UEFA Euro 2016 Group E

Group E of UEFA Euro 2016 contained Belgium, Italy, Republic of Ireland and Sweden. Italy was the only former European champion in this group, having won in 1968. Matches were played from 13 to 22 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
E1   Belgium 1 Group B winner 10 October 2015 5th 2000 Runners-up (1980) 5 2
E2   Italy 2 Group H winner 10 October 2015 9th 2012 Winners (1968) 6 12
E3   Republic of Ireland 4 Play-off winner 16 November 2015 3rd 2012 Group stage (1988, 2012) 23 33
E4   Sweden 3 Play-off winner 17 November 2015 6th 2012 Semi-finals (1992) 16 35

Notes

  1. ^ The UEFA rankings of October 2015 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Italy 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6[a] Advance to knockout phase
2   Belgium 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6[a]
3   Republic of Ireland 3 1 1 1 2 4 −2 4
4   Sweden 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head result: Belgium 0–2 Italy.

In the round of 16,

MatchesEdit

Republic of Ireland vs SwedenEdit

Republic of Ireland  1–1  Sweden
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland[2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden[2]
GK 23 Darren Randolph
RB 2 Séamus Coleman
CB 4 John O'Shea (c)
CB 3 Ciaran Clark
LB 19 Robbie Brady
CM 8 James McCarthy   43'   85'
CM 6 Glenn Whelan   77'
CM 13 Jeff Hendrick
AM 20 Wes Hoolahan   78'
CF 14 Jonathan Walters   64'
CF 9 Shane Long
Substitutions:
MF 11 James McClean   64'
FW 10 Robbie Keane   78'
MF 7 Aiden McGeady   85'
Manager:
  Martin O'Neill
 
GK 1 Andreas Isaksson
RB 2 Mikael Lustig   45'
CB 14 Victor Lindelöf   61'
CB 4 Andreas Granqvist
LB 5 Martin Olsson
RM 7 Sebastian Larsson
CM 18 Oscar Lewicki   86'
CM 9 Kim Källström
LM 6 Emil Forsberg
CF 11 Marcus Berg   59'
CF 10 Zlatan Ibrahimović (c)
Substitutions:
DF 3 Erik Johansson   45'
FW 20 John Guidetti   59'
MF 8 Albin Ekdal   86'
Manager:
Erik Hamrén

Man of the Match:
Wes Hoolahan (Republic of Ireland)[3]

Assistant referees:[4]
Milovan Ristić (Serbia)
Dalibor Đurđević (Serbia)
Fourth official:
Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Additional assistant referees:
Danilo Grujić (Serbia)
Nenad Đokić (Serbia)
Reserve assistant referee:
Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)

Belgium vs ItalyEdit

Belgium  0–2  Italy
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Belgium[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy[6]
GK 1 Thibaut Courtois
RB 23 Laurent Ciman   76'
CB 2 Toby Alderweireld
CB 3 Thomas Vermaelen
LB 5 Jan Vertonghen   90+2'
CM 4 Radja Nainggolan   62'
CM 6 Axel Witsel
RW 7 Kevin De Bruyne
AM 8 Marouane Fellaini
LW 10 Eden Hazard (c)
CF 9 Romelu Lukaku   73'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Dries Mertens   62'
FW 17 Divock Origi   73'
FW 11 Yannick Carrasco   76'
Manager:
Marc Wilmots
 
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon (c)
CB 15 Andrea Barzagli
CB 19 Leonardo Bonucci   78'
CB 3 Giorgio Chiellini   65'
DM 16 Daniele De Rossi   78'
RW 6 Antonio Candreva
CM 18 Marco Parolo
CM 23 Emanuele Giaccherini
LW 4 Matteo Darmian   58'
CF 9 Graziano Pellè
CF 17 Éder   75'   75'
Substitutions:
DF 2 Mattia De Sciglio   58'
FW 11 Ciro Immobile   75'
MF 10 Thiago Motta   84'   78'
Manager:
Antonio Conte

Man of the Match:
Emanuele Giaccherini (Italy)[7]

