UEFA Euro 2016 Group C

Group C of UEFA Euro 2016 contained Germany, Ukraine, Poland and Northern Ireland. Germany was the only former European champion in this group, having won the championship three times (in 1972 and 1980 as West Germany and in 1996 as unified Germany). Matches were played from 12 to 21 June 2016.

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Pot Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
UEFA Rankings
October 2015[nb 1]
FIFA Rankings
June 2016
C1   Germany[nb 2] 1 Group D winner 11 October 2015 12th 2012 Winners (1972, 1980, 1996) 1 4
C2   Ukraine 2 Play-off winner 17 November 2015 2nd 2012 Group stage (2012) 14 19
C3   Poland 3 Group D runner-up 11 October 2015 3rd 2012 Group stage (2012) 17 27
C4   Northern Ireland 4 Group F winner 8 October 2015 1st Debut 33 25

Notes

  1. ^ The UEFA rankings of October 2015 were used for seeding for the final draw.
  2. ^ From 1972 to 1988, Germany competed as West Germany.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Germany 3 2 1 0 3 0 +3 7[a] Advance to knockout phase
2   Poland 3 2 1 0 2 0 +2 7[a]
3   Northern Ireland 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 3
4   Ukraine 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tied on head-to-head result (Germany 0–0 Poland). Overall goal difference was used as the tiebreaker.

In the round of 16,

MatchesEdit

Poland vs Northern IrelandEdit

Poland  1–0  Northern Ireland
Report
Attendance: 33,742[1]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poland[2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Northern Ireland[2]
GK 1 Wojciech Szczęsny
RB 20 Łukasz Piszczek   89'
CB 15 Kamil Glik
CB 2 Michał Pazdan
LB 3 Artur Jędrzejczyk
RM 16 Jakub Błaszczykowski   80'
CM 10 Grzegorz Krychowiak
CM 5 Krzysztof Mączyński   78'
LM 21 Bartosz Kapustka   65'   88'
SS 7 Arkadiusz Milik
CF 9 Robert Lewandowski (c)
Substitutions:
MF 6 Tomasz Jodłowiec   78'
MF 11 Kamil Grosicki   80'
MF 17 Sławomir Peszko   88'
Manager:
Adam Nawałka
 
GK 1 Michael McGovern
RB 2 Conor McLaughlin
CB 20 Craig Cathcart   69'
CB 5 Jonny Evans
LB 4 Gareth McAuley
RWB 17 Paddy McNair   46'
LWB 3 Shane Ferguson   66'
RM 16 Oliver Norwood
CM 8 Steven Davis (c)
LM 6 Chris Baird   76'
CF 10 Kyle Lafferty
Substitutions:
MF 14 Stuart Dallas   46'
FW 11 Conor Washington   66'
MF 19 Jamie Ward   76'
Manager:
Michael O'Neill

Man of the Match:
Grzegorz Krychowiak (Poland)[3]

Assistant referees:[4]
Octavian Șovre (Romania)
Sebastian Gheorghe (Romania)
Fourth official:
Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
Additional assistant referees:
Alexandru Tudor (Romania)
Sebastian Colţescu (Romania)
Reserve assistant referee:
Damianos Efthymiadis (Greece)

Germany vs UkraineEdit

Germany  2–0  Ukraine
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Germany[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ukraine[6]
GK 1 Manuel Neuer (c)
RB 4 Benedikt Höwedes
CB 17 Jérôme Boateng
CB 2 Shkodran Mustafi
LB 3 Jonas Hector
CM 6 Sami Khedira
CM 18 Toni Kroos
RW 13 Thomas Müller
AM 8 Mesut Özil
LW 11 Julian Draxler   78'
CF 19 Mario Götze   90'
Substitutions:
MF 9 André Schürrle   78'
MF 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger   90'
Manager:
Joachim Löw
 
GK 12 Andriy Pyatov
RB 17 Artem Fedetskyi
CB 3 Yevhen Khacheridi
CB 20 Yaroslav Rakitskiy
LB 13 Vyacheslav Shevchuk (c)
CM 16 Serhiy Sydorchuk
CM 6 Taras Stepanenko
RW 7 Andriy Yarmolenko
AM 9 Viktor Kovalenko   73'
LW 10 Yevhen Konoplyanka   68'
CF 8 Roman Zozulya   66'
Substitutions:
FW 11 Yevhen Seleznyov   66'
MF 21 Oleksandr Zinchenko   73'
Manager:
Mykhaylo Fomenko

