Moscow: Spartak Stadium
Location: Volokolamskoye Highway, the former Tushino airfield on the bank of the Moscow River.Capacity: 45,000*.Status: commissioned.Opening date: The stadium was unveiled on 5th September 2014, with a friendly played between FC Spartak Moscow and FC Red Star Belgrade. Spartak Stadium also hosted a number of Fifa Confederations Cup 2017 matches last summer.
In the 2016/17 season, Spartak Stadium was a venue with the highest attendance figures in Russia, with an average 31,000 fans coming to each match.
The square outside the stadium is the site of a monument to a gladiator, considered to be a symbol of FC Spartak, the stadium’s home team.
Stadium construction revived plans to open a metro station nearby, a project put on hold 40 years ago. Spartak is the second metro station that carries the name of a football club, the other one being Dynamo.