Picture : For the first time in the history of Euros two substitutes (Chiesa y Pessina on this action) scored in an extra-time. (All pictures AP)
IFFHS - 26/06/2021 - EURO 2020 STATISTICS
*Italy set the new World record of the series without conceding a goal for national teams – 1.168 minutes! The series lasted since October 2020 and was broken in the game vs Austria (2-1) by the Sasa Kalajdzic goal.
The previous World record belonged to same Italy (1972-74, with Dino Zoff not conceding during 1.143 minutes). The current goalkeeper of Scuadra Azzurra Donnarumma’s personal series lasted 987 minutes.
*Italy set the new national record on unbeaten series: 31 matches (since 2018) surpassing the old achievement (30 consecutive games without a defeat from 1935 to 1939).
This is joint 3rd best series in the history of World football, after Spain (35 games in 2007-09) and Brazil (35 games in 1993-96). Spain also had the series of 31 games in 1994-97.
*Italy set the new national record on the series of wins: 12 games. It surpassed the series of 11 wins achieved also under Roberto Mancini from November 2018 to November 2019.
The World record in this category is 15 games (Spain).
*Italy matched the record of Germany (set in 2010-12) on consecutive wins in the games of European championships (including qualification) – 14.
This record can be equaled tonight by Belgium as well (if Belgium beat Portugal).
*The game Italy – Austria equaled the record of Euro finals on the number of goals scored in extra-time (3) set in 1984 (the semifinal game France – Portugal)
*Federico Chiesa managed to score at Euro as his father Enrico did 25 years ago (Euro 1996, the game vs Czech Republic).
*Denmark became the first team in Euro finals history to score 4+ goals in two consecutive matches (4-1 vs Russia, 4-0 vs Wales).