This Saturday is not another day in the career or the life of Robert Lewandowski, who scored his first goal in a World Cup. It means Poland’s 2-0 against Saudi Arabia, the surprising 1-2 win against Leo Messi’s Argentina on the first day, the first big surprise of this World Cup. Poland, on the other hand, defeated the Saudis, despite the fact that the choice of Hervé Renard He played a good game again.
It was the 82nd minute when the Barcelona striker managed to steal the ball after a mistake by Abdulelah Al Malki and hit a low shot with his left foot at the far post. The Polish captain shed tears of emotion.
Lewandowski, playing in his second World Cup, assisted Piotr Zielinski on Poland’s first goal (now with 4 points) and crashed the ball over the crossbar, as well as starring on other occasions.
2-0 was a harsh punishment for Saudi Arabia’s excellent play, with rhythm, dynamism, aggressiveness. This is how it started against a Poland that had problems against its rival in football and that needed to win after its 0-0 defeat against Mexico. But Renard’s men lacked purpose this time. Not only did they lack a goal, but they encountered a great Szczesny, goalkeeper for Poland and Juventus.
Szczesny started a goal and saved a penalty
Szczesny doubled the lead in the first half of the match against Saudi Arabia. The goalkeeper not only started Zielinski’s goal but also saved Al Dawsari’s penalty in the first half discount and was able to prevent the subsequent rebound. And also the Poles carried out other great interventions. Milik crashed the ball into the crossbar.
Szczesny sent a superb long ball, Cash intervened, Lewandowski kept it out for a corner and managed to send the ball into Napoli’s heart. Zielinski managed to beat the goal of Saudi Arabia, Al-Owais. It was the start of the road to victory for Poland, with direct football leading the group. Argentina play it this Saturday against Mexico to avoid elimination. Poland have not reached the round of 16 since the 1986 Mexico edition.
Source: La Verdad
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