Passed Round of 16 Spain After Penalty Kicks Challenge, people in takedown the street celebrating moment. eliminated Spain on penalty kicks, 4-3, after a 1-1 tie on Sunday that extended through of regulation 30 of .

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

Behind his fearsome mustache, Stanislav Cherchesov for the considers his declaration lightly, the think hehe behave as a poker bluffing the cards but actuality had nothing in his hands.

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

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

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

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

But Russia did wilt in the sticky evening. The imperious revelled in his battle and Gerard Pique, and of his victorious skirmishes against the latter resulted in the Barcelona man handling inside the box. Dzyuba himself stepped up and the .

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

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