Match statistics

RussiaSpain

Goals scored0
3
Attempts on target1
 
11
Attempts off target5
 
7
Corners3
 
4
Fouls committed17
 
14
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    The anguish is over for Spain as they reach their first final since 1984 and have the chance to claim a first trophy in 44 years. Russia never reached the heights of their previous three outings and in the end were comprehensively defeated by the better side on the night. Luis Aragonés will keep his charges in Vienna for Sunday's final against Germany.
  • 90+2
    Sychev (Russia) misses the target.
    Sychev tries to poke an effort towards the near post but, like so many of their few shots on the night, Casillas is not called into action.
  • 90
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    Güiza nearly adds to his haul but his low shot brings a good save from Akinfeev on this occasion.
  • 90
    Güiza (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 88
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Even a consolation for Russia is not forthcoming as Sychev's free header from six metres out is repelled by Casillas.
  • 88
    Sychev (Russia) has an effort on goal.
  • 88
    Ramos (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Pavlyuchenko (Russia).
  • 86
    Güiza (Spain) is flagged for offside.
  • 84
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 84
    Sychev (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Capdevila (Spain).
  • Goal
    82
    Silva (Spain) scores!
    Spain are surely in the final now as the architects Iniesta and Fàbregas combine again to lay on a picture-book third goal for Silva. The FC Barcelona midfielder releases the substitute down the left flank and his cross is controlled and swept low inside the near post by the Valencia CF schemer for his first goal of the tournament.
  • 79
    Akinfeev (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    Silva (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Zyryanov (Russia).
  • 78
    Fàbregas (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 77
    Capdevila (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 77
    Semak (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Iniesta (Spain).
  • 76
    Senna (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Sychev (Russia).
  • 76
    Güiza (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Semak (Russia).
  • Goal
    73
    Güiza (Spain) scores!
    Spain have one foot in the final as they score a sublime second goal. Sergio Ramos guides a pass into Fàbregas just outside the area and he helps it on expertly to Güiza. The substitute times his run to perfection and calmly lifts the ball over the advancing Akinfeev to make the perfect impact from the bench.
  • 71
    Ramos (Spain) misses the target.
    Another shot from Spain but this time there is no need for Akinfeev to get involved.
  • 71
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
  • 71
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) has an effort on goal.
    The substitute quickly finds his range and Akinfeev is again called to parry the drive away.
  • 70
    Fàbregas (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 70
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    Fàbregas unleashes a dipping and swerving effort and, although it arcs straight towards the goalkeeper, he can only parry it over.
  • 70
    Fàbregas (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 70
    Capdevila (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 69
    Anyukov (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Güiza (Spain).
  • Substitution
    69
    Güiza (in) - Torres (out) (Spain)
    A straight swap up front as the increasingly frustrated Torres is replaced by Daniel Güiza.
  • Substitution
    69
    Xabi Alonso (in) - Xavi Hernández (out) (Spain)
    Aragonés attampts to congest the midfield area further by bringing on Xavi Alonson for the creator of the only goal to date.
  • 67
    Senna (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 67
    Zyryanov (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Fàbregas (Spain).
  • 65
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    Pavlyuchenko (Russia) is flagged for offside.
  • 64
    Zhirkov (Russia) has a shot blocked.
    Zhirkov takes a woeful free-kick that is drilled low and into the Spain wall.
  • 64
    Marchena (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Sychev (Russia).
  • 63
    Torres (Spain) misses the target.
    A fine chance goes begging as Sergio Ramos clips a perfect cross to Torres six metres out but the striker cannot decide whether to head it or volley in and the ball ends up bouncing off his thigh and wide of the far post.
  • 61
    Torres (Spain) misses the target.
    Torres drives a powerful effort wide of the near post from just inside the Russia box.
  • 60
    Senna (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    60
    Bilyaletdinov (Russia) is shown a yellow card.
    Bilyaletdinov's first impact sees him booked for sliding in to foul David Silva.
  • 60
    Bilyaletdinov (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Silva (Spain).
  • 59
    Fàbregas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Zyryanov (Russia) is penalised for a foul on Xavi Hernández (Spain).
  • 59
    Senna (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Ramos (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Semak (Russia).
  • 57
    Ignashevich (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 57
    Torres (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    57
    Sychev (in) - Saenko (out) (Russia)
    Another change as Russia make an attacking substitution with Ivan Saenko replaced by Dmitri Sychev.
  • 57
    Senna (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    56
    Zhirkov (Russia) is booked.
    The first signs of frustration from Russia as Yuri Zhirkov is booked for a foul on Sergio Ramos.
  • 56
    Zhirkov (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ramos (Spain).
  • Substitution
    56
    Bilyaletdinov (in) - Semshov (out) (Russia)
    Hiddink wastes no time as Russia look to turn the tide. Diniyar Bilyaletdinov enters the field and Igor Semshov departs.
  • 55
    Akinfeev (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 54
    Iniesta (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 54
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 54
    Saenko (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Silva (Spain).
  • 53
    Semak (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Spain).
  • 52
    Torres (Spain) misses the target.