Man of the Match:
Toni Kroos (Germany)[7]

Assistant referees:[4]
Michael Mullarkey (England)
Stephen Child (England)
Fourth official:
Bobby Madden (Scotland)
Additional assistant referees:
Michael Oliver (England)
Craig Pawson (England)
Reserve assistant referee:
Francis Connor (Scotland)

Ukraine vs Northern IrelandEdit

Ukraine  0–2  Northern Ireland
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ukraine[9]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Northern Ireland[9]
GK 12 Andriy Pyatov
RB 17 Artem Fedetskyi
CB 3 Yevhen Khacheridi
CB 20 Yaroslav Rakitskiy
LB 13 Vyacheslav Shevchuk (c)
CM 16 Serhiy Sydorchuk   67'   76'
CM 6 Taras Stepanenko
RW 7 Andriy Yarmolenko
AM 9 Viktor Kovalenko   83'
LW 10 Yevhen Konoplyanka
CF 11 Yevhen Seleznyov   40'   71'
Substitutions:
FW 8 Roman Zozulya   71'
MF 19 Denys Harmash   76'
MF 21 Oleksandr Zinchenko   83'
Manager:
Mykhaylo Fomenko
 
GK 1 Michael McGovern
RB 18 Aaron Hughes
CB 20 Craig Cathcart
CB 4 Gareth McAuley
LB 5 Jonny Evans   90+4'
RM 19 Jamie Ward   63'   69'
CM 13 Corry Evans   90+3'
CM 8 Steven Davis (c)
CM 16 Oliver Norwood
LM 14 Stuart Dallas   87'
CF 11 Conor Washington   84'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Niall McGinn   69'
FW 21 Josh Magennis   84'
DF 17 Paddy McNair   90+3'
Manager:
Michael O'Neill

Man of the Match:
Gareth McAuley (Northern Ireland)[10]

Assistant referees:[4]
Roman Slyško (Slovakia)
Tomáš Mokrusch (Czech Republic)
Fourth official:
Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
Additional assistant referees:
Petr Ardeleánu (Czech Republic)
Michal Paták (Czech Republic)
Reserve assistant referee:
Damianos Efthymiadis (Greece)

Germany vs PolandEdit

Germany  0–0  Poland
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany[12]
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poland[12]
GK 1 Manuel Neuer (c)
RB 4 Benedikt Höwedes
CB 17 Jérôme Boateng   67'
CB 5 Mats Hummels
LB 3 Jonas Hector
CM 18 Toni Kroos
CM 6 Sami Khedira   3'
RW 13 Thomas Müller
AM 8 Mesut Özil   34'
LW 11 Julian Draxler   71'
CF 19 Mario Götze   66'
Substitutions:
MF 9 André Schürrle   66'
FW 23 Mario Gómez   71'
Manager:
Joachim Löw
 
GK 22 Łukasz Fabiański
RB 20 Łukasz Piszczek
CB 15 Kamil Glik
CB 2 Michał Pazdan
LB 3 Artur Jędrzejczyk
CM 10 Grzegorz Krychowiak
CM 5 Krzysztof Mączyński   45'   76'
RW 16 Jakub Błaszczykowski   80'
LW 11 Kamil Grosicki   55'   87'
CF 7 Arkadiusz Milik
CF 9 Robert Lewandowski (c)
Substitutions:
MF 6 Tomasz Jodłowiec   76'
MF 21 Bartosz Kapustka   80'
MF 17 Sławomir Peszko   90+3'   87'
Manager:
Adam Nawałka

Man of the Match:
Jérôme Boateng (Germany)[13]

Assistant referees:[4]
Sander van Roekel (Netherlands)
Erwin Zeinstra (Netherlands)
Fourth official:
Daniele Orsato (Italy)
Additional assistant referees:
Pol van Boekel (Netherlands)
Richard Liesveld (Netherlands)
Reserve assistant referee:
Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)

