List of missed penalties at Euro 2020 | Penalty conversion success rate at 2021 European Championships

By Soccer Blog | Jun 28, 2021

Here is a look at the list of penalties awarded and missed at Euro 2020. The start of the 2021 European Championships, as you can see below, saw many players miss penalties. This only includes penalties missed in normal/extra time of a game- shootout misses are separately mentioned at the bottom of the post.

List of penalties at Euro 2021- Missed penalty in red and converted penalty in green

(last updated on July 11, 2021 after Italy vs England penalty shootout in final)

Hojbjerg (Denmark) vs Finland- Group B | June 12 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) vs Hungary- Group F | June 15 2021

Gareth Bale (Wales) vs Turkey- Group A | June 16 2021

Alioski (North Macedonia) vs Ukraine- Group C | June 17 (scored from rebound though)

Malinovskyi (Ukraine) v NMA- Group C | June 17 2021

Memphis Depay (Netherlands) v Austria- Group C | June 17 2021

Patrick Schick (Czech Republic) vs Croatia- Group D | June 18 2021

Forsberg (Sweden) vs Slovakia- Group E | June 18 2021

Gerard Moreno (Spain) vs Poland- Group E | June 19 2021

Dzyuba (Russia) vs Denmark- Group B | June 21 2021

Alvaro Morata (Spain) vs Slovakia- Group E | June 23 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal- 2 penalties) vs France- Group F | June 23 2021

Karim Benzema (France) vs Portugal- Group F | June 23 2021

Ricardo Rodriguez (Switzerland) v France- Ro16 | June 28 2021

Romelu Lukaku (Belgium) vs Italy- Quarterfinal | July 2, 2021

Harry Kane (England) vs Denmark- SF | July 7, 2021

(scores on rebound)

What is the regular penalty conversion success rate at Euro 2021 so far?

As of July 11, 2021, 17 penalties have been awarded and 9 of them have been converted (3 by Ronaldo himself), meaning a conversion rate of 52.94%

Without Ronaldo’s 3 penalties, the success rate drops to 42.86 (6/14 penalties). Only one of the first five pens in the tournament were converted, as you can see above- the ratio improved as the tournament progressed.

Missed penalties at Euro 2021: Hojberg (Denmark), Bale (Wales), Alioski (NMA), Malinovskyi (Ukraine), Moreno & Morata (Spain), Rodriguez (Switzerland), Harry Kane (England)

Successful penalties at Euro 2021: Ronaldo*3 (Portugal), Memphis (Netherlands), Forsberg (Sweden), Dzyuba (Russia), Schick (Czech Republic), Benzema (France), Romelu Lukaku (Belgium)

Who has missed penalties in regular time for Spain at Euro 2020?

Both Gerard Moreno and Alvaro Morata have missed regular time spot kicks for Spain at Euro 2020. In the shootout v Switzerland, Busquets and Rodri missed theirs while against Italy in the shootout, Dani Olmo & Morata missed.

Players to miss penalties in a penalty shootout at Euro 2020

Kylian Mbappe (France) vs Switzerland on June 28, 2021 (Sui won 5-4 on penalties)

Mbappe was the only one of the 10 players on either side to miss his penalty in the France-Switzerland shootout, with Sommer saving his spot kick.

Sergio Busquets, Rodri (Spain) | Schar, Akanji & Vargas (Sui) [Spain beat Switzerland 3-1 on penalties]

In Spain v Switzerland- there was nine penalties in total, but only 4 were converted (5 were unsuccessful)

Busquets (Spain’s first penalty, hits post), Fabian Schar (Switzerland’s second penalty, saved by Unai Simon), Rodri (Spain’s third penalty, saved by Sommer), Akanji (Sui’s third penalty, saved by Simon), Ruben Vargas (Switzerland’s fourth penalty, over bar)

Locatelli (Italy) | Dani Olmo, Morata (Spain) (Italy win 4-2 on penalties)

In Italy vs Spain, seven penalties were taken- four players scored & three players missed. No team had won two penalty shootouts at the same Euros and Spain, who had beaten Switzerland, lost to Italy here.

Locatelli (Italy’s first penalty, saved by Simon), Olmo (Spain’s first penalty), Morata (Spain’s fourth penalty, saved by Donnarumma)

Belotti & Jorginho (Italy) | Rashford, Sancho and Saka (England) (Italy win 3-2 on penalties)

In the Italy v England shootout in the final, 5 players missed their penalties as Italy won 3-2.

Penalty shootout success percentage at Euro 2020

22 successful penalties from 31 taken in the shootout so far, so a success percentage of 61.11%

Add to this the 9/17 successful penalties in regular/extra time, and the overall penalty conversion rate (regular + shootout) becomes 64.58% (31/48 penalties)

Also see list of own goals at Euro 2020 so far and Euro 2020 crowd attendances as well as xG stats for games at these Euros.

1 Comment so far
  1. Jay June 28, 2021 9:29 pm

    Considering that the standard xG for a penalty is around 0.80, the 40% odd success rate for non CR7 penalties at Euro 2020 as I write this comment is shocking.

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