Estadio TSM Corona

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Estadio TSM Corona
The Estadio TSM Corona in Torreón
The Estadio TSM Corona in Torreón
place MexicoMexico Torreón , Coahuila , Mexico
Coordinates 25 ° 37 '44.9 "  N , 103 ° 22' 45.9"  W Coordinates: 25 ° 37 '44.9 "  N , 103 ° 22' 45.9"  W.
owner Grupo Modelo
opening November 11, 2009
First game Santos Laguna - Santos FC 2: 1
surface Natural grass
costs US $ 120 million
architect HKS Inc.
capacity Football: 30,000 seats,
concerts: 20,000
playing area 105 × 68 m

The Estadio TSM Corona - German  TSM Corona Stadium - is a football stadium in Torreón , Coahuila , Mexico . It has been the home ground of the Santos Laguna football club since November 2009 and in this capacity replaced the former Estadio Corona . Both stadiums are named after the best-selling beer brand of the powerful brewery group Grupo Modelo : Corona .

The stadium is the most important structure of the Territorio Santos Modelo , TSM for short , which was built around 2009 . By adding this abbreviation, the stadium has a name that distinguishes it from its "predecessor". Previously, the stadium was also known as Nuevo Estadio Corona - German  New Corona Stadium .

The sports facility was designed by HKS Inc., an international architecture company headquartered in Dallas , Texas , USA . Her work includes: B. the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis or the new Cowboys Stadium in Arlington .

The stadium opening

In the presence of well-known, former players of the club such as Dolmo Flores , Ramón Ramírez , Antonio Apud , José Luis Ortega , Héctor Adomaitis and last but not least Jared Borgetti , today's Estadio TSM Corona was officially opened on November 11, 2009. The singer Ricky Martin performed at the beginning of the ceremony . Mexican President Felipe Calderón then cut the symbolic opening ribbon before the official opening game between the host and its Brazilian namesake Santos FC kicked off at 9 p.m. It ended with a 2-1 win for the home team. The first goalscorer in the new stadium was Matías Vuoso , who had put the hosts in the lead in the sixth minute. After Jean Carlos da Silva equalized for the Brazilians in the 65th minute, Carlos Ochoa scored the winning goal just before the end of the game.

The first competitive game

The first competitive game in the new Estadio TSM Corona took place on November 15, 2009, the last match day in the league round of Apertura 2009, between Santos Laguna and Club America . After Salvador Cabañas had brought the guests from the capital into the lead after 24 minutes, Carlos Ochoa managed to equalize in the second minute of stoppage time.

The new stadium in Torreón was one of the venues for the 2011 U-17 World Cup in Mexico.

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