FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain vs Russia World Cup Squad Players

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Spain national football team is the men’s football team for Spain that has won the FIFA World Cup just a single time in Champions (2010). The team is governed by the Spain Football Federation. It comes under UEFA Confederation of Europe continent. We are sharing information about FIFA World Cup 2018 Spain World Cup squad Players.

Russia national football team represent Russia. Russia’s home ground is the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow and their current head coach is Stanislav Cherchesov. Russia team-best place is the Fourth place (1966).

Spain have won just one of their previous three World Cup penalty shootouts, whereas this will be Russia’s first ever shoot-out in the competition

FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain vs Russia World Cup squad Players

Russia vs Spain Final score 2018 World Cup
Russia vs Spain Final score 2018 World Cup

Russia has reached the quarter-final of the World Cup for the first time since the breakup of the Soviet Union.

Spain has been lost three of their four World Cup penalty shootouts (1986 v Belgium, 2002 v South Korea and in this match).

Russia Shocks Spain in World Cup Knockout
Russia Shocks Spain in World Cup Knockout

Russia final 23-man squad

  • Coach: Stanislav Cherchesov
  • Star player: Fyodor Smolov
  • World Cup best: First round 1994, 2002, 2014 (the Soviet Union finished fourth in 1966)

Goalkeepers: Igor Akinfeev (CSKA Moscow), Vladimir Gabulov (Club Brugge), Andrey Lunev (Zenit St Petersburg);

Defenders: Vladimir Granat, Ruslan Kambolov, Fedor Kudryashov (all Rubin Kazan), Ilya Kutepov (Spartak Moscow), Andrey Semenov (Akhmat Grozny), Igor Smolnikov (Zenit St Petersburg), Mario Fernandes (CSKA Moscow);

Midfielders: Yuri Gazinskiy (Krasnodar), Alexsandr Golovin, Alan Dzagoev (both CSKA Moscow), Yuri Zhirkov, Daler Kuzyaev (all Zenit St Petersburg), Roman Zobnin, Alexsandr Samedov (both Spartak Moscow), Anton Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow), Denis Cheryshev (Villarreal);

Forwards: Artem Dzyuba (Arsenal Tula), Aleksey Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow), Fedor Smolov (Krasnodar).

Russia vs Spain World Cup, Russia hung on in extra time to beat Spain on penalties in a shock result
Russia vs Spain World Cup, Russia hung on in extra time to beat Spain on penalties in a shock result

Spain final 23-man squad

Star Player

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  • Isco
  • Sergio Ramos

Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Pepe Reina, Kepa

Defenders: Dani Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Nacho, Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique, Nacho Monreal, Cesar Azpilicueta, Odriozola

Midfield: Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta, Saúl, Koke, Thiago, Silva, Isco, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vázquez,

Forward: Iago Aspas, Rodrigo, Diego Costa.

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