Passed Round of 16 Sent Spain After Challenge, people takedown the street celebrating . eliminated Spain , 4-3, after a 1-1 tie Sunday that extended through of regulation 30 minutes of time.

everyone was doubt the lowest ranked the of the Russian National man  the manager was always confident the potentiality of his , he had told reporters Saturday afternoon that  “ can be a good if everyone tries to do their .”

Behind his fearsome mustache,  for the local considers his declaration lightly, the think hehe behave as a poker bluffing with the but actuality had nothing in his .

Nevertheless, the coach knows he was talking playing with Spain a favorite must be taken seriously, for particular reason he reorganizes the Russian team , react score in knock-out game. But Cherchesov seemed to know better. He thought his team had more to . he was right.

In a wonderful  upset, Russia eliminated Spain on , 4-3, after a 1-1 tie on Sunday that extended through of regulation and 30 minutes of time.

The outcome is Russia defeated Spain on penalties to earn a victory after the inaugural shootout of the FIFA Cup. If the Russia was defending more ,  Koke saw his effort saved by , before Iago Aspas’s unsuccessful spot kick sent the Luzhniki Stadium in delirium.

It had all started so for La Roja – silenced the Luzhniki in the opening moments – a set- providing the opportunity for Spain to take the . Sergio Ramos proved a nuisance to Sergei Ignashevich, and the veteran defender turned the ball his own net.

But Russia did not wilt in the sticky evening. The imperious Artem Dzyuba revelled in his battle with Ramos and Gerard Pique, and of his victorious skirmishes against the latter resulted in the Barcelona man handling inside the box. Dzyuba stepped up and sent the .

The second settled a of possession and Russian counter-attacks, but beside a late save by Akinfeev from Andres Iniesta, neither looked ready to win the game in time. A brave defensive from Russia in time earned them a penalty shootout against the 2010 winners, where Akinfeev was ultimately the hero.