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Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is never short on confidence. The 22-year-old is one of the world's top young goalkeepers, and he was high on Poland's chances before the start of the European Champinoships. But Poland and Szczesny stumbled out of the gates on Friday. Their Group A opener against Greece ended in a 1-1 draw, and Szczesny endured a torrid afternoon. Not only was he partly to blame for Greece's goal, he was sent off in an afternoon of disappointment. Poland dominated the first half in which there was very little for Szczesny to do. The co-host took a 1-0...

Szczesny optimistic despite red card

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny remains in good spirits despite his red card in Poland’s opening Euro 2012 match against Greece. The...

Poland's No. 2 'keeper rises to occasion

Przemyslaw Tyton got down on one knee at the goal line and collected his thoughts before turning around and making the biggest save of his life. Coming on cold in the 70th minute after Poland's first-choice goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off for taking down Dimitris Salpingdis in the box, Tyton punched Giorgos Karagounis' penalty past the post to keep the score level...

Szczesny to rebound from red mistake

Wojciech Szczesny’s father said his son can recover from being sent off in Poland’s Euro 2012 draw with Greece. Former...

Greece earns 1-1 draw against Poland at Euro 2012

Greece missed its chance for a stunning comeback victory, botching a penalty kick, then hanging on for a 1-1 draw with co-host Poland in the opening match of the European Championship on Friday. Both teams had players expelled, including Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. Shortly after substitute Dimitris Salpigidis equalized for Greece by knocking in a loose ball in the 51st...

Salpigidis helps Greece draw Poland

Dimitris Salpigidis earned Greece a 1-1 draw with co-host Poland on Friday in the opening match of the European Championship . Shortly after substitute Dimitris Salpigidis had equalized for Greece by knocking in a loose ball in the 51st minute, the diminutive striker was taken down by Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in the area. Szczesny was given a red card, and captain Giorgos...

Euro 2012: Match Report- Poland vs Greece

Taken from Sportige Poland 1-1 Greece (Lewandowski 17', Salpigidis 51').  -Papastathopolous sent off for Greece - 40'.  -Szczesny sent off for Poland - 68'.  -Tyton saves a penalty for Poland - 70'. Line Ups Champ of the Match: Robert Lewandowski Taken from CT Post The Polish talisman, who we know is Poland's biggest hope, came up with...

Poland suffering from lack of depth in squad

Even with his starting 11 clearly tiring in the second half of their Euro 2012 opener against Greece, Poland coach Franciszek Smuda didn't turn to his bench. The simple reason: Smuda's squad is painfully short on depth. Smuda's sole substitution in the Group A match on Friday was forced upon him when goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny received a red card for a challenge in...

Poland 1-1 Greece – Match Recap – Euro 2012 – 8 June 2012

The Euro 2012 tournament kicked with a very entertaining 1-1 draw been co-hosts Poland and 2004 champions Greece. It was a match with Poland strong in the first half but Greece replying in the final 45 minutes. 1st Half The first half was largely dominated by Poland who came out inspired by the home crowd. They created several good chances and it was Robert Lewandowski headed home...
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