On Saturday, July 7, at the world championship on football in Russia was held the second matches of the 1/4 finals, after which made their way to the world Cup, the hosts, the Russians, and team Sweden.
Samara. Sweden – England 0:2 / video
England calmly and confidently defeated Sweden with the score 2:0 and reached the semi-finals.
Both goals in the match were scored in the pure British style. At the 30th minute after a corner Maguire jumped Forsberg and his head sent the ball into the net. And on 59 minutes, locked shed head Case alli. Sweden had their chances to score, but none of them they failed to convert.
Sochi. Russia – Croatia 2:2 (3:4 pen) / video
The national teams of Russia and Croatia for the second time in this tournament beat a series of penalties and the next round of the Croatia national team.
The scoring was opened after a long-range shot by Denis Cheryshev in the top corner of the goal Subasic in the 31st minute, but to keep the Russians managed only eight minutes, while Kramaric not responded to a canopy from Mandzukic and head struck the gate of Akinfeeva.
More goals in regulation time the teams are not scored, but in extra time the first, this time scored by Croats. It’s domagoj Vida headed the ball in gate of Akinfeeva after filing with the standard. However, now the Croats have not managed to keep the score on 115 minutes current Dynamo Josip Vida played with his hand near his own penalty area, but Mario Fernandes is better than all played on the second floor, after a pass by Dzagoev.
In the penalty shoot more accurate was the Croatian players. The Russians struck first again. Akinfeev pulled Kovacic strike in the corner, but all hope is buried Hernanes, who did not even make the target.
Thus, England and Croatia defeated their rivals and will play each other in the 1/2 final of the 2018 world Cup.
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