Sunday, July 1, 2018

World Cup Diary-part 35-July 1st, 2018 (Day 18)


Team News:

-Fernando Hierro chose to drop Andres Iniesta for their match vs. Russia and start with Asencio. Nacho also starts in defense ahead of Dani Carvajal. (Source Daily Mail / L’Equipe Online)

-Belgium’s Adnan Januzaj is injured and may be doubtful for therir match vs. Japan.  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-After their match vs. Russia, Spain Captain Sergio Ramos has tied the Spanish record for number of matches at a World Cup held by Iker Casillas.  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Russia Manager has chosen to start with Kudrichov and Kutsayev ahead of Cherchesov and Gazinsky ahead of their match vs. Spain. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Thiago Silva will captain Brazil in their matc vs.Mexico on Monday. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Diego Maradona has once again attacked the National Team. He said it did not feel like going to a stadium to watch a match but rather going to a cinema because we were watching ‘The Chronicle of a death foretold’. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Cristiano Ronaldo stated that now was not the time to discuss his International future. (Source Online)

-Spain defender Nacho was replaced in their match vs. Russia by Dani Carvajal after an injury (Source Fracne Football online)

-France held a training session for substitutes as well as substitutes who came on the field yesterday. Djibril Sidibe was unable to complete the session after a knock. Benjamin Mendy was absent altogether from the session due to injury. (Source France Football Online)

-Jurgen Klinsmann considers complaceny as the main reason for the Germany failure at the World Cup, saying ‘the hunger was not there’.. (Source Sport Bild online)

-England’s John Stones has resumed training with the squad. (Source Sport Bild online)

-Following the loss to Russia at the World Cup, Spain’s Andres Iniesta has announced his International retirement. (Source Sky Sports online)

-Due to his injury, Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani may be doubtful for their next match. (Source BBC Football Online)

-Brazilian defender Marcelo will not start againt Mexico as he is injured. Filipe Luis will start in his place. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-German defender Jerome Boateng has come to the defense of the under-fire Mesut Ozil saying the entire is responsible and not oen person. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Denmark Manager Aage Hareide chose to start with Braithwaite and Knudsen for their match vs. Croatia. The pair start ahead of Larsena dn Sisto.  (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Russia became the first Nation to use a fourth substitue in the World Cup (authorized only in Overtime). Aleksandr Erokhin came on in the 97th minute of their match vs. Spain.  (Source L’Equipe Online)

- The Men of the Match for today:
Russia’s Igor Vladimirovich Akinfeev (Russia 1-Spain 1)
Denmark’s Kasper Schmeichel (Croatia 1-Denmark 1)

2018 World Cup 2018 matches:

Sunday, July 1, 2018:

One Eighth Finals:

July 1, 2018 (Moscow, Russia 1-Spain 1) (After Extra Time, Russia won 4-3 penalty kick shoot-out)
July 1, 2018 (Nizhny Novgorod, Croatia 1-Denmark 1) (After Extra Time, Croatia won 3-2 penalty kick shoot-out)

Date: July 1, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-One Eighth Finals
Result: Russia 1-Spain 1 (After Extra Time) (Russia won 4-3 on penalty kick shoot-out)
Venue: Moscow– Luzhniki Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 78,011
Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (Holland)
Linesmen: Sander van Roekel and Erwin Zeinstra (both Holland), Clement Turpin (France, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
(Russia): Artem Sergeyevich Dzyuba 41 pen
(Spain): Sergey Nikolayevich Ignashevich (Own goal) 11
Summary of goals:
0:1 (11th minute, Spain):  Marco Asencio’s free kick from the right side was struck in by Russian defender Sergey Nikolayevich Ignashevich in a struggle with Sergio Ramos.
1:1 (41st minute, Russia):  Russia were awarded a penalty kick after Gerard Pique handled Artem Dzyuba’s header in the box. Artem Dzyuba scored from the ensuing penalty kick.
Sequence of penalty kicks:
Spain: 1-0: Iniesta, 2-1: Piqué, 2-2: Koke (saved), 3-3: Ramos, 3-4: Iago Aspas (saved).
Russia: 1-1: Smolov, 2-2: Ignashevich, 2-3: Golovin, 3-4: Cheryshev
1- Igor Vladimirovich Akinfeev (Futbol'nyj Klub CSKA (Central'nyy Sportivnyy Klub Armii) Moskva)
2- Mario Figueira Fernandes (
Futbol'nyj Klub CSKA (Central'nyy Sportivnyy Klub Armii) Moskva)
3- Ilya Olegovich Kutepov (Futbol'nyj Klub Spartak Moskva)
13- Fyodor Vasilyevich Kudryashov (
Futbol'nyj Klub Rubin Kazan)
4- Sergey Nikolayevich Ignashevich (
Futbol'nyj Klub CSKA (Central'nyy Sportivnyy Klub Armii) Moskva)
18- Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov (
Futbol'nyj Klub Zenit Sankt-Peterburg) (14- Vladimir Vasilyevich Granat (Futbol'nyj Klub Rubin Kazan) 46th)
11- Roman Sergeyevich Zobnin (Futbol'nyj Klub Spartak Moskva)
7- Daler Adyamovich Kuzyaev (
Futbol'nyj Klub Zenit Sankt-Peterburg) (21- Aleksandr Yuryevich Erokhin (Futbol'nyj Klub Zenit Sankt-Peterburg) 97th)
19- Aleksandr Sergeyevich Samedov (Futbol'nyj Klub Spartak Moskva) (6- Denis Dmitriyevich Cheryshev  (Villarreal Club de Fútbol / Spain) 61st)
17- Aleksandr Sergeyevich Golovin (Futbol'nyj Klub CSKA (Central'nyy Sportivnyy Klub Armii) Moskva)
22- Artem Sergeyevich Dzyuba (
Futbol'nyj Klub Arsenal Tula) (10- Fyodor Mikhaylovich Smolov (Futbol'nyj Klub Kuban Krasnodar) 65th)

