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The head of the organizing Committee of the 2018 world Cup Alexei Sorokin had not received information about the poor state of the pitch at the “Zenit-Arena”. Earlier, Regnum reported that field unsuitable for games

The Director-General of the organizing Committee “Russia-2018” Sorokin said, according to him, the new stadium of “Zenith” should be ready in time. “At the end of last week we held a meeting with Zenit and with the authorities of St. Petersburg. At this meeting we received assurances that the pitch gradually comes right after “hibernation”, and it will be held games of “Zenit”.

The club is now endeavouring to lawn care, no problems sees and understands the degree of responsibility,” – said Sorokin Agency TASS.

Earlier on Friday, April 7, the Agency Regnum reported that the agronomists have made mistakes, which result in lawn “Zenit-Arena” was ruined . According to Regnum, the grass was overheated artificial light, beginning to rot, and the chances are that the lawn can be restored, it is not too high.