European Football Championship 1980 / Belgium - Fußball-Europameisterschaft 2016/Belgien

This article covers the Belgian national team at the 1980 European Football Championship .

qualification

Final table group 2

Pl. Land Sp. S U N Tore Diff. Points
1. BelgiumBelgium Belgium 8 4 4 0 012:500 +7 12:40
2. OsterreichAustria Austria 8 4 3 1 014:700 +7 11:50
3. PortugalPortugal Portugal 8 4 1 3 010:110 −1 09:70
4. ScotlandScotland Scotland 8 3 1 4 015:130 +2 07:90
5. NorwayNorway Norway 8 0 1 7 005:200 −15 01:15

Game results

20.09.1978 Belgium - Norway 1:1 (0:1)
11.10.1978 Portugal - Belgium 1:1 (1:1)
28.03.1979 Belgium - Austria 1:1 (1:0)
02.05.1979 Austria - Belgium 0:0
12.09.1979 Norway - Belgium 1:2 (1:1)
17.10.1979 Belgium - Portugal 2:0 (0:0)
21.11.1979 Belgium - Scotland 2:0 (1:0)
19.12.1979 Scotland - Belgium 1:3 (0:3)

Belgian contingent

No. Name Club before the start of the European Championship birthday Games Tore Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
goalkeeper
01 Theo Custers BelgiumBelgium Royal Antwerp 10.08.1950 0 0 0 0
12 Jean-Marie Pfaff BelgiumBelgium KSK Beveren 04.12.1953 4 0 0 0
20 Michel Preud'homme BelgiumBelgium Standard Liege 24.01.1959 0 0 0 0
Defender
02 Eric Gerets BelgiumBelgium Standard Liege 18.05.1954 4 1 0 0
03 Luc Millecamps BelgiumBelgium KSV Waregem 10.09.1951 4 0 0 0
04 Walter Meeuws BelgiumBelgium Club Bruges 11.07.1951 4 0 1 0
05 Michel Renquin BelgiumBelgium Standard Liege 03.11.1955 4 0 0 0
14 Gérard Plessers BelgiumBelgium Standard Liege 30.03.1959 0 0 0 0
21 Jos Heyligen BelgiumBelgium KSK Heusden 30.06.1947 0 0 0 0
midfield player
06 Julien Cools (C)Captain of the crew BelgiumBelgium Beerschot VAV 13.02.1947 4 1 0 0
07 René Vandereycken BelgiumBelgium Club Bruges 22.07.1953 4 1 2 0
08 Wilfried Van Moer BelgiumBelgium KSK Heusden 01.03.1945 4 0 0 0
13 Maurice martens BelgiumBelgium RWD Molenbeek 05.06.1947 0 0 0 0
15 René Verheyen BelgiumBelgium SC Lokeren 21.03.1952 2 0 0 0
16 Marc Millecamps BelgiumBelgium KSV Waregem 09.10.1950 0 0 0 0
17 Raymond Mommens BelgiumBelgium SC Lokeren 27.12.1958 4 0 0 0
18 Guy Dardenne BelgiumBelgium SC Lokeren 19.10.1954 0 0 0 0
19 Willy Wellens BelgiumBelgium Standard Liege 29.03.1954 0 0 0 0
striker
09 François Van Der Elst BelgiumBelgium RSC Anderlecht 01.12.1954 4 0 2 0
10 Erwin Vandenbergh BelgiumBelgium Lierse SK 26.01.1959 3 0 0 0
11 Jan Ceulemans BelgiumBelgium Club Bruges 28.02.1957 4 1 0 0
22 Ronny Martens BelgiumBelgium RSC Anderlecht 22.12.1958 0 0 0 0
Trainer
BelgiumBelgium Guy Thys 06.12.1922

Finals

Group 2

Pl. Land Sp. S U N Tore Diff. Points
1. BelgiumBelgium Belgium 3 1 2 0 003:200 +1 04:20
2. ItalyItaly Italy 3 1 2 0 001:000 +1 04:20
3. EnglandEngland England 3 1 1 1 003:300 ±0 03:30
4. Spanien 1977Spain Spain 3 0 1 2 002:400 −2 01:50
The number of goals scored in all group matches is decisive for placing 1 and 2.
12. Juni 1980 in Turin (Municipal Stadium)
Belgium England 1:1 (1:1)
15. Juni 1980 in Mailand (Giuseppe-Meazza-Stadion)
Spain Belgium 1:2 (1:1)
18. Juni 1980 in Rom (Olympic Stadium)
Italy Belgium 0:0

In the group stage, the Belgians started with a 1-1 draw against England. In the second group game against the good Spaniards, the Belgians won 2-1 with goals from Gerets and Cools. In the third group match in Rome, a 0-0 win against hosts Italy was enough to advance to the final as group winners.

Finale

22. Juni 1980 in Rom ( Olympic Stadium )
Deutschland BundesrepublikFederal Republic of Germany BR Germany BelgienBelgium Belgium 2:1 (1:0)

In the final, the Germans were able to take the lead after ten minutes with a goal from the headball monster Horst Hrubesch . After a penalty hit by Vandereycken in the 75th minute, Hrubesch again scored the 2: 1 two minutes before the end in the 88th minute. The Belgians couldn't score a goal by the end of the game and Germany became European champions for the second time. The Belgians retained the European runner-up title.