Spartak Stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Stadium plan

Video about the stadium

Before you head out to the stadium, please make sure you are not bringing any restricted items or substances.

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Lost & Found service at the stadium

Left Luggage facility #2

Contact phone: +7 (925) 400 13 82

Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (local time, stays open 1 day after the last match at the stadium)

Free Wi-Fi

How to get to the stadium

2018 World Cup fixtures

Spartak Stadium will be hosting the following matches during the 2018 World Cup: Argentina vs. Iceland (June 16), Poland vs. Senegal (June 19), Belgium vs. Tunisia (June 23), Serbia vs. Brazil (June 27), and a 1/8 final on July 3.

Specator Services at the Stadium

Going to a football match with

The No. 1 football club in Russia, Moscow’s Spartak, had nearly 80 years to wait for its own stadium. Founded in 1935, the red and white club would play its home matches for decades at all the major arenas that were not its own in Moscow – Luzhniki, Dinamo, Lokomotiv, and Eduard Streltsov Stadium. Spartak management would repeatedly try to set the wheels in motion for the club’s own arena after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, but only in 2006 did the club finally secure a land plot from city hall. Ground was broken a year later, on 2 June 2007, but then the project was put on hold due to an economic downturn. The project resumed in 2010.

The 45,000-seat stadium was completed in the summer of 2014. The new arena hosted its official opening match on September 5. Spartak played its partner club Crvena Zvezda of Belgrade, Serbia. A week prior, two Spartak veterans’ teams had played a test match to try out the pitch.

The new Spartak Metro station opened concurrently with the stadium, being primarily intended to serve the football fan crowds.

One of the cool things about the Spartak arena is that it has lots of sculptures. The 24-metre gladiator statue greets the fans outside the entrance. The monument right by the edge of the pitch celebrates the founders of Spartak, the four Starostin brothers: Nikolai, Andrei, Alexander and Pyotr. The monument in honour of the legendary Spartak midfielder Fyodor Cherenkov was unveiled outside the stadium in 2015.