FIFA World Cup 2018 Update | Russia and Croatia proceed to quarter finals


Russia and Croatia stunned their rivals on Sunday and proceeded into the quarter finals of FIFA World Cup 2018.

In the first match, hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 in the penalty shootout, following a 1-1 draw as neither side looked ready to win the game in normal time. A brave defensive performance from Russia in extra time earned them a penalty shootout against the 2010 winners.

In the second Round of 16 encounter at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Croatia overcame Denmark 3-2 in the penalty shootout. After a thrilling start to the match, with both sides scoring in the opening four minutes, Croatia needed penalties to see off Denmark.

July 07 shall witness the Russia-Croatia face off at Sochi.

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