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Arena Lviv
Stadion we lwowie 94129
Full name Arena Lviv
Owners Concern «Sports Arenas of Ukraine»
Location Lviv, Ukraine
Broke ground November 20, 2008
Built 2008–2011
Opened October 29, 2011
Tenants Shakhtar Donetsk (Present-)
FC Karpaty Lviv (2011–Present)
UEFA Euro 2012
Capacity 34,915
Field dimensions 105m by 68m

Arena Lviv is a football specific stadium in Lviv, Ukraine. It was one of the eight UEFA Euro 2012 venues, where it hosted three of the group-stage games. According to the official plans, the stadium has a total seating capacity of 34,915. It has also been the new home field of FC Karpaty Lviv since 10 December 2011.

Overview

Construction work began on November 20, 2008 and was completed by October 2011. The opening ceremony took place on 29 October, with a vast theatrical production dedicated to the history of Lviv. The first football match in the stadium was played on 15 November 2011, between Ukraine and Austria, ending with a score of 2–1. The first player to score a goal in the new stadium was Artem Milevskiy in the 16th minute (the second was an own goal and the third was scored by Marko Dević in the 91st minute).

External links

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UEFA Euro 2012 stadiums
Austria

National Stadium (Warsaw) · PGE Arena (Gdańsk) · Municipal Stadium (Wrocław) · City Stadium (Poznań)

Ukraine

NSC Olimpiyskiy (Kiev) · Donbass Arena (Donetsk) · Metalist Stadium (Kharkiv) · Arena Lviv (Lviv)

Major football stadiums in Ukraine

Arena Lviv · Avanhard Stadium (Luhansk) · Avanhard Stadium (Lutsk) · Bannikov Stadium · Chornomorets Stadium · CSC Nika Stadium · Dnipro-Arena · Donbass Arena · Dynamo Stadium (Kharkiv) · Illichivets Stadium · Lokomotiv Republican Sports Complex · Metalist Oblast Sports Complex · Metalurh Stadium (Donetsk) · Metalurh Stadium (Kryvyi Rih) · Meteor Stadium · Obolon Arena · Oleksiy Butovskyi Vorskla Stadium · NSC Olimpiyskiy · RSC Olimpiyskiy · Sevastopol Sports Complex · Shakhtar Stadium · Slavutych-Arena · Spartak Stadium (Odessa) · Stal Stadium · Ukraina Stadium · Valeriy Lobanovskyi Dynamo Stadium · Yuvileiny Stadium

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