Euro 2012 was co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine. 16 teams participated in the finals
- Czech Republic
- Poland (HOST)
- Republic of Ireland
- Ukraine (HOST)
The top 2 in each group advanced to the knockout stage. This did not include both of the hosts, Poland and Ukraine.
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|4||Poland||Netherlands||Republic of Ireland||Sweden|
Group winners, Czech Republic and England lost their quarter-finals. In the semi-finals, Italy defeated Germany to reach the final. But Spain was champions again repeating its 2008 success.
|Winner A v Runner-up B|
|Winner C v Runner-up D||Spain|
|Winner B v Runner-up A||Italy|
|Winner D v Runner-up C||Italy|