Central Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The capacity of the stadium is just over 35,000. This will be reduced to 23,000 after the World Cup.
It will be one of 12 venues in 11 host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia during which it will be called Ekaterinburg Arena. The stadium is the eastern-most among the 2018 World Cup venues, being the only venue stands in Asian Russia.