Picture : Jamal Musiala and Florian Wirtz, the two "wonder boys" of Germany ! They dynamite the Scottish team.

The statistics on 2024 Euro day 1 (14 June)

Germany vs Scotland 5-1

*Only one Euro opening match in the history saw more goals: France vs Yugoslavia 4-5 in 1960.

*Germany have won their opening Euro game already 8 times, two more than any other team (France are the next with 6).

*Never before in Euro history, Germany have won a game with 4+ goal difference (and even had a 4-goal lead in a match).

*Germany became just the 2nd team to score 3+ goals in the first half in a Euro match. 
The first to do it was France, on 2 occasions (3-0 vs Belgium in 1984 and 4-0 vs Iceland in 2016).

*It was the first ever opening match in Euro history with a red card assigned, a penalty converted and an own goal scored. 

*Scotland have suffered their heaviest defeat at a major international tournament in 70 years, since 0-7 vs Uruguay at the 1954 World Cup. 

*The last time Scotland were defeated so severely in a competitive match is dated back by November 2003 (a Euro qualifier vs Netherlands 0-6).

*The last time Scotland have conceded 5+ goals in a match in May 2012 (a friendly vs USA 1-5).

*Julian Nagelsmann (Germany) became the youngest coach in the Euro history (36 years 327 days) surpassing the Slovenian Srečko Katanec
(36 years 330 days in his first game in Euro 2000). 

*For the first time in the Euro history, a coach (Julian Nagelsmann) has fielded a player older than him (Manuel Neuer, 38 years old).

*Florian Wirtz (aged 21 years 42 days) became the youngest ever player:
to score for Germany at the Euro finals;
to score the opening goal of a Euro edition (beating Dragan Džajić who scored at 22 years 6 days in 1968).

*For the first time in the history of the Euro, 2 players under the age of 22 (Florian Wirtz and Jamal Musiala) have scored in the same match and for the same team.

*At the same time, Germany fielded their oldest starting lineup for a game of a major tournament (World Cup or Euro), with an average age of 29 years 22 days, since June 2000 (vs Romania at Euro, 30 years 86 days). 

*Callum McGregor (Scotland) is just the second player to make a Euro appearance on his birthday at two different Euro editions (2020, 2024), along with Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands, in 2008 and 2012).