Poland and Mexico drew on Tuesday for their entry into the 2022 World Cup (0-0). Not without a penalty missed by Robert Lewandowski.
Facing the Mexicans in the World Cup is never easy. Even in lack of talent on the ground, the Verde always puts enough heart to make doubt its adversaries. The Blues, in particular, can testify to this, those who in 2010 in South Africa fell from above against Mexico (0-2).
Certainly, Poland should not take this first game lightly; a fortiori in a chicken which earlier in the day had given birth to a huge sensation: the victory of Saudi Arabia over Lionel Messi’s Argentina. The debates, therefore, were bitter and fierce. Alas concluded on a zero and blank score without much relief (0-0).
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Yet the Poles had the best opportunity to make the difference: a penalty awarded to Robert Lewandowski for a shirt pulling in the area. Only the FC Barcelona striker did not convert this windfall on the scoreboard, held in check by a Guillermo Ochoa who, like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, is participating in his fifth World Cup (58e).
Poland will therefore have to launch its World Cup at all costs against surprising Saudis in four days. Mexico, for its part, will see its motivation increased tenfold against Argentina. Already a cleaver match for the Albiceleste.