Hosts Russia will be up against Spain at the Luzhniki Stadium as they look to book a place in the last eight of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia advanced to the Round of 16 from Group A after finishing as runners-up while Spain emerged as winners from Group B. Having surprised many by reaching the second stage, Russia, ranked 70th, will look to continue the fairytale. However, things won’t be that easy for the home side. Stay tuned for the live score updates of Spain vs Russia. Spain vs Russia, Live Streaming of Round of 16 Football Match 3: Get Knockout Stage Telecast & Free Online Stream Details in India for 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Stanislav Cherchesov's side won their opening match impressively against Saudi Arabia 5-0. The hosts continued their winning run and outplayed Egypt 3-1 in their next match. However, in their last group stage match, Russia were floored after a 0-3 loss to Uruguay. Spain, on the other hand, finished unbeaten in the during group-stage. But they managed to win just one match.
Following their 3-3 draw against Portugal, in which they were leading, Spain defeated Iran 1-0 to register their first win. However, in their last group stage match, Spain were held to 2-2 draw by Morocco. Spain, apparently, come into the match favourites but Russia will have the backing of the capacity crowd as they look to move forward in the tournament. Spain vs Russia, 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 Match 3 Preview: Start Time, Probable Lineup and Knockout Match Prediction.
Spain probable starting lineup: De Gea; Carvajal, Pique, Ramos, Alba; Busquets, Koke; Isco, Silva, Iniesta; Costa.
Russia probable starting lineup: Akinfeev; Fernandes, Kutepov, Ignashevich, Zhirkov; Zobnin, Gazinskiy; Samedov, Golovin, Cheryshev; Dzyuba.