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UEFA EURO: Poland - North Macedonia Match press kits

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PolandPolandStadion Narodowy - WarsawSunday 13 October 2019
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Group G - Matchday 8
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
07/06/2019QR (GS)North Macedonia - Poland0-1
SkopjeK. Piątek 47
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
EURO
Poland----1100----110010
North Macedonia1001--------100101
FIFA*
Poland------------------
North Macedonia------------------
Friendlies
Poland------------321082
North Macedonia------------301228
Total
Poland----1100----431092
North Macedonia1001--------401329

* FIFA World Cup/FIFA Confederations Cup

Last updated 10/09/2019 12:59CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Poland - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Wojciech Szczęsny18/04/199029Juventus - 3000
-Łukasz Skorupski05/05/199128Bologna - 0000
-Radosław Majecki16/11/199919Legia - 0000
Defenders
-Maciej Rybus19/08/198930Lokomotiv Moskva - 2000
-Artur Jędrzejczyk04/11/198731Legia - 0000
-Kamil Glik03/02/198831Monaco - 6100
-Bartosz Bereszyński12/07/199227Sampdoria*5000
-Thiago Cionek21/04/198633SPAL - 0000
-Tomasz Kędziora11/06/199425Dynamo Kyiv - 7000
-Jan Bednarek12/04/199623Southampton - 6000
-Arkadiusz Reca17/06/199524SPAL - 2000
Midfielders
-Grzegorz Krychowiak29/01/199029Lokomotiv Moskva*7000
-Kamil Grosicki08/06/198831Hull - 7100
-Mateusz Klich13/07/199029Leeds*7000
-Piotr Zieliński20/05/199425Napoli - 7000
-Dominik Furman06/07/199227Wisła Płock - 0000
-Damian Kądzior16/06/199227Dinamo Zagreb - 1100
-Przemysław Frankowski12/04/199524Chicago Fire - 4000
-Jacek Góralski21/09/199227Ludogorets - 2000
-Sebastian Szymański10/05/199920Dinamo Moskva - 2000
Forwards
-Robert Lewandowski21/08/198831Bayern - 7500
-Arkadiusz Milik28/02/199425Napoli - 3000
-Krzysztof Piątek01/07/199524Milan - 6300
Coach
-Jerzy Brzęczek18/03/197148 - 7000
North Macedonia - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Stole Dimitrievski25/12/199325Rayo Vallecano - 7000
-Damjan Siskovski18/03/199524Rabotnicki - 0000
-Deyan Iliev25/02/199524Sered - 0000
Defenders
-Kire Ristevski22/10/199028Újpest - 5000
-Stefan Ristovski12/02/199227Sporting CP - 5000
-Visar Musliu13/11/199424Fehérvár*6000
-Egzijan Alioski12/02/199227Leeds - 7100
-Gjoko Zajkov10/02/199524Charleroi - 1000
-Egzon Bejtulai07/01/199425Shkëndija - 5000
-Kristijan Toševski06/05/199425Vardar - 1000
-Mario Mladenovski16/09/200019Vardar - 0000
Midfielders
-Stefan Spirovski23/08/199029H. Tel-Aviv - 2000
-Arijan Ademi29/05/199128Dinamo Zagreb - 5100
-Boban Nikolov28/07/199425Fehérvár*7000
-Gjorgji Stoilov25/08/199524Akademija Pandev - 0000
-Ljupche Doriev13/09/199524Akademija Pandev - 0000
-Eljif Elmas24/09/199920Napoli - 7400
Forwards
-Goran Pandev27/07/198336Genoa - 7100
-Ilija Nestorovski12/03/199029Udinese*7000
-Aleksandar Trajkovski05/09/199227Mallorca - 5000
-Marjan Radeski10/02/199524Shkëndija - 2000
-Vlatko Stojanovski23/04/199722Nîmes - 0000
Coach
-Igor Angelovski02/06/197643 - 7000

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Head coach Only this chapter

