World Cup 2010
European Championship 1972


QUALIFYING GROUP 3
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
11.10.1970 Malta V Greece Empire Stadium,
Gzira,
Malta
1-1 Vassallo 66' Kritikopoulos 80'
16.12.1970 Greece V Switzerland Georgios Karaiskakis,
Athens,
Greece
0-1 Müller 85'
20.12.1970 Malta V Switzerland Empire Stadium,
Gzira,
Malta
1-2 Theobald 55' - pen Quentin 49'
Künzli 57'
03.02.1971 Malta V England Empire Stadium,
Gzira,
Malta
0-1 Peters 34'
21.04.1971 England V Greece Wembley,
London,
England
3-0 Chivers 22'
Hurst 68'
Lee 87'
21.04.1971 Switzerland V Malta Allmend,
Lucerne,
Switzerland
5-0 Blättler 14'
Künzli 17'
Quentin 26'
Citherlet 28'
Müller 30'
12.05.1971 England V Malta Wembley, England 5-0 Chivers 29', 59'
Lee 43'
Clarke 47 - pen
Lawler 75'
12.05.1971 Switzerland V Greece Wankdorf,
Berne,
Switzerland
1-0 Odermatt 73'
20.06.1971 Greece V Malta Georgios Karaiskakis,
Athens,
Greece
2-0 Davurlis 60'
Aidiniou 80'
13.10.1971 Switzerland V England St Jakob Stadium,
Basle,
Switzerland
2-3 Jeandupeux 11'
Kunzli 42'
Hurst 1'
Chivers 13'
og Anton Weibel 78'
10.11.1971 England V Switzerland Wembley,
London,
England
1-1 Summerbee 9' Odermatt 26'
01.12.1971 Greece V England Karaiskakis Stadium,
Athens,
Greece
0-2 Hurst 59'
Chivers 90'


Country Pl W D L F A Pts
England 6 5 1 0 15 3 11
Switzerland 6 4 1 1 12 5 9
Greece 6 1 1 4 3 8 3
Malta 6 0 1 5 2 16 1

England qualified for the quarter-finals.



QUARTER-FINALS
Date Fixture Venue Result Home Team
Scorers
Away Team
Scorers
Att
29.04.1972 England V West Germany Wembley,
London,
England
1-3 Lee 77' U Hoesness 26'
Netzer 85'
G Muller 88'
100,000
29.04.1972 Italy V Belgium Giuseppe Meazza,
Milan,
Italy
0-0 Unknown
29.04.1972 Hungary V Romania Ferenc Puskás,
Budapest,
Hungary
1-1 Branikovits 11' Satmareanu I 56' Unknown
29.04.1972 Yugoslavia V Soviet Union FK Crvena Zvezda,
Belgrade,
Yugoslavia
0-0 Unknown
13.05.1972 West Germany V England Olympia Stadion,
Berlin,
Germany
0-0 76,000
13.05.1972 Belgium V Italy Constant Vanden Stock,
Brussels, Belgium
2-1 Van Moer 23'
Van Himst 71'
Riva 86' - pen Unknown
13.05.1972 Soviet Union V Yugoslavia Luzhniki,
Moscow,
Soviet Union
3-0 Kolotov 53'
Banischevsky 74'
Kozinkevich 90'
Unknown
14.05.1972 Romania V Hungary 23 August,
Bucharest,
Romania
2-2 Dobrin 14'
Neagu 81'
Szöke 5'
Kocsis 6'
Unknown



QUARTER-FINALS - REPLAY
Date Fixture Venue Result Hungary
Scorers
Romania
Scorers
Att
17.05.1972 Hungary V Romania FK Partizan,
Belgrade,
Yugoslavia
2-1 Kocsis 7'
Szöke 89'
Neagu 34' Unknown

England did not progress any further. The tournament was won by West Germany.