Tens of thousands of Croatians poured onto the streets to celebrate victory in the "match of a generation" against World Cup hosts Russian Federation yesterday after a dramatic penalty shootout that sets up a semi-final against England.
The match had ended 2-2 after extra-time after Mario Fernandes' late equalizer for Sbornaya.
After 60 games we are down to just France, Belgium, England and Croatia remaining who can the win the 21st staging of the World Cup.
In the previous 120 minutes, Denis Cheryshev rifled Russian Federation in front with a long-range thunderbolt, his fourth goal of the tournament, in the 31st minute before Andrej Kramaric headed Croatia level six minutes before halftime.
Croatian defender Domagoj Vida and ex-national team member Ognjen Vukojevic, both former players of Dynamo Kyiv, recorded a video address to Ukrainian fans after Croatia defeated Russian Federation in a dramatic penalty shoot-out that crowned the historic quarterfinal at a Sochi stadium.
Danijel Subasic's save on Fedor Smolov's penalty made him only the third goalkeeper in history to save four penalties in World Cup shootouts (He had saved three against Denmark in the round of 16 shootout).
"Of course there's power left for the English", Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said.
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Cherchesov's men were unable to hold on until half-time, though, as Mario Mandzukic advanced down the left to set up the chance for an unmarked Kramaric to silence Sochi. The most immediate worry appears to be starting right back Sime Vrsaljko, who had to be replaced during extra time, walking slowly off the field with an apparent leg injury. At that point, Subasic had to go the rest of the way for the Croatians.
After Fernandes' failure, Modric got lucky when his strike found the opposite side of the net to that following touches off Akinfeev's glove and the post.
"Croatian dream continues", the paper said, remembering the success of the legendary 1998 team, who reached the semi-finals in Croatia's first World Cup as an independent nation.
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A huge crowd of people at the FIFA Fan Fest on Vorobyovy Gory greeted the team with thunderous applause and loud chants "Rossiya" and "Spasibo" to mark the Sbornaya's remarkable accomplishments at the home World Cup. Every match at this World Cup is like that.