Estadio Sergio Leon Chavez

Estadio Sergio Leon Chavez

Home to local club Club Irapuato, Estadio Sergio Leon Chavez, is a multi-purpose stadium in the Mexican city of Irapuato. It was built in 1969, from when it was known as Estadio Irapuato. In 1990, the stadium was given its current name, in honour of the club's president in 1968.

The Estadio Sergio Leon Chavez was used by FIFA to host three World Cup 1986 matches. The games were all Group C ties, involving Canada, the Soviet Union and Hungary.


Location: Irapuato

Capacity: 32,000

Construction: 1969, Renovated 1985 - 1986

Matches: Soviet Union 6 : 0 Hungary (June 2), Hungary 2 : 0 Canada (June 6), Soviet Union 2 : 0 Canada (June 9)


World Cup 1986 Venues : Estadio Azteca, Estadio Olimpico Universitario, Estadio Jalisco, Estadio Cuauhtemoc, Estadio Universitario, Estadio Tecnologico, Estadio La Corregidora, Estadio Nou Camp, Estadio Neza 86, Estadio Sergio Leon Chavez, Estadio Tres de Marzo, Estadio Nemesio Diez.