World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Poland beats Romania 3-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

BUCHAREST, Nov. 11, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Poland defeated Romania by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday night at the National Arena in Bucharest.

Robert Lewandowski scored dual goals

Poland dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by midfielder Kamil Grosicki in the 11th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Poles further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Lewandowski '83, '90/penalty).

The result put the Pole top of Group E with 10 points. Romania is fourth with 5 points. In their next game, Poland will meet second-placed Montenegro at the National Arena on March 26, while Romania will face Denmark.

Fixtures and Results : Group E

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Overview

Romania at the World Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)

Poland at the World Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1938)
  • 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Third Place (1974, 1982)
2018 World Cup Poster
Romania
0:3
Poland
0:3 (0:1)
  • 11 November 2016
  • 20:45
  • Bucharest

Group E

TeamPts
Poland10
Montenegro7
Denmark6
Romania5
Armenia3
Kazakhstan2

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