Russia stuns Spain 4-3 on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

Soccer Football - World Cup - Round of 16 - Spain vs Russia - Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia - July 1, 2018 Russia players celebrate winning the penalty shootout REUTERS/Carl Recine

MOSCOW – Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties thanks to two saves by their goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals and send thousands of ecstatic Russians to the streets to celebrate. The 32-year-old keeper saved Koke’s and Iago Aspas’ spot kicks after both teams had scored two apiece […]

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