Coach: Stanislav Salamovich Cherchesov
Booked: Ilya Olegovich Kutepov 54, Roman Sergeyevich Zobnin 71
Other Substitutes:
20- Vladimir Borisovich Gabulov (Club Brugge Koninklijke Vereniging / Belgium)
12- Andrey Yevgenyevich Lunev (
Futbol'nyj Klub Zenit Sankt-Peterburg)
5- Andrey Sergeyevich Semenov (Futbol'nyj Klub Akhmat Grozny)
23- Igor Aleksandrovich Smolnikov (
Futbol'nyj Klub Zenit Sankt-Peterburg)
8- Yuri Aleksandrovich Gazinskiy (Futbol'nyj Klub Kuban Krasnodar)
9- Alan Yelizbarovich Dzagoev (
Futbol'nyj Klub CSKA (Central'nyy Sportivnyy Klub Armii) Moskva)
16- Anton Andreyevich Miranchuk (
Futbolnyi Klub Lokomotiv Moskva)
15- Aleksey Andreyevich Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow)

Team Captain: Igor Vladimirovich Akinfeev
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: White Shirts, White Shorts, White Socks

1- David De Gea Quintana (Manchester United Football Club / England)
4- Jose Ignacio Fernández Iglesias, Nacho
(Real Madrid Club de Fútbol) (2- Daniel Dani Carvajal Ramos (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol) 70th)
3- Gerard Piqué Bernabéu (Fútbol Club Barcelona)
‘Sergio Ramos’ Garcia (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol)
Jordi Alba Ramos (Fútbol Club Barcelona)
Sergio ‘Sergi’ Busquets Burgos (Fútbol Club Barcelona)
Jorge Resureccion Merodio, Koke  (Club Atlético de Madrid)
Francisco Roman Alarcon Suarez, Isco (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol)
21- David Josué Jiménez Silva (Manchester City Football Club / England) (6- Andres Iniesta Luján (Fútbol Club Barcelona) 66th)
20- Marco Asensio Willemsen (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol) (9- Rodrigo Moreno Machado (Valencia Club de Fútbol) 104th)
19- Diego da Silva Costa (Club Atlético de Madrid) (17- Iago Aspas Juncal (Real Club Celta de Vigo) 80th)

Coach:  Fernando Ruiz Hierro
Booked: Gerard Piqué 40
Other Substitutes:
23- Jose Manuel Reina Paez ‘Pepe’ ‘Reina’ (Societa Sportiva Calcio Napoli / Italy)
13- Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta
(Athletic Club de Bilbao)  
12- Álvaro Odriozola Arzallus (Real Sociedad de Fútbol-San Sebastian)
César Azpilicueta Tanco (Chelsea Football Club-London / England)
Ignacio Nacho Monreal Eraso (Arsenal Football Club-London / England)
7- Saúl Ñíguez Esclapez (Club Atlético de Madrid)
Thiago Alcantara do Nacimento (Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V. / Germany)
11- Lucas Vázquez Iglesias
(Real Madrid Club de Fútbol)

Team Captain: ‘Sergio Ramos’ Garcia
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Adidas
Uniform Colors: Red Shirts, Blue Shorts, Black Socks

Man of the Match: Igor Vladimirovich Akinfeev (Russia)

Date: July 1, 2018
Competition: 2018 FIFA World Cup-One Eighth Finals
Result: Croatia 1-Denmark 1 (After Extra Time) (Croatia won 3-2 on penalty kick shoot-out)
Venue: Nizhny Novgorod– Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Russia         
Attendance: 40,851
Referee: Nestor Piatana (Argentina)
Linesmen: Hernan Maidana and Juan Pablo Belatti (both Argentina), Enrique Caceres (Paraguay, fourth official)
Kick-off time:
(Croatia): Mario Mandzukic 4   
(Denmark): Mathias Zanka 'Jørgensen 1
Summary of goals:
0:1 (1st minute, Denmark):  A long throw in from the right side from Knudsen reached Delaney and confusion in the box and Mathias Zanka 'Jørgensen shot in.
1:1 (4th minute, Croatia):  A Danish clearance struck Christensen in the face and the ball dropped right in front of Mandzukic who turned and scored.
Sequence of penalty kicks:
Denmark: 0-0: Eriksen (missed), 0-1: Kjaer, 1-2: Krohn-Dehli, 2-2: Schone (missed), 2-2: N. Jorgensen (missed)
Croatia: 0-0: Badelj (missed), 1-1: Kramaric, 2-2: Modric, 2-2: Pivaric (missed), 3-2: Rakitic
23- Danijel Subasic (Association Sportive de Monaco Football Club / France)
2- Sime Vrsaljko
(Club Atlético de Madrid / Spain)
6- Dejan Lovren (Liverpool Football Club / England)
21- Domagoj Vida
(Besiktas Jimnastik Kulübü–Istanbul / Turkey)
3- Ivan Strinic
(Unione Calcio Sampdoria-Genova / Italy) (22- Josip Pivaric (Futbolnyi Klub Dynamo Kyiv  / Ukraine) 81st)
7- Ivan Rakitic (Fútbol Club Barcelona / Spain)
11- Marcelo Brozovic
(Internazionale Football Club- Milano / Italy) (8- Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol / Spain) 71st)
18- Ante Rebic (Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball A.G. / Germany)   
10- Luka Modric (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol / Spain)
4- Ivan Perisic
(Internazionale Football Club- Milano / Italy) (9- Andrej Kramaric (Turn- und Sportgemeinschaft 1899 Hoffenheim e.V. / Germany) 97th)
17- Mario Mandzukic (Juventus Football Club-Torino / Italy) (19- Milan Badelj (Associazione Calcio Fiorentina-Firenze / Italy) 108th)

Coach: Zlatko Dalic
Other Substitutes:
12- Lovre Kalinic (Koninklijke Atletiek Associatie Gent / Belgium)
1- Dominik Livakovic
(Nogometni Klub Dinamo Zagreb) 
5- Vedran Corluka (Futbolnyi Klub Lokomotiv Moskva / Russia)
13- Tin Jedvaj
(Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH / Germany)  
15- Duje Caleta-Car
(Football Club Red Bull Salzburg / Austria)
14- Filip Bradaric (Hrvatski Nogometni Klub Rijeka)   
16- Nikola Kalinic (AC (Associazione Calcio) Milan / Italy) (has left the squad)
20- Marko Pjaca
(Fußball Club Schalke von 1904- Gelsenkirchen / Germany)
Team Captain: Luka Modric
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Nike
Uniform Colors: Black/ Blue checkered Shirts, Black Shorts, Red Socks

1- Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester City Football Club / England)
14- Henrik Dalsgaard (Brentford Football Club / England)
4- Simon Kjaer
(Sevilla Fútbol Club / Spain)
13- Mathias Zanka 'Jørgensen (Huddersfield Town Football Club / England)
5- Jonas Knudsen (Ipswich Town Football Club / England)
8- Thomas Delaney (Sport Verein Werder Bremen von 1899 e.V. / Germany) (2- Michael Krohn-Dehli (Real Club Deportivo de La Coruña / Spain) 98th)
6- Andreas Christensen (Chelsea Football Club-London / England) (19- Lasse Schöne (AFC (Amsterdamse Football Club) Ajax / Holland) 46th)
10- Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur Football Club-London / England)
20- Yussuf Poulsen
(RB (RasenBallsport) Leipzig e.V., / Germany)
21- Andreas Cornelius
(Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio-Bergamo / Italy) (9- Nicolai Jørgensen (Feyenoord Rotterdam / Holland) 66th)
11- Martin Braithwaite (Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux / France) (23- Pione Sisto (Real Club Celta de Vigo / Spain) 106th)

Coach: Aage Hareide (Norway)
Booked: Mathias Zanka 'Jørgensen 116
Other Substitutes:
22- Frederik Rønnow (Brøndby- Brøndbyøster Idrætsforening)
16- Jonas Lössl (Huddersfield Town Football Club / England)
17- Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese Calcio- Udine / Italy)
3- Jannik Vestergaard
(Borussia Verein für Leibesübungen 1900 e.V. Mönchengladbach / Germany)
7- William Kvist (Football Club København (Football Club Coopenhagen))
18- Lukas Lerager
(Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux / France)
15- Viktor Fischer (Football Club København (Football Club Coopenhagen))
12- Kasper Dolberg
(AFC (Amsterdamse Football Club) Ajax / Holland)

Team Captain: Simon Kjaer
Official Kit Supplier/Designer: Hummel
Uniform Colors: White Shirts, Red Shorts, White Socks

1-Luka Modric missed a penalty kick for Croatia in the 116th minute. The penalty kick had been awarded after Jorgensen had fouled Kramaric.

Man of the Match: Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark)

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