The Central Stadium of Yekaterinburg, also known as Ekaterinburg Arena, is a multi-purpose stadium in the city of Yekaterinburg in Russia. It is the home ground of Russian Premier League football club FC Ural Yekaterinburg. The capacity of the stadium is just over 35,000, and will be reduced to 25,000 after the World Cup. It is one of 12 venues in 11 host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The stadium is the eastern-most among the 2018 World Cup venues, being the only venue that stands in Asian Russia.