The Bernabéu, more occupancy rate than the Camp Nou

The Bernabéu, which has a capacity of 81,044 seats, had a good season in terms of the number of fans until the COVID-19 emptied the stands of all the stadiums in Spain. In fact, making a study of the average attendance of spectators to the fields with the highest capacity in our League, the Madrid fief is one of those with the best numbers, In the 13 games played by Madrid de Zidane at home until the suspension of LaLiga, after declaring the state of alarm on March 14, the Bernabéu had welcomed a total of 867,570 fans. This leaves an average per party of 66,736 and an occupancy rate of 82.34%. The important thing is that there was an increase of more than 6,000 spectators compared to last season, where the average capacity per meeting was 60,602. Two absolute full matches were registered against Barcelona (March 1) and Atlético de Madrid (February 1).

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Barcelona, ​​which has the stadium with the largest capacity at Camp Nou (98,772), which allows it to be the field with the highest number of followers. Until the suspension, 1,014,604 fans had passed through the Barça stadium, with an average of 72,471 per game. However, the occupied capacity index is 73.37%, nine points lower than that of Real Madrid. The third most important field is one of the newest, the Wanda Metropolitano (68,000 capacity), where Atlético del Cholo has managed to gather 744,103 fans until suspension, with an average attendance of 57,238. This allows it to raise up to 84.17% of occupancy, above Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Only one team surpasses Atletico, Sevilla de Lopetegui in that section. The Pizjuán caldera (42,714 capacity) has gathered this season 475,811 faithful to El Arrebato, which leaves an average of 36,800 and an occupancy rate of 85.68. It is the most loyal fans of his team, which is currently in Champions League positions. However, its eternal neighbor, Betis, has gathered more supporters this season (669,568 fans), but it has a catch because the Benito Villamarín is much bigger, with a capacity of 60,721 fans. Therefore, the occupancy rate was 78.76%, seven points less than those of Nervión.

Assistance to the main Primera fields

Stadium Capacity Total esp. PJ Half Occupation
Bernabéu 81,044 867,570 13 66,736 82.35%
Camp Nou 98,772 1,014,604 14 72,471 73.37%
Wanda 68,000 744,103 14 57,238 84.17%
Villamarin 60,721 669,568 14 47,826 78.76%
San Mamés 53,332 533,364 13 41,028 76.93%
Mestalla 49,000 566,772 14 40,483 82.62%
Pizjuán 42,714 475,811 13 36,601 85.69%

Data until matchday 27, the last one before confinement and that the matches began to be played without an audience behind closed doors.

There are two other historical figures, Athletic Bilbao and Valencia, which have enjoyed the loyalty of the social mass. The Nuevo San Mamés, with capacity for 53,332 followers, has brought this course to a standstill of 533,364 spectators, with an occupancy rate of 76.9% and an average attendance of 41,028 fans. In Valencia, despite his irregular season, he can be even more proud of his fans, who know how to be tough and mature. Mestalla (49,000 capacity) has registered an average attendance of 40,483 fans, which gives it the estimated attendance average of 82.61%.

But all this is now, due to the sad reality of the pandemic, stopped until a future date to be defined. LaLiga and CSD hope that by September, with the start of the 2020-21 League, at least 30% of the total capacity can enter in each match. But it is only an assumption, Health will always have the last word.