FIFA World Cup 2018 Round of 16: Spain vs Russia - See pics

Hosts Russia are through to the quarterfinals after knocking the 2010 Champions out of the tournament. Goalkeeper Akinfeev brilliantly saved Koke and Apsas’ penalties in the shootout, guiding Russia (70 in the FIFA rankings) to a historic win over Spain ( Ranked 10). 

Jul 02, 2018, 19:04 PM IST

Hosts Russia are through to the quarterfinals after knocking the 2010 Champions out of the tournament. Goalkeeper Akinfeev brilliantly saved Koke and Apsas’ penalties in the shootout, guiding Russia (70 in the FIFA rankings) to a historic win over Spain ( Ranked 10). 

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Players of Russia celebrates after winning the penalty shootout against Spain. (Courtesy: Reuters)

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Gerard Pique (L) of Spain argues with the referee during the 2018 FIFA World Cup round of 16 match. (Courtesy: IANS)

 

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Artem Dzyuba (1st R) of Russia scores a penalty kick during the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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Sergio Ramos of Spain celebrates after Russia's Sergey Ignashevich scored an own goal during the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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Players of Spain cheer each other up prior to the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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Artem Dzyuba of Russia celebrates scoring during the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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Sergey Ignashevich (R bottom) of Russia scores an own goal during the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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Gerard Pique (C) of Spain plays the ball with his arm during the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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Artem Dzyuba of Russia celebrates scoring during the match. (Courtesy: IANS)

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