No goalless draws have been registered in the first 20 matches of the World Cup for the first time since 1954.
Russia's squad won their opening two matches at the tournament beating Egypt 3-1 and thrashing Saudi Arabia 5-0 to book their place in the latter stages of the competition for the first time since the break-up of the Soviet Union.
Spain secured a narrow 1-0 win over Iran on Wednesday in Kazan, which together with the 3-3 draw with Portugal, gives them four points from two games and means they are level with their Iberian neighbors at the top of Group B.
Meanwhile, one of the tournament's strongest teams Argentina held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland, with Messi failing to score from the penalty spot in their first match of the tournament.
At least one goal has been scored in every game of the tournament so far.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russia.