NAPLES, Jun. 14, 1980 (AMP) — Italia 80 : Germany defeated the Netherlands by a score of 3-2 (halftime: 1-0), in a Euro group stage game on Saturday.
The result put the Germans top of Group A with 4 points. The Netherlands is third with 2 points. In their last game, Germany will meet Greece on June 17, while the Netherlands will face Czechoslovakia.
Fixtures and Results : Group A
Germany at the Euro
- 1 title (1972)
- 3 appearances (first in 1972)
- 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 1968)
- Statistics: Champions (1972) Runners-up (1976)
Netherlands at the Euro
- 2 appearance (1976)
- 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1964)
- Statistics: Third Place (1976)
- 14 June 1980
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