Croatia tops Russia 4-3 in World Cup quarterfinal shootout

The host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup was defeated Saturday in a penalty shootout.

Croatia’s Ivan Rakitic scored the winning kick to lift his team over Russia 4-3 in the quarterfinal match at Sochi’s Fisht Stadium.

Croatia moves on to the semifinal and will face England on Wednesday at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

The winner of that game will face the winner of France-Belgium on July 15.