2018 World Cup: Croatia Knockout Russia on Penalties

Ivan Rakitic scored the decisive spot-kick as Croatia beat Russia 4-3 on penalties to book a World Cup semi-final date with England.

After extra time ended with the score level at 2-2, goalkeeper Danijel Subasic was Croatia’s penalty hero, denying Fedor Smolov before seeing Mario Fernandes fire wide.

Rakitic stepped up to score the winning kick and earn his country a place in the semi-finals for the first time since 1998.