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The France–Switzerland and Spain–Croatia matches totaled 14 onfield goals. This is the second highest number of goals scored in a single day in the history of the tournament.
The excitement of Euro Cup football has increased as we reach the round of 16. A total of 14 onfield goals were scored in the France–Switzerland and Spain–Croatia match on 28 June. This is the second highest number of goals scored in a single day in the history of the tournament. Along with this, the 20 year old record was also broken. On 21 June 2000, 14 goals were scored in 4 matches. The record for the most goals in a day was also made on 23 June in the Euro Cup this year. Then a total of 18 goals were scored in 4 matches. We are telling you about the top-5 record for most goals in 1 day in Euro Cup.
1. 23 June 2021: 4 matches, 18 goals
Group E: Slovakia 0-5 Spain, Sweden 3-2 Poland
Group F: Germany 2-2 Hungary, Portugal 2-2 France
On June 23, 4 teams came face to face in the group stage. On this day, 2 or more goals were scored in all four matches. Both the matches of Group F i.e. Group of Death were superhit. Hungary held 3-time Euro Cup champions Germany to a draw. At the same time, the match between world champions France and Portugal was also drawn 2-2. In this match, Cristiano Ronaldo scored 2 goals, equaling the record for most international goals of 109.
2. 28 June: 2 matches, 14 goals
Round of 16: Croatia 3-5 Spain
France 3-3 Switzerland (4-5 penalty shootout)
Another record was set 5 days after the record for most goals in a day in the Euro Cup. It was the second highest. The match between Croatia and Spain was drawn 3-3 till full time. After this Spain won the match with 2 more goals in extra time. At the same time, the match between France and Switzerland was even more tremendous than that. The French team was ahead 3-1 in the match. In the last minute, the Swiss team came back with a goal and leveled the score at 3-3. A goal failed in extra time and Switzerland won the match 5–4 in a penalty shootout. 14 goals do not include penalty shootout goals.
3. 21 June 2000: 4 matches, 14 goals
Group C: Yugoslavia 3-4 Spain, Slovenia 0-0 Norway
Group D : Denmark 0-2 Czech Republic, France 2-3 Netherlands
In fact 14 goals were scored in only 3 matches, as the match between Slovenia and Norway was goalless. Spain also played a role here. They won the match 4–3 against Yugoslavia. At the same time, Denmark was defeated by the Czech Republic 2-0. Both the goals of this match were scored by Vladimir Smyser. The Netherlands team defeated France 3-2.
4. 18 June 1996: 4 matches, 13 goals
Group A: Scotland 1-0 Switzerland, Netherlands 1-4 England
Group B: France 3-1 Bulgaria, Romania 1-2 Spain
France and Spain were placed in the same group in this Euro Cup. Both needed a win to advance to the next round. If any one lost, Bulgaria would have qualified. But it did not happen. France beat Bulgaria 3-1. At the same time, Spain defeated Romania 2-1. Spain was won by Guillermo Amor in the 84th minute. At the same time, England defeated the Netherlands 4-1. This year was the best for England in the Euro Cup. Alan Shearer and Teddy Sheringham scored for England.
5. July 6, 1960: 2 matches, 12 goals
Semifinals: France 4-5 Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia 0-3 USSR
The Euro Cup was first introduced in 1960. Then straight semi-finals were played. In 1960 only 4 teams took part. The semi-final matches were played between France and Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia and USSR on the opening day itself. Yugoslavia defeated France 5-4. At the same time, the USSR easily defeated Czechoslovakia. In the final they defeated Yugoslavia.