Polish representation Smashed to 1:6 by Belgians In the second round match The League of Nations. Although the Poles were ahead after Robert Lewandowski’s goal in the 28th minute, the hosts won throughout the match and deserved to win after goals from Witsel, De Bruyne, Trossard (twice), Dendoncker and Upende.
In an interview with TVP Sport, Robert evaluated the meeting LewandowskiThe captain of the Polish national team. – Today we missed the jump, shortened the field, and exited the site. We were very consistent in defense as a team. We lacked the strength to attack and catch the ball. The Belgians did not play with pressure but we did not look for solutions to stay on the ball. The Belgians took advantage of every mistake we made. “We only had 60 minutes of strength and then we didn’t have enough to defend the result,” Lewandowski said.
Lewandowski: We have material to analyze
The captain of the national team confirmed in his statement that the team eventually ran out of strength. The defensive work cost us a lot, even the offensive football playerswho had to return to the defense often. Looking at the class of the opponent, it’s hard to have the strength in such an action, when we were at the ball. It’s normal to have a compromise from time to time. We have material to analyze. It was a game that gave us a lot of lessons on how to play against such opponents. Not only in defense, but also when we have the ball – Lewandowski’s assessment.
The Poland captain does not think the match against Belgium will show Poland’s place in the world. – We always knew where we were. We wanted to do our best. The Belgians created a lot of opportunities and took advantage of them. Players came off the bench with renewable energy of just as good, if not higher, quality. “It’s a perfect match to analyze our mistakes in defense and attack,” Lewandowski said.
Lewandowski: The details determine whether the opponent creates three or five chances
I’ve always said that when we attack more, we feel more confident in our defense afterwards. We created an opportunity, we tried to attack. We were going blow after blow, but we lacked the slightest bit of self-confidence. Lewandowski added that the details determine whether the opponent creates three or five chances.
attacker Bayern Munich It was changed at 69 min by Adam Boxa. As Lewandowski admitted, this was a planned move. – We agreed before the match that I would play a few minutes. I played a little more than we planned – revealed the striker, who added that he definitely won’t be playing after 90 minutes in both games. The decision is up to the coach. I doubt I played 90 minutes in every game. It’s after the season the body is tired so we have to correct it.
The Polish national team will play in Rotterdam against the Netherlands on Saturday and then on Tuesday at the Belgian National Stadium.
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