FIFA World Cup 2014

Brazil

Teams
Playing venues
Matches
32
12
64
Opening match
Final
Arena de São Paulo
Maracanã
Average venue capacity
Largest venue
Smallest venue
No. of matches per venue (avg)
49,896 seats
Maracanã (71,159 seats)
Arena da Baixada (37,634 seats)
5.33

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Rio de Janeiro

Maracanã (71,159 seats)

Matches:
Group F – Argentina vs Bosnia-Herzegovina
Group B – Spain vs Chile
Group H – Belgium vs Russia
Group E – Ecuador vs France
Round of 16 – 1C v 2D
Quarter-final – W53 v W54
Final – W61 v W62

São Paulo

Arena de São Paulo (Arena Corinthians – 59,955 seats)

Matches:
Group A – Brazil v Croatia (opening match)
Group D – Uruguay vs England
Group B – Netherlands vs Chile
Group H – Korea Republic vs Belgium
Round of 16 – 1F v 2E
Semi-final – W59 v W60

Belo Horizonte

Mineirão (56,091 seats)

Matches:
Group C – Colombia vs Greece
Group H – Belgium vs Algeria
Group F – Argentina vs Iran
Group D – Costa Rica vs England
Round of 16 – 1A v 2B
Semi-final – W57 v W58

Brasilia

Estádio Nacional de Brasilia (65,702 seats)

Matches:
Group E – Switzerland vs Ecuador
Group C – Colombia vs Ivory Coast
Group A – Cameroon vs Brazil
Group G – Portugal vs Ghana
Round of 16 – 1E v 2F
Quarter-final – W55 v W56
Third place – L61 v L62

Fortaleza

Arena Castelão (57,747 seats)

Matches:
Group D – Uruguay vs Costa Rica
Group A – Brazil vs Mexico
Group G – Germany vs Ghana
Group C – Greece vs Ivory Coast
Round of 16 – 1B v 2A
Quarter-final – W49 v W50

Salvador

Arena Fonte Nova (49,280 seats)

Matches:
Group B – Spain vs Netherlands
Group G – Germany vs Portugal
Group E – Switzerland vs France
Group F – Bosnia-Herzegovina vs Iran
Round of 16 – 1H v 2G
Quarter-final – W51 v W52

Porto Alegre

Estádio Beira-Rio (42,153 seats)

Matches:
Group E – France vs Honduras
Group B – Australia vs Netherlands
Group H – Korea Republic vs Algeria
Group F – Nigeria vs Argentina
Round of 16 – 1G v 2H

Recife

Arena Pernambuco (40,604 seats)

Matches:
Group C – Ivory Coast vs Japan
Group D – Italy vs Costa Rica
Group A – Croatia vs Mexico
Group G – USA vs Germany
Round of 16 – 1F v 2E

Manaus

Arena da Amazônia (39,573 seats)

Matches:
Group D – England vs Italy
Group A – Cameroon vs Croatia
Group G – USA vs Portugal
Group E – Honduras vs Switzerland

Cuiabá

Arena Pantanal (39,553 seats)

Matches:
Group B – Chile vs Australia
Group H – Russia vs Korea Republic
Group F – Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina
Group C – Japan vs Colombia

Natal

Arena das Dunas (39,304 seats)

Matches:
Group A – Mexico vs Cameroon
Group G – Ghana vs USA
Group C – Japan vs Greece
Group D – Italy vs Uruguay

Curitiba

Arena da Baixada (37,634 seats)

Matches:
Group F – Iran vs Nigeria
Group E – Honduras vs Ecuador
Group B – Australia vs Spain
Group H – Algeria vs Russia