Estadio La Granja

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Estadio La Granja
La Granja
NuevoEstadioLaGranja 2.jpg
Location Curicó, Chile
Owner Illustrious Municipality of
Curicó
Capacity 8,000
Surface Grass
Opened 1949
Tenants
Curicó Unido

The Estadio La Granja is a sports venue which is located in Curicó, Maule Region, Chile. The stadium holds 8,000 people and is part of a large sporting complex which also features tennis courts, swimming pools, a gymnasium, a velodrome and some other sport fields. It is the home stadium of Curicó Unido; and the former home ground of Alianza de Curicó, Luis Cruz Martínez, and Badminton de Curicó.

The stadium, currently owned by the Municipality of Curicó, originally has a capacity of 4,000. The first change; in 1985; was an increase of about 1,200, and another change was an increase to a capacity of 6,000, effected in 2004. An almost total reconstruction of the stadium was made in 2010, only the west stands remains of the old stadium. Marking the current capacity of 8,000 people.

The highest attendance for a match at La Granja to date is 8,981, for the Primera B match between Curicó Unido and Universidad de Chile (0-3), played on January 14, 1990.

New stadium[edit]

in 2010, began the demolition and rebuilding the stadium, which was divided into two stages. According to FIFA the standards, this includes seats, LED marker, VIP lounge, transmission booths and athletic track

Panorama view of the stadium

Coordinates: 34°58′28″S 71°13′47″W / 34.97444°S 71.22972°W / -34.97444; -71.22972