PictureSlovakia achieved their first ever win against a team inside the top-3 of the FIFA world rankings (Belgium are ranked 3rd). Ivan Schranz and his teammates made History !

The statistics on 2024 Euro day 4 (17 June)

Romania vs Ukraine 3-0 

*Romania achieved their biggest ever victory in a major tournament (World Cups, Euros).

*Romania have scored last time 3+ goals in the same match in a major tournament on 20 June 2000 (vs England 3-2).
It was until now their only win in 16 games at Euros.

*Romania had just 29% possession in the game: the lowest rate for a winning side in a match at Euro. 

*Dennis Man became the first Romanian player with multiple assists (2) in a single match at a major tournament since Gheorghe Hagi against Colombia (also 2) in the 1994 World Cup.

Belgium vs Slovakia 0-1

*Slovakia achieved their first ever win against a team inside the top-3 of the FIFA world rankings (Belgium are ranked 3rd). 

*Belgium suffered their first defeat under Domenico Tedesco as a coach (after 10 wins and 4 draws). 
In total, Belgium have ended their second-longest unbeaten run ever, 15 matches (10 wins, 5 draws). 
They lost their first match since 27 November 2022, vs Morocco 0-2 in the group stage of the World Cup. 

*Belgium failed to score in 3 consecutive major tournament games (also 2 at 2022 World Cup) for the first time in their history.

*Romelu Lukaku became the first player with 2 goals disallowed by VAR in the same Euro match. 
Adding the goal that was disallowed against Finland in the last Euro edition, he is also the player with the most goals disallowed by VAR (3) in the history of the tournament.

*Lukaku is the only to miss 3+ big chances in a single game at both last major tournaments, the 2022 World Cup (4 vs Croatia) and Euro 2024 (3 vs Slovakia).
These 2 games are his last two appearances at major tournaments.

*Belgium have converted none of their last 47 shots in major tournaments, including 11 big chances.

Austria vs France 0-1

*France have won their opening game at everyone of 6 major tournaments under Didier Deschamps.
They never started by losing a Euro group stage (7 wins, 3 draws in 10 occasions).
They have not lost their first match in a Euro since the 1960 edition (4-5 vs Yugoslavia, semifinal).

*For the 2nd time in a row, France scored their 1st goal of a Euro edition with an own goal (also Mats Hummels, vs Germany in 2021). 

*France is now the team with the most own goals scored in the Euro history (4). They surpassed Germany (3) and the Netherlands (3).

*Austria made much more tackles (27) than any other team in its starting game at Euro 2024 so far. The next are Ukraine (18) and Hungary (16).

*Olivier Giroud tied Lilian Thuram, Thierry Henry and Hugo Lloris as players with most major tournaments (World Cups, Euros) played with France (7 each).

*Kylian Mbappé still unlucky in the competition: left a Euro game once again without goals (5 appearances, 18 shots, 0 goals) and yet this time with a broken nose.