Ukraine vs PolandEdit

Ukraine  0–1  Poland
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ukraine[15]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poland[15]
GK 12 Andriy Pyatov
RB 17 Artem Fedetskyi
CB 3 Yevhen Khacheridi
CB 5 Oleksandr Kucher   38'
LB 2 Bohdan Butko
CM 14 Ruslan Rotan (c)   25'
CM 6 Taras Stepanenko
RW 7 Andriy Yarmolenko
AM 21 Oleksandr Zinchenko   73'
LW 10 Yevhen Konoplyanka
CF 8 Roman Zozulya   90+2'
Substitutions:
MF 9 Viktor Kovalenko   73'
MF 4 Anatoliy Tymoshchuk   90+2'
Manager:
Mykhaylo Fomenko
 
GK 22 Łukasz Fabiański
RB 4 Thiago Cionek
CB 15 Kamil Glik
CB 2 Michał Pazdan
LB 3 Artur Jędrzejczyk
CM 6 Tomasz Jodłowiec
CM 10 Grzegorz Krychowiak
RW 19 Piotr Zieliński   46'
LW 21 Bartosz Kapustka   60'   71'
SS 7 Arkadiusz Milik   90+3'
CF 9 Robert Lewandowski (c)
Substitutions:
MF 16 Jakub Błaszczykowski   46'
MF 11 Kamil Grosicki   71'
MF 23 Filip Starzyński   90+3'
Manager:
Adam Nawałka

Man of the Match:
Ruslan Rotan (Ukraine)[16]

Assistant referees:[4]
Kim Thomas Haglund (Norway)
Frank Andås (Norway)
Fourth official:
Hüseyin Göçek (Turkey)
Additional assistant referees:
Ken Henry Johnsen (Norway)
Svein-Erik Edvartsen (Norway)
Reserve assistant referee:
Bahattin Duran (Turkey)

Northern Ireland vs GermanyEdit

Northern Ireland  0–1  Germany
Report
Attendance: 44,125[17]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Northern Ireland[18]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Germany[18]
GK 1 Michael McGovern
RB 18 Aaron Hughes
CB 4 Gareth McAuley
CB 20 Craig Cathcart
LB 5 Jonny Evans
DM 8 Steven Davis (c)
CM 13 Corry Evans   84'
CM 16 Oliver Norwood
RW 19 Jamie Ward   70'
LW 14 Stuart Dallas
CF 11 Conor Washington   59'
Substitutions:
FW 10 Kyle Lafferty   59'
FW 21 Josh Magennis   70'
MF 7 Niall McGinn   84'
Manager:
Michael O'Neill
 
GK 1 Manuel Neuer (c)
RB 21 Joshua Kimmich
CB 17 Jérôme Boateng   76'
CB 5 Mats Hummels
LB 3 Jonas Hector
CM 6 Sami Khedira   69'
CM 18 Toni Kroos
RW 8 Mesut Özil
AM 13 Thomas Müller
LW 19 Mario Götze   55'
CF 23 Mario Gómez
Substitutions:
MF 9 André Schürrle   55'
MF 7 Bastian Schweinsteiger   69'
DF 4 Benedikt Höwedes   76'
Manager:
Joachim Löw

Man of the Match:
Mesut Özil (Germany)[19]

Assistant referees:[4]
Frédéric Cano (France)
Nicolas Danos (France)
Fourth official:
Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
Additional assistant referees:
Benoît Bastien (France)
Fredy Fautrel (France)
Reserve assistant referee:
Robert Vukan (Slovenia)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Full Time Summary – Poland v Northern Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Poland v Northern Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  3. ^ Harrison, Wayne (12 June 2016). "Poland defeat Northern Irish for first EURO win". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Who is the referee? UEFA EURO 2016 appointments". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Full Time Summary – Germany v Ukraine" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Germany v Ukraine" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 12 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  7. ^ James, Andy (12 June 2016). "Germany up and running with Ukraine win". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Full Time Summary – Ukraine v Northern Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Ukraine v Northern Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  10. ^ Burke, Chris (16 June 2016). "McAuley heads Northern Ireland to victory". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Full Time Summary – Germany v Poland" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Germany v Poland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 16 June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  13. ^ Atkin, John (16 June 2016). "Germany and Poland draw to end Ukraine's campaign". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Full Time Summary – Ukraine v Poland" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Ukraine v Poland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  16. ^ Harrison, Wayne (21 June 2016). "Błaszczykowski shoots Poland past Ukraine". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  17. ^ "Full Time Summary – Northern Ireland v Germany" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  18. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Northern Ireland v Germany" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  19. ^ James, Andy (21 June 2016). "Gomez guarantees top spot for Germany". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 21 June 2016.

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