Russia Upsets Spain In Penalty Shootout

Russia Upsets Spain In Penalty Shootout

Russia Upsets Spain In Penalty Shootout

Both Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales and coach Fernando Hierro said they had no regrets about the last-minute coaching change that preceded their World Cup despite their second-round exit at the hands of hosts Russia on Sunday.

So often, he has rescued points for United by taking to the air and clawing away a goal-bound strike and he started the World Cup as Spain's undisputed No 1. "Putin also noted back then that regardless of the outcome of the match, no one would say anything bad about them".

It's the first time Russian Federation have reached the World Cup knockout rounds since the collapse of the Soviet Union and their first competitive knockout tie since they played Spain in Euro 2008.

"Thank God, we were lucky, that's it", said the keeper, who like his counterpart at the other end, David de Gea, had very little to break sweat over for the preceding 120 minutes.

Iniesta lost just 15 games with Spain, winning 96 and drawing 15, and scored 13 goals.

"We're having a fantastic World Cup". The team did everything possible to try and prove ourselves again.

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Senegalese computer scientist Alioune Ndiaye's fears that he might face racist abuse at the soccer World Cup in Russian Federation have not materialised. It was not to be. A penalty was the only way they could cause us danger.

"I've not seen it again, but [a Russian Federation defender] was pulling me and stopped me getting to the ball", Ramos said.

Spain was more urgent in extra time after being too passive when it dominated the ball in the 90 minutes of regular time.

"I feel relief", the veteran noted regarding the future of Spain's national team.

The king is a soccer fan who, as crown prince, attended the 2010 World Cup final in Johannesburg to see Spain beat the Netherlands 1-0 in extra time. "We can not change anything now".

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