Lewandowski ‘very emotional’ after penalty miss, says Poland boss

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Mexico v Poland: Group C - FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
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The Barcelona striker noticed a spot-kick saved in opposition to Mexico

Poland boss Czeslaw Michniewicz admitted that Robert Lewandowski was very emotional after lacking a penalty in opposition to Mexico on the World Cup on Tuesday.

Lewandowski had the right likelihood to attain his first ever World Cup objective however noticed his spot-kick saved by Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.

The 2 groups went on to play out a 0-0 draw and Michniewicz stated Lewandowski was hurting after the match.

“Yesterday in training, where there were no journalists there, he trained penalties and never missed. Such things happen, great players miss penalties,” he stated.

“Zico, Socrates, Platini, Maradona, many others – it is football. It is a pity, I know how much he wanted to score at a World Cup and I hope the following opportunities will lead to a goal.”

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Poland and Lewandowski now go on to play Saudi Arabia, who’ve pulled off the shock of the match up to now by beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1.

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