July 7 at the Sochi stadium “Fisht” in the 1/4 finals of the World Cup held a meeting of the national teams of Russia and Croatia, the victory in which won the last.
The score in the match at the 31st minute was opened by Russian player Denis Cheryshev, who brilliantly sent the ball into the opponent’s goal.
The return goal in the 39th minute of the first half was scored by Croatian football player Andrei Kramarich.
However, the first two halves failed to determine the winner. The author of the third goal was already in the 100th minute of extra time Croatian player Domagoy Vida.
Russia did not allow itself to be left out of the world championship, so the fourth ball went already to the Croatian gate.
Goal in the 115th minute scored Mario Fernandez. Thus, additional time also ended in a draw with a score of 2: 2. The outcome of the game determined a series of penalties.
The first goal in the gate of the Croats tried to send Fedor Smolov, but Subashich repelled the blow. Then Brozovic scored a goal against the Russians.
Following Dzagoeva also managed to score a goal. After that, Akinfeev repulsed Kovacic’s blow – the score on the penalty spot equaled. Fernandez also failed to score a goal.
Next was the captain of the Croatian team Luka Modric, who still managed to send the ball into the gates of the Russians.
Ignashevich also scored the second goal. Croatian football player Vida followed the ball into the Russian goal. Russian Kuzyaev replied.
The last hopes were laid on Igor Akinfeev, but he could not repulse the decisive ball of Rakitic. Thus, the national team of Croatia broke into the world championship finals, sending the Russians overboard.