    Torres takes up a good position on the right corner of the area and is picked out by Fàbregas but he rushes his shot and it flies over the top.
  • 52
    Saenko (Russia) delivers the corner.
  • Goal
    50
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) scores!
    Spain make the breakthrough early in the second half as Iniesta finds a little space on the right flank, meanders inside, and drives a cross in that Xavi Hernández volleys past Akinfeev from the centre of the area.
  • 48
    V. Berezutski (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Fàbregas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zyryanov (Russia).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+2
    Torres (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 44
    Ignashevich (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Torres (Spain).
  • 39
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    A half-chance for Torres as he cuts in from the right but he cannot get the power on his shot and another simple save is made.
  • 39
    Torres (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 38
    Fàbregas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 38
    Arshavin (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Senna (Spain).
  • 37
    Ramos (Spain) misses the target.
    Sergio Ramos shoots from the corner of the area but he drags the effort wide of the near post.
  • 36
    Pavlyuchenko (Russia) misses the target.
    Pavlyuchenko again finds a little space but cannot make a decent contact on the shot and the ball drifts harmlessly wide.
  • 35
    Pavlyuchenko (Russia) misses the target.
    Pavlyuchenko is looking increasingly dangerous but he loses his footing as he tries to shoot from close range.
  • Substitution
    34
    Fàbregas (in) - Villa (out) (Spain)
    Villa appeared to injure himself when taking the free-kick a few minutes ago and he is replaced by Fàbregas.
  • 32
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 32
    Silva (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 32
    Arshavin (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Silva (Spain).
  • 31
    Pavlyuchenko (Russia) misses the target.
    Russia's best shot to date as Pavlyuchenko bends the ball around Marchena from just outside the area and Iker Casillas is at full stretch as it just misses the top corner.
  • 29
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    Villa's free-kick lacks power but does still bounce awkwardly on the slippery surface in front of the goalkeeper and he does well to hold on.
  • 29
    Villa (Spain) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 28
    Zyryanov (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Silva (Spain).
  • 27
    Torres (Spain) misses the target.
    Another attempt that never threatens the Russia goal.
  • 26
    Marchena (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 26
    Saenko (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Capdevila (Spain).
  • 25
    Senna (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 25
    Pavlyuchenko (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Marchena (Spain).
  • 24
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    Sergio Ramos tries to make the breakthrough from 25 metres but his shot is saved comfortably by Akinfeev.
  • 24
    Ramos (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Zyryanov (Russia) delivers the corner.
  • 22
    Anyukov (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 22
    Villa (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Anyukov (Russia).
  • 22
    Saenko (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Senna (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Semak (Russia).
  • 20
    Arshavin (Russia) has a shot blocked.
    Arshavin is involved significantly for the first time as he turns and runs at the Spain defence but he is closed down as he tries to shoot from the edge of the area.
  • 19
    Ignashevich (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 19
    Senna (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Saenko (Russia).
  • 17
    Semshov (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Senna (Spain).
  • 16
    Pavlyuchenko (Russia) delivers the free-kick wide.
    Roman Pavlyuchenko opts for power from the free-kick and finds a way through a flimsy Spanish wall but his drive was always rising over.
  • 15
    Puyol (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arshavin (Russia).
    This could be the first chance for Russia as Andrei Arshavin is fouled by Carles Puyol 25 metres out.
  • 15
    Akinfeev (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 15
    Torres (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ignashevich (Russia).
  • 13
    Senna (Spain) has a shot blocked.
    Marcos Senna scuffs a 30-metre effort well away from the goal.
  • 12
    Saenko (Russia) delivers the corner.
    Russia win their first corner as the rain continues to pour down in Vienna.
  • 12
    Iniesta (Spain) has a shot blocked.
    Andrés Iniesta strikes from distance but a wall of Russian defenders close down the shot.
  • 11
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    Villa takes aim from 20 metres and the goalkeeper has to dive low to his right to turn the drive away from his near post.
  • 11
    Villa (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 9
    Anyukov (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 9
    Silva (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Anyukov (Russia).
  • 8
    Senna (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zyryanov (Russia).
  • 8
    Semshov (Russia) takes the free-kick.
  • 7
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) misses the target.
    Xavi Hernández lets fly from distance but it was always travelling over.
  • 6
    Akinfeev (Russia) makes a save.
    The first chance of the match comes as Spain's front two combine. David Villa slips a short pass into Fernando Torres who swivels and pokes an effort at goal that Igor Akinfeev manages to block.
  • 6
    Torres (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 5
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
    Xavi Hernández whips in a fine cross that Russia have to clear behind for a corner.
  • 4
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
    Fernando Torres wins the first corner on the right off Vasili Berezutski but it comes to nothing.
  • 3
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 3
    Zyryanov (Russia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Villa (Spain).
    The first foul sees Konstantin Zyryanov clip David Villa from behind.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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