2014 - World Cup Venues

Estadio Beria-Rio, with the 22 goals scored on its grass, is the stadium with the highest average of goals per match (4.4). The following heat map compares the stadiums in terms of average goals per match, and clicking on each location will reveal more stadium-related details. 

Total goals scored (2014)
Matches (2014)
Renovation Costs ($)
Construction Costs ($)
Average attendance as % of capacity (2014)
Average goals scored per match (2014)
Arena Amazônia14England - Italy (14-06)Cameroon - Croatia (18-06)United States - Portugal (22-06)Honduras - Switzerland (25-06)279,000,00098.793.5Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Arena Corinthians11Brazil - Croatia (12-06)Uruguay - England (19-06)Netherlands - Chile (23-06)South Korea - Belgium (26-06)Argentina - Switzerland (1-07)Netherlands - Argentina (9-07)340,000,00098.961.83Itaquera, São Paulo, Brazil
Arena Fonte Nova24Spain - Netherlands (13-06)Germany - Portugal (16-06)Switzerland - France (20-06)Bosnia and Herzegovina - Iran (25-06)Belgium - United States (1-07)Netherlands - Costa Rica (5-07)287,000,00096.564R. Lions Club, 217-547, Nazaré, Salvador, Brazil
Arena Pantanal12Chile - Australia (13-06)Russia - South Korea (17-06)Nigeria - Bosnia and Herzegovina (21-06)Japan - Colombia (24-06)238,000,00096.523Cuiabá, Brazil
Arena Pernambuco11Ivory Coast - Japan (14-06)Italy - Costa Rica (20-06)Croatia - Mexico (23-06)United States - Germany (26-06)Costa Rica - Greece (29-06)222,000,00096.172.2Recife, Brazil
Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto (Mineirão)17Colombia - Greece (14-06)Belgium - Algeria (17-06)Argentina - Iran (21-06)Costa Rica - England (24-06)Brazil - Chile (28-06)Brazil - Germany (8-07)290,000,00098.952.13Avenida Abrahão Caram, 1001, Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Estádio Joaquim Américo Guimarães (Arena da Baixada)8Iran - Nigeria (16-06)Honduras - Ecuador (20-06)Australia - Spain (23-06)Russia - Algeria (26-06)130,000,00099.032R. Madre Maria dos Anjos, 1071, Agua Verde, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Estádio José Pinheiro Borda (Beira-Rio)22France - Honduras (15-06)Australia - Netherlands (18-06)South Korea - Algeria (22-06)Nigeria - Argentina (25-06)Germany - Algeria (30-06)137,000,00099.084.4Av. Padre Cacique, 621-1571, Praia de Belas, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Estádio Mário Filho (Maracanã)10Argentina - Bosnia and Herzegovina (15-06)Spain - Chile (18-06)Belgium - Russia (22-06)Ecuador - France (25-06)Colombia - Uruguay (28-06)France - Germany (4-07)584,000,00099.241.43Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Estádio Nacional de Brasília (Mané Garrincha)20Switzerland - Ecuador (15-06)Colombia - Ivory Coast (19-06)Cameroon - Brazil (23-06)Portugal - Ghana (26-06)France - Nigeria (30-06)Argentina - Belgium (5-07)584,000,00098.512.86SRPN Estádio Nacional de Brasília, Brasília, DF, Brazil
Estádio Plácido Aderaldo Castelo (Castelão)17Uruguay - Costa Rica (14-06)Brazil - Mexico (17-06)Germany - Ghana (21-06)Greece - Ivory Coast (24-06)Netherlands - Mexico (29-06)Brazil - Colombia (4-07)216,000,00098.582.83Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
João Cláudio de Vasconcelos Machado (Arena das Dunas)5Mexico - Cameroon (13-06)Ghana - United States (16-06)Japan - Greece (19-06)Italy - Uruguay (24-06)166,600,00098.931.25Centro Administrativo Rio Grande do Norte, Lagoa Nova, Natal, Brazil

Rio's Maracanã stadium is the one with the highest attendance - both in terms of average attendence per match and in terms of attendance as a percentage of the capacity. On average 99% of its seats got filled. However the matches that took place in the stadium don't seem too have been too exciting, as this venue is the second-to last in terms of average goals scored per match (1.4)

If we look at the games with more than 5 goals scored in total, half of them occurred in either Arena Fonte Nova or Estadio Beira-Rio. Use the filters in the chart below to change the threshold and see other high-scoring or low-scoring stadiums.

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