Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium

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Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán
La Bombonera de Nervión
Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Preferencia and Gol Norte-2007-04-05.jpg
Full name Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán
Location Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Coordinates 37°23′02″N 5°58′14″W / 37.3840°N 5.9705°W / 37.3840; -5.9705Coordinates: 37°23′02″N 5°58′14″W / 37.3840°N 5.9705°W / 37.3840; -5.9705
Built 1957
Opened 7 September 1958
Owner Sevilla Fútbol Club
Operator Sevilla Fútbol Club
Surface Grass
Architect Manuel Muñoz Monasterio
Capacity 45,500
Field size 105 m × 68 m (344 ft × 223 ft)
Tenants
Sevilla Fútbol Club (1958—present)

Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán [esˈtaðjo raˈmon ˈsant͡ʃeθ piθˈxwan] is a football stadium in Seville, Spain. It is the home stadium of Sevilla Fútbol Club. It was the venue for the 1986 European Cup Final between Steaua Bucureşti and Barcelona and the 1982 World Cup semi-final game between Germany and France.

This stadium contains a singular legend: the Spanish national team has never lost a game against an international team in this stadium. In European competition, Sevilla has lost only three times at home; to AZ in the 2006–07 UEFA Cup Group Stage, to CSKA Moskva in the 2009-10 UEFA Champions League and to Real Betis in the 2013-14 UEFA Europa League.

The stadium holds 45,500 and was built in 1957. It replaced Estadio Nervion.

The stadium is nicknamed "La Bombonera" (pronounced: [la βomboˈneɾa]; more commonly used to refer to Estadio Alberto J. Armando, the home stadium of Boca Juniors) or "La Bombonera de Nervión" [la βomboˈneɾa ðe nerˈβjon] due to the Nervión neighbourhood where the stadium is situated.

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Preceded by
Heysel Stadium
Brussels
European Cup
Final Venue

1986
Succeeded by
Praterstadion
Vienna