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Dortmund set record group stage crowd

Having twice set record qualifying attendances this season, Borussia Dortmund have now taken Schalke's group stage best as 55,200 watched them beat Krasnodar.

Borussia Dortmund have set three attendance records already this season
Borussia Dortmund have set three attendance records already this season ©Getty Images

Having twice set record UEFA Europa League qualifying attendances already this season, Borussia Dortmund have now taken Schalke's group stage best, 55,200 watching them win 2-1 against Krasnodar in Group C on Thursday evening.

The previous high of 53,123 had been achieved by Schalke (who also lost their qualifying record to BVB in August) against Steaua Bucureşti in 2011/12.

Highest attendances in UEFA Europa League
1: 67,553
 – Dynamo Kyiv 5-2 Everton, 19/03/2015, round of 16 second leg
2: 67,328
 – Manchester United 1-2 Ajax, 23/02/2012, round of 32 second leg
3: 65,535
 – Dynamo Kyiv 5-1 Fiorentina, 16/04/2015, quarter-final first leg
4: 65,190 – Borussia Dortmund 5-0 Wolfsberg, 06/08/2015, third qualifying round second leg
5: 65,110
 – Beşiktaş 1-3 Club Brugge, 19/03/15, round of 16 second leg

Group stage record: 55,200Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Krasnodar, 17/09/2015

Highest attendances in UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League play-offs/qualifying
1: 65,190 – Borussia Dortmund 5-0 Wolfsberg, 06/08/2015, third qualifying round second leg
2: 64,200 – Borussia Dortmund 7-2 Odd, 27/08/2015, play-off second leg
3: 52,034 – Schalke 04 6-1 HJK Helsinki, 25/08/2011, play-off second leg
4: 51,862 – Crvena zvezda 1-2 Stade Rennais, 18/08/2011, play-off first leg
5: 51,795 – Celtic 3-0 (forfeit, original result 0-0) Sion, 18/08/2011, play-off first leg

Second qualifying round record: 46,907 – Celtic 6-3 Wacker Innsbruck, 26/08/1997
First qualifying round record: 46,900 – Rangers 2-0 Shelbourne, 29/07/1998

Highest attendances in UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
1: 110,000
 – Real Madrid 0-0 Ipswich Town, 03/10/1973, first round second leg
2: 93,000
 – Real Madrid 2-1 Torino, 01/04/1992, semi-final first leg
3: 92,000
 – Dynamo Kyiv 1-1 Eintracht Braunschweig, 14/09/1977, first round first leg
4: 90,832
 – Barcelona 0-0 Liverpool, 05/04/2001, semi-final first leg
5=: 90,000
 – Barcelona 1-2 Bayern München, 16/04/1996, semi-final second leg
5=: 90,000 – Real Madrid 3-0 Internazionale Milano, 24/04/1985, semi-final second leg
5=: 90,000 – Real Madrid 6-1 Anderlecht, 12/12/1984, third round second leg
5=: 90,000 – Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 Napoli, 13/09/1978, first round first leg
5=: 90,000 – Barcelona 2-1 Aston Villa, 15/03/1978, quarter-final second leg

Group stage record: 66,000 – Bayern München 2-2 Bolton Wanderers, 08/11/2007