Stadiums That Hosted the 2018 World Cup
The 2018 world cup was a well-fought tournament among 32 countries. France came out as the best team amongst the 32 countries in the competition. The tournament took place in Russia. The games were scheduled to take place in 12 different stadiums. Here are some of the stadiums that hosted the 2018 world cup matches.
This is the home to the Russian national football team. This stadium hosted the opening World Cup match and the cup final. The stadium had to undergo a renovation process, which saw its capacity rise from 78,000 to 81,000.
St Petersburg Stadium
This stadium was opened in 2017. It is the home ground to St Petersburg Football Club. It has a retractable roof, which enables the stadium to host games under all types of weather. It has a capacity of about 67,000. The stadium hosted a total of seven games in the cup competition.
The ground played host to a total of six games in the competition. The stadium can hold a total of 48,000 people.
This is the home ground to Ural Football Club. This stadium had to be refurbished to increase the seating capacity of the stadium to 35,000.
It is the home ground to the Spartak Moscow football club. It was opened in 2014. This stadium played host to a total of five matches in the cup competition.
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
This is the current home ground of the Olimpiets Football Club. This stadium was built purposefully to serve as a world cup platform. It can hold a total of 45,000 people.
This stadium was perfectly made to host the world cup matches. The upper stands of the stadium were dismantled to reduce the capacity of the stadium during the competition.
This stadium played host to a total of six games in the competition. The stadium covers an area of about 4,200 m².