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Euro Championship - Stats, Facts and Trivia

2012 UEFA European Football Championship 8 June - 1 July 2012 Euro2012 Gdańdsk PGE Arena 40,818 Overview Poznań Warsaw Municipal Stadium 42.004 Ukraine's national stadium, the biggest venue and host to the final By Numbers National Stadium 58145 Poland Poland's new National Stadium Built in 1926, locally known as the 'Spider Arena Nations 51 competed to qualify Wrocław Municipal Stadium 40, 610 Kiev Teams are 16 participating Kharkiv Oympic Stadium 65,720 Metalist Stadium Built in 1980, Lviv 38,500 Arena Lviv 34915 renovated 31 Matches will be played for 2012 Donetsk Designed to look like a Chinese lantern Donbass Arena 50,055 Ukraine 8 Weight of cup in kilos Constructed especially for Euro 2012 Venues Volunteers 6000 will help Cities & Stadiums Champions O defended successfully Circle size shows relative stadium seating capacity # indicates no. of matches to be hosted Stadium Attendance Cities across 13 Cumulative stadium 82 countries have hosted the tournament 10,120,467 attendance from 1960-2008 Highest final 99,999 attendance, 1964 Spain vs. USSR By Numbers Top Goalscorers Fastest Goals Scored in Opening Matches Euro 2004 Euro 2008 7 min. E Giorgos Karagounis No player scored 5 goals Milan Baroš Portugal 1:2 Greece Lisbon, 2004 11 min. Milan Galic Wayne Rooney Ruud van Nistelrooy David Villa France 4:5 Yugoslavia Paris, 1950 Hakan Yakin Semih Şentürk (. Roman Pavlyuchenko Lukas Podolski 19 min. Jon Dahl Tomasson Zinédine Zidane Angelos Charisteas E Henrik Larsson Anton Ondrus Czechoslovakia 3:1 Netherlands Zagreb, 1976 Frank Lampard = Names in red are not playing in Euro 2012 Goals of matches were decided by a penalty shootout Goals scored in The average goals per match for the entire tournament history 23% played ended Of matches 485 the history of the 2.7 6% tournament in a draw By Numbers Forecasting Results Draws Draw Correct Incorrect Previous Match Betting Odds Draws Incorrect The bookmakers don't always get it right. 15 * Correct prediction = lowest priced odds in market Correct Win / Loss Incorrect Win / Loss Correct Win / Loss 19 8. Out of 8 drawn All 3 draws were unexpected. games, only 1 was predicted correctly. Incorrect Win / Loss 2004 The majority of bookmakers made a mistake more than half of the time. 2008 Correct: 48.4% Correct: 61.3% In the Euro 2004 Greece upset the odds for all of their matches. With 99.9% uninamity book- ies predicted 5 losses and 1 win. Greece deliv- ered 1 loss and 5 wins and claimed the trophy. Over Euro 2004 & Euro 2008 Spain played a total of 9 matches. For these matches bookmakers were 99% unanimous with their odds and there was only a single upset (a draw vs. Greece in '04). Odds Trivia Greece & Spain Historical Bookmaker Odds Betting Line Consensus 2004: Average consensus: 80.65% 2008: Average consensus: 77.42% 70 In 60% of matches with weak consensus, the majority of bookies incorrectly predicted the result. Switzerland 0:1 Czech Rep. 7 June: Opening Match 60 60 50 80.7% 81.4% In both 2004 and 2008, Czech Republic and the Netherlands were involved in matches without unanimity among bookies. 40 75.4% Netherlands 2:3 Czech Rep. 19 June: Group Stage Netherlands 4:1 France 13 June: Group Stage 30 54.4% 63.3% Russia 2:0 Sweden 18 June: Group Stage Most final and semi- Portugal 3:2 England -- 24 June: Quarter-finals 10 final clashes were predicted correctly with almost complete ||||||L|||||||||||| ||||||||IL||||||| consensus. Matches in chronological order Matches in chronological order Consensus Total no, of bookmakers Less consensus (red shows wrong prediction) Share and Brought to you by: republish for free: Republish this infographic on your blog, your web- site, on Facebook or wherever else you want to. Predict the Euro 2012 with us: Further details and embed code at: Infographic provided for free under the Designed by: Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic fruitbat 25

Euro Championship - Stats, Facts and Trivia

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In anticipation of the Euro 2012 an infographic that provides current and past statistics of the Euro including top goalscorers, fastest goals, stadium attendances, historical sportsbook odds and more.


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