One of Andorra's two stadiums


Located high up in the east Pyrenees between France and Spain, the Andorran capital city Andorra la Vella contains two of only a handful of grounds that are used for the top two divisions of football in that country. With a capacity of 1,249 the Estadi Comunal d'Andorra la Vella is one of them.

Since its formation in 1995 the Primera DivisiĆ³ has been won by FC Santa Coloma six times, twice as many as anybody else. They also hold the distinction of being the only Andorran side ever to win a match in European competition, beating Maccabi Tel Aviv 1-0 in UEFA Cup qualifying in 2007. This also ranks as the only clean sheet in such a tournament by a side from the nation but they lost the return leg 4-0. The current champions are first-time winners FC Lusitanos, who in July lost 9-0 on aggregate to Valletta of Malta in the Champions League preliminaries.

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