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.

Teams


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 Belgium1Group B winner10 October 20155th2000Runners-up (1980)52
E2 Italy2Group H winner10 October 20159th2012Winners (1968)612
E3 Republic of Ireland4Play-off winner16 November 20153rd2012Group stage (1988, 2012)2333
E4 Sweden3Play-off winner17 November 20156th2012Semi-finals (1992)1635

Notes

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

Standings


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Italy 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6[lower-alpha 1] Advance to knockout phase
2  Belgium 3 2 0 1 4 2 +2 6[lower-alpha 1]
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. Head-to-head result: Belgium 0–2 Italy.

In the round of 16,

Matches


Republic of Ireland vs Sweden

Republic of Ireland 1–1 Sweden
Report
Republic of Ireland[2]
Sweden[2]
GK23Darren Randolph
RB2Séamus Coleman
CB4John O'Shea (c)
CB3Ciaran Clark
LB19Robbie Brady
CM8James McCarthy 43' 85'
CM6Glenn Whelan 77'
CM13Jeff Hendrick
AM20Wes Hoolahan 78'
CF14Jonathan Walters 64'
CF9Shane Long
Substitutions:
MF11James McClean 64'
FW10Robbie Keane 78'
MF7Aiden McGeady 85'
Manager:
Martin O'Neill
GK1Andreas Isaksson
RB2Mikael Lustig 45'
CB14Victor Lindelöf 61'
CB4Andreas Granqvist
LB5Martin Olsson
RM7Sebastian Larsson
CM18Oscar Lewicki 86'
CM9Kim Källström
LM6Emil Forsberg
CF11Marcus Berg 59'
CF10Zlatan Ibrahimović (c)
Substitutions:
DF3Erik Johansson 45'
FW20John Guidetti 59'
MF8Albin 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 Italy

Belgium 0–2 Italy
Report
Belgium[6]
Italy[6]
GK1Thibaut Courtois
RB23Laurent Ciman 76'
CB2Toby Alderweireld
CB3Thomas Vermaelen
LB5Jan Vertonghen 90+2'
CM4Radja Nainggolan 62'
CM6Axel Witsel
RW7Kevin De Bruyne
AM8Marouane Fellaini
LW10Eden Hazard (c)
CF9Romelu Lukaku 73'
Substitutions:
FW14Dries Mertens 62'
FW17Divock Origi 73'
FW11Yannick Carrasco 76'
Manager:
Marc Wilmots
GK1Gianluigi Buffon (c)
CB15Andrea Barzagli
CB19Leonardo Bonucci 78'
CB3Giorgio Chiellini 65'
DM16Daniele De Rossi 78'
RW6Antonio Candreva
CM18Marco Parolo
CM23Emanuele Giaccherini
LW4Matteo Darmian 58'
CF9Graziano Pellè
CF17Éder 75' 75'
Substitutions:
DF2Mattia De Sciglio 58'
FW11Ciro Immobile 75'
MF10Thiago 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 Sweden

Italy 1–0 Sweden
Report
Attendance: 29,600[8]
Italy[9]
Sweden[9]
GK1Gianluigi Buffon (c) 90+3'
CB15Andrea Barzagli
CB19Leonardo Bonucci
CB3Giorgio Chiellini
RW8Alessandro Florenzi 85'
CM18Marco Parolo
CM16Daniele De Rossi 69' 74'
CM23Emanuele Giaccherini
LW6Antonio Candreva
CF9Graziano Pellè 60'
CF17Éder
Substitutions:
FW7Simone Zaza 60'
MF10Thiago Motta 74'
MF14Stefano Sturaro 85'
Manager:
Antonio Conte
GK1Andreas Isaksson
RB14Victor Lindelöf
CB3Erik Johansson
CB4Andreas Granqvist
LB5Martin Olsson 90'
RM7Sebastian Larsson
CM8Albin Ekdal 79'
CM9Kim Källström
LM6Emil Forsberg 79'
CF20John Guidetti 85'
CF10Zlatan Ibrahimović (c)
Substitutions:
MF21Jimmy Durmaz 79'
MF18Oscar Lewicki 79'
FW11Marcus 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 Ireland