Assistant referees:[4]
Simon Beck (England)
Jake Collin (England)
Fourth official:
Carlos del Cerro Grande (Spain)
Additional assistant referees:
Anthony Taylor (England)
Andre Marriner (England)
Reserve assistant referee:
Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez (Spain)

Italy vs SwedenEdit

Italy  1–0  Sweden
Report
Attendance: 29,600[8]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy[9]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden[9]
GK 1 Gianluigi Buffon (c)   90+3'
CB 15 Andrea Barzagli
CB 19 Leonardo Bonucci
CB 3 Giorgio Chiellini
RW 8 Alessandro Florenzi   85'
CM 18 Marco Parolo
CM 16 Daniele De Rossi   69'   74'
CM 23 Emanuele Giaccherini
LW 6 Antonio Candreva
CF 9 Graziano Pellè   60'
CF 17 Éder
Substitutions:
FW 7 Simone Zaza   60'
MF 10 Thiago Motta   74'
MF 14 Stefano Sturaro   85'
Manager:
Antonio Conte
 
GK 1 Andreas Isaksson
RB 14 Victor Lindelöf
CB 3 Erik Johansson
CB 4 Andreas Granqvist
LB 5 Martin Olsson   90'
RM 7 Sebastian Larsson
CM 8 Albin Ekdal   79'
CM 9 Kim Källström
LM 6 Emil Forsberg   79'
CF 20 John Guidetti   85'
CF 10 Zlatan Ibrahimović (c)
Substitutions:
MF 21 Jimmy Durmaz   79'
MF 18 Oscar Lewicki   79'
FW 11 Marcus Berg   85'
Manager:
Erik Hamrén

Man of the Match:
Éder (Italy)[10]

Assistant referees:[4]
György Ring (Hungary)
Vencel Tóth (Hungary)
Fourth official:
Clément Turpin (France)
Additional assistant referees:
Tamás Bognár (Hungary)
Ádám Farkas (Hungary)
Reserve assistant referee:
Nicolas Danos (France)

Belgium vs Republic of IrelandEdit

Belgium  3–0  Republic of Ireland
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium[12]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland[12]
GK 1 Thibaut Courtois
RB 16 Thomas Meunier
CB 2 Toby Alderweireld
CB 3 Thomas Vermaelen   49'
LB 5 Jan Vertonghen
CM 6 Axel Witsel
CM 19 Moussa Dembélé   57'
RW 11 Yannick Carrasco   64'
AM 7 Kevin De Bruyne
LW 10 Eden Hazard (c)
CF 9 Romelu Lukaku   83'
Substitutions:
MF 4 Radja Nainggolan   57'
FW 14 Dries Mertens   64'
FW 20 Christian Benteke   83'
Manager:
Marc Wilmots
 
GK 23 Darren Randolph
RB 2 Séamus Coleman
CB 4 John O'Shea (c)
CB 3 Ciaran Clark
LB 17 Stephen Ward
RM 13 Jeff Hendrick   42'
CM 6 Glenn Whelan
CM 8 James McCarthy   62'
LM 19 Robbie Brady
SS 20 Wes Hoolahan   71'
CF 9 Shane Long   79'
Substitutions:
MF 11 James McClean   62'
MF 7 Aiden McGeady   71'
FW 10 Robbie Keane   79'
Manager:
  Martin O'Neill

Man of the Match:
Axel Witsel (Belgium)[13]

Assistant referees:[4]
Bahattin Duran (Turkey)
Tarık Ongun (Turkey)
Fourth official:
Benoît Bastien (France)
Additional assistant referees:
Hüseyin Göçek (Turkey)
Barış Şimşek (Turkey)
Reserve assistant referee:
Frédéric Cano (France)

