Robert Lewandowski’s first World Cup goal lifts Poland over Saudi Arabia


The 2022 FIFA World Cup is in full swing Saturday, as Poland defeated Saudi Arabia at Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, and we’ve got you covered with all the action from the Group C tilt on FS1!

Earlier, Australia took down Tunisia 1-0 in a Group D matchup.

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Poland vs. Saudi Arabia Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Poland and Saudi Arabia squared off in the group stage of the World Cup with Poland winning 2-0.

Poland vs. Saudi Arabia

12′ – Almost!

Saudia Arabia nearly drew first blood, but Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny denied a high shot attempt from midfielder Mohamed Kanno.

38′ – Sticking with it

After having his shot rejected, Poland forward Robert Lewandowski corralled the miss and passed to Piotr Zielinski, who punched in the first goal of the game. Poland took a 1-0 lead.

Poland’s Piotr Zielinski scores goal vs. Saudi Arabia in 39′ | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Watch Poland’s Piotr Zielinski scoring a goal against Saudi Arabia in the 39′ in the 2022 Men’s FIFA World Cup.

45′ – DOUBLE SAVE

Szczesny is having himself a game. The Poland goalkeeper denied a penalty kick from Salem Al-Dawsari and then an immediate shot off the ricochet from Mohammed Alburayk.

Poland took a 1-0 lead into halftime.

Wojciech Szczesny makes an incredible save on a PK to keep Poland ahead of Saudi Arabia | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Wojciech Szczesny makes a ridiculous save on a PK to keep Poland ahead of Saudi Arabia at 1-0 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

62′ – Game of inches …

Looking to expand its lead, Poland forward Arkadiusz Milik‘s header went off the crossbar. 

65′ – Can’t make this up

Lewandowski continued the game of inches theme for Poland a few minutes later, as the forward smacked a shot off the right post.

78′ – A little wide

Saudia Arabia has been unable to break through. Midfielder Abdulelah Al-Malki got a considerable look in the latter half of the second half but was unable to connect.

81′ – Costly, costly mistake

Al-Malki couldn’t control a pass in Saudia Arabia’s own end and paid dearly. Lewandowski swooped up the loose ball and smacked in his first-ever World Cup goal, putting Poland up 2-0, which would be the final score.

Robert Lewandowski scores his first World Cup goal for Poland against Saudi Arabia| 2022 FIFA World Cup

Robert Lewandowski scored his first World Cup goal in the 81′ against Saudi Arabia. Poland leads Saudi Arabia 2-0.

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