FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Poland beats Saudis by 2-0

On Saturday, Robert Lewandowski scored his first goal in a World Cup game, helping Poland defeat Saudi Arabia 2-0 and increasing his team’s chances of progressing to the next round. In the 82nd minute, Lewandowski scored, breaking down in tears. His arms were extended as he ran toward the corner, but he remained slouched there as his teammates rushed to congratulate him. He stood up, rubbed his face, and gave the crowd a kiss.

Poland beats Saudis by 2-0

Today everything I had inside, including my childhood fantasies and the significance of the occasion, came true, according to Lewandowski. It was quite important. Lewandowski, one of the best forwards in the world, struggled mightily at the World Cup. It’s now over in his fifth match of the competition. Lewandowski, whose penalty attempt was stopped in Tuesday’s 0-0 tie between Poland and Mexico, said, “I always wanted to score at the World Cup and this dream came true. It was challenging because we didn’t get many chances in the opening game and I missed that penalty.

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When goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Owais initially blocked the ball, Lewandowski maintained the ball in play and then laid it back for Piotr Zielinski to score against Saudi Arabia in the 40th minute. In addition to hitting the post, Lewandowski, who had not assisted on any goals in his first four World Cup games, also missed, and Al-Owais subsequently stopped the Barcelona player from adding another goal late in the game. The 34-year-old striker was moved to tears by the goal that was scored.

Lewandowski referred to his passionate outburst after ultimately scoring by saying, “The older I get, the more emotional I get.” “I am conscious of the possibility that this could be my final World Cup. And I wanted to emphasize that I had participated in World Cups and scored goals. Czeslaw Michniewicz, the Poland coach, said Lewandowski’s emotional response didn’t surprise him. Mickiewicz remarked I know how intensely he lived the previous match. “I’m sad he wasn’t as fortunate as he should have been; he struck the post and the goalkeeper saved the shot. He might have scored three goals today.

At the Education City Stadium, Poland struggled for extended stretches as the Saudi team was propelled forward by jubilant spectators in what appeared to be a home game. As Poland’s number of cautions increased, Lewandowski’s displeasure was visible on his face. At the conclusion of the first half, Saudi Arabia had an opportunity to tie the game, but Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny stopped Salem Al-penalty Dawsari’s kick. He then stopped Mohammed Al-follow-up Burayk’s shot. Next, Poland will play Argentina, while Saudi Arabia’s last Group C matchup will be against Mexico.

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