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Home team: FC Ural Ca­pac­ity: 35.000*

The Wharf - - World Cup Guide -

The most east­erly city host­ing matches, at the foot of the Ural moun­tains, it was where mem­bers of the royal fam­ily were ex­e­cuted af­ter the Oc­to­ber 1917 revo­lu­tion. The sta­dium was ini­tially built in 1953.

Matches: Egypt v Uruguay (June 15), France v Peru (June 21), Ja­pan v Sene­gal (June 24), Mex­ico v Sweden (June 27)

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