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3:45 AM
21/11/18
Estádio D. Afonso Henriques
UEFA Nations League • Group 3
  • 2nd Half
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • ZielinskiSzymanski
    90'
  • João Mário
    90'
  • SilvaÉder
    87'
  • GrosickiKadzior
    79'
  • Frankowski
    78'
  • KlichGóralski
    75'
  • SilvaBruma
    70'
  • Milik (P)
    66'
  • Silva
    64'
  • Pereira
    63'
  • GuerreiroJoão Mário
    61'
  • 1st Half
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • Silva
    34'
  • Bednarek
    28'
  • Cionek
    11'
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Portugal - Poland
UEFA Nations League - 21 November 2018

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90+4'

ALL OVER! Germany are confined to Pot 2 for Euro 2020 qualifying, as Poland earn the draw they needed to make sure they will be placed into Pot 1. It took a second-half penalty, which had to be retaken, from Milik to peg Portugal back. Portugal are already through to next summer's Nations League finals, so their job was already done. Thanks for joining us. Report to follow. Goodnight.

90+2' 

Poland are really slowing the game down here, and happy to see out this draw. Portugal, having already won the group, have given up.

90'

Four minutes of added time as Mario earns himself a yellow card.

90' 

Sanches gets a ball to the face, which kind of sums up his second half.

88' 

Milik misreads a pass into his feet, and loses possession with options either side.

86'

Andre Silva's match is over, as he is replaced by Eder.

84' 

Portugal still very much rattled here. Poland enjoying all the ball and seeing the game out.

82'

SAVE! Bereszynski carries the ball towards goal, fires a fierce strike for goal, but Beto is equal to it, beating the ball away with two hands, before Kadzior fired just wide moments later.

80'

Another change for Poland, with Damian Kadzior coming on for Grosicki.

79'

Frankowski is the next into the book for a flailing arm. Seemed harsh once more.

78' 

Bruma does well to get to the byline, substitute Joao Mario tries to flick the ball towards goal, but gets it all wrong and it is cleared.

76' 

Jacek Goralski comes on for Klich for Poland.

74' 

Nice run from Andre Silva off the back four of Poland, but he has no support, and can only win a corner at best.

72'

Bruma is coming on for Portugal, who replaces Rafa Silva.

70' 

Great cross from Grosicki, but it is just too high for Grzegorz Krychowiak, who can't keep the header down.

68' 

Portugal have lost their cool here. They are making error after error, and arguing among themselves.

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Treble for Forrest.

66'

GOOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLL!!!! Portugal 1-1 Poland. Milik steps up, at the second time of asking, to equalise. Remember, this result will see Poland seal a place in Pot 1 for the European Championship qualifiers, at Germany's expense.

65' 

GOOOOOOOAAAALLLLL! No! The referee has ruled it out for encroachment! All happening here!

63'

RED CARD FOR DANILO! It gets worse for Portugal, as Danilo is adjudged to have been last man. Double jeopardy, no?

62'

PENALTY TO POLAND! Danilo hauls down Milik in the box. Lifeline for Poland!

59'

OFF THE LINE! Frankowski latches onto the loose ball, fires a low cross into the middle, Pepe slides in, it loops over Beto, but Cancelo heads off the line!

57' 

Game a little scrappy at the moment, with neither side able to create any openings of note.

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Not a good few days for Wales...

55' 

Ande Silva gets into a tight position in the box, tries the backheel, but Bednarek makes the block.

53' 

Milik plays a neat one-two, but Pepe does really well to get a toe in there and keep Poland at bay.

51' 

All Portugal at the start of the half. Poland just don't seem interested.

49' 

Rafa Silva tries to fire a cross into the middle, but that is far too close to Wojciech Szczesny who gathers easily.

47' 

Guerreiro tries to thread an intricate pass through for Silva, but it is cut out.

45' 

We are back up and running here...

45' 

Elsewhere, Scotland have turned things around and are on course for a huge result.

45'

HT: Portugal 1-0 Poland. That's your lot for the first half here. Andre Silva's header separates the sides at the break, but it is Germany who stand to benefit most from this result, should it stay the same.

43' 

Ambitious from Frankowski, as he volleys for goal from 30 yards, but that is always heading over the top.

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An excellent record...

41' 

Rodigues does well to get to the byline on the left, but his cross is blocked.

39'

SAVE! Poland are really pressing now, and Portugal have Beto to thank for keeping them in it, as he races from his line to smother a Frankowski shot from a tight angle.

37'

WOODWORK! Tomasz Kedziora wastes a glorious chance to equalise after losing Danilo from a free-kick, but his header comes out of the crossbar, before Beto is fouled when attempting to punch the rebound clear.

35'

Good news if you are a Germany fan. A very simple goal, with Silva climbing highest from a Sanches corner to head home his third of this Nations League campaign.

34'

GOOOOOOOOAAAALLLLLLL!!!! Portugal 1-0 Poland. Andre Silva's 15th international goal breaks the deadlock here.

32' 

Another ferocious strike from Sanches, which this time is blocked by his own man, Andre Silva!

30'

Soft booking for Jan Bednarek, after he bundled Andre Silva to the ground. Both Poland centre-backs are now on a yellow.

28' 

Milik takes the free-kick quickly, Kamil Grosicki gets into a good position, but his pull back is cut out.

26' 

Poland have settled well into this. They are looking more of a threat and are seeing much more of the ball.

24' 

Cancelo gets to the byline, but again the delivery is poor.

22' 

Better from Portugal, but for all their possession, they have created very little.

20' 

Milik carries the attack right to the heart of