Lokomotiv Republican Sports Complex
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|Respublikanskiy Sports Complex (RSC) Lokomotiv|
|Owner||SC Tavriya Simferopol|
|SC Tavriya Simferopol|
Lokomotiv Stadium (Tavriya) is a multi-purpose stadium in Simferopol, Ukraine. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home of SC Tavriya Simferopol. The stadium holds 19,978 people and was built in 1967 and renovated in 2004.
The stadium hosted a friendly between the USSR and Bulgaria in 1979. Remarkably, the stadium was the base stadium during UEFA Euro 1988 qualifying for the USSR. The stadium hosted two of the four home games of the qualifying campaign with matches against the national teams of Norway and Iceland. Both games gathered crowd of more than 30,000 people. One other game was played in Kiev and the other one in Moscow. Later, on November 15, 1989, the stadium also hosted a game of the 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification against the national team of Turkey.
The stadium was one of three Ukrainian-based home stadiums for the USSR. The other stadiums used were Republican stadium in Kiev (12 matches) and Central Stadium of the Black Sea Shipping Company in Odessa (one match).
March 28, 1979
|Soviet Union||3 – 1||Bulgaria|
October 29, 1986
|Soviet Union||4 – 0||Norway|
Belanov 28' (p)
October 28, 1987
|Soviet Union||2 – 0||Iceland|
November 15, 1989
|Soviet Union||2 – 0||Turkey|
|Protasov 68', 79'|
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