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    Poland defeated Saudi Arabia! What a match! 

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    Poland defeated Saudi Arabia 2:0 at the World Cup in Qatar. The goal in the 39th minute was scored by Piotr Zielinski! Wojciech Szczesny defended a penalty kick before the break and in the second half, Robert Lewandowski scored a goal!

    Polish football players started the World Cup in Qatar in a not-very thrilling style, but for the first time in a very long time, they did not lose their inaugural game at the World Cup. Fans had mixed feelings after the draw with Mexico.

    Poland vs Saudi Arabia

    The beginning was fairly even. The Saudis slowly gained the upper hand, while the red and white earned only yellow cards. In a short time, Jakub Kiwior, Milik and Matty Cash were punished by the arbitrator.

    In the 39th minute, something amazing happened. Piotr Zielinski after the pass from Robert Lewandowski scored a goal! 

    Moments later, the Brazilian referee dictated a dubious penalty kick for the Saudis. Szczesny (Polish goalkeeper – ed.) showed off a capital parade after Al-Dawsari’s strike. The Juventus goalkeeper also stopped the hit and then intuitively blocked the extra time! The players went down to the break with a one-goal lead of the Poles.

    The second half

    The beginning was quite calm. Saudi Arabia players motivated themselves and started to attack as much as possible. Poles seemed to be a little tired but then they literally ‘woke up.’ In the 82nd minute, Lewandowski outplayed Saudi Arabia’s goalkeeper and scored an amazing goal!

    Later on, the match was a little nervous. Poland’s opponents wanted to gain more time for scoring a goal, but Szczesny played like never. He defended every single ball. 

    Poland – Saudi Arabia 2:0 (1: 0)

    Piotr Zielinski 39’

    Robert Lewandowski 82’

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