July 21, 2018

Host Nation Russia face Spain Challenge for Quater-final Place (ThisDay)

Host Nation Russia face Spain Challenge for Quater-final Place (ThisDay)

World Cup fever is well and truly on and the hosts will be hoping the feel-good factor continues as the Russian football team battle the odds today when they face their biggest challenge to date in one of the pre-tournament favourites, Spain. Russia got off to a blistering start with wins over Saudi Arabia and Egypt giving them a cumulative score of eight goals for and one against. Hoiwever, they were handed a healthy dose of reality when they were pummeled 3-0 by Uruguay. Looking at the bright side, coming second to Uruguay means they get to play former world and European champions Spain at the Luzhniki Stadium, where they surely, have great memories of that five-goal haul against Saudi Arabia in the competetions opening match. Read more

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