- Address: 34 Yingyuan Road, Guangzhou
- Country: China
- Capacity: 18,000
- Opened: 1950
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Guangzhou City (football)
Extra stadium info – Yuexiushan Stadium
The Yuexiushan Stadium was renovated several times. The club which is currently known as Guangzhou FC played numerous home games at the venue. In 2013, they became the first Chinese football club which participated in the FIFA Club World Cup. Guangzhou Football Club finished fourth place in the world championship for football clubs that year. Earlier in 2013, they were crowned Asian football champions for the first time in their history. Guangzhou FC won the title after beating the Korean side FC Seoul in a two-legged final.
Guangzhou City Football Club
Guangzhou City Football Club, one of the first sports clubs from Guangdong with 1 million followers on its main social media page, use the Yuexiushan Stadium for home games. The football club was founded under a different name. They played numerous games in the Chinese Super League, which is known as the top-flight football league of China. The first CSL match between Guangzhou City and arch-rivals Guangzhou FC took place at the Yuexiushan Stadium on 16 March 2012. Guangzhou City won the game against the reigning Chinese football champions 2-0. Zhang Shuo scored the first goal of the match. He played professional football in China, Indonesia and Australia before he signed with Guangzhou City. Zhang Yuan scored the second goal of the game.
Eran Zahavi and PSV
Eran Zahavi is one of the former players of Guangzhou City Football Club. He became the record goalscorer for the national football team of Israel. Zahavi also broke the single-season scoring record of the Chinese Super League in 2019. In 2020, Zahavi left Guangzhou City FC for the Dutch side PSV from Eindhoven. PSV played their first-ever world championship final in 1988 against Club Nacional de Football from Uruguay.