Regardless of being considered as potential darkish horses in current European Championships, Poland are but to essentially hit the heights which many have anticipated of them.
Having been made to attend 48 years to really qualify for the Euros for the primary time in 2008, Poland then wanted one other eight years to select up their first win, they usually have by no means progressed previous the quarter-final.
Nevertheless, there’s a cautious optimism round Poland this 12 months, which is comprehensible whenever you do not forget that they’ve Bayern Munich hitman Robert Lewandowski main the road.
Regardless of what his ludicrously prolific goalscoring document would possibly counsel, Lewandowski can not do it alone, and he’ll want the help of a few of Poland’s different key males if they’re to go one step additional this time round.
Lewandowski would possibly dominate the headlines, however one other man who is anticipated to chip in along with his justifiable share of objectives is
After flirting with a breakthrough with Legia Warsaw for years, 20-year-old midfielder Sebastian Szyma
Scoring objectives is all properly and good, however Poland may also want a pacesetter on the again to maintain them composed, and Southampton’s Jan Bednarek will probably be provided that function.
After a wobbly begin to the marketing campaign, the 23-year-old has actually stepped his sport up, main the Saints to spectacular wins towards a few of England’s high sides. He’s certainly not the completed product, however the indicators are encouraging.
This will probably be his first European Championship, and with Juventus’
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