July 7, 2018 / 8:00 PM / 4 months ago

Soccer-Hosts Russia and Croatia level at 1-1, go to extra time

SOCHI, Russia, July 7 (Reuters) - Hosts Russia and Croatia were level at 1-1 after 90 minutes in Saturday’s last World Cup quarter-final at Sochi’s Fisht Stadium and the teams will now play extra time.

Denis Cheryshev’s swerving left-footer from the edge of the box gave hosts Russia the lead in the 31st minute but an unmarked Andrej Kramaric headed in a cross from Mario Mandzukic eight minutes later to restore parity.

The winners will play England in the semi-finals at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday. (Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Ken Ferris)

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