Poland prevailed two-0 vs. Saudi Arabia this Saturday at the Education City Stadium, a duel valid for Group C of the Qatar World Cup 2022.
Piotr Zielinski opened the scoring at minute 65′ and Robert Lewandowski He sentenced the game to 82 ‘.
With this result, Poland momentarily takes the lead in the Group C with four points, the ‘Halcones are in second place with three units, Mexico in the third with one and Argentina last with zero points. The ‘Tricolor’ and the ‘Albiceleste’ have one game less played and they will face each other at 1:00 p.m. this Saturday.
The game began openly and with opportunities for both teams. Arabia had more possession of the ball but Poland was dangerous from the counterattack.
At minute 12′, a great play by saud abdulhamid Y Mohamed Kanno caused a great outburst of Wojciech Szczesny after a powerful shot from Kanno.
When Arabia was going through its prime, it appeared Robert Lewandowskithe FC Barcelona forward took a cross inside the area and found only Piotr Zielinskiwho finished off a few meters from the goal and put the ‘Águilas’ ahead on the scoreboard at 39′.
Five minutes later, Krystian Bielik committed a foul on Saleh Al Shehri and the whistler scored a penalty. SGerman Al-Dawsari took the shot but Szczęsny he defended his goal and kept the lead for his country.
In the second half, the team led by herve renard He went looking for the goal. The ‘Hawks’ became superior and began to bombard the arch of Szczęsny but the shots were not precise and they went far from the goal.
However, Poland had few chances but they were in great danger. At minute 62, Arkadiusz Milik he headed only inside the area and shot crashed into the crossbar.
The ‘Halcones’ continued to be superior and each time they created more opportunities for danger. At 77 ‘, a shot from outside the area was centimeters from the goal and the Saudis lamented again.
At 82 ‘, a serious error of Abdullah Al-Malki left one on one Lewandowski and the goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owaisthe winner of the 2021-22 Golden Boot did not hesitate and sealed the victory for the ‘Águilas’.
Group C / Date 2
Poland 2-0 Saudi Arabia
Stadium: Education City
Referee: Wilton Sampaio (Brazil)
1-0 (39′).- Piotr Zielinski
1-1 (82 ‘).- Robert Lewandowski
Jakub Kiwior (Yellow, 15′)
Matty Cash (Yellow, 16′)
(Jakub Kaminski, 63′)
Arkadiusz Milik (Yellow, 19′)
(Krzysztof Piatek, 71′)
DT: Czesław Michniewicz
Mohammed Al Owais
Ali Al Bulayhi
Abdulelah Al-Amri (Yellow, 45’+4′)
8Abdulelah Al-Malki (Yellow, 21′)
(Abdulrahman Al-Obud, 85′)
Mohammed Al Burayk
(Sultan Al-Ghannam, 65′)
Sami Al Naji
(Nawaf Al-Abid, 45′)
Feras Al Brikan
Saleh Al Shehri
(Nasser Al-Dawsari, 86′)
DT: Herve Renard