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2018 World Cup - Venues

 
2018 World Cup Locations and Venues
The 11 host cities and their 12 venues for the 2018 World Cup are worth getting excited about. Russia is eager to impress and it’s making a monumental effort to do so. Fans at this epic event will be treated to some of the newest and most modern stadiums anywhere. Six of the 12 venues are being built specifically for the World Cup, with the remaining six being rebuilt or renovated to improve the fan experience. There’s no doubt these venues will be a highlight of the tournament.

Then there are the host cities. These may be the 11 most distinctive cities that have ever hosted a World Cup together. From the European feel of beautiful St. Petersburg to the quintessential Russian capital of Moscow to the beaches of Samara and Sochi, each city will welcome visitors with its own unique experiences.

Central Stadium
Central Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Yekaterinburg, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 35,696. There will be four group games played at this venue.
World Cup Games
June 15, 2018: Group A: Egypt vs. Uruguay
June 21, 2018: Group C: France vs. Peru
June 24, 2018: Group H: Japan vs. Senegal
June 27, 2018: Group F: Mexico vs. Sweden
Kaliningrad Stadium
Kaliningrad Stadium is a football stadium located in Kaliningrad, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 35,212. There will be four group games played at this venue.
World Cup Games
June 16, 2018: Group D: Croatia vs. Nigeria
June 22, 2018: Group E: Serbia vs. Switzerland
June 25, 2018: Group B: Spain vs. Morocco
June 28, 2018: Group G: England vs. Belgium
Kazan Arena
Kazan Arena is a football stadium located in Kazan, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 45,379. There will be four group games played at this venue plus a Round of 16 and Quarterfinal matchup.
World Cup Games
June 16, 2018: Group C: France vs. Australia
June 20, 2018: Group B: Iran vs. Spain
June 24, 2018: Group H: Poland vs. Colombia
June 27, 2018: Group F: South Korea vs. Germany
June 30, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group C vs. Runner-up Group D
July 6, 2018: Quarterfinals: Winner Match 53 vs. Winner Match 54
Luzhniki Stadium
Luzhniki Stadium is the national stadium of Russia and located in its capital, Moscow. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 81,000. There will be four group games played at this venue plus a Round of 16 and both the Semifinal and Final matchups.
World Cup Games
June 14, 2018: Group A: Russia vs. Saudi Arabia
June 17, 2018: Group F: Germany vs. Mexico
June 20, 2018: Group B: Portugal vs. Morocco
June 26, 2018: Group C: Denmark vs. France
July 1, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group B vs. Runner-up Group A
July 11, 2018: Semifinals: Winner Match 59 vs. Winner Match 60
July 15, 2018: Finals: Winner Match 61 vs. Winner Match 62
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is a football stadium located Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 44,899. There will be four group games played at this venue plus a Round of 16 and Quarterfinal matchup.
World Cup Games
June 18, 2018: Group F: Sweden vs. South Korea
June 21, 2018: Group D: Argentina vs. Croatia
June 24, 2018: Group G:England vs. Panama
June 27, 2018: Group E: Switzerland vs. Costa Rica
July 1, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group D vs. Runner-up Group C
July 6, 2018: Quarterfinals: Winner Match 49 vs. Winner Match 50
Rostov Arena
Rostov Arena is a football stadium located Rostov-on-Don, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 45,000. There will be four group games played at this venue plus a Round of 16 matchup.
World Cup Games
June 17, 2018: Group F: Brazil vs. Switzerland
June 20, 2018: Group D: Uruguay vs. Saudi Arabia
June 23, 2018: Group G: South Korea vs. Mexico
June 26, 2018: Group E: Iceland vs. Croatia
July 2, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group G vs. Runner-up Group H
Saint-Petersburg Stadium
Saint-Petersburg Stadium is a football stadium located on Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 67,000. There will be four group games played at this venue plus a Round of 16 game, a Semifinal Matchup and the 3rd place match.
World Cup Games
June 15, 2018: Group F: Morocco vs. Iran
June 19, 2018: Group D: Russia vs. Egypt
June 22, 2018: Group G: Brazil vs. Costa Rica
June 26, 2018: Group E: Nigeria vs. Argentina
July 3, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group F vs. Runner-up Group E
July 10, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Match 57 vs. Winner Match 58
July 14, 2018: Round of 16: Loser Match 61 vs. Loser Match 62
Samara Arena
Samara Arena is a football stadium located in Samara, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 44,918. There will be four group games played at this venue plus a Round of 16 game and a Quarterfinal Matchup.
World Cup Games
June 17, 2018: Group E: Costa Rica vs. Serbia
June 21, 2018: Group C: Denmark vs. Australia
June 25, 2018: Group A: Uruguay vs. Russia
June 28, 2018: Group H: Senegal vs. Colombia
July 2, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group E vs. Runner-up Group F
July 7, 2018: Quarterfinal: Winner Match 55 vs. Winner Match 56
Mordovia Arena
Mordovia Arena is a football stadium located in Saransk, Mordovia, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 44,442. There will be four group games played at this venue.
World Cup Games
June 16, 2018: Group C: Peru vs. Denmark
June 19, 2018: Group H: Colombia vs. Japan
June 25, 2018: Group B: Iran vs. Portugal
June 28, 2018: Group G: Panama vs. Tunisia
Fisht Olympic Stadium
Fisht Olympic Stadium is a football stadium located in Sochi, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 41,220. There will be four group games played at this venue, plus a Round of 16 game and a Quarterfinal Matchup.
World Cup Games
June 15, 2018: Group B: Portugal vs. Spain
June 18, 2018: Group G: Belgium vs. Panama
June 23, 2018: Group F: Germany vs. Sweden
June 26, 2018: Group C: Australia vs. Peru
June 30, 2018: Round of 16: Winner Group A vs. Runner-up Group B
July 7, 2018: Quarterfinal: Winner Match 51 vs. Winner Match 52
Volgograd Arena
Volgograd Arena is a football stadium located in Volgograd, Russia. For the 2018 World Cup, the capacity will be 45,568. There will be four group games played at this venue.
World Cup Games
June 18, 2018: Group G: Tunisia vs. England
June 22, 2018: Group D: Nigeria vs. Iceland
June 25, 2018: Group A: Saudi Arabia vs. Egypt
June 28, 2018: Group H: Japan vs. Poland
  
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