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FIFA World Cup 2018: A look at all the venues

Spread over 1,800 miles from the exclave of Kaliningrad on the coast of the Baltic Sea to Ekaterinburg, at the base of the Ural mountains, 12 stadiums across Russia will host the 64 matches that comprise the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The largest venue is also one of the newest – with the 81,000-capacity Luzhniki Stadium only reopened in 2018 on the site of the old ground in Moscow. Here is a closer look at these stadiums:


LUZHNIKI STADIUM

City: Moscow

Capacity: 81,006

Matches:

14 June – Russia vs Saudi Arabia – Group A

17 June – Germany vs Mexico – Group F

20 June – Portugal vs Morocco – Group B

26 June – Denmark vs France – Group C

1 July – 1B vs 2A – Round of 16

11 July – Semi Final 2

15 July – Final


SPARTAK STADIUM

City: Moscow

Capacity: 43,298

Matches:

16 June – Argentina vs Iceland – Group D

19 June – Poland vs Senegal – Group H

23 June – Belgium vs Tunisia – Group B

26 June – Serbia vs Brazil – Group C

3 July – 1H vs 2G – Round of 16


ST. PETERSBURG STADIUM

City: St. Petersburg

Capacity: 68,134

Matches:

15 June – Morocco vs Iran – Group B

19 June – Russia vs Egypt – Group A

22 June – Brazil vs Costa Rica – Group E

26 June – Nigeria vs Argentina – Group D

3 July – 1F vs 2E – Round of 16

10 July – First Semi Final

14 July – Third Place Match


FISHT STADIUM

City: Sochi

Capacity: 47,700

Matches:

15 June – Portugal vs Spain – Group B

18 June – Belgium vs Panama – Group G

23 June – Germany vs Sweden – Group F

26 June – Australia vs Peru – Group C

30 June – 1A vs 2B – Round of 16

7 July – 4th Quarter Final


KAZAN ARENA

City: Kazan

Capacity: 44,779

Matches:

16 June – France vs Australia – Group C

20 June – Iran vs Spain – Group B

24 June – Poland vs Colombia – Group H

27 June – Korea Republic vs Germany – Group F

30 June – 1C vs 2D – Round of 16

6 July  – First Quarter Final


SAMARA ARENA

City: Samara

Capacity: 44,807

Matches:

17 June – Costa Rica vs Serbia – Group E

21 June – Denmark vs Australia – Group C

25 June – Uruguay vs Russia – Group A

28 June – Senegal vs Colombia – Group H

2 July – 1E vs 2F – Round of 16

7 July – 3rd Quarter Final


NIZHNY NOVGOROD STADIUM

City: Nizhny Novgorod

Capacity: 45,331

Matches:

18 June – Sweden vs Korea Republic – Group F

21 June – Argentina vs Croatia – Group D

24 June – England vs Panama – Group G

27 June – Switzerland vs Costa Rica – Group E

1 July – 1D vs 2C – Round of 16

6 July – First Quarter Final


ROSTOV ARENA

City: Rostov-on-Don

Capacity: 45,145

Matches:

17 June – Brazil vs Switzerland – Group E

20 June – Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia – Group A

23 June – Korea Republic vs Mexico – Group F

26 June – Iceland vs Croatia – Group D

2 July – 1G vs 2H – Round of 16


VOLGOGRAD ARENA

City: Volgograd

Capacity: 45,568

Matches:

18 June – Tunisia vs England – Group G

22 June – Nigeria vs Iceland – Group D

25 June – Saudi Arabia vs Egypt – Group A

28 June – Japan vs Poland – Group H


EKATERINBURG ARENA

City: Yekaterinburg

Capacity: 35,696

Matches:

15 June – Egypt vs Uruguay – Group A

21 June – France vs Peru – Group C

24 June – Japan vs Senegal – Group H

27 June – Mexico vs Sweden – Group F


MORDOVIA ARENA

City: Saransk

Capacity: 44,442

Matches:

16 June – Peru vs Denmark – Group C

19 June – Colombia vs Japan – Group H

25 June – Iran vs Portugal – Group B

28 June – Panama vs Tunisia – Group G


KALININGRAD STADIUM

City: Kaliningrad

Capacity: 35,212

Matches:

16 June – Croatia vs Nigeria – Group D

22 June – Serbia vs Switzerland – Group E

25 June – Spain vs Morocco – Group B

28 June – England vs Belgium – Group G

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