Spain Vs Russia Indian Time [IST], TV Telecast Channels | 2018 FIFA World Cup: The hosts to now face one time World Champions Spain in the round of 16 at the Luzhniki Stadium on 1 July. It was not the start Spain wanted for this FIFA World Cup. But Russia just got the start what they wanted in front of their fans. La Roja won just one of first three games, while Russia won two of them. Spain’s new manager Fernando Hierro will have to use different tactics to face Russia if they want to proceed further. They have a golden opportunity to repeat the history of 2010 World Cup but can they add another title to their trophy cabinet? You check out Indian time and TV telecast channels of Spain vs Russia with match preview and possible lineups.
Spain Vs Russia Indian Time [IST]
According to Indian Standard Time, Spain vs Russia will begin at 7:30 pm on 1 July 2018. The iconic Luzhniki Stadium will host this game which will also host the final of the competition.
|Competition||FIFA World Cup 2018|
|Date||1 July 2018 [India]|
|Time||7:30 pm [IST]|
|Seating capacity||81,000 spectators|
|Round||Round of 16|
Spain Vs Russia Telecast in India
If you are from India or from its sub-continent, you can watch this game live on Sony Ten 2/3/ESPN. Want to watch it in high definition? Switch to the HD versions of these channels where the live telecast is available in high definition.
Both teams last played against each other in November 2017 when Spain played a 3-3 draw against Russia during a friendly game. The Spaniards have netted 10 goals against Russia in their last three games.
Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, this is the first ever Knockout match of Russia at the FIFA World Cup. This Golden generation of Russia is expected to do much better when they are playing at their home.
Spain manager have already named the list of players who will take penalty kicks if the match go beyond extra time. He has named David Silva, Diego Costa, Isco, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta for the penalty kicks in the same order.
Russia qualified for the Round of 16 as Group A Runners-up with two wins and a defeat at the hands of Uruguay. Meanwhile, Spain had same number of points and goal difference with Portugal but qualified as Group B winners because they scored more goals than Portugal.
Despite having one of the best midfield squads, Spain failed to impress their fans in the first round of the competition. Disappointing draw against Morocco made question mark on their performance and coaching tactics.
After last draw against Morocco, Spanish coach Hierro is likely to make changes in the starting lineup. Meanwhile, Russian midfielder Aleksandr Erokhin is recovering from foot injury and his teammate Alan Dzagoev is back on training.
Spain vs Russia Possible Lineups
Spain: De Gea, Carvajal, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Thiago, Silva, Isco, Iniesta, Costa
Russia: Akinfeev; Fernandes, Ignasevich, Kutepov, Zhirkov; Gazinskiy, Zobnin; Samedov, Golovin, Cheryschev; Dyzuba
How to Watch Spain Vs Russia Live Stream
Will Russia win this on their national home ground or will they be knocked out? This is the question that everyone is anxiously waiting for to be revealed. The majority believes that Spain is more advanced with the combination of Isco and Iniesta. Fans will just have to wait and find out what the outcome will be.
Those who have still not figured out how to catch the action live can read through this 5 minute read for an easy workaround to watch Spain vs Russia live stream online.
Spain vs Russia Live – Date, Time and Venue
The stadium is the largest and also the national stadium of Russia with a seating capacity of 81,000.
- Spain vs Russia Date: July 1, 2018
- Spain vs Russia Time: 2:00 PM (GMT)
- Spain vs Russia Venue: Stadion Luzhniki, Moscow
Spain vs Russia Online For Free
Different channels in different countries have broadcasting rights around the world. Depending on where you are located, you can access the channels accordingly. All without cable can also watch Spain vs Russia live stream for free easily.
US fans can watch it on Fox Sports while Middle East football lovers can enjoy the sports action on beIN sports. All the fans in Russia are lucky as coverage will be free for them on Matchtv.ru. However, for anyone outside these countries these channels will be inaccessible. To get free access and watch Spain vs Russia for free, fans just have to follow the simple steps below:
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- Get the app for the device you want to watch FIFA on
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- Now you’re sorted to enjoy the live stream FIFA 2018 tournament.