Russia won the pre-quarter-finals of the World Cup in Russia after beating Spain 4-3 on penalties on Sunday in the round of 16 for the World Cup. The original and extra time ended with a 1-1 draw against the penalty shootout, which eventually smiled in favor of the Russian national team.
The Spanish team took the lead in the 13th minute through Russian defender Sergei Ignacovic, who scored a mistake in his team, becoming the tenth player in the current version of the competition, which is the reverse goal.
The Spanish team did not enjoy much progress after Artem Dziuba equalized for Russia in the 41st minute from a penalty.
Despite the possession of the ball in most of the original and additional time, the Spanish team was unable to decipher the Russian defense, to kick the match to the penalty shootout during which Igor Akinviev goalkeeper of Russia, who dealt with two penalties, to lead the owners to continue the adventure in the World Cup, Winner of the title in 2010.
Russia beat Russia in the quarterfinals with Croatia and Denmark, which will be held later in the day.