Eduard Streltsov Stadium

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Eduard Streltsov Stadium
Eduard Streltsov stadium.jpg
Location Moscow, Russia
Coordinates 55°42′59″N 37°39′23″E / 55.71639°N 37.65639°E / 55.71639; 37.65639Coordinates: 55°42′59″N 37°39′23″E / 55.71639°N 37.65639°E / 55.71639; 37.65639
Capacity 13,450
Field size 104 x 69 m
Construction
Built 1959 (East Stand)
1976 (West Stand)
Opened 1978
Tenants
FC Torpedo Moscow

Eduard Streltsov Stadium, formerly Torpedo Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Moscow, Russia. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Torpedo Moscow.

The stadium was built in 1959. It had very modest facilities at the time and was used as a training ground by Torpedo Moscow. By 1979 the stadium had been completely overhauled. The capacity was enlarged to 16,000 and an under-soil heating system was installed, the first in Russia. The stadium was home to Torpedo Moscow from 1978 to 1996.

At present the stadium holds 13,450 people.

The stadium is named after Eduard Streltsov, a famous Soviet footballer who played for Torpedo Moscow.