Stadio Euganeo

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Stadio Euganeo
Location Padua, Italy
Owner Municipality of Padua
Capacity 32,420 (18,060 approved)
Surface Grass
Opened 1994
Padova (1994–2014)
Cittadella (2000–2002)
Treviso (2005)
Atletico San Paolo Padova (2010; 2014–)
Biancoscudati Padova (2014–)

Stadio Euganeo is a football stadium in Padua, Italy. It replaced the old and historical Appiani stadium.

Since 1994 to 2014 it is the home of Calcio Padova. It has a total capacity of 32,420.

Due to strict Italian laws about security in football matches, for football only the stadium capacity is reduced to 18,060 places.

It also played temporary host to Treviso for their first few matches in Serie A in the 2005–06 season, as their ground, Stadio Omobono Tenni, was deemed unfit; and to Cittadella, when playing her first two Serie B championships in the 2000–01 and 2001–02 seasons.

By 2010/'11 season will be used also for the home matches of the second football team of the city, San Paolo Padova, playing in Serie D.

Euganeo hosted the international rugby match Italy-Australia (20–30) on 8 November 2008, with an attendance of about 30,000 people, likely being the most attended rugby match in Italy.[1]

In November 2014 the stadium will host another international rugby match Italy-South Africa

  1. ^ until fall 2009 match between Italy and New Zealand in Milan, Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, attended by 80,000 people

Coordinates: 45°25′56″N 11°51′30″E / 45.43222°N 11.85833°E / 45.43222; 11.85833