Belgium 3–0 Republic of Ireland
Report
Belgium[12]
Republic of Ireland[12]
GK1Thibaut Courtois
RB16Thomas Meunier
CB2Toby Alderweireld
CB3Thomas Vermaelen 49'
LB5Jan Vertonghen
CM6Axel Witsel
CM19Moussa Dembélé 57'
RW11Yannick Carrasco 64'
AM7Kevin De Bruyne
LW10Eden Hazard (c)
CF9Romelu Lukaku 83'
Substitutions:
MF4Radja Nainggolan 57'
FW14Dries Mertens 64'
FW20Christian Benteke 83'
Manager:
Marc Wilmots
GK23Darren Randolph
RB2Séamus Coleman
CB4John O'Shea (c)
CB3Ciaran Clark
LB17Stephen Ward
RM13Jeff Hendrick 42'
CM6Glenn Whelan
CM8James McCarthy 62'
LM19Robbie Brady
SS20Wes Hoolahan 71'
CF9Shane Long 79'
Substitutions:
MF11James McClean 62'
MF7Aiden McGeady 71'
FW10Robbie 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 Ireland

Italy 0–1 Republic of Ireland
Report
Italy[15]
Republic of Ireland[15]
GK12Salvatore Sirigu 39'
CB15Andrea Barzagli 78'
CB19Leonardo Bonucci (c)
CB5Angelo Ogbonna
DM10Thiago Motta
RW21Federico Bernardeschi 60'
CM14Stefano Sturaro
CM8Alessandro Florenzi
LW2Mattia De Sciglio 81'
CF7Simone Zaza 87'
CF11Ciro Immobile 74'
Substitutions:
DF4Matteo Darmian 60'
FW20Lorenzo Insigne 90+1' 74'
MF22Stephan El Shaarawy 81'
Manager:
Antonio Conte
GK23Darren Randolph
RB2Séamus Coleman (c)
CB12Shane Duffy
CB5Richard Keogh
LB17Stephen Ward 73'
RM13Jeff Hendrick
CM11James McClean
CM8James McCarthy 77'
LM19Robbie Brady
SS21Daryl Murphy 70'
CF9Shane Long 39' 90'
Substitutions:
MF7Aiden McGeady 70'
MF20Wes Hoolahan 77'
MF22Stephen 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 Belgium

Sweden 0–1 Belgium
Report
Attendance: 34,011[17]
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
Sweden[18]
Belgium[18]
GK1Andreas Isaksson
RB14Victor Lindelöf
CB3Erik Johansson 36'
CB4Andreas Granqvist
LB5Martin Olsson
RM7Sebastian Larsson 70'
CM8Albin Ekdal 33'
CM9Kim Källström
LM6Emil Forsberg 82'
CF11Marcus Berg 63'
CF10Zlatan Ibrahimović (c)
Substitutions:
FW20John Guidetti 63'
MF21Jimmy Durmaz 70'
MF22Erkan Zengin 82'
Manager:
Erik Hamrén
GK1Thibaut Courtois
RB16Thomas Meunier 30'
CB2Toby Alderweireld
CB3Thomas Vermaelen
LB5Jan Vertonghen
CM4Radja Nainggolan
CM6Axel Witsel 45+1'
RW11Yannick Carrasco 71'
AM7Kevin De Bruyne
LW10Eden Hazard (c) 90+3'
CF9Romelu Lukaku 87'
Substitutions:
FW14Dries Mertens 71'
FW20Christian Benteke 87'
FW17Divock 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)

References


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  10. Saffer, Paul (17 June 2016). "Éder sparks ecstasy as Italy go through". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 17 June 2016.
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