VOLGOGRAD, Jun. 28, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Poland defeated Japan by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Thursday afternoon at the Volgograd Arena.
Japan made the Poles doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with a saving goal by Bednarek in the 59th minute.Japan advance to the Round of 16. Poland is eliminated.
Fixtures and Results : Group H
Japan at the World Cup
- 6 appearances (first in 1998)
- 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
Poland at the World Cup
- 8 appearances (first in 1938)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Third Place (1974, 1982)
- 28 June 2018
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