La Cartuja is a EURO 2020, Bilbao is Out
Bilbao will no longer be a host city during EURO 2020 as it wasn’t able to commit to the minimum number of fans in the stadium during matches demanded by UEFA due to the Covid-19.
As reported, Seville will replace Bilbao, La Cartuja is a EURO 2020 new host stadium and will host the scheduled three group stage matches and one round of 16.
Dublin also was left out due to the same issue. The matches scheduled in Ireland capital will take place in other EURO 2020 host cities: three group stage matches in Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg, Russia) and one round of 16 match will take place in Wembley Stadium (London, England).
It is also stated that the other ten host cities made sure that the stadiums will host the required minimum number of fans during the EURO matches.
Here are the allowed capacities of UEFA EURO 2020 venues:
Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam (Capacity: 54,990): It’s expected to have at least 25% (approximately 12,000 fans).
Olympic Stadium, Baku (Capacity: 68,700): 50% (about 34,350 fans), with no foreign fans permitted other than citizens of participating teams.
Arena Națională, Bucharest (Capacity: 55,600): At least 25% (over 13,000 fans).
Puskás Aréna, Budapest (Capacity: 67,215): It’s expected to have the stadiums full, with the fans to fulfill strict stadium entry requirements.
Parken Stadium, Copenhagen (Capacity: 38,065): 25%–33% (minimum 11,236) fans in the stadium.
Hampden Park, Glasgow (Capacity: 51,866): 25% (over 12,000 fans).
Wembley Stadium, London (Capacity: 90,000): At least 25% (approximately 22,500) for group stage and round of 16. The stadium may host more spectators for semi-finals and final matches.
Allianz Arena, Munich (Capacity: 70,000): At least 20% (14,500 fans).
Stadio Olimpico, Rome (Capacity: 70,634): At least 25% (about 17,659 fans).
Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg (Capacity: 68,134): At least 50% (over 34,067 fans).
La Cartuja, Seville (Capacity: 60,000): 30% (over 18,000 fans).
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