FIFA World Cup 2018 News: Fixtures, Matches, Venues, Schedules & Qualifiers

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FIFA World Cup 2018 is here. It is time when people go crazy about soccer. It’s nothing but a festival for every football fan and this time Russia is all ready to host it. 32 teams, 12 venues, and 1 cup is what all the fans of football are waiting for.

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So, let’s dive into the places where these memorable match will mark their existence.

Ekaterinburg Arena (Ekaterinburg)

This stadium was build in the year 1953. Ekaterinburg Arena is even known as the home to FC Ural. This stadium can hold up to 35696 people. The matches that will be held in this stadium are as follows

  • On Friday 15th of June, Egypt and Uruguay of group A will be facing each other at 1 pm
  • 21st June, Thursday France and Peru of group C will face each other at 1 pm.
  • 24th June Sunday Japan and Senegal group H will have their match at 4 pm.
  • lastly on 27th June Mexico and Sweden of group F will have their match at 3 pm.

Kaliningrad Stadium (Kaliningrad)

This stadium has the capacity to hold 35212 people. The matches that you will be encountering in this stadium are as follows:

  • Saturday 16th of June Croatia and Nigeria of Group D will be facing each other at 8 pm.
  • Friday 22nd of June Serbia will be facing Switzerland both of group E at 7 pm.
  • Monday 25th of June Spain and Morocco of group B will be against each other at 7 pm.
  • Thursday 28th of June England and Belgium of group G will be playing each other at 7 pm.

Kazan Arena (Kazan)

This stadium is even the home to local Rubin Kazan. The design of this stadium is done by the firm of architects of Emirates Stadium Wembley Stadium. This stadium can hold up to 44779 people for one match. The matches that will be held in this stadium are as follows:

  • June 16th Saturday France will be facing Australia at 11 pm.
  • June 20th Wednesday Iran and Spain will be facing each other at 7 pm.
  • June 24th Sunday Poland will be facing Colombia at 7 pm.
  • June 27th Wednesday South Korea and Germany will be having their match against each other at 3 pm
  • LAST 16 Saturday, June 30: 1C v 2D at 3pm
  • QF Friday, July 6: Winner match 53 v winner match 54 at 7pm

Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow)

This is where it starts and ends the Luzinski stadium will be hosting the first and last matches of FIFA World Cup 2018. This stadium was build in the year 1950s. it was even the host for many matches which was played by the Russian team during the Olympic games of 1980. This famous stadium can hold up to 81006 people. The matches that will be hosted by this stadium are as follows:

  • June 14th Thursday Russia will be facing Saudi Arabia at 4 pm.
  • June 17th Sunday Germany will be facing Mexico at 4 pm.
  • June 20th Wednesday Portugal and Morocco will face each other at 4 pm.
  • June 26th Tuesday match will be held between Denmark and France at 3 pm.
  • LAST 16 Sunday, July 1: 1B v 2A at 3pm
  • SEMI-FINAL Wednesday, July 11: Winner match 59 v winner match 60 at 7pm
  • FINAL Sunday, July 15 at 4pm.

Spartak Stadium (Moscow)

This stadium will be hosting a number of matches and they are as follows:

  • Saturday 16th June Argentina will be playing against Iceland at 2 pm.
  • Tuesday 19th June Poland and Senegal will be facing each other at 1 pm.
  • Saturday 23rd June Belgium and Tunisia will be face each other at 1 pm.
  • Tuesday 26th June Serbia will play against Brazil at 3 pm.
  • LAST 16 Tuesday, July 3: 1H v 2G at 7pm

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium ( Nizhniy Novgorod)

The Nizhny Novgorod Stadium will be the home to Olympiets Nizhny Novgorod after the finale of FIFA World Cup 2018. This stadium has the capacity to hold 45331 people for one match. The matches that you will encounter in this stadium are as follows:

  • June 18th Monday Sweden will be facing South Korea at 1 pm.
  • June 21st Thursday Argentina and Croatia will be against each other at 7 pm.
  • June 24th Sunday England will face Panama at 1 pm.
  • June 27th Wednesday Switzerland and Costa Rica will face each other at 7 pm.
  • LAST 16 Sunday, July 1: 1D v 2C at 7pm
  • QUARTER-FINAL Friday, July 6: Winner match 49 v winner match 50 at 3pm

