Estadio Multiusos de San LázaroEdit profile
Estadio Multiusos de San Lázaro is a multi-purpose stadium in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Ciudad Santiago. It has a capacity of 12,000 and the pitch dimensions are 107 x 68 metres.
Formed in 1978, SD Ciudad de Santiago played their first season at Estadio Manuel Paz in the Castiñeiriño quarter whilst work was completed on their first permanent ground.
Work started on the Multiusos de San Lázaro in 2006. Situated in the eastern suburb of San Lázaro, the stadium is a multi-purpose arena, used primarily for the football matches the Ciudad de Santiago. The stadium is oval in shape and has terracotta coloured roof that rises on the west side to incorporate the directors seating and press facilities on a second tier. The pitch is surround by a 400m athletics track, which is relatively uncommon in Spanish stadiums. The majority of the 12,000 seats are incorporated on a single, covered tier.
The inaugural match took place on 24 June 1993, when a four-way tournament was staged, featuring Deportivo La Coruna, CD Tenerife, CA River Plate and Sao Paulo FC. Deportivo La Coruna and River Plate played in the first match and Bebeto had the honour of scoring the first goal.