Jerzy Brzęczek

Date of birth: 18 March 1971
Nationality: Polish
Playing career: Olimpia Truskolasy (youth), Raków Częstochowa (youth), Olimpia Poznań, Lech Poznań, Górnik Zabrze, GKS Katowice, Tirol Innsbruck, LASK Linz, Maccabi Haifa, Tirol Innsbruck, Sturm Graz, FC Kärnten, Wacker Tirol, Górnik Zabrze, Polonia Bytom
Coaching career: Raków Częstochowa, Lechia Gdańsk, GKS Katowice, Wisła Płock, Poland

• Jerzy Brzęczek enjoyed a prolonged and eventful career as a midfielder. Known for his leadership skills, he was captain of most of the teams he played for. He is the uncle and mentor of Jakub Błaszczykowski, Poland's UEFA EURO 2012 captain who won his 100th cap at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

• Brzęczek spent several years in Austria with a number of clubs, winning back-to-back Bundesliga titles with Tirol Innsbruck, the second in 2001/02 under Joachim Löw, to go with the 1992/93 Polish title he claimed with Lech Poznań. He amassed more than 500 league appearances in Poland, Austria and Israel.

• Was a key player and captain of the Poland side that won Olympic silver at the 1992 Games in Barcelona, losing narrowly to hosts Spain in the final (2-3) at the conclusion of a captivating, high-scoring campaign.

• Played 42 games for the senior Polish national team, some as captain, but did not take part in any major tournaments. Brzęczek scored four international goals, including one against Brazil in a friendly and one against England at Wembley (1-3) in a UEFA EURO 2000 qualifier.

• Started coaching in 2010 at Raków Częstochowa, where he remained for four years before experiencing his first taste of the Polish top flight with Lechia Gdańsk. He returned to the second division to coach GKS Katowice for two years before his first full season in the Ekstraklasa ended with a creditable fifth-place finish in charge of Wisła Płock – an achievement deemed worthy of promotion to the post of Poland coach in July 2018 to succeed Adam Nawałka.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=2568439.html#jerzy+brzeczek

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Igor Angelovski

Date of birth: 2 June 1976
Nationality: Macedonian
Playing career: Makedonija Gjorce Petrov, Pelister, Publikum, Cementarnica (twice), Pobeda
Coaching career: Rabotnicki, North Macedonia (assistant), North Macedonia

• A former midfielder, Angelovski spent most of his playing career in his homeland, his highlight coming in 2002/03 when he lifted the Macedonian Cup with Cementarnica.

• After retiring in 2007, he served as sporting director at Rabotnicki for five years before becoming a surprise choice to replace Zhikica Tasevski as the club's head coach aged 37 prior to 2013/14.

• Angelovski wasted no time showing his coaching potential by becoming the youngest coach to win the Macedonian championship, leading the Skopje-based side to a domestic double in his debut season – aged 38. He repeated his Macedonian Cup success with Rabotnicki the following year, and won consecutive awards for best domestic coach in 2014 and 2015.

• While continuing in his Rabotnicki job, he served as Ljubinko Drulović's assistant with what was then FYR Macedonia from July to October 2015 while studying for his UEFA Pro licence.

• Angelovski took temporary charge of the national team in October 2015 and enjoyed a winning debut in a 4-1 friendly win against Montenegro in Skopje the following month. He was appointed coach on a permanent basis shortly afterwards and oversaw the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign in which the team picked up 11 points from ten matches before masterminding UEFA Nations League promotion.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=2337075.html#igor+angelovski

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAntonio Mateu Lahoz (ESP)
  • Assistant refereesPau Cebrián Devís (ESP) , Roberto del Palomar (ESP)
  • Fourth officialXavier Estrada Fernandez (ESP)
  • UEFA DelegateKuanysh Kanapyanov (KAZ)
  • UEFA Referee observerMarian Ruzbarsky (SVK)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA EURO matchesUEFA matches
Antonio Mateu Lahoz12/03/1977571

