Main article: 2018 fifa World Cup squads Initially, each team had to name a preliminary squad of 30 players but, in February 2018, this was increased. 60 On, fifa and the Local Organising Committee agreed on the official names of the stadiums used during the tournament. England, which was bidding to host its second tournament, was eliminated in the first round. 59 forex avec 100 Euro Reconstruction of the Yekaterinburg Central Stadium in January 2017 In October 2014, on their first official visit to Russia, fifa's inspection committee and its head Chris Unger visited St Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan and both Moscow venues. Garcia, was withheld from public release by Hans-Joachim Eckert, fifa's head of adjudication on ethical matters.
Volgograd, Kaliningrad, Yekaterinburg and Saransk all hosted four matches, but did not host any knockout stage games. Three of the 16 stadiums would be renovated, and 13 would be newly constructed." 56 In October 2011, Russia decreased the number of stadiums from 16. 52 Venues Further information: 2018 fifa World Cup venues Russia proposed the following host cities: Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg. Petersburg Main article: 2018 fifa World Cup Group B Source: fifa Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers 18:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) 21:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) 15:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) 21:00 MSK ( UTC3 ) 21:00 MSK (. Afterwards, it was renovated in preparation for the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup. 43 Video assistant referees VAR in use in during the Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland, at Volgograd. 53 Most cities are in European Russia, while Sochi 54 and Yekaterinburg 55 are very close to the Europe-Asia border, to reduce travel time for the teams in the huge country. 62 Kaliningrad: Kaliningrad Stadium. 105 Group stage Competing countries were divided into eight groups of four teams (groups A to H). 12 The voting results were as follows: 13 2018 fifa bidding (majority 12 votes) Bidders Votes Round 1 Round 2 Russia 9 13 Portugal / Spain 7 7 Belgium / Netherlands 4 2 England 2 Eliminated Criticism The English Football Association and others raised concerns.