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Robert Lewandowski gets first World Cup goal as Poland beat Saudi Arabia

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Ahead of kick-off, Herve Leonard denied the Saudi government had given his players Rolls-Royces in recognition of their success against Argentina last week. The Green Falcons French coach said his team Still making it through the group stage, Robert Lewandowski reminded everyone that he was happy to step up his points. Poland’s record goalscorer not only scored his first World Cup goal in the end but also when Herve Leonard’s first dominant side missed a penalty and ultimately lost momentum. , set up the opening goal for Piotr Želenski. Only two minutes passed before Lewandowski limped after the thoroughbred Saudi challenge. In an educational city where overwhelming pro-Saudi crowds have turned stadiums into seas of green, cheers erupt from packed houses to the rafters, and every time Polish players touch the ball, they act like pantomime villains. booed. The atmosphere provided a tailwind for Leonard’s exuberant team, with a superb save from Wojciech Szczesny to impress Mohammed Kano’s shot over the bar.

By this point, he was always half a meter behind Poland, and it looked like they were in danger of being hit by wave after wave of Saudi attacks, and as early as 20 minutes he was in Cesław’s Michniewicz. The growing frustration of his three players spoke heavily of receiving the yellow. card. That trio included Aston’s Villa Matty his cash, but right-back Leonard’s team was keen to provoke his card, especially his second yellow. It seems that. Lewandowski was hungry for serve, lowering and lowering him for the ball. The once-record scorer for Poland was even considered a right-back. Then, in the 39th minute, Cash delivered an unusual overlap on the right side, which Lewandowski couldn’t control as he wanted, but Poland captain Piotr Ziercinki saved it. Lewandowski smiled for the first time when Ziersinki’s spectacular first volley hit the roof of the net. This was his second chance for his team after Saudi Arabia’s Saleh his al his Sherri saved Christian Bielik’s header. The same pair were involved in a slightly more serious incident at the other end when Bielik was penalized in the area he caught This Sherri’s ankle in the area and the penalty was awarded after a VAR check on him.

It was a soft prize and the kick was unfortunately taken by Al-Dawsari. That bad shot was held low by Szczesny. The former Arsenal goalkeeper then displayed a stunning acrobatic feat, dodging Mohammed Al Blake’s follow-up shot over the bar. Szczesny’s double save was there with the best goalkeeping intervention seen at the World Cup. It was already dark in Doha and Leonard desperately needed one of his players to turn on the lights for his team.

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