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Sentences forUEFA Euro 2004
- Germany again exited in the first round of Euro 2004, drawing their first two matches and losing the third to the Czech Republic (who had fielded a second-string team).
- Scotland reached the qualification play-offs for Euro 2004, where they beat the Netherlands 1–0 at Hampden Park, but suffered a 6–0 defeat in the return leg.
- Also, the national teams have produced some surprise successes such as beating Euro 2004 winner Greece 3–2 and 2006 FIFA World Cup winner Italy 3–1.
- It hosted several matches, including the final, of the UEFA Euro 2004 championship.
- In one surprising week during autumn 2004, however, the team managed a 2–2 draw with Portugal, who only a few months earlier had been the losing finalists in the European Championships.
- Six former champions took part in the quarter-final round, with Ukraine and Euro 2004 runners-up Portugal as the only relative outsiders.
- Recent and successful use of the sweeper was made by Otto Rehhagel, Greece's manager, during UEFA Euro 2004.
- The team has also reached the quarter-final on two recent occasions, in 2004 and 2012.
- The airport underwent a massive programme of refurbishment due to the Euro 2004 football championships being partly hosted in the city.
- The Latvian national football team's only major FIFA tournament participation has been the 2004 UEFA European Championship.
- A full strength team started out strongly at Euro 2004, but they were upset in the quarter-finals by the eventual winners Greece.
- For the Euro 2004 football competition, held in Portugal, the Estádio do Dragão was built (replacing the old Estádio das Antas) and the Estádio do Bessa was renovated.
- At UEFA Euro 2004, Portuguese goalkeeper Ricardo famously took off his gloves during the quarter-final penalty shoot-out against England, knowing he was the next taker for his side.
- The team finished out of top eight only in two occasions, the tournaments of 2000 and 2004.
- The defeat meant that France became the second nation to have lost the final on home soil, after Portugal lost the final to Greece in 2004.
- A UEFA category four stadium, it hosted several matches of the UEFA Euro 2004, including the final, and was the venue for the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final.
- In UEFA Euro 2004 the teams drew 2–2 in the last group stage match, ensuring that both teams advanced at the expense of Italy.
- Under Mark Hughes, Wales came close to qualifying for a place at Euro 2004 in Portugal, being narrowly defeated by Russia in the play-offs.
- In Lisbon, the new stadium, Alvalade XXI ("Estádio José Alvalade"), was built for UEFA Euro 2004, hosted by Portugal.
- The Greek national football team, ranking 12th in the world in 2014 (and having reached a high of 8th in the world in 2008 and 2011), were crowned European Champions in Euro 2004 in one of the biggest upsets in the history of the sport.
- Among the teams who failed to qualify were 2002 third-placed team Turkey, quarter-finalists Senegal, Euro 2004 winners Greece and 2006 Africa Cup of Nations winners Egypt.
- The awarding of the UEFA Euro 2004 hosting rights to Portugal in 1999 was the perfect opportunity for Porto to move into a more modern, functional and comfortable stadium, in line with the demands of high-level international football.
- They missed out five successive major finals from Euro 2004 until Euro 2012, and went through an equal number of head coaches.
- A three-way five point tie in the group stage of the 2004 European Championship left Italy as the "odd man out", as they failed to qualify for the quarter finals after finishing behind Denmark and Sweden on the basis of number of goals scored in matches among the tied teams.
- The national team finished second place in their qualifying group for the 2004 Euros.
- Although their ranking vastly improved in subsequent months after a series of exhibition matches against high-profile teams, including a 1–1 draw against the Netherlands, and a 1–0 win at the sold-out 100,000 capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground against the then European Champions Greece.
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