Russian Federation stun Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarter-finals
02 July, 2018, 06:54 | Author: Raquel Nash
Spain have only themselves to blame for they never should have allowed this game to go into the Russian roulette of penalties. Crowds at home went especially insane after Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic nailed his penalty shot into the left corner off his right foot, securing his nation's place in the final eight.
Former finalists England, who played their one final when they won the title in 1966, and Sweden, who lost to Brazil on home soil in the 1958 final, are still in the half of the draw vacated by the 2010 champions after their loss to the hosts.
Spain'sWorld Cup roller-coaster ride finally ground to a halt on Sunday and the finger-pointing began after their third consecutive failure at a major tournament.
Koke and Iago Aspas then both failed in the shoot-out, marking a disappointing end to the midfielder's glorious Spain career.
The 34-year-old was a vital cog in the Spanish machine as they dominated world football across a period of six years, winning two European Championships and securing a World Cup triumph in 2010.
Of the starting eleven against Russian Federation, only Marco Asensio will be younger than 30 by the time the next World Cup comes around.
"Let us say this openly, they are better than us in many ways, " he said. Instead, Artem Dzyuba levelled the scores from the penalty spot before half-time as La Roja were continually frustrated in their attempts to break down the hosts' well-manned rearguard.
"We could not do more - we gave everything".
Tick-tock, the time may be up for tiki taka. Hernandez is 38 and left the national team after Spain's first-round elimination in 2014.
"The important thing is to get back to successful ways, which isn't always an easy thing to do".
The unexpected success of the national team has been a political boon for Putin, but the president has only attended Russia's opening FIFA World Cup match. The team did everything possible to try and prove ourselves again.
Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique were both guilty, the latter because of a handball that gave Russian Federation their equaliser, but De Gea left as the principal villain. Spain's identity is recognisable, " Hierro said.
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Yet, it initially looked as though the roles would be reversed when as Egypt took the lead in the 22nd minute. The Colombian played against Japan at the 2014 World Cup , just three days after his 43 birthday.
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Jorge SAMPAOLI praised MESSI and stated that we will see a fighting Argentina as he used a phrase made famous by Diego SIMEONE. If not we suffer, we know we have the best player in the world and we have to benefit from that.
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Cristiano Ronaldo lost his rag near the final whistle and would have been suspended for the quarter-final had Portugal progressed. Jose Gimenez could return for Uruguay after he missed the final group game against Russian Federation with a back injury.
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He was part of the Portugal team that made the semi-finals in 2006, and now has faced round of 16 exits in both 2010 and 2018. Petersburg, he added: "We would expect all players, former players, staff, fans, everyone to behave in a respectful manner".
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People say it was only Panama but you can only beat the team in front of you - it's not England's fault the opposition was weak. Portugal winger Gelson Martins and left-back Raphael Guerreiro are in contention to play after they returned to full training.
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Switzerland will be aiming for a pre-quarterfinal berth when they face the already eliminated Costa Rica on Wednesday. Brazil only need a draw to go through, but will be eyeing first place with a win.
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