Record Europa League crowd at Camp Nou for Barcelona vs Man United
Thursday, February 16, 2023
A crowd of 90,255 watched Barcelona and Manchester United play out a thrilling 2-2 draw on Thursday, smashing the previous UEFA Europa League attendance record by nearly 10,000!
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The UEFA Europa League attendance record has been smashed after 90,255 turned out at Camp Nou to watch Barcelona's see-saw encounter with Manchester United in the first leg of their knockout round play-off, which ended 2-2.
That bettered the previous high of 80,465 set when Tottenham were also held 2-2 by Gent at Wembley six years ago. United have now been involved in four of the competition's six best attended matches.
What are the biggest crowds for a Europa League game?
90,255 Barcelona 2-2 Man United, 16/02/2023, knockout round play-off
80,465 Tottenham 2-2 Gent, 23/02/2017, round of 32
75,180 Man United 1-1 Liverpool, 17/03/2016, round of 16
73,063 Man United 4-1 Fenerbahçe, 20/10/2016, group stage
67,553 Dynamo Kyiv 5-2 Everton, 19/03/2015, round of 16
67,328 Man United 1-2 Ajax, 23/02/2012, round of 32
What is the record crowd for a Europa League final?
52,347 Atlético 3-0 Athletic Club, 09/05/2012, Bucharest
What is the record crowd for a Europa League qualifier?
65,190 Dortmund 5-0 Wolfsberg, 06/08/2015, third qualifying round