A blow to Russia before the clash with Croatia

Russian midfielder Yuri Girkovski has sore ligamental tendons and missed the quarterfinals from the World Cup 2018 against Croatia, according to Sbornaya’s headquarters. Zirkov was injured in the eighth round against Spain and was replaced on vacation by Vladimir Granat.
“Preliminary diagnosis of Yuri Girkov is confirmed but will be treated in the coming days, but at this stage we can not determine how long it will be out of the game,” the report said. injuries he has suffered in the match against Spain.