European Championships 1996

April 29, 2012
By John Brewin and Martin Williamson






Innovations



• Sixteen teams in the finals for the first time

 

• A golden goal was introduced so the first team to score in extra time would win a match. Germany beat the Czech Republic in the final thanks to Oliver Bierhoff's 95th minute Golden Goal

 

• A play-off between the two qualifying ...

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