Estádio das Amoreiras

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Estádio das Amoreiras
Location Lisbon, Portugal
Owner S.L. Benfica
Capacity 20,000
Surface Grass
Broke ground 1924
Built 1925
Opened 1925
Closed 1940
Demolished 1940
S.L. Benfica (1925–1940)

Estádio das Amoreiras, also known as Campo das Amoreiras, was a multi-use stadium in Lisbon, Portugal. It was used mostly for football matches and hosted the home matches of S.L. Benfica. The stadium was able to hold 20,000 people and opened in 1925. It was demolished in 1940 to make way for a freeway. Benfica would then move to Estádio do Campo Grande.

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Coordinates: 38°43′27″N 9°09′48″W / 38.724124°N 9.16328°W / 38.724124; -9.16328