UEFA Euro 1976 qualifying Group 4

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Group 4 of the UEFA Euro 1976 qualifying tournament was one of the eight groups to decide which teams would qualify for the UEFA Euro 1976 finals tournament. Group 4 consisted of four teams: Spain, Romania, Scotland, and Denmark, where they played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The group winners were Spain, who finished two points above Romania and Scotland.

Final table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification Spain Romania Scotland Denmark
1  Spain 6 3 3 0 10 6 +4 9 Advance to play-offs 1–1 1–1 2–0
2  Romania 6 1 5 0 11 6 +5 7 2–2 1–1 6–1
3  Scotland 6 2 3 1 8 6 +2 7 1–2 1–1 3–1
4  Denmark 6 0 1 5 3 14 −11 1 1–2 0–0 0–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Matches[edit]

Denmark 1–2 Spain
Nygaard 48' (p) Claramunt 28' (p)
Roberto Martínez 41'
Attendance: 27,300
Referee: John Carpenter (Rep. of Ireland)

Denmark 0–0 Romania
Attendance: 15,700
Referee: Ferdinand Biwersi (West Germany)

Scotland 1–2 Spain
Bremner 11' Quini 36', 61'
Attendance: 94,331
Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria)

Spain 1–1 Scotland
Megido 67' Jordan 1'
Attendance: 40,952
Referee: Alfred Delcourt (Belgium)

Spain 1–1 Romania
Velázquez 6' Crişan 70'
Attendance: 54,660 *
Referee: Charles Corver (Netherlands)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 100,000


Romania 6–1 Denmark
Georgescu 28', 76'
Crişan 40', 59'
Lucescu 83'
Dinu 85'
Dahl 86'
Attendance: 60,000
Referee: Nikolaos Zlatanos (Greece)

Romania 1–1 Scotland
Georgescu 21' McQueen 89'
Attendance: 52,203 *
Referee: Ertuğrul Dilek (Turkey)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 80,000


Denmark 0–1 Scotland
Harper 51'
Attendance: 40,300
Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium)

Spain 2–0 Denmark
Pirri 40'
Capón 85'
Attendance: 6,869 *
Referee: Paul Bonett (Malta)

(*)NOTE: Attendance also reported as 20,000


Scotland 3–1 Denmark
Dalglish 48'
Rioch 54'
MacDougall 61'
Bastrup 20'
Attendance: 48,021
Referee: Rolf Nyhus (Norway)

Romania 2–2 Spain
Georgescu 72' (p)
Iordănescu 80'
Villar 29'
Santillana 57'
Attendance: 45,381
Referee: Hans-Joachim Weyland (West Germany)

Scotland 1–1 Romania
Rioch 39' Crişan 74'
Attendance: 11,375
Referee: Adolf Prokop
(East Germany)

Goalscorers[edit]

There were 32 goals scored in 12 matches, for an average of 2.67 goals per match.

4 goals

2 goals

1 goal

References[edit]

  • "1976 UEFA European Championship". uefa.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  • "European Championship 1976". rsssf.com. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  • Robinson, J. (1996). The European Football Championships 1958-1996. Soccer Book Publishing. ISBN 0-947808-69-8.