Saint Petersburg Stadium is a newly constructed retractable roof stadium located in the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg Host City. The Stadium is popularly known as Krestovsky Stadium and it serves as host to FC Zenit Saint Petersburg.
The stadium has already hosted various games of 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The stadium’s designs resemble with the Toyota Stadium in Japan.
|General Information about Saint Petersburg Stadium
|Names||Zenit Arena/Krestovsky Stadium/Saint Petersburg Stadium|
|Type||Mainly for Football Matches.|
|Location||Futbol’naya Alleya, 1, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 197110|
|Field size||105 x 68 m|
|Opened in year||2017|
How to Reach the Stadium
If you are planning to go to the stadium by metro then you need to check with the authorities about the access to the Krestovsky Ostrov Metro Station as the station has limited access on match days. The Krestovsky Ostrov Metro Station is about two kilometers away from the stadium on the Frunzensko-Primorskaya Line of Saint Petersburg Metro. Apart from this station the Chkalovskaya and Staraya Derevnya station which is both on the Purple line are also within walking distance from the stadium.
The Bus stops to the stadium are near Vyborgskaya which is on the red line, Petrogradskaya on the blue line and Chkalovskaya on the purple line metro station.
For those planning to come by car, there are two levels of paid parking available in the stadium.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Matches at Saint Petersburg Stadium
|Date||Time||Team 1 vs Team 2||Stage|
|June 15, 2018||18:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||Morocco vs Iran||Group B|
|June 19, 2018||21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||Russia vs Egypt||Group A|
|June 22, 2018||15:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||Brazil vs Costa Rica||Group E|
|June 26, 2018||21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||Nigeria vs Argentina||Group D|
|July 3, 2018||17:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||Sweden vs Switzerland||Round of 16|
|July 10, 2018||21:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||France vs Belgium||Semi-final|
|July 14, 2018||17:00 MSK (UTC+03:00)||Belgium vs England||Third place match|
Total 7 matches will be played at the St. Petersburg Stadium which includes 4 group match each from Group A, B, D and E, one round of 16 match, one Semi-final match and a Third Place match will take place in the Stadium as per the Moscow Time which is UTC+03:00.