Atlético to start laying Wanda Metropolitano pitch tomorrow
The first rolls of turf will be laid on Monday, giving just under two weeks for grass to take root before the inaugural game against Málaga on 16th SeptemberEuropa League Final 2018: Marseille vs Atlético Madrid live
Atlético de Madrid remain on schedule for the inaugural game at their new Wanda Metropolitano stadium against Málaga on 16 September. The Rojiblancos' first home game comes in Week 4 after away trips to Girona, Las Palmas and Valencia as well as the Champions League MatchDay 1 game at Roma.
Football at grass roots level
From tomorrow, work will begin laying turf for the new pitch. Once the rolls of turf have been laid, grass will have just under two weeks to take root before Atleti play at their new stadium for the first time.