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Saint-Etienne   Saint-Etienne

The Stade Geoffroy-Guichard opened in 1931 and will have a seating capacity of 36,000 for six World Cup matches.
(AP)

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Facts and Figures

 Most Famous Native: Etienne Mimard, who in 1855 launched France's first mail-order business, Manufrance.

 Cup-Related Oddity: When the stadium was renovated for the Cup, pieces of "sacred turf" were cut up for football fans to take home.

Schedule

Complete First-Round Schedule

Date, Time (EDT) Opponents TV
June 14, 11:30 a.m. Yugoslavia vs. IranESPN2
June 17, 11:30 a.m. Chile vs. Austria ESPN
June 19, 3 p.m. Spain vs. Paraguay ESPN
June 23, 10 a.m. Scotland vs. Morocco ESPN2
June 25, 10 a.m. Netherlands vs. Mexico ESPN2
June 30, 3 p.m. Second Round (H winner vs. G second place) ESPN

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