Stade de Lyon

The new home of Olympique Lyonnais, the Stade de Lyon opened in January 2016.

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Stade de Lyon
UEFA capacity: 59,000
Tenants: Olympique Lyonnais
Opened: January 2016

• Located in the commune of Decines-Charpieu, 10km east of central Lyon, the stadium forms part of a complex stretched over 50 hectares and featuring a training ground for OL as well as hotels and office buildings.

• Constructed under the project name Grand Stade OL, the finished venue consists of three tiers.

• "A dream will come true for all the people of Lyon," said Lyon's mayor Gérard Collomb as club president Jean-Michel Aulas laid the foundation stone in November 2013.

• The arena replaced the Stade de Gerland, Lyon's home since 1950 and among seven venues for the 1984 UEFA European Championship, hosting Denmark's 5-0 group stage win against Yugoslavia and their semi-final loss on penalties to Spain.

• The Stade de Gerland was also a venue for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, staging Croatia's 3-0 quarter-final victory over Germany.

• The stadium staged its first game on 9 January 2016, when Olympique Lyonnais beat Troyes 4-1 in Ligue 1.

UEFA EURO 2016 matches
Group stage
13/06/16, 21.00: Belgium v Italy
16/06/16, 18.00: Ukraine v Northern Ireland
19/06/16, 21.00: Romania v Albania
22/06/16, 18.00: Hungary v Portugal

Round of 16
26/06/16, 15.00: WA v 3C/D/E

06/07/16, 21.00: W45 v W46

All kick-off times CET.

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