Lisbon's Estádio do Restelo will stage the 2014 UEFA Women's Champions League final on Thursday 22 May.
Since the UEFA Women's Champions League's 2009/10 relaunch, the final of the women's club competition has been held two days before the men's decider in the same city. With the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica hosting the UEFA Champions League final on 24 May, the 19,300-capacity home of CF Os Belenenses in the Belem district has been selected for the women's showpiece.
Opened in September 1956 with a 2-1 win for Belenenses against Sporting Clube de Portugal, the stadium could once accommodate 60,000 spectators but has been reduced in capacity since becoming all-seater. Portugal played six friendlies at the ground between 1980 and 2002, beating West Germany 1-0 in 1983, and it also served as Italy's UEFA EURO 2004 training base. The stadium is a music venue too, with many leading rock bands having played there, including a Pearl Jam concert in 2000 later released as a live album.
The UEFA Women's Champions League is currently at the round of 16 stage, the two-legged ties taking place between Saturday and next Thursday. Ticket details for the final will be communicated at a later date.
Road to Lisbon
Round of 16: 9/10 & 13/14 November
Quarter-final & Semi-final draw: 21 November
Quarter-finals: 22/23 & 29/30 March
Semi-finals: 19/20 & 26/27 April
Final: 22 May
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