Poland started its career in Group D, of the first division of the group stage of the UEFA Nations League, with a 2-1 victory over its guest Wales, today, Wednesday, in the first matches of the two teams in the group, which also includes the Netherlands and Belgium.
Watch the goals of the Poland – Wales match
Wales scored through Jonathan Williams in the 52nd minute, before the Polish team rose up
in time, scoring two goals through Jacob Kaminski and Karol Sodersky in the 72nd and 85th
With this, Poland won the first three points in its group career.
This loss comes as a warning to Wales ahead of its upcoming meeting next week with the
winner of the Scottish and Ukraine teams, in the final round of the first track of the
European qualifiers for the World Cup in Qatar this year.
Poland, on the other hand, retaliated, led by hotshot Robert Lewandowski.
With 18 minutes remained, Kaminski slotted home into the far corner to draw the World Cup finalists level.
After Lewandowski‘s attempt was deflected off stand-in Chris Gunter, fellow sub Swiderski netted from close range on 85 minutes as Wales appeared to be heading for a draw.
Captain Lewandowski made his debut just two days after announcing his departure from Bayern Munich.
And the youngster, who wants to join Barcelona this summer, forced Danny Ward to make a smart stop early on following a defensive mix-up by Wales on the right flank.
The Dragons, on the other hand, grew into the game as Ipswich debutant Wes Burns saw his shot deflected wide.
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Dan James looked dangerous in attack alongside Kieffer Moore, but the Leeds winger missed the target with an attempt.
At halftime, Wales brought on Wayne Hennessey, Mark Harris, and Rabbi Matondo to replace Danny Ward, James, and Moore.
Matondo had an immediate impact off the bench, and after stretching the home defense with a charging run, the forward set up Williams for his goal.
But that was as good as it got for Wales, who were defeated for only the fifth time in 22 games under Page, as Poland came back late to win the game.