Italy vs Republic of IrelandEdit

Italy  0–1  Republic of Ireland
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italy[15]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland[15]
GK 12 Salvatore Sirigu   39'
CB 15 Andrea Barzagli   78'
CB 19 Leonardo Bonucci (c)
CB 5 Angelo Ogbonna
DM 10 Thiago Motta
RW 21 Federico Bernardeschi   60'
CM 14 Stefano Sturaro
CM 8 Alessandro Florenzi
LW 2 Mattia De Sciglio   81'
CF 7 Simone Zaza   87'
CF 11 Ciro Immobile   74'
Substitutions:
DF 4 Matteo Darmian   60'
FW 20 Lorenzo Insigne   90+1'   74'
MF 22 Stephan El Shaarawy   81'
Manager:
Antonio Conte
 
GK 23 Darren Randolph
RB 2 Séamus Coleman (c)
CB 12 Shane Duffy
CB 5 Richard Keogh
LB 17 Stephen Ward   73'
RM 13 Jeff Hendrick
CM 11 James McClean
CM 8 James McCarthy   77'
LM 19 Robbie Brady
SS 21 Daryl Murphy   70'
CF 9 Shane Long   39'   90'
Substitutions:
MF 7 Aiden McGeady   70'
MF 20 Wes Hoolahan   77'
MF 22 Stephen Quinn   90'
Manager:
  Martin O'Neill

Man of the Match:
Robbie Brady (Republic of Ireland)[16]

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)

Sweden vs BelgiumEdit

Sweden  0–1  Belgium
Report
Attendance: 34,011[17]
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sweden[18]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium[18]
GK 1 Andreas Isaksson
RB 14 Victor Lindelöf
CB 3 Erik Johansson   36'
CB 4 Andreas Granqvist
LB 5 Martin Olsson
RM 7 Sebastian Larsson   70'
CM 8 Albin Ekdal   33'
CM 9 Kim Källström
LM 6 Emil Forsberg   82'
CF 11 Marcus Berg   63'
CF 10 Zlatan Ibrahimović (c)
Substitutions:
FW 20 John Guidetti   63'
MF 21 Jimmy Durmaz   70'
MF 22 Erkan Zengin   82'
Manager:
Erik Hamrén
 
GK 1 Thibaut Courtois
RB 16 Thomas Meunier   30'
CB 2 Toby Alderweireld
CB 3 Thomas Vermaelen
LB 5 Jan Vertonghen
CM 4 Radja Nainggolan
CM 6 Axel Witsel   45+1'
RW 11 Yannick Carrasco   71'
AM 7 Kevin De Bruyne
LW 10 Eden Hazard (c)   90+3'
CF 9 Romelu Lukaku   87'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Dries Mertens   71'
FW 20 Christian Benteke   87'
FW 17 Divock Origi   90+3'
Manager:
Marc Wilmots

Man of the Match:
Eden Hazard (Belgium)[19]

Assistant referees:[4]
Mark Borsch (Germany)
Stefan Lupp (Germany)
Fourth official:
Matej Jug (Slovenia)
Additional assistant referees:
Bastian Dankert (Germany)
Marco Fritz (Germany)
Reserve assistant referee:
Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Full Time Summary – Republic of Ireland v Sweden" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Republic of Ireland v Sweden" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  3. ^ Adams, Sam (13 June 2016). "Clark own goal salvages point for Sweden against Ireland". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 13 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 – Belgium v Italy" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Belgium v Italy" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 13 June 2016. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  7. ^ Burke, Chris (13 June 2016). "Impressive Italy leave Belgium floored". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Full Time Summary – Italy v Sweden" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Italy v Sweden" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  10. ^ Saffer, Paul (17 June 2016). "Éder sparks ecstasy as Italy go through". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
  11. ^ "Full Time Summary – Belgium v Republic of Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Belgium v Republic of Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 18 June 2016. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  13. ^ Saffer, Paul (18 June 2016). "Belgium find best form to beat Ireland". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  14. ^ "Full Time Summary – Italy v Republic of Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Italy v Republic of Ireland" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  16. ^ Adams, Sam (22 June 2016). "Brady sends euphoric Ireland into the last 16". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  17. ^ "Full Time Summary – Sweden v Belgium" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  18. ^ a b "Tactical Line-ups – Sweden v Belgium" (PDF). UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
  19. ^ Harrison, Wayne (22 June 2016). "Belgium's Nainggolan floors Sweden with late strike". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 22 June 2016.

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