Antonio Mateu Lahoz

Referee since: 1992
First division: 2008
FIFA badge: 2011

Tournaments: 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2016 Olympic Games, 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup

Finals
N/A

UEFA European Championship matches featuring the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
26/05/2011U19ELITEItalyPoland3-1Kolobrzeg
21/07/2011UEL2QRDundee United FCWKS Śląsk Wrocław3-2Dundee
13/11/2011U19QRPolandLuxembourg2-1Eskisehir
16/11/2011U19QRTurkeyPoland2-2Eskisehir

Last updated 11/10/2019 11:56CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Poland

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group G - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Poland751111216
    Austria741216713
    North Macedonia732210911
    Slovenia732213711
    Israel722312148
    Latvia70071240
    Matchday 1 (21/03/2019)
    Austria 0-1 Poland
    0-1 K. Piątek 69
    Szczęsny, Bednarek, Milik (46 Frankowski), Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (91 Pazdan), Klich, Glik, Bereszyński, Kędziora, Zieliński (59 K. Piątek)
  • Matchday 2 (24/03/2019)
    Poland 2-0 Latvia
    1-0 Lewandowski 76, 2-0 Glik 84
    Szczęsny, Pazdan, Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (83 Frankowski), Reca, Klich (62 Błaszczykowski), Glik, Kędziora, Zieliński, K. Piątek (87 Milik)
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    North Macedonia 0-1 Poland
    0-1 K. Piątek 47
    Fabiański, Bednarek, Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (69 Rybus), Klich (90 Góralski), Glik, Kędziora, Bereszyński, Zieliński, Frankowski (46 K. Piątek)
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    Poland 4-0 Israel
    1-0 K. Piątek 35, 2-0 Lewandowski 56 (P) , 3-0 Grosicki 59, 4-0 Kądzior 84
    Fabiański, Bednarek, Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (77 Kądzior), Klich (75 Góralski), Glik, Kędziora, Bereszyński, Zieliński, K. Piątek (73 Milik)
  • Matchday 5 (06/09/2019)
    Slovenia 2-0 Poland
    1-0 Aljaž Struna 35, 2-0 Šporar 65
    Fabiański, Pazdan, Bednarek, Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (70 Błaszczykowski), Klich (70 Bielik), Bereszyński, Zieliński, Kędziora, K. Piątek (76 Kownacki)
  • Matchday 6 (09/09/2019)
    Poland 0-0 Austria
    Fabiański, Bielik, Bednarek, Kownacki (58 Błaszczykowski), Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (70 Szymański), Glik, Bereszyński, Zieliński, Kędziora
  • Matchday 7 (10/10/2019)
    Latvia 0-3 Poland
    0-1 Lewandowski 9, 0-2 Lewandowski 13, 0-3 Lewandowski 76
    Szczęsny, Bednarek, Lewandowski, Krychowiak, Grosicki (77 Frankowski), Rybus (80 Reca), Klich (60 K. Piątek), Glik, Kędziora, Szymański, Zieliński
  • Matchday 8 (13/10/2019)
    Poland-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 9 (16/11/2019)
    Israel-Poland
  • Matchday 10 (19/11/2019)
    Poland-Slovenia

