Poland surprises Germany in Blaszczykowski farewell match – ArtidlLife

Warsaw, June 17 Jakub Kiwior’s header from the primary half allowed Poland males’s soccer workforce to beat Germany 1-0 in Jakub Blaszczykowski farewell match for the nationwide workforce within the pleasant, right here.

It was Blaszczykowski’s 109th sport for Poland, who wore the nationwide workforce captain’s armband from 2010 to 2014.

The previous Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg winger left the pitch within the sixteenth minute with a standing ovation from the followers. The farewell sport turned out to be very emotional for “Kuba” as he couldn’t maintain again his tears simply after his final motion within the match on Friday.

The hosts discovered a winner within the thirty first minute due to an ideal Sebastian Szymanski cross from a nook kick and Jakub Kiwior’s header on the far publish.

After conceding a purpose, Germany picked up the tempo and dominated however the hosts, coached by Fernando Santos, defended very nicely, Xinhua reported.

Within the closing levels Wojciech Szczesny made a couple of spectacular saves to disclaim harmful photographs by Leon Goretzka and Malick Thiaw. Hansi Flick’s gamers fought till the tip however they weren’t capable of finding a leveler.

“The outcome made us very blissful however in fact we might play even higher. In a number of conditions we must always have stayed calm to discover a house and create an opportunity. I wish to thank Jakub Blaszczykowski for every part he did for the nationwide workforce. He was a giant character in our dressing room,” Poland’s captain Robert Lewandowski commented after the sport.

On Tuesday, Poland will play the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifier towards Moldova, whereas Germany will host Colombia in a pleasant sport.


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