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Ukraine's Donbass Arena, a stadium based in the Russia-occupied city of Donetsk, ranks 23rd in the 25 best venues in the history of the Champions League, according to the March 2020 issue of Britain's FourFourTwo magazine.

"FourFourTwo rates the finest grounds across Europe – new and old – based in architecture, atmosphere and overall match experience," it said.


The top 10 stadiums in the history of the Champions League

1. Signal Iduna Park / Westfalenstadion (Borussia Dortmund)

2. Anfield (Liverpool)

3. Camp Nou (FC Barcelona)

4. Celtic Park (Celtic)

5. Santiago Bernabeu (Real Madrid)

6. Ali Sami Yen (Galatasaray)

7. Ibrox (Rangers)

8. Old Trafford (Manchester United)

9. Allianz Arena (Bayern)

10. San Siro /Giuseppe Meazza (Milan/Inter)

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Donbass Arena last hosted a Champions League match on November 27, 2013, when Ukraine's FC Shakhtar defeated Spain's Real Sociedad (4-0).