Rostov Arena (Rostov-On-Don)

It will be the home to FC Rostov once the FIFA World Cup 2018 is over. Rostov Arena has the capacity to hold 45145 people per match. The matches that will be taking place in this stadium are as follows:

  • 17th June Sunday Brazil and Switzerland will play against each other at 7 pm.
  • 20th June Wednesday Uruguay will play against each other at 4 pm.
  • 23rd June Saturday South Korea and Mexico will face each other at 7 pm.
  • 26th Tuesday Iceland and Croatia will be facing each other at 7 pm.
  • LAST 16 Monday, July 2: 1G v 2H at 7pm

St Petersburg Stadium (St Petersburg)

The St Petersburg stadium will also host three group matches at pan European Euro 2020. It will even be the home Zenit St Petersburg. There are a lot of things that you are about to witness in this stadium. This stadium has the capacity to hold 68134 people per match. The matches that will be hosted by St Petersburg stadium are as follows:

  • June 15th Friday morocco and Iran will face each other at 4 pm.
  • June 19th Tuesday Russia and Egypt will face each other at 7 pm.
  • June 22nd Friday Brazil will face Costa Rica at 1 pm.
  • June 26th Tuesday Nigeria will face Argentina at 7 pm.
  • LAST 16 Tuesday, July 3: 1F v 2E at 3pm
  • SEMI-FINALS Tuesday, July 10: Winner match 57 v winner match 58 at 7pm
  • THIRD-PLACE PLAY-OFF Saturday, July 14 at 3pm

Samara Arena (Samara)

Samara Arena will be home to Krylya Sovetov after the tournament. This stadium can hold up to 44807 people in one match.  The matches that you will encounter in this stadium are as follows:

  • June 17th Sunday Costa Rica will fight against Serbia at 1 pm.
  • June 21st Thursday Denmark and Australia will face each other at 4 pm.
  • June 25th Monday Uruguay and Russia will face each other at 3 pm.
  • June 28th Thursday Senegal will face Colombia at 3 pm.
  • LAST 16 Monday, July 2: 1E v 2F at 3pm
  • QF Saturday, July 7: Winner match 55 v winner match 56 at 3pm

Mordovia Arena (Saransk)

The Mordovia Arena will be home to FC Mordovia after FIFA World Cup 2018. This stadium will be hosting number of matches and they are as follows:

  • June 16th Saturday Peru and Denmark will be facing each other at 5 pm
  • June 19th Tuesday Colombia will face Japan at 4 pm
  • June 25th Monday Iran and Portugal will face each other at 7 pm
  • June 28th Thursday Panama and Tunisia will face each other at 7 pm.

Fisht Stadium (Sochi)

The Fisht stadium can hold up to 47700 people per match. The matches that this stadium will be hosting are as follows:

  • June 15th Friday Portugal and Spain will face each other at 7 pm
  • June 18th Monday Belgium and Panama will face each other at 4 pm
  • June 23rd Saturday Germany and Sweden will have their match at 4 pm
  • June 26th Tuesday Australia and Peru will have their match at 3 pm
  • LAST 16 Saturday, June 30: 1A v 2B at 7 pm
  • QF Saturday, July 7: Winner match 51 v winner match 52 at 7 pm

Volgograd Arena (Volgograd)

Volgograd Arena has the capacity to hold 45568 people per match. Here is the list of matches that this stadium will be hosting.

  • June 18th Monday Tunisia will face England at 7 pm
  • June 22nd Friday Nigeria will face Iceland at 4 pm
  • June 25th Monday Saudi Arabia will face Egypt at 3 pm
  • June 28th Thursday Japan will face Poland at 3 pm.

Four years of patience and here it comes to an end on the 14th of June. Not only the players are excited about the matches but even the fans are filled with happiness to witness many wonderful moments in this FIFA World Cup held in Russia. Whereas Russia is ready to greet the tournament like never before. Let’s buccal up ourselves and be a part of the extravagant tournament.

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