Russia - Azerbaijan match to be held in Lujniki stadium

Russia - Azerbaijan match to be held in Lujniki stadium
# 05 December 2008 15:42 (UTC +04:00)
Baku – APA. The date and place of the match of Azerbaijani national football team against Russia in the world championship qualifying 2010 is known. Apasport.az website reports that the match will be held in Lujniki stadium of Moscow on March 28, 2009. the match will start at 18.00 (Baku time).

Russian Football Union did not want to hold the match in the capital. But head coach of the national team Gus Hiddink objected to it and preferred Moscow.

Lujniki stadium was established in 1956 and can receive 84,745 people. The stadium was overhauled a few years ago. It is also the home stadium of Spartak.

Return match between Azerbaijani and Russian national teams will be held in our country on October 14 next year.
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