Russia Passed Round of 16 Sent Spain Home After Challenge, Moscow takedown the street celebrating . Russia eliminated Spain , 4-3, after a 1-1 tie Sunday that extended through 90 of regulation and 30 of time.

When everyone was doubt the lowest ranked the field of the Russian  one man  the team manager was always confident the potentiality of his team, he had told reporters Saturday afternoon that  “Russia be a good team if everyone tries to do job.”

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

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

In a wonderful  upset, Russia eliminated Spain , 4-3, after a 1-1 tie Sunday that extended through 90 of regulation and 30 of time.

The outcome is Russia defeated Spain on penalties to a victory after the inaugural shootout of the . If the 90 Russia was defending more play,  Koke saw his effort saved by , before Iago Aspas’s unsuccessful spot kick sent the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow delirium.

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

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

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