World Cup 2014: Brazil stadium building behind schedule
26 November 2013 Last updated at 00:17 GMT
After a spate of building problems and public protests in Brazil, the governing body of world football, Fifa, repeatedly warned there would be "no compromise" over the delivery of stadiums for next year's World Cup.
But with Fifa's end-of-year deadline looming, several stadiums are well behind schedule.
Wyre Davies visited the Arena Amazonia in the northern city of Manaus to see how much more work needs to be done.