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Euro 2024 Stadium Guide: Red Bull Arena, Leipzig

By James Amey

Published: 16:09, 10 May 2024 | Updated: 10:10, 12 May 2024

Euro 2024 is on the horizon and Germany is preparing to host it’s first major tournament since 2006. We’ve got all of the details for the Red Bull Arena, Leipzig ahead of a summer full of international football. 

Red Bull Arena, Leipzig
Location Leipzig, Germany
Capacity 40,000
Pitch Size 105 × 68 m
Surface Grass
Built 2004

Euro 2024

The Red Bull Arena, Leipzig will host four games at Euro 2024, including the last 16 clash on July 2nd. The stadium has the lowest capacity of the grounds chosen to host at Euro 2024, but is the most modern having being built in 20024. It is home to one of the top sides in the Bundesliga in RB Leipzig.

Red Bull Arena, Leipzig
Date Fixture Round
18/06 Portugal vs Czechia (8pm) Group B
21/06 Netherlands vs France (8pm) Group D
24/06 Croatia vs Italy (8pm) Group D
02/07  Winner Group D vs Runner Up Group F (8pm) Round of 16

Notable Events

The Red Bull Arena, Leipzig, was built in the grounds of the old Zentralstadion in 2004 and soon become one of East Germany’s go to grounds for football.

It hosted matches at the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2006 World Cup and hosted the German League Cup final between 2005-2007. It has also been a popular venue for gigs, including Coldplay, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, AC/DC and even Tina Turner. However, due to it’s low capacity it is usually overlooked for bigger sporting events.