The Mexico-Poland match started with a chance for the Mexicans. A few minutes later, the Poles responded with Jakub Kaminski, who, however, did not shoot on goal. The White Reds won on two corner kicks.
With the second, Kamel Glik jumped on the ball, but collided with the opponent. The event looked dangerous, and Jan Bednarek was sent out to warm up. However, the change was not necessary.
In the 26th and 27th minutes, the Mexicans committed two dangerous actions. First, Vega headed the ball, and then it flew right behind the post. Then Gallardo had a chance, but he played the ball with his hands.
In the 28th minute, the representative of Mexico, Jorge Sanchez, saw a yellow card. At the end of the first half, he made his first shot on goal in the match. Chesney saved the ball over the crossbar.
In the first half, the Poles did not have a shot on goal. The Mexicans had possession of the ball more often and created more scoring chances.
world Cup. Lewandowski did not score a penalty
Before the start of the second half, coach Czeslaw Miczniewicz decided to introduce Christian Bilic in place of Nikola Zalowski. In the 52nd minute, Wojciech Szczęsny first hit a dangerous cross and then blocked Lozano’s shot from distance.
In the 55th minute, Robert Lewandowski went down in the penalty area. The referee did not stop the match at first, but after a while ordered a video review. After watching the video, he ordered a penalty kick and awarded the violator a yellow card. Pole shot into the left corner of the goal, but was saved by Guillermo Ochoa.
In the 72nd minute, Przemyslaw Frankowski replaced Sebastian Szymanski. In the 88th minute, Arkadiusz Milik came on the field for Piotr Zieliński.
The referee extended the second half by seven minutes. In the extra time of the match, the Poles launched a quick counterattack, which Grzegorz Krychowiak finished off with an inaccurate shot from a distance. Jakub Kaminski’s shot went straight into the goalkeeper’s hand.
In another rival group match for the Poles, the players of Saudi Arabia sensationally defeated Argentina 2: 1. In the next match, the Poles will play with Saudi Arabia (26.11), and at the end of the group stage they will play with Argentina (30.11).
Mexico and Poland. Kamel Celik Jubilee
The match against Mexico is Kamel Glick’s 100th appearance for the Polish national team.
The Poles played against Mexico in the following squad:
1 – Wojciech Szczecin,
18 – Bartosz Berezinsky,
15 – Kamel Glik,
14 – Jacob Keewor,
2. Matty Cash,
13 – Jacob Kaminsky,
10 – Grzegorz Krychowiak,
19. Sebastian Szymanski,
20 – Pyotr Zelensky,
21 – Nikola Zalewski,
9. Robert Lewandowski.
The starting eleven players met yesterday evening.
The match was held at Stadium 974 in Doha. The main referee is 38-year-old Australian Chris Beth.
13 – Guillermo Ochoa,
19 – Jorge Sanchez,
15 – Hector Moreno,
3 – Cesar Montes,
23- Jesus Gallardo
4 – Edson Alvarez,
16 – Hector Herrera
24 – Luis Chavez
22- Hirving Lozano,
20 – Henry Martin,
10. Alexis Vega.
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