–0 Spain
Report
Olympiastadion, Munich
Attendance: 63,802
Referee: Michel Vautrot (France)
West Germany
Spain
GK 1 Eike Immel
SW 5 Matthias Herget Yellow card 76'
CB 6 Ulrich Borowka
CB 4 Jürgen Kohler
RM 3 Andreas Brehme
CM 7 Pierre Littbarski downward-facing red arrow 62'
CM 8 Lothar Matthäus (c)
CM 10 Olaf Thon Yellow card 47'
LM 20 Wolfgang Rolff
CF 18 Jürgen Klinsmann downward-facing red arrow 83'
CF 9 Rudi Völler
Substitutions:
MF 13 Wolfram Wuttke upward-facing green arrow 62'
FW 11 Frank Mill upward-facing green arrow 83'
Manager:
Franz Beckenbauer
GK 1 Andoni Zubizarreta
SW 4 Genar Andrinúa
CB 2 Tomás Reñones
CB 8 Manuel Sanchís Yellow card 80'
CB 3 José Antonio Camacho (c)
RM 20 Míchel
CM 19 Rafael Martín Vázquez Yellow card 34'
CM 5 Víctor Muñoz
LM 11 Rafael Gordillo Yellow card 88'
CF 9 Emilio Butragueño downward-facing red arrow 51'
CF 16 José Mari Bakero
Substitutions:
FW 7 Julio Salinas upward-facing green arrow 51'
Manager:
Miguel Muñoz

Linesmen:
Gérard Biguet (France)
Rémi Harrel (France)
Reserve referee:
Michał Listkiewicz (Poland)

Italy vs Denmark

Italy 2–0 Denmark
Report
Italy
Denmark
GK 1 Walter Zenga
SW 2 Franco Baresi
CB 3 Giuseppe Bergomi (c)
CB 6 Riccardo Ferri
CB 8 Paolo Maldini
RM 17 Roberto Donadoni downward-facing red arrow 85'
CM 11 Fernando De Napoli
CM 14 Giuseppe Giannini
LM 9 Carlo Ancelotti
CF 18 Roberto Mancini downward-facing red arrow 66'
CF 20 Gianluca Vialli
Substitutions:
FW 16 Alessandro Altobelli upward-facing green arrow 66'
MF 10 Luigi De Agostini upward-facing green arrow 85'
Manager:
Azeglio Vicini
GK 16 Peter Schmeichel
SW 12 Lars Olsen
CB 19 Bjørn Kristensen Yellow card 71'
CB 5 Ivan Nielsen
RM 8 Per Frimann downward-facing red arrow 58'
CM 11 Michael Laudrup Yellow card 22'
CM 4 Morten Olsen (c) downward-facing red arrow 67'
CM 13 John Jensen
LM 9 Jan Heintze
CF 18 John Eriksen
CF 15 Flemming Povlsen
Substitutions:
MF 20 Kim Vilfort upward-facing green arrow 58'
MF 17 Klaus Berggreen upward-facing green arrow 67'
Manager:
West Germany Sepp Piontek

Linesmen:
Renzo Peduzzi (Switzerland)
Philippe Mercier (Switzerland)
Reserve referee:
Karl-Josef Assenmacher (West Germany)

References

  1. ^ "UEFA Euro 1988 Group 1". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 14 May 2020.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "UEFA EURO 1988 - History - Germany-Denmark". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Archived from the original on 25 May 2007. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  3. ^ "UEFA Euro 1988 – History – Italy v Spain". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  4. ^ Tyler, Martin; St John, Ian (14 June 1988). "Italy vs. Spain". 1988 European Championship (in English and German). Event occurs at 0:00:50. ITV.
  5. ^ McColl, Graham (28 September 2009). "The true story of Celtic's battle with Rapid Vienna". The Times. Retrieved 30 April 2021. I got a lot more matches at international level – in '88 I was in Frankfurt at the European Championships for Italy–Spain.