World Cup: QF: Russia vs. Croatia, 7/7/2018

Discussion in 'Soccer' started by Live in the Now, Jul 1, 2018.

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Who advances?

Poll closed Jul 7, 2018.
  1. Croatia

    70.5%
  2. Russia

    29.5%
  1. senior edler

    senior edler your alternate captain

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    Russia's team is even more boring than the Swedish one. It's almost impressive.
     
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    I'm fully expecting to sleep through half of this one.
     
  3. Kap-the-Head

    Kap-the-Head Registered User

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    Russia's starting 11: Akinfeev, Ignashevich, Kutepov, Kudryashov, Fernandes, Zobnin, Samedov, Kuzyaev, Cheryshev, Golovin, Dzyuba
     
  4. Wee Baby Seamus

    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    Offensive XI from Croatia. They're going for it.
     
  5. Blender

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    Good to see they at least won't go into this one with the same game plan as Spain did.
     
  6. booyakasha

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    I kind of like Russia here. I don't have a good reason why though (and originally had Croatia)
     
  8. Firsov99

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    You might as well take a healthy sleep. Why waste time? :)
     
  9. Firsov99

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    If Russia allows a goal early, it could be over. We’ll see another bus today from Russia.
     
  10. Bocephus86

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    I love the Russian national anthem. That being said, let's go Croatia!
     
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    Oh no. Russia is playing with two center backs today.
     
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    Zhirkov couldn’t recover in time, I guess.
     
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    Unfortunately no.
     
  14. King 88

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    Lets go Croatia time end russians run.
     
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    Great ball from Dzyuba.
     
  16. Stray Wasp

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    A superficial point, but I don't like the amount of white on Russia's shirts.

    Mind, there's a part of me that keeps looking for the 'CCCP' legend to appear across their chests.
     
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    A pleasingly positive start by both sides here.
     
  18. Firsov99

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    Croatia is testing the Kudryashov’s flank.
     
  19. Eisen

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    Golovin couldn't have complained here if he got a yellow for stopping the free kick.
     
  20. MrFunnyWobbl

    MrFunnyWobbl GOAT

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    Isn't it a yellow for blocking a quick take? I recall David Luiz getting one in I think the CL for doing that.
     
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    It happens often to get that carded.
     
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    Much more open than I was expecting so far. Good to see.
     
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    Kudryashov will cost this team sooner or later.
     
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    Bad free kick by Rakitic.
     
  25. robertmac43

    robertmac43 Forever 43!

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    How so?
     

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