North Macedonia

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group G - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Poland751111216
    Austria741216713
    North Macedonia732210911
    Slovenia732213711
    Israel722312148
    Latvia70071240
    Matchday 1 (21/03/2019)
    North Macedonia 3-1 Latvia
    1-0 Alioski 11, 2-0 Elmas 29, 2-1 Velkoski 87 (og) , 3-1 Elmas 90+3
    Dimitrievski, Musliu, Alioski, Trajkovski (83 Markoski), Pandev (71 Ristevski), Hasani (23 Elmas), Ristovski, Velkoski, Nikolov, Bardi, Nestorovski
  • Matchday 2 (24/03/2019)
    Slovenia 1-1 North Macedonia
    1-0 Zajc 34, 1-1 Bardi 47
    Dimitrievski, Bejtulai, Musliu, Alioski (93 Ristevski), Pandev (76 Trajkovski), Ristovski, Velkoski, Nikolov, Bardi, Elmas, Nestorovski (88 Markoski)
  • Matchday 3 (07/06/2019)
    North Macedonia 0-1 Poland
    0-1 K. Piątek 47
    Dimitrievski, Musliu, Alioski, Pandev (84 Hasani), Ristovski (76 Ademi), Velkoski, Bejtulai, Nikolov (62 Trajkovski), Bardi, Elmas, Nestorovski
  • Matchday 4 (10/06/2019)
    North Macedonia 1-4 Austria
    1-0 Hinteregger 18 (og) , 1-1 Lazaro 39, 1-2 Arnautović 62 (P) , 1-3 Arnautović 82, 1-4 Bejtulai 86 (og)
    Dimitrievski, Ademi, Alioski, Pandev, Ristovski, Velkoski, Bejtulai, Nikolov (67 Hasani), Bardi, Elmas (55 Ristevski), Nestorovski (55 Radeski)
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2019)
    Israel 1-1 North Macedonia
    1-0 Zahavi 55, 1-1 Ademi 64
    Dimitrievski, Bejtulai, Ristevski, Ademi, Musliu, Alioski, Velkoski, Nikolov (75 Trajkovski), Bardi (83 Spirovski), Elmas, Nestorovski (69 Pandev)
  • Matchday 6 (09/09/2019)
    Latvia 0-2 North Macedonia
    0-1 Pandev 14, 0-2 Bardi 17
    Dimitrievski, Bejtulai, Ademi, Musliu, Tričkovski, Alioski, Trajkovski (65 Nestorovski), Pandev (75 Nikolov), Velkoski, Bardi, Elmas (88 Radeski)
  • Matchday 7 (10/10/2019)
    North Macedonia 2-1 Slovenia
    1-0 Elmas 50, 2-0 Elmas 68, 2-1 Iličić 90+5 (P)
    Dimitrievski, Ristevski, Ademi (77 Toševski), Musliu, Alioski, Pandev (66 Tričkovski), Ristovski (81 Zajkov), Nikolov, Spirovski, Elmas, Nestorovski
  • Matchday 8 (13/10/2019)
    Poland-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 9 (16/11/2019)
    Austria-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 10 (19/11/2019)
    North Macedonia-Israel

Last updated 11/10/2019 11:58CET

Legend

:: Previous meetings

Goals for/against: Goal totals include the outcome of disciplinary decisions (e.g. match forfeits when a 3-0 result is determined). Goals totals do not include goals scored during a penalty shoot-out after a tie ended in a draw

:: Squad list

Qual.: Total European Qualifiers appearances/goals for UEFA EURO 2016 only.
FT: Total UEFA EURO 2016 appearances/goals in final tournament only.
Overall: Total international appearances/goals.
DoB: Date of birth
Age: Based on the date press kit was last updated
D: Disciplinary (*: misses next match if booked, S: suspended)

:: Team facts

EURO finals:
The UEFA European Championship was a four-team event in 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 (when the preliminary round and quarter-finals were considered part of qualifying).

From 1980 it was expanded to an eight-team finals and remained in that format in 1984, 1988 and 1992 until 1996, when the 16-team format was adopted. UEFA EURO 2016 is the first tournament to be played as a 24-team finals.

Records of inactive countries
A number of UEFA associations have been affected by dissolution or splits of member associations. For statistical purposes, the records of these inactive countries have been allocated elsewhere: therefore, all Soviet Union matches are awarded to Russia; all West Germany – but not East Germany – matches are awarded to Germany; all Yugoslavia and Serbia & Montenegro matches are awarded to Serbia; all Czechoslovakia matches are allocated to both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Abandoned/forfeited matches
For statisical purposes, when a match has been started and then abandoned but later forfeited, the result on the pitch at the time of abandonment is counted. Matches that never started and were either cancelled or forfeited are not included in the overall statistics.

Competitions

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.