Estadio Universitario


* Address: Calle del Doctor Pedro de Alba, San Nicolás
* Country: United Mexican States
* Capacity: 41,000
* Opened: 30 May 1967
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Tigres (football)

Extra stadium info – Estadio Universitario

The stadium, also known as El Volcán (The Volcano), hosted several 1986 FIFA World Cup matches. The first-ever FIFA World Cup match at the venue took place on 2 June 1986. The match between the national football teams of Morocco and Poland ended in a 0-0 draw. 19,000 people attended the game. Football club Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, the first sports club from Nuevo León with 1 million followers on its main social media page, use the stadium for home games. The club was founded in 1960. They won the national football championship of the United Mexican States in 1978 for the first time in their history. In 2020, the Tigres de la UANL won the North American championship for football clubs for the first time in their history after beating Los Angeles Football Club 2-1 in Orlando. A few weeks later, the Mexican club reached the final of the FIFA Club World Cup after beating Ulsan Hyundai from Korea and Palmeiras from Brazil.

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