Camp Nou

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Camp Nou (also known as the Nou Camp) is a football stadium used by FC Barcelona that was opened in 1957. It can hold 99,354 people, making it the largest stadium in Europe and the second largest football stadium in the world.[1]

The stadium was used to host the 1982 FIFA World Cup and the 1992 Summer Olympics. It also hosted the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich.

View of the stadium from the top.
FC Barcelona fans show their colours at Camp Nou.

Matches hosted[change | change source]

European Competition Finals[change | change source]

Competition Season Winner Score Runner-Up
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup 1971-72 Scotland Rangers 3-2 Soviet Union Dynamo Moscow
1981-82 Spain Barcelona 2-1 Belgium Standard Liège
European Cup 1988-89 Italy AC Milan 4-0 Romania Steaua București
UEFA Champions League 1998-99  ENG Manchester United 2-1 Germany Bayern Munich

European Super Cups/UEFA Super Cups[change | change source]

Competition Season Home Team Score Away Team Match Leg
European Super Cup 1979 Spain Barcelona 1-1 England Nottingham Forest Second Leg
1982 Spain Barcelona 1-0 England Aston Villa First Leg
1989 Spain Barcelona 1-1 Italy AC Milan First Leg
1992 Spain Barcelona 2-1 Germany Werder Bremen Second Leg
UEFA Super Cup 1997 Spain Barcelona 2-0 Germany Borussia Dortmund First Leg

International Competitions[change | change source]

Competition Match Winner Score Loser
1964 European Championship Semi-Finals  Soviet Union 3-0  Denmark
3rd Place Match  Hungary 3-1
(a.e.t.)
 Denmark
1982 FIFA World Cup First Group Stage
(Group 3)
 Belgium 1-0  Argentina
Second Group Stage
(Group B)
 Poland 3-0  Belgium
 Soviet Union 1-0  Belgium
 Soviet Union 0-0  Poland
Semi-Finals  Italy 3-0  Poland

Football at the 1992 Summer Olympics[change | change source]

Match Winner Score Loser
Group A  Italy 2-1  United States
Group C  Sweden 0-0  Paraguay
 Sweden 1-1  South Korea
Quarter-Finals  Poland 2-0  Qatar
 Australia 2-1  Sweden
Semi-Finals  Poland 6-1  Australia
Bronze Medal Match  Ghana 1-0  Australia
Gold Medal Match  Spain 3-2  Poland

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Camp Nou - Barcelona - The Stadium Guide". Retrieved 2019-12-13.