Russia World Cup round of 16 will count with 3 RC Celta players in the round of 16. Iago Aspas with Spain, Maxi Gómez with Uruguay and Pione Sisto with Denmark, have passed the group fase and already know their next rivals in the race to win the cup.
The player from Moaña became last Monday the first Celta academy player to score a goal in the World Cup. Aspas entered the match at the 74 minute mark in the decisive match against Morocco, and in injury time scored a sensational goal to draw the match 2-2 and qualify Spain to the round of 16 in first place of its group. Spain will face the host team Russia the 1st of July.
The young forward finally made his debut in the World Cup. The Uruguayan substituted Cavani in injury time in the match against Rusia, which finished 3-0 for Uruguay which has qualified as first in its group with 3 wins. It will face Portugal on Saturday 31st of June..
Sisto has become a regular starter for Denmark. The skyblue played again from the start in the scoreless draw against France, and left the pitch at the 59 minute mark after being substituted. The Danish squad will face Croatia in the round of 16, on the 1st of July at 20:00.