Stade olympique de la Pontaise

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Olympique de la Pontaise
Stade Olympique.jpg
Location Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°32′00″N 006°37′27″E / 46.53333°N 6.62417°E / 46.53333; 6.62417
Capacity 50,000 (1954)
25,000 (1985)
15,850 (1993)
Field size 105 m × 68 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Built 1904
Renovated 1954
Tenants
FC Lausanne-Sport

Stade Olympique de la Pontaise is a multi-purpose stadium in Lausanne, Switzerland. The stadium holds 15,850 people and was built in 1904.

It is used mostly for football matches. It is currently the homeground of FC Lausanne-Sport, of the Swiss Super League.

The stadium also hosts the IAAF Diamond League event, Athletissima.

Events[edit]

During the 1954 FIFA World Cup, the stadium hosted five games.

Pink Floyd performed two concerts: on 12 July 1989 as part of their A Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour and on 25 September 1994 as part of their The Division Bell Tour.

Michael Jackson performed at the stadium during his "Bad" World Tour on 19 August 1988, during his "Dangerous" World Tour on 8 September 1992 and during his HIStory World Tour on 20 June 1997.

In 2011, the stadium hosted some events of the World Gymnaestrada.

International matches[edit]

Date Result Competition
11 March 1923 Switzerland   1–6  Hungary Friendly
24 May 1925 Switzerland   0–0  Belgium Friendly
11 March 1928 Switzerland   4–3  France Friendly
5 May 1929 Switzerland   1–4  Czechoslovakia 1927–30 Central European International Cup
8 May 1938 Switzerland   0–3  Belgium Friendly
6 November 1938 Switzerland   1–0  Portugal Friendly
4 April 1945 Switzerland   1–0  France Friendly
8 June 1947 Switzerland   1–2  France Friendly
3 April 1949 Switzerland   1–2  Austria 1948–53 Central European International Cup
23 May 1954 Switzerland   3–3  Uruguay Friendly
16 June 1954 Yugoslavia  1–0  France 1954 FIFA World Cup
17 June 1954 Switzerland   2–1  Italy 1954 FIFA World Cup
19 June 1954 Brazil  1–1  Yugoslavia 1954 FIFA World Cup
26 June 1954 Austria  7–5   Switzerland 1954 FIFA World Cup
30 June 1954 Hungary  4–2  Uruguay 1954 FIFA World Cup
15 September 1959 Switzerland   2–3  Netherlands Friendly
24 November 1957 Switzerland   1–4  Spain 1958 FIFA World Cup Qualification
20 May 1961 Switzerland   2–1  Belgium 1962 FIFA World Cup Qualification
10 May 1964 Switzerland   1–3  Italy Friendly
14 November 1964 Switzerland   2–1  Northern Ireland 1966 FIFA World Cup Qualification
19 June 1966 Switzerland   1–1  Mexico Friendly
14 May 1969 Switzerland   0–1  Romania 1970 FIFA World Cup Qualification
22 April 1970 Switzerland   0–1  Spain Friendly
5 May 1971 Switzerland   2–4  Poland Friendly
30 April 1976 Switzerland   0–1  Hungary Friendly
12 September 1979 Switzerland   0–2  Poland UEFA Euro 1980 qualifying
27 August 1980 Switzerland   1–1  Denmark Friendly
13 April 1983 Switzerland   0–1  Soviet Union Friendly
3 November 1984 Switzerland   1–1  Italy Friendly
19 August 1986 Switzerland   2–0  France Friendly
17 June 1987 Switzerland   1–1  Sweden UEFA Euro 1988 qualifying
28 May 1988 Switzerland   0–1  England Friendly
27 May 1992 Switzerland   2–1  France Friendly
16 November 1994 Switzerland   1–0  Iceland UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying
19 June 1995 Switzerland   0–1  Italy Friendly
6 September 1997 Switzerland   1–2  Finland 1998 FIFA World Cup Qualification
9 June 1999 Switzerland   0–0  Italy UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying
8 September 1999 Switzerland   2–0  Belarus UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying
4 June 2000 Netherlands  3–1  Poland Friendly
2 April 2003 Portugal  1–0  Macedonia Friendly
1 June 2004 Netherlands  3–0  Faroe Islands Friendly
2 June 2006 Italy  0–0  Ukraine Friendly
31 March 2009 Portugal  2–0  South Africa Friendly

References[edit]

See also[edit]

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