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

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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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