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FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Poland going to Russia, Germany perfect

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Robert Lewandowski scored a European qualifying record 16th goal as Poland defeated Montenegro 4-2 on Sunday to reach next year’s World Cup, while reigning champions Germany secured a 10th successive win. Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski struck again in what has been a remarkable qualifying campaign as Poland recovered from throwing away a two-goal lead in Warsaw to secure a first ...

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Draw specialists Portugal beat Poland on penalties


Portugal may still not have won a UEFA EURO 2016 game in 90 minutes, but they held their nerve in the penalty shoot-out to deny Poland and reach the semi-finals. A night of pain for the Polish fans had looked so much brighter just a minute and 40 seconds into the game, when a high ball caught out Portugal right-back ...

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EURO 2016 Preview: Poland v Portugal


Poland and Portugal meet in first quarter-final in Marseille; winner plays Wales or Belgium Poland had never won a finals match (in six attempts) before UEFA EURO 2016 Poland striker Robert Lewandowski without a goal in seven internationals Portugal coach Fernando Santos describes game as “50-50” Portugal’s last five EURO finals fixtures have ended in draws after 90 minutes Possible ...

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EURO 2016: Poland edge past Switzerland on penalties


Poland are through to the quarter-finals of UEFA EURO 2016 after defeating Switzerland on penalties at the end of an entertaining 1-1 draw in Saint-Etienne. Grzegorz Krychowiak rifled the winning spot kick high into the corner to spark an outpouring of joy from his team-mates, who slotted all five of their attempts past Yann Sommer. They duly booked their first ...

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EURO 2016: Poland defeat Northern Irish for first EURO win

Poland's forward Arkadiusz Milik (R) celebrates his goal with Poland's defender Artur Jedrzejczyk during the Euro 2016 group C football match between Poland and Northern Ireland at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on June 12, 2016. / AFP / Valery HACHE        (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Arkadiusz Milik broke the resistance of Northern Ireland and earned Poland their first UEFA European Championship finals win at the seventh time of asking. If Poland were irked at not having led at the break after a one-sided first half then that annoyance will have¬†dissipated with the Ajax forward’s 11th international goal, a low shot beyond Michael McGovern from just ...

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FIH Women’s Hockey League: Ghana loses 4-0 to Poland

Ghana’s Black Sticks lost their third match of the 2015 FIH Women’s Hockey League after they were beaten by Poland 4-0 in India. Ghana went into the game on the back of two losses to India (13-0) and Thailand (3-1) and there were expectations of a better result but it did not happen as the Polish side were too strong ...

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