Koke and Iago Aspas missed for Spain as Russia produced a huge World Cup shock to move into the quarter-finals after shoot-out success.
2018 World Cup
1 (3) – 1 (4)
Round 3. Spain X (Koke)
Round 5. Spain X (Aspas)
11′ OWN GOAL! Spain 1-0 Russia (Ignashevich)
La Roja are ahead in the contest as Ignashevich puts the ball into his own net.
The delivery from Isco from the free-kick had the Russia defender in all sorts of trouble. He resorted to drag Ramos to the ground at the back.
The ball struck his heel in the process of their grappling and from close range it left Akinfeev with no chance to stop it trickling into the net.
35′ CHANCE! Golovin’s shot wide out
Russia threaten as Dzuyba wins a knockdown allowing Golovin to break forward with Zobnin.
The latter weaves his way into the box before sliding a pass out wide for his team-mate. Golovin takes a touch inside before shooting, bending his effort just wide of the post.
40′ Pique handles the ball in the box and gives away a penalty!
Dzuyba wins a header from the resulting corner and the ball strikes the outstretched arm of Pique. The referee has no choice but to point to the spot.
Pique goes into the book for his handball and his protest to the referee.
41′ Penalty Goal! Spain 1-1 Russia (Dzyuba)
The striker has a long wait as Spain protest to the referee. However, Dzuyba holds his composure as he slots his effort into the bottom corner, sending De Gea the wrong way. Game on in the Luzhniki Stadium.
47′ SAVED! Akinfeev denies Alba’s effort
Alba latches on to a loose ball in the box, but he cannot make solid contact, using his thigh to guide his effort goalwards. Akinfeev gets down to make the stop.
84′ CHANCE! Iniesta & Aspas’ shot saved
Iniesta latches on to a loose ball on the edge of the box. He sends a stinging effort towards goal on the half-volley, but Akinfeev makes a smart stop. Aspas goes for the follow-up, but he hammers his attempt across the face of goal from a tight angle.
120′ Spain are knocked out by Russia in penalty shootout!
Round 1: Spain O Russia O
Round 2: Spain O Russia O
Round 3: Spain X Russia O
Round 4: Spain O Russia O
Round 5: Spain X
Igor Akinfeev was Russia’s hero after saving two penalties in a shoot-out to sensationally dump Spain out of the World Cup and book the hosts a place in the quarter-finals after a 1-1 draw in Moscow.
Koke and Iago Aspas were denied by the Russia goalkeeper as 2010 champions Spain, who dominated possession without creating clear chances, were defeated 4-3 on penalties.
Sergei Ignashevich became the oldest scorer of an own goal in World Cup history when the 38-year-old gave Spain an early lead at the Luzhniki Stadium.
A right-wing Isco cross isolated Ignashevich and Sergio Ramos at the back post, the Russia defender turning the ball home via his heel as he desperately tried to block his opponent’s run.
But Russia drew level in the 41st minute, Artem Dzyuba smashing home a penalty after his header was blocked by Gerard Pique’s arm in the box.
A stodgy Spain could not break the hosts down and were denied a penalty following a VAR review in extra-time, sending the tie to a shoot-out.
Akinfeev saved a terrible Koke penalty to put Russia in control and with David de Gea unable to stop any of the four kicks he faced, Aspas’ effort was brilliantly blocked by the goalkeeper to spark chaotic celebrations.
Spain XI: De Gea (GK); Alba, Ramos, Pique, Nacho; Busquets, Koke; Asensio, Isco, Silva; Costa.
Subs: Arrizabalaga (GK), Reina (GK), Carvajal, Iniesta, Saul, Rodrigo, Thiago, Vazquez, Odriozola, Azpilicueta, Monreal, Aspas.
Russia XI: Akinfeev (GK), Ignashevich, Kutepov, Kudryashov, Fernandes, Zhirkov, Zobnin, Samedov, Kuzyaev, Golovin, Dzyuba.
Subs: Lunev (GK), Gabulov (GK), Semenov, Cheryshev, Gazinskii, Dzagoev, Smolov, Granat, Alexey Miranchuk, Anton Miranchuk, Erokhin, Smolnikov.