Attendance record broken as Dynamo beat Everton

A UEFA Europa League record crowd of 67,553 saw FC Dynamo Kyiv eliminate Everton FC – 225 more fans than watched Manchester United FC v AFC Ajax in 2012.

A huge crowd roared Dynamo on to victory
A huge crowd roared Dynamo on to victory ©AFP/Getty Images

FC Dynamo Kyiv have another reason to celebrate after eliminating Everton FC, with the 67,553 attendance for their round of 16 decider representing a new UEFA Europa League record.

A huge crowd gathered in Dynamo, despite cool temperatures, to watch Serhiy Rebrov's side overturn a 2-1 deficit with a 5-2 victory. The attendance figure was 225 higher than the existing record set when 67,328 saw Manchester United FC take on AFC Ajax in the 2011/12 round of 32.

Highest attendances at UEFA Europa League games
1: 67,553
 – FC Dynamo Kyiv 5-2 Everton FC, 19/03/15, round of 16 second leg
2: 67,328
 – Manchester United FC 1-2 AFC Ajax, 23/02/12, round of 32 second leg
3: 65,110
– Beşiktaş JK 1-3 Club Brugge KV, 19/03/15, round of 16 second leg
4: 63,324
 – Beşiktaş JK 1-0 Liverpool FC, 26/02/15, round of 32 second leg
5: 62,629 – SL Benfica 2-1 Liverpool FC, 01/04/10, quarter-final first leg
6: 60,026 – SL Benfica 4-1 PSV Eindhoven, 07/04/11, quarter-final first leg
7: 59,265 – Manchester United FC 2-3 Athletic Club, 08/03/12, round of 16 first leg
8: 58,500 – Celtic FC 3-3 FC Internazionale Milano, 19/02/15, round of 32 first leg
9: 57,778 – SL Benfica 2-1 Braga, 28/04/11, semi-final first leg
10: 55,402 – SL Benfica 2-1 Juventus, 24/04/14, semi-final first leg

Highest group stage attendance: 53,123 – FC Schalke 3-0 FC Steaua Bucureşti, 18/09/13
Highest final attendance: 52,347 – Club Atlético de Madrid 2-0 Athletic Club, Bucharest 09/05/12 (Bucharest)
Highest qualifying attendance: 47,800 – Borussia Dortmund 4-0 Qarabağ FK, 19/08/10, play-off first leg

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