Russia vs Croatia: Live talkSPORT commentary, stream, confirmed teams and kick off time for 2018 World Cup quarter-final match

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Russia will aim to spring another World Cup shock when they take on Croatia in the quarter-finals on Saturday, live on talkSPORT.

The hosts went into the tournament as the lowest-ranked team but knocked out the mighty Spain on penalties in the last 16 and, with a raucous crowd behind them at the Fisht Stadium, will never have a better chance of reaching the semi-finals of a World Cup.

They’ll have a tough job on their hands getting past Croatia, however, as they have impressed in this tournament and boast two of the world’s outstanding midfield players in Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic.

Russia players celebrate following their victory over Spain

Russia players celebrate following their victory over Spain

When is Russia vs Croatia?

The match kicks off at 19:00 (UK time) on Saturday, July 7.

How can I stream live commentary?

On talkSPORT. The broadcast team will be bringing you live coverage from the 45,000-capacity Samara Arena.

Listen to our live commentary of all the action through here.

You can also listen via DAB digital radio and on 1089 or 1053 AM, on the talkSPORT app, or through the following TV channels: Sky – Channel 0108, Virgin Media -Channel 927, Freeview – Channel 723, Freesat – Channel 731.

The Fisht Stadium will host Russia v Croatia

The Fisht Stadium will host Russia v Croatia

Confirmed teams:

Russia XI: Akinfeev, Mario Fernandes, Ignashevich, Kutepov, Kudryashov, Zobnin, Kuzyaev; Samedov, Golovin, Cheryshev, Dzyuba.

Croatia XI: Subasic, Vrsaljko, Vida, Lovren, Strinic, Rakitic, Modric, Rebic, Kramaric, Perisic, Mandzukic.

All World Cup quarter-final games are live on talkSPORT.

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