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POLAND PREPARE FOR SWEDEN WITH DRAW

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Poland warmed up for their playoff final tie with Sweden from path B of the European qualifiers for this year’s World Cup tournament on Qatari soil with a 1-1 draw at the home of Scotland in an international friendly. Poland were able to play Scotland in a friendly after their playoff semifinal tie with Russia was cancelled. The away game against the Russians was cancelled after they were expelled from the playoffs due to the invasion of Ukraine as orchestrated by their president, Vladimir Putin.


After a goalless affair in the first half of the friendly clash between hosts Scotland and Poland at Hampden Park in the Scottish city of Glasgow, Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney gave the home team the lead on 65 minutes for what was his first goal for his country. Tierney was on the way to being the matchwinner before the Polish team equalised through Adam Buksa in stoppage time as the two teams settled for a stalemate. (more…)