The stadium was commissioned in November 2017.
43 44 VAR operations for all games are operating from a single headquarters in Moscow, which receives live video of the games and are in radio contact with the on-field referees.
The construction officially started on The project was completed.The stadium serves as a home arena to FC Rubin Kazan.For the first time, the fair play criteria came into use, when Japan qualified over Senegal due to having received fewer yellow cards.Saint Petersburg: Saint Petersburg Stadium.Shortly after the International Football Association Board 's decision to incorporate video assistant referees (VARs) great gifts for young professionals into the Laws of the Game, on, the fifa Council took the much-anticipated step of approving the use of VAR for the first time in a fifa World Cup tournament." 2018, world Cup" redirects here.The stadium is a home arena to its namesake FC Spartak Moscow.Schedule Launching of a 1,000 days countdown in Moscow The full schedule was announced by fifa on (without kick-off times, which were confirmed later).17 Zimbabwe and Indonesia were later disqualified before playing their first matches, 18 19 while Gibraltar and Kosovo, who joined fifa on fter the qualifying draw but before European qualifying had begun, also entered the competition.Sochi, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and Samara all hosted six matches, including one quarter-final match each, while the Otkrytiye Stadium in Moscow and Rostov-on-Don hosted five matches, including one round-of-16 match each.On 9 February 2018, fifa announced the base camps for each participating team.
Afterwards, it was renovated in preparation for the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup.
Pot 1 contained the hosts Russia (who were automatically assigned to position A1) and the best seven teams, pot 2 contained the next best eight teams, and so on for pots 3 and.
Moscow Saint Petersburg Sochi Luzhniki Stadium Otkritie Arena (Spartak Stadium) Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg Stadium) Fisht Olympic Stadium (Fisht Stadium) Capacity: 78,011 65 Capacity: 44,190 66 Capacity: 64,468 67 Capacity: 44,287 68 Volgograd Rostov-on-Don Volgograd Arena Rostov Arena Capacity: 43,713 69 Capacity: 43,472 70 Nizhny.
Only one match, France v Denmark, was goalless.