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WATCH: World Cup, Day 17 — Russia vs. Spain; Croatia’s next step

Russia v Egypt: Group A - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 19: Artem Dzyuba of Russia celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s third goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group A match between Russia and Egypt at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 19, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

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Can the host nation topple a giant?

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Russia takes its runner-up finish in Group A to Moscow on Sunday for a meeting with 2010 champion Spain to kickoff a two-match day at the World Cup.

Tournament darlings Croatia is 3-0 and will look to hold off fellow dark horse Croatia in the business end of the day’s matches at 2 p.m. ET.

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2018 World Cup schedule – Sunday, July 1

Round of 16

Spain vs. Russia; Moscow — 10 a.m. ET — LIVE COVERAGE
Croatia vs. Denmark; Nizhny Novgorad — 2 p.m. ET — LIVE COVERAGE

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