Poland failed to outplay Greece in the first Euro 2012 match (VIDEO)

9 June 2012 09:00  22414240 014704
Poland failed to outplay Greece in the first Euro 2012 match (VIDEO)

The Poland national team failed to outplay Greeks in Warsaw. The match ended in a draw with the score 1:1.

The first Euro 2012 match, in which, the national Greece team played against the Poles tournament hosts at the National Stadium in Warsaw and ended match in a draw with the score 1:1.

Poles took possession and started to create the dangerous moments from the first minutes of the match. Then the game slightly leveled but the sharpness was periodically occurred at the Greek national team net.

The first score was opened by the Polish national team. The goal was scored by the Polish striker Robert Lewandowski on 17th minute. Greece remained in the minority at the end of the first half of the game. Sokratis Papastatopulus knocked down Rafal Muravski.

The score was leveled by Greeks in the second half. Dimitrios Salpingidis scored the goal on the 51-minute of the match.

Greeks had a chance to go forward on the 68-minute: when the penalty kick was appointed to them because the Polish goalkeeper Voitsekh Shchesny hit Dimitrios Salpingidis in the penalty area. Shchesny also got a red card. But the Greek team captain Giorgos Karagunis failed to outrun from the 11-meter mark of goalkeeper Pshemyslav Tytonia, who came out to replace the previous one.

Salpingidis scored goal in the Polish net on the 75-minute, but the referee fixed the offside position of the Greek player and the goal was not accounted.   


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