On the other side of the draw, five-time winners Brazil take on Belgium's so-called "Golden Generation", and 1998 champions France face Uruguay, who were crowned twice in the tournament's early history.
The remaining two last-8 matches will be played tomorrow.
The victor of the tie will face either England or Sweden, who also play on Saturday, in the last four at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium next week. We begin with England against Sweden, after Gareth Southgate's men finally banished their World Cup penalty shootout hell against Colombia. The Final is slated for the 15th of this month at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
"Uruguay have so many assets, so many qualities", said France coach Didier Deschamps.
I don't think that will be a good idea against Brazil, but I am not sure what else Belgium manager Roberto Martinez will do. "I started playing for Croatia in 2008 and we have had a lot of unlucky defeats, we needed a bit of luck to get through, but we have worked for it", said Modric.
Meanwhile, FIFA President Gianni Infantino told President Vladimir Putin that visitors to the World Cup had fallen "in love with Russia", during a meeting Friday at the Kremlin. "He is out of the World Cup, but will continue with the group in Russian Federation".
Tropical Storm Beryl forms east of Lesser Antilles
The National Hurricane Center in Miami say the storm's winds had strengthened to 40 miles per hour (65 kph) by Thursday afternoon. Hurricane Beryl is located about 1140 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles and is moving to the west at 14 mph (22 km/h).
The last few games were a whirlwind, with some of the best soccer players in the world getting eliminated.
Samara is due to host England'squarterfinal game against Sweden on Saturday. France sent Argentina and Lionel Messi home, Uruguay had another brilliant display as they saw off Cristiano Ronaldo-led-Portugal.
He recovered and was available for the 2-0 win against Mexico in the round of 16, but coach Tite kept his replacement, Fagner, in the starting lineup.
There are clear frontrunners but as I said before, this World Cup continues to surprise everyone who is watching it. The familiar criticism that has plagued France of late - that the talent is there but the team is unable to put it together - could rear its ugly head again against a Uruguayan side that has easily gelled. Since replacing Dzagoev in the Saudi game, Cheryshev has scored three goals and also hit the winning penalty in the last-16 win over Spain.
"They will waste time, they will fall down, surround the referee".
"Now we are in quarter-finals and we just want to bring pleasure to the supporters and to get further and we do not feel the pressure as we did before the tournament".
The win means Sweden's impressive campaign motors on as they await the victor of Colombia and England in the quarter-finals. Switzerland controlled possession early as Sweden mostly defended with 10 men behind the ball when in their own half.
Former Ohio State wrestler Mike DiSabato told NBC News that Jordan is a "liar" for saying he did not know about the alleged abuse. I believe him 100 percent", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One while traveling to Montana.
The President and the First Lady will then spend the night at Winfield House , the US ambassador's residence in central London . The Royal Regiment of Scotland - homeland of the president's mother - will pipe him out at the end of the dinner.
In a second tweet , Teigen wrote: "And why would you have to toss it? where is he going with this? his brain is eating itself". Bob Corker during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on nominations in the Hart Building, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergencies committee on Thursday, Downing Street said. Prime Minister Theresa May blamed Russian Federation for the nerve agent assault against the Skripals.
The government says the reunification process is going faster for parents now in ICE custody than those who have been released. They will need more time to collect DNA samples or other evidence from parents who have been released from government custody.
The news follows a threat by Iran to cut off oil reserves to the rest of the world in the wake of conflict with the US. President Donald Trump announced he was abandoning the nuclear deal and moving to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
Around the time it is expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane, the system is likely to begin moving northeastward. The National Hurricane Center is giving this system an 80 percent chance for development through the weekend.
They say, quote, "abolishing ICE without changing President Trump's disastrous immigration policy will not solve the problem". ICE was created in 2003 as part of a federal government reorganization following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Micron shares plummet after China bans chip sales
The ban applies to its subsidiaries Micron Semiconductor (Xi'an) Co Ltd and Micron Semiconductor (Shanghai) Co Ltd. European shares are broadly higher Wednesday, but they are losing some ground as trade tensions continue to simmer.
Massive Protests In Poland Over Judicial Law
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said the law was binding and "for the time being our stance is that we are right". The law is forcing the chief justice and as many as one-third of the court's sitting judges to step down.
Trump's Trade War Against China Is Officially Underway
Chinese companies and investors girded for the worst, while economists cautioned any impact on the economy would be minimal. That was system that small countries like New Zealand relied to resolve issues of trade conflict.
China: US tariffs will hit intl. supply chains
The motorcycle company announced last month it would move production out of the U.S.to get around the EU's retaliatory tariffs . The president said USA tariffs on an additional $16 billion in Chinese goods are set to take effect in two weeks.
Apple plans to add more colours to the 2018 iPhone lineup
According to the report, the forthcoming affordable 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will be available in grey, white, blue, red, and orange. And if you ask me, based on the mock created by 9to5Mac (shown above), the iPhone's new paint jobs would look pretty good.
YouTube stars die in 100-foot waterfall plunge
They spent seven days in jail for violating the Yellowstone rules in Wyoming and were banned from United States federal lands. Gamble and Lyakh pleaded guilty to heading off the walkway at the park and onto the Grand Prismatic Spring.
Trump narrows his list for High Court nominee
Trump's choice, if confirmed by the Senate, would replace Kennedy, who last week announced his retirement , effective July 31. Senate Judiciary Committee that he chairs is beefing up staff to help evaluate President Trump's nominee to the U.S.
Lukaku defends Brazil forward Neymar: He is not an actor
Supporters of Russian Federation celebrate on the Red Square after their team's victory in the FIFA World Cup 2018 round of 16. Neymar will have to be careful not to pick up another booking as he would miss a semifinal should Brazil prevail.