Municipal Stadium Wroclaw - Wroclaw 11/09/2012 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group H

Poland - Moldova
2-0
 

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Poland get the better of Moldova

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.47CET
Poland 2-0 Moldova
Jakub Błaszczykowski and Jakub Wawrznyiak got the goals as the UEFA EURO 2012 co-hosts secured their first victory in qualifying Group H.
Poland get the better of Moldova
Jakub Błaszczykowski celebrates making the breakthrough against Moldova ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Poland
Moldova

2

Goals scored

0

15

Total attempts

10

6

Attempts on target

4

5

off target

3

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

1

4

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

8

Fouls committed

6

6

Fouls suffered

8

Lineups

Poland

Poland

Moldova

Moldova

22Tytoń (GK)1St. Namaşco (GK)
2Glik2Armaş
6Borysiuk
75
3Golovatenco
7Polanski5Racu
9R. Lewandowski6Epureanu (C)
14Wawrzyniak
81
7Covalciuc
16Błaszczykowski (C)
33
8Gaţcan
6
18Mierzejewski
71
9Picuşciac
23Saganowski
46
16Suvorov
81
26Piszczek18Patraş
46
27Wasilewski
55
21Ivanov
73

Substitutes

12Fabiański (GK)12S. Paşcenco (GK)
1Kuszczak (GK)4Onica
73
3Wojtkowiak10Ovseannicov
46
4Komorowski11Cebotaru
8Sobiech
71
13Bulgaru
11Murawski22Alexeev
81
13Wszołek
15Krychowiak
75
19Sobota
46
20Piech
21Grosicki
24Perquis

Coaches

Waldemar Fornalik (POL) Ion Caras (MDA)

Referee

Ilias Spathas (GRE)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 23:14 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.47CET

Poland get the better of Moldova

Poland 2-0 Moldova
Jakub Błaszczykowski and Jakub Wawrznyiak got the goals as the UEFA EURO 2012 co-hosts secured their first victory in qualifying Group H.

Poland joined England and Montenegro on four points at the top of 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group H after a 2-0 win against Moldova.

Having scrapped their way to a 2-2 draw in their opening qualifier in Montenegro, the UEFA EURO 2012 co-hosts found the going easier at home to a Moldova side beaten 5-0 by England on Friday.

Adrian Mierzejewski and Alexandru Gatçan had efforts saved at either end in the early exchanges, and while both sides pushed for an opener, Poland got their punch in first, Jakub Błaszczykowski finishing powerfully from the penalty spot on 33 minutes after Łukasz Piszczek had been fouled.

Stanislav Namaşco saved from Ariel Borysiuk after the break, and Premzysław Tytoń then denied Moldova substitute Gheorghe Ovseannicov, but with the visitors tiring, Poland were able to put the game beyond doubt. 

Błaszczykowski curled the ball in from the left and Jakub Wawrznyiak glanced a header past Namaşco. Tytoń prevented Serghei Alexeev from scavenging a consolation goal late on, fielding his angled effort.

Last updated: 08/05/14 8.11CET

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