Saint Petersburg Stadium

Saint Petersburg Stadium

Located in Saint Petersburg
Opened in 2017
67,000 capacity
Home of Zenit St. Petersburg

Saint Petersburg Stadium features a retractable roof and pitch and cost over $1.1 billion to build. It will host the third place match, a semi final, a round of 16 match, as well as Morocco v Iran, Russia v Egypt, Brazil v Costa Rica, and Nigeria v Argentina in the group stage.

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Spartak Stadium

Spartak Stadium

Located in Moscow
Opened in 2014
45,360 capacity
Home of Spartak Moscow

Spartak Stadium features an adjustable facade that displays Spartak colors for club matches and Russian colors when the national team plays there. It will play host for Argentina v Iceland, Poland v Senegal, Belgium v Tunisia, and Serbia v Brazil in the group stage, as well as a Round of 16 match.

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Rostov Arena

Rostov Arena

Located in Rostov-on-Don
Opened in 2018
45,000 capacity
Home of FC Rostov

Located on the Don River, Rostov Arena was built for the World Cup and will continue to be FC Rostov’s new home. It will be the venue for Brazil v Switzerland, Uruguay v Saudi Arabia, South Korea v Mexico, and Iceland v Croatia in the group stage, as well as a Round of 16 match.

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Samara Arena

Samara Arena

Located in Samara
Opened in 2018
44,918 capacity
Home of FC Krylia Sovetov Samara

Samara Arena features many space-themed elements, a nod to the local region’s history in the aerospace industry. It will host Costa Rica v Serbia, Denmark v Australia, Uruguay v Russia, and Senegal v Colombia in the group stage, a round of 16 match, and a quarter final match.

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Luzhniki Stadium

Luzhniki Stadium

Located in Moscow
Opened in 1956
81,000 capacity

Luizhniki Stadium has hosted the Summer Olympics, the Champions League Final, and now, the World Cup Final. Renovations made for this summer include removing the athletics track to move the stands closer to the pitch, preserving its historical facade, and adding additional seating. In addition to the Final, Luzhniki Stadium will host a semi final match, a round of 16 match, and Russia v Saudi Arabia, Germany v Mexico, Portugal v Morocco, and Denmark v France in the group stage.

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Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Located in Nizhny Novgorod
Opened in 2018
44,899 capacity
Home of FC Olimpiyets Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is newly-built for the World Cup and features a semi-transparent facade that gives the arena an airiness. It will be the site for Argentina v Croatia, Switzerland v Costa Rica, England v Panama, and Sweden v South Korea in the group stage, along with a Round of 16 and quarter final match.

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Kazan Arena

Kazan Arena

Located in Kazan
Opened in 2013
45,379 capacity
Home of Rubin Kazan

Kazan Arena boasts a massive LED facade that is the largest on a football stadium in Europe. It will be the host venue for France v Australia, Iran v Spain, Poland v Colombia, and South Korea v Germany in the group stage, plus a round of 16 match and a quarter final match.

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Fisht Stadium

Fisht Stadium

Located in Sochi
Openedin 2014
41,220 capacity

Fisht Stadium was built in 2014 for the Sochi Winter Olympics and Paralympics and hosted the opening and closing ceremonies. It will host one quarter final match, a round of 16 match, and Germany v Sweden, Portugal v Spain, Australia v Peru, and Belgium v Panama in the group stage.

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Volgograd Arena

Volgograd Arena

Located in Volgograd
Opened in 2018
45,568 capacity
Home of FC Rotor Volgograd

Volgograd Arena is located on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, a city home to over one million people. It will host Saudi Arabia v Egypt, Nigeria v Iceland, Japan v Poland, and Tunisia v England in the group stage.

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