Cornaredo Stadium

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Stadio di Cornaredo
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LocationLugano, Ticino, Switzerland
Coordinates46°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
OwnerCity of Lugano
Capacity6,330[1]
Field size105 x 68 m
Construction
Built1951
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, however, the works never commenced.

1954 FIFA World Cup[edit]

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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