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FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Venues, Host and Stadiums Seating Capacity

FIFA World Cup 2018 is the forthcoming occasion that will be booked from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The top 32 teams will partake in this competition. The team Russia consequently qualified as a result of host team while rest 31 teams will be determined through qualifying rivalries. The aggregate of 64 matches will be played in 12 settings that are situated in 11 urban areas and the Final match will have occurred on 15th July 2018 in Moscow at Luzhniki Stadium.

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Host Cities

The rundown of host urban areas that was proposed by Russia, includes Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl and Yekaterinburg. These every single chose city which is situated in or simply outside Russia to lessen the movement time for the teams in this gigantic country.

  • Kaliningrad
  • Kazan
  •  Krasnodar
  •  Moscow
  •  Nizhny Novgorod
  •  Rostov-on-Don
  •  Saint Petersburg
  • Samara
  •  Saransk
  •  Sochi
  •  Volgograd
  • Yaroslavl
  •  Yekaterinburg

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Venues

There are a sum of 11 scenes and 12 stadiums are dropped for the last rundown for this competition that includes Luzhniki Stadium, Otkrytiye Arena (Spartak Stadium), Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg Stadium), Kalininhrad Stadium, Kazan Arena, Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Cosmos Arena (Samara Arena), Volgograd Arena, Mordovia Arena, Rostov Arena, Fisht Olympic Stadium and Central Stadium (Ekaterinburg Arena).

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Stadiums & Seating Capacity

Tournament Name Design Construction City Country Tournament Capacity
Luzhniki Stadium See See Moscow 80 788
Fisht Stadium See See Sochi 47 659
Kazan Arena See See Kazan 45 105
Otkrytiye Arena See See Moscow 45 000

FIFA World Cup Russia stadiums under construction

Name City Country Capacity
Luzhniki Moscow 81 006
Zenit Arena Petersburg 68 134
Fisht Olympic Stadium Sochi 47 659
Volgograd Arena Volgograd 45 568
Stadion Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod 45 331
Rostov Arena Rostov-on-Don 45 145
Kazan Arena Kazan 45 105
Samara Arena Samara 44 807
Mordovia Arena Saransk 44 442
Otkritie Arena Moscow 44 000
Tsentralnyj Stadion Yekaterinburg 35 696
Stadion Kaliningrad Kaliningrad 35 212

FIFA World Cup Russia stadium designs

Name City Country Capacity
Luzhniki Moscow 81 006
Zenit Arena Petersburg 68 134
Fisht Olympic Stadium Sochi 47 659
Volgograd Arena Volgograd 45 568
Stadion Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod 45 331
Rostov Arena Rostov-on-Don 45 145
Kazan Arena Kazan 45 000
Samara Arena Samara 44 807
Mordovia Arena Saransk 44 442
Otkritie Arena (Stadion Spartak) Moscow 44 000
Tsentralnyj Stadion Yekaterinburg 35 696
Stadion Kaliningrad Kaliningrad 35 212

Russia World Cup 2018 – in numbers

Teams: 32
Playing venues: 12
Matches: 65

Opening match: Luzhniki Stadium
Final: Luzhniki Stadium

Average venue capacity: 49,300 seats
Largest venue: Luzhniki Stadium (81,000 seats)
Smallest venue: Kaliningrad Stadium (35,212 seats)
Average no. of matches per venue: 5.33

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Stadiums Matches & Seating Capacity

1) Moscow

Luzhniki Stadium | Capacity: 80,000 seats | Opening: 1956

Matches:

14 June 2018 18:00 – Russia vs Saudi Arabia – Group A
17 June 2018 18:00 – Germany vs Mexico – Group F
20 June 2018 15:00 – Portugal vs Morocco – Group B
26 June 2018 17:00 – Denmark vs France – Group C
1 July 2018 17:00 – 1B vs 2A – Round of 16
11 July 2018 21:00 – W59 vs W60 – Semi Final
15 July 2018 18:00 – W61 vs W62 – Final

2) Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg Stadium | Capacity: 67,000 seats | Opening: 2017

Matches:

15 June 2018 17:00 – Morocco vs Iran – Group B
19 June 2018 21:00 – Russia vs Egypt – Group A
22 June 2018 15:00 – Brazil vs Costa Rica – Group E
26 June 2018 21:00 – Nigeria vs Argentina – Group D
3 July 2018 17:00 – 1F vs 2E – Round of 16
10 July 2018 21:00 – W57 vs W58 – Semi Final
14 July 2018 17:00 – L61 vs L62 – Third Place

3) Sochi

Fisht Stadium | Capacity: 48,000 seats | Opening: 2013

Matches:

15 June 2018 21:00 – Portugal vs Spain – Group B
18 June 2018 18:00 – Belgium vs Panama – Group G
23 June 2018 18:00 – Germany vs Sweden – Group F
26 June 2018 17:00 – Australia vs Peru – Group C
30 June 2018 21:00 – 1A vs 2B – Round of 16
7 July 2018 21:00 – W51 vs W52 – Quarter Final

4) Ekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg Arena | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Scheduled opening: late 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

15 June 2018 17:00 – Egypt vs Uruguay – Group A
21 June 2018 17:00 – France vs Peru – Group C
24 June 2018 20:00 – Japan vs Senegal – Group H
27 June 2018 19:00 – Mexico vs Sweden – Group F

5) Kazan

Kazan Arena | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Opening: 2013

Matches:

16 June 2018 13:00 – France vs Australia – Group C
20 June 2018 21:00 – Iran vs Spain – Group B
24 June 2018 21:00 – Poland vs Colombia – Group H
27 June 2018 17:00 – Korea Republic vs Germany – Group F
30 June 2018 17:00 – 1C vs 2D – Round of 16
6 July 2018 21:00 – W53 vs W54 – Quarter Final

6) Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Opening: 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

18 June 2018 15:00 – Sweden vs Korea Republic – Group F
21 June 2018 21:00 – Argentina vs Croatia – Group D
24 June 2018 15:00 – England vs Panama – Group G
27 June 2018 21:00 – Switzerland vs Costa Rica – Group E
1 July 2018 21:00 – 1D vs 2C – Round of 16
6 July 2018 17:00 – W49 vs W50 – Quarter Final

7) Rostov-on-Don

Rostov Arena | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Opening: 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

17 June 2018 21:00 – Brazil vs Switzerland – Group E
20 June 2018 18:00 – Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia – Group A
23 June 2018 21:00 – Korea Republic vs Mexico – Group F
26 June 2018 21:00 – Iceland vs Croatia – Group D
2 July 2018 21:00 – 1G vs 2H – Round of 16

8) Samara

Samara Arena | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Opening: 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

17 June 2018 16:00 – Costa Rica vs Serbia – Group E
21 June 2018 19:00 – Denmark vs Australia – Group C
25 June 2018 18:00 – Uruguay vs Russia – Group A
28 June 2018 18:00 – Senegal vs Colombia – Group H
2 July 2018 18:00 – 1E vs 2F – Round of 16
7 July 2018 18:00 – W55 vs W56 – Quarter Final

9) Saransk

Mordovia Arena | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Opening: 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

16 June 2018 19:00 – Peru vs Denmark – Group C
19 June 2018 18:00 – Colombia vs Japan – Group H
25 June 2018 21:00 – Iran vs Portugal – Group B
28 June 2018 21:00 – Panama vs Tunisia – Group G

10) Volgograd

Volgograd Stadium | Capacity: 45,000 seats | Opening: 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

18 June 2018 21:00 – Tunisia vs England – Group G
22 June 2018 18:00 – Nigeria vs Iceland – Group D
25 June 2018 17:00 – Saudi Arabia vs Egypt – Group A
28 June 2018 17:00 – Japan vs Poland – Group H

11) Moscow

Spartak Stadium | Capacity: 42,000 seats | Opening: 2014

Matches:

16 June 2018 16:00 – Argentina vs Iceland – Group D
19 June 2018 15:00 – Poland vs Senegal – Group H
23 June 2018 15:00 – Belgium vs Tunisia – Group B
26 June 2018 17:00 – Serbia vs Brazil – Group C
3 July 2018 21:00 – 1H vs 2G – Round of 16

12) Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad Stadium | Capacity: 35,212 seats | Opening: 2017 | Status: under construction

Matches:

16 June 2018 21:00 – Croatia vs Nigeria – Group D
22 June 2018 20:00 – Serbia vs Switzerland – Group E
25 June 2018 20:00 – Spain vs Morocco – Group B
28 June 2018 20:00 – England vs Belgium – Group G

About Shraddha Wankhade

I am Shraddha. I have completed MBA from IGNU University. I am learning blogging. I love Cricket from childhood and big fan of Indian team.

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