Kazan Arena

Capacity42 873
CountryRussia
CityKazan
ClubsFK Rubin Kazan
Floodlights 2,000 lux
Inauguration 06/07/2013
Construction 05/05/2010 - 06/2013
Cost RUB 15.5 billion
Design Populous

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Description: Kazan Arena

Design


The new stadium in Kazan's eastern district of Savinovo was planned as the city won the organisation of Universiade 2013. The design was delivered by Populous, who had to modify it significantly since early drawings, because it showed too much resemblence with another stadium by the office – never built Maze Stadium in Lisburn.

Significant alterations that contributed to the increase were those done to the face. Instead of light membrane covering the stadium received outer cladding of glass (east) and the largest HD screen of its kind (4,030 sqm covering the west).

Ground level sees various spaces for commercial, medical and cultural use, while access to the stands is possible from the vast promenade atop these spaces. Inside are two tiers of seating with 72 luxurious skyboxes.

World Cup games


PhaseGameAttendanceDate (CET)
 Group C   France 2–1 Australia   41,279  16/06/2018 12:00
 Group B   Iran 0–1 Spain   42,718  20/06/2018 20:00
 Group H   Poland 0–3 Colombia   42,873  24/06/2018 20:00
 Group F   South Korea 2–0 Germany   41,835  27/06/2018 16:00
 Round of 16   France 4–3 Argentina    42,873  30/06/2018 16:00
 Quarterfinal    Brazil 1-2 Belgium    42,873  06/07/2018 20:00
   Brazuca 19 goals / Avg: 3.2 Total: 254,451 / Avg: 42,409

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