|Estadio Municipal de Butarque|
|Full name||Estadio Municipal|
(Leganés v Atlético Madrid,
27 August 2016)
History and characteristics
The name of the stadium comes from Our Lady of Butarque, the patron saint of Leganés, and was built between 1997 and 1998 with the aim to replace the old field in the city, the Estadio Luis Rodríguez de Miguel. Butarque was inaugurated on 14 February 1998, with a game between Leganés and Xerez.
The stadium has 10,954 seats divided in four sectors.
Butarque, apart from football matches, has hosted musical concerts and festivals like Festimad.
On 29 April 2016, the mayor of Leganés suggested an expansion of Butarque to 12,000 seats and also the improvement of the access to the stadium.
- Stadiumguide profile (English)
- CD Leganés profile on Futbolme (Spanish)
- Estadios de España (English)