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World Cup 2018: Russia reach quarter-finals after 4-3 penalty shootout win over Spain

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Igor Akinfeev saved two spot-kicks as hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals after their last-16 tie had ended 1-1 after 120 minutes.

Akinfeev kept out efforts by Koke and Iago Aspas as the 2010 champions - unbeaten in their previous 23 games - became the latest big-name casualty to exit the tournament after Germany, Argentina and Portugal.

Spain had taken the lead when Marco Asensio's curling free-kick into the six-yard area hit the ankle of Sergei Ignashevich, who was marking Sergio Ramos, and flew into the net.

Fernando Hierro's side dominated possession but were unable to make it count and were punished when Russia were awarded a penalty.

Gerard Pique handled Artem Dzyuba's header and the Zenit St Petersburg forward sent David de Gea the wrong way for his third goal of the tournament.

Substitute Andres Iniesta went close to winning it in normal time for Spain before Russia scored all four of their penalties in the shootout to the delight of their fans in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Russia, 70th in Fifa's world rankings, were without a win in seven games before the World Cup. They are now two victories from the final.

More to follow.

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Line-ups

Spain

  • 1De Gea
  • 4NachoSubstituted forCarvajalat 70'minutes
  • 3PiquéBooked at 40mins
  • 15Ramos
  • 18Alba
  • 8Koke
  • 5Busquets
  • 20AsensioSubstituted forRodrigoat 104'minutes
  • 21SilvaSubstituted forIniestaat 67'minutes
  • 22Isco
  • 19Diego CostaSubstituted forIago Aspasat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Carvajal
  • 6Iniesta
  • 7Saúl
  • 9Rodrigo
  • 10Thiago Alcántara
  • 11Vázquez
  • 12Odriozola
  • 13Arrizabalaga
  • 14Azpilicueta
  • 16Monreal
  • 17Iago Aspas
  • 23Reina

Russia

  • 1Akinfeev
  • 3KutepovBooked at 54mins
  • 4Ignashevich
  • 13Kudryashov
  • 2Figueira Fernandes
  • 7KuzyaevSubstituted forErokhinat 97'minutes
  • 11ZobninBooked at 71mins
  • 18ZhirkovSubstituted forGranatat 45'minutes
  • 19SamedovSubstituted forCheryshevat 61'minutes
  • 17Golovin
  • 22DzyubaSubstituted forSmolovat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Semenov
  • 6Cheryshev
  • 8Gazinskiy
  • 9Dzagoev
  • 10Smolov
  • 12Lunev
  • 14Granat
  • 15Al Miranchuk
  • 16An Miranchuk
  • 20Gabulov
  • 21Erokhin
Referee:
Björn Kuipers
Attendance:
78,011

Match Stats

Home TeamSpainAway TeamRussia
Possession
Home79%
Away21%
Shots
Home24
Away7
Shots on Target
Home9
Away1
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home5
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Spain 1(3), Russia 1(4).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Spain 1(3), Russia 1(4).

Penalty saved! Iago Aspas (Spain) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(3), Russia 1(4). Denis Cheryshev (Russia) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(3), Russia 1(3). Sergio Ramos (Spain) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(2), Russia 1(3). Aleksandr Golovin (Russia) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalty saved! Koke (Spain) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(2), Russia 1(2). Sergei Ignashevich (Russia) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(2), Russia 1(1). Gerard Piqué (Spain) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(1), Russia 1(1). Fedor Smolov (Russia) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Spain 1(1), Russia 1. Andrés Iniesta (Spain) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Spain 1, Russia 1.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Spain 1, Russia 1.

Attempt saved. Rodrigo Moreno (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Iago Aspas.

Corner, Russia. Conceded by Jordi Alba.

Attempt missed. Sergio Ramos (Spain) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Koke with a cross following a set piece situation.

Isco (Spain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Sergei Ignashevich (Russia).

Attempt blocked. Gerard Piqué (Spain) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Isco (Spain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Aleksandr Erokhin (Russia).

Foul by Iago Aspas (Spain).

Vladimir Granat (Russia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Rodrigo Moreno (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Andrés Iniesta.

Attempt blocked. Daniel Carvajal (Spain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Rodrigo Moreno (Spain) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gerard Piqué.

Attempt blocked. Andrés Iniesta (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

Second Half Extra Time begins Spain 1, Russia 1.

First Half Extra Time ends, Spain 1, Russia 1.

Attempt saved. Gerard Piqué (Spain) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Koke.

Isco (Spain) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Aleksandr Golovin (Russia).

Gerard Piqué (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Fedor Smolov (Russia).

Substitution

Substitution, Spain. Rodrigo Moreno replaces Marco Asensio.

Attempt blocked. Iago Aspas (Spain) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrés Iniesta.

Attempt saved. Marco Asensio (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Iago Aspas.

Substitution

Substitution, Russia. Aleksandr Erokhin replaces Daler Kuzyaev.

Attempt missed. Koke (Spain) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Sergio Ramos.

Attempt blocked. Jordi Alba (Spain) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrés Iniesta.

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