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World Cup: Host Nation Russia Bows Out of Tournament

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World Cup: Host Nation Russia Bows Out of Tournament
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The Host of the World Cup 2018 Russia has finally bowed out of the world tournament after losing in their quarter final match against Croatia.

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The match between Russia vs Croatia ended on a 1 – 1 draw after 90 minutes of game play which sent the match past the regular game time into extra time.

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Croatia took the lead first in the extra time of the match after which the Russian side equalized with an awesome header few minutes before the end of second half extra time into the penalties. This had both teams on a 2 – 2 draw and ended that way through the extra minutes of the game.

The match was then decided by a penalty shootout which had the Russian Host sent home after losing the penalty shootout to Croatia.


The Russian side have been known in the ongoing tournament to be believer of the penalty shootout which they pursued in the match between them and Croatia but did not turn out well for them leaving them crashing out of the World Tournament.

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Its the game of Football and anything really does happen. It’s not goodbye to the Russian side yet as the tournament is being played in their country.

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Croatia is now through to the Semi-finals of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia leaving the Russian side behind. Congratulations to the Croatian side.

Earlier today, the English side made another history after winning 2 – 0 in their quarter final match against Sweeden having them through to the Semi-final of the tournament.

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