Arena Pantanal

Arena Pantanal

The Arena Pantanal is located in Cuiabá in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. It was a new stadium, having been built to host four of the group stage matches of World Cup 2014.

Location: Cuiabá

Capacity: 43,500

Construction: FIFA expressed serious concerns after a visit in November 2013, threatening to remove the venue from the competiton. Building contractors responded with claims that the stadium will be ready by February 2014. It was eventually handed over to FIFA on May 21, 2014 - 3 weeks before the start of the World Cup.

Matches: Chile 3 : 1 Australia (June 13), Russia 1 : 1 South Korea (June 17), Nigeria 1 : 0 Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 21), Japan 1 : 4 Colombia (June 24)

World Cup 2014 Venues : Estádio do Maracanã, Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Arena de São Paulo, Estádio Castelão, Estádio Mineirão, Estádio Beira-Rio, Arena Fonte Nova, Arena Pernambuco, Arena Pantanal, Arena Amazônia, Arena das Dunas and Arena da Baixada.