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Croatia
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Croatia win 4-3 on penalties

Team News: Russia recall Denis Cheryshev against Croatia

Team News: Russia recall Cheryshev against Croatia
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Russia recall Denis Cheryshev for their World Cup quarter-final clash with Croatia.

Russia have recalled Denis Cheryshev for their World Cup quarter-final clash with Croatia.

The tournament hosts have made just one change from the side which defeated Spain 4-3 on penalties in the previous round, with the Villarreal winger coming in for Yuri Zhirkov.

Mario Fernandes, Daler Kuzyayev and Aleksandr Golovin all keep their places in the Russian first XI, having impressed during the last-16 clash.

Croatia have also made only one change from the side which overcame Denmark on penalty kicks, with Marcelo Brozovic making way for Andrej Kramaric.

Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic and Ivan Perisic add star quality to the Croatia lineup, while Dejan Lovren and Domagoj Vida keep their places at centre-back.

The winner of the match will face England in the semi-finals.

Russia: Akinfeev; Fernandes, Kutepov, Ignashevich, Kurdjasov; Samedov, Kuzyayev, Golovin, Zobnin; Cheryshev; Dzyuba
Subs: Semenov, Gazinskiy, Dzagoev, Smolov, Lunev, Granat, Al. Miranchuk, An. Miranchuk, Zhirkov, Gabulov, Erokhin, Smolnikov

Croatia: Subasic; Vrsaljko, Strinic, Lovren, Vida; Rakitic, Modric, Perisic, Kramaric; Mandzukic, Rebic
Subs: Livakovic, Corluka, Kovacic, Brozovic, L. Kalinic, Jedvaj, Bradaric, Caleta-Car, Badelj, Pjaca, Pivaric

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