Russia national football team first time reached in quarter-final match in the world cup after the Soviet Union. This year Russia (winners on penalties against Spain after a 1-1 draw) perform best perforation in own nation and Croatia (winners on penalties against Denmark after a 1-1 draw) reached 2 time. Today Croatia vs Russia last world cup quarter-final match playing at 7pm BST.
In 2018 World cup tournament, 2 football team reached semi-final match France (2-0 winners against Uruguay) & Belgium (2-1 winners against Brazil). The last of the quarter-finals will be played Saturday 7 July at 7pm BST on ITV 1 and ITV 1 HD.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Quarter-final match Croatia vs Russia World Cup squad & Players
Russia and Croatia has been played 3 match previously and 2 match was draw in qualifiers for Euro 2008. Croatia win single match by 3-1 in a friendly in November 2015 Rostov.
- Stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi
- Prediction: Russia 1 Croatia 3
Russia Quarter-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).
Croatia Quarter-final match Squad
- Coach: Zlatko Dalic
- Star player: Luka Modric
- World Cup best: Third place 1998
Goalkeepers: Danijel Subasic (Monaco), Lovre Kalinic (Gent), Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo)
Defenders: Vedran Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow), Domagoj Vida (Besiktas), Ivan Strinic (Sampdoria), Dejan Lovren (Liverpool), Sime Vrsaljko (Atletico Madrid), Josip Pivaric (Dynamo Kiev), Tin Jedvaj (Bayer Leverkusen)Duje Caleta-Car (Salzburg)
Midfielders: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic (both Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona), Milan Badelj (Fiorentina), Marcelo Brozovic (Inter), Filip Bradaric (Rijeka)
Forwards: Mario Mandzukic (Juventus), Ivan Perisic (Inter), Nikola Kalinic (Milan), Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Marko Pjaca (Schalke), Ante Rebic (Eintracht)