Estadio de Mendizorroza - Alavés Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 24, 2021

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Campo de Fútbol de Mendizorroza or Estadio Mendizorroza is the home ground of Segunda División staple Deportivo Alavés. Opened way back in 1924, the 19,840 capacity ground is located in the Vitoria-Gasteiz city within the Basque Country.

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Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:Alavés
Opened:1924
Capacity:19,840
Address: Cervantes Ibilbidea, 20, Gasteiz, Araba, 01007
Pitch Size:105m x 68m
Record Attendance:19,840
Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mendizorrotza_Stadium
Stadium Names
Names:Mendi, Mendizorroza
Construction Details
Expanded:1999

Estadio de Mendizorroza History

The first iteration of Estadio de Mendizorrotza dates back to 1924 when it was first opened on 27th April, however the most recent version was built during the 1998/1999 season after Deportivo Alavés were promoted to the top flight of Spanish Football after an extended absence of 42 years.

Constructed on a site within Paseo Cervantes, the surrounding area has since been turned into a wider sports complex which contains municipally owned  facilities such as swimming pool and basketball courts.

Redesigned as a fully-covered, single-tiered bowl which is capable of seating 19,480 supporters, the roof incorporates a scoreboard into it which is very much reminiscent of Tottenham’s White Hart Lane.

The highest level of football played at Estadio de Mendizorrotza undoubtedly came during the 2000/2001 season when Alavés played Liverpool FC at Dortmund’s Westfalenstadion in the 2001 UEFA Cup Final.

En-route to the final Mendizorrotza hosted a diverse range of European clubs including the likes of Gaziantepspor, Kaiserslautern, the Madrid based Rayo Vallecano and the Norwegian duo of Lillestrøm and Rosenberg. The highest attendance of 17,307 which was recorded during the thrilling 3-3 draw against Internazionale in the first leg of the fourth round.

Alavés Info

Full Name:Deportivo Alavés
Rivals:Real Sociedad, CA Osasuna, SD Eibar, Athletic Bilbao
Founded:1921
Team Colours:Blue and White
Club Mascot:Babazorro The Fox
Nicknames:Babazorros, El Glorioso
Training Ground:Betoño Sports Complex
Famous Players:Abelardo Fernández, Mauricio Pellegrino, Manu García, John Guidetti, Édgar Méndez
Famous Managers:Abelardo Fernández, Mauricio Pellegrino, Pablo Machín
Team Owner:Saski Baskonia & José Antonio Querejeta
Team Goalscorer:Borja Viguera (46)
Most Appearances:Manu García (308)
Official Website:https://www.deportivoalaves.com/
Team Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deportivo_Alav%C3%A9s

Estadio de Mendizorroza Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of Alavés's Estadio de Mendizorroza:

Estadio de Mendizorroza seating chart

Stand Photos

Estadio de Mendizorroza is comprised of four stands: North, East, South and West.

Click the thumbnails above to enlarge an image of each stand and to read a more detailed description of each part of the Stadium.

How to get to Estadio de Mendizorroza

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Estadio de Mendizorroza?

Spanish side Alavés play their home matches at Estadio de Mendizorroza.

What is the capacity of Estadio de Mendizorroza?

As of 2021 Estadio de Mendizorroza has an official seating capacity of 19,840 for Football matches.

When was Estadio de Mendizorroza opened?

Estadio de Mendizorroza officially opened in 1924 and is home to Alavés

What is the postcode for Estadio de Mendizorroza?

The postcode for Estadio de Mendizorroza is 01007 .

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Estadio de Mendizorroza in 2021. Please visit the official website of Alavés for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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