Match 59 : Russia vs Croatia LIVE on 7 July : Quarter Final Match

The 59th match of the FIFA 2018 World Cup will be played between Russia and Croatia.

Russia vs Croatia Quarter Final match will take place on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi.

The official kick off time of the Russia vs Croatia match is 21:00 MSK hrs local time (UTC+3).

FIFA 2018 World Cup Match 59 - Russia vs Croatia Quarter Final LIVE

Russia qualified for the Quarter Final Match of the tournament after defeating Spain in their Round of 16 Knockout Match 4 – 3 in Penalty Shootout after 1 – 1 draw while Croatia qualified for the Quarter Final stage defeating Denmark 3 – 2   in Penalty Shootout after 1 – 1 draw.

Earlier, host nation Russia reached the Round of 16 Knockout stage finishing second in the Group A defeating Saudi Arabia and Egypt and suffering a defeat at hands of Uruguay while Croatia qualified for the Round of 16 Knockout stage of the tournament after finishing on top in Group D winning all their three group stage matches defeating Argentina, Nigeria and Iceland.

As of 15 March 2018, Russia is ranked No. 63 in the FIFA World Rankings while Croatia is ranked at No. 15.

Russia Squad for FIFA 2018 World Cup :

Goalkeepers (GF) : Igor Akinfeev (captain), Vladimir Gabulov, Andrey Lunyov, Soslan Dzhanayev

Defenders (DF) : Sergei Ignashevich, Igor Smolnikov, Fyodor Kudryashov, Vladimir Granat, Roman Neustädter, Andrei Semyonov, Ilya Kutepov, Konstantin Rausch, Mário Fernandes

Midfielders (MF) : Yuri Zhirkov, Alan Dzagoev, Aleksandr Samedov, Aleksandr Golovin, Aleksandr Yerokhin, Denis Cheryshev, Roman Zobnin, Yury Gazinsky, Daler Kuzyayev, Anton Miranchuk, Aleksandr Tashayev

Forwards (FW) : Fyodor Smolov, Artem Dzyuba, Aleksei Miranchuk, Fyodor Chalov

Note : Squad mentioned above is Tentative Squad.

Croatia Squad for FIFA 2018 World Cup :

Goalkeepers (GF) : Danijel Subašić, Lovre Kalinić, Dominik Livaković, Karlo Letica

Defenders (DF) : Vedran Ćorluka, Domagoj Vida, Ivan Strinić, Dejan Lovren, Šime Vrsaljko, Josip Pivarić, Tin Jedvaj, Matej Mitrović, Borna Barišić, Zoran Nižić, Duje Ćaleta-Car, Borna Sosa

Midfielders (MF) : Luka Modrić (captain), Ivan Rakitić, Mateo Kovačić, Milan Badelj, Marcelo Brozović, Marko Rog, Mario Pašalić, Filip Bradarić

Forwards (FW) : Mario Mandžukić, Ivan Perišić, Nikola Kalinić, Andrej Kramarić, Marko Pjaca, Ante Rebić, Duje Čop, Ivan Santini

Note : Squad mentioned above is Tentative Squad.

Russia vs Croatia Head to Head Statistics :

Both the teams have played against each other 3 times. Croatia managed to win 1 of those games while remaining 2 games were drawn.

Date Match Winner Score Competition
06 Sep 2006 Russia vs Croatia Drawn 0-0 UEFA European Championship
06 Jun 2007 Croatia vs Russia Drawn 0-0 UEFA European Championship
17 Nov 2015 Russia vs Croatia Croatia 1-3 International Friendly

 

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