Russia defeated Spain after the penalty shoot-out and qualified for the quarter-finals of World Cup 2018.
It’s a big surprise. Russia, host country to football decried before the tournament, qualified for the quarter-finals of its World Cup 2018, eliminating Spain 4 shots on goal to 3 (1-1 after extra time) Sunday in Moscow.
The Russian hero is goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, who stopped the shots on goal from Koke and Iago Aspas. Russia will face in the quarter-finals the winner of the Croatia-Denmark match, which will kick off at 8pm (Paris time).