- Address: Plzeň
- Country: Czech Republic
- Capacity: 11,000
- Opened: 1955
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Viktoria Plzeň (football)
Extra stadium info – Doosan Arena
Viktoria Plzeň, the first sports club from Plzeň with a value of at least $10 million, use the Doosan Arena for home games. The club was founded in 1911. They won the top-flight football league of the Czech Republic in 2011 for the first time in their history. The same year, Viktoria Plzeň were one of the 32 UEFA Champions League participants. In 2011, they finished below FC Barcelona and AC Milan in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. Viktoria Plzeň finished above BATE in the group stage.
Viktoria Plzeň and BATE
Viktoria Plzeň played their first-ever UEFA Champions League game on 13 September 2011. The match between Viktoria Plzeň and BATE from Belarus ended in a 1-1 draw. 19,000 people attended the game, which took place in the Czech city of Prague. Marek Bakoš scored the first UEFA Champions League goal for Viktoria Plzeň in that game. He played several matches for the national football team of the Slovak Republic. Renan Bardini Bressan scored the equalizer for BATE in the game.
Viktoria Plzeň and AC Milan
On 28 September 2011, Viktoria Plzeň faced the Italian side AC Milan in their second UEFA Champions League game. AC Milan won multiple world championship titles before they played against Viktoria Plzeň in the UEFA Champions League. The match between AC Milan and Viktoria Plzeň took place in the Italian city of Milan in front of 66,000 spectators. The game ended in a 2-0 victory for AC Milan. Zlatan Ibrahimović scored the first goal of the match and Antonio Cassano scored the second goal of the match.
Viktoria Plzeň and FC Barcelona
The football club named Viktoria Plzeň played against FC Barcelona from Spain in their third UEFA Champions League game. FC Barcelona won one world championship title before they faced Viktoria Plzeň in the UEFA Champions League. The match between FC Barcelona and Viktoria Plzeň took place on 19 October 2011. FC Barcelona won the game, which took place in the city of Barcelona in front of a crowd of 74,000, 2-0. Andrés Iniesta Luján and David Villa Sánchez both scored once for FC Barcelona in the match.