World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Poland beats Montenegro 2-1

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

PODGORICA, Mar. 26, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Poland defeated Montenegro by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday night at the Podgorica City Stadium.

Poland dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by forward Robert Lewandowski in the 40th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Poles further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Piszczek with just 8 minutes remaining in regulation time.

The result put the Pole top of Group E with 13 points. Montenegro is second with 7 points. In their next game, Poland will meet Romania at the Podgorica City Stadium on June 10, while Montenegro will face Armenia.

Fixtures and Results : Group E

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Overview

Montenegro at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 2010)

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
Montenegro
1:2
Poland
1:2 (0:1)
  • 26 March 2017
  • 20:45
  • Podgorica

Group E

TeamPts
Poland13
Montenegro7
Denmark7
Romania6
Armenia6
Kazakhstan2

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