Cornaredo Stadium

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Cornaredo Stadium
Location Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°01′25″N 8°57′42″E / 46.02361°N 8.96167°E / 46.02361; 8.96167Coordinates: 46°01′25″N 8°57′42″E / 46.02361°N 8.96167°E / 46.02361; 8.96167
Owner City of Lugano
Capacity 15,000
Field size 105 x 68 m
Construction
Built 1951
Tenants
FC Lugano

Cornaredo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lugano, Switzerland. It is used mostly for football matches. It is a home ground of FC Lugano. The stadium is able to hold 15,000 people and was built in 1951. The stadium has 5,000 seats and 10,000 standing places. During the 1954 FIFA World Cup, it hosted one game.

During the spring 2008, the political authorities of Lugano announced a plan to renew the stadium to fulfil the Swiss Football League requirements for Super League stadiums. The new stadium is due to be completed by 2011.[1]

1954 FIFA World Cup[edit]

20 June 1954
17:00 (CET)
Italy  4 – 1  Belgium
Pandolfini Goal 41' (pen.)
Galli Goal 48'
Frignani Goal 58'
Lorenzi Goal 78'
Report Anoul Goal 81'
Cornaredo Stadium, Lugano
Attendance: 26,000
Referee: Carl Erich Steiner (Austria)

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