Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to World Cup semi-finals

Croatia players celebrate Croatia's Marcelo Brozovic (not pictured) scoring a penalty during the shootout. (Reuters)

Croatia has defeated host-nation Russia after a penalty shootout to advance to the World Cup semi-finals.

Hosts Russia and Croatia were level at 2-2 after extra time in Saturday's last World Cup quarter-final at Sochi's Fisht Stadium after extra time.

The winners will play England in the semi-finals at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday.

Last Update: Sunday, 08 July 2018 KSA 01:43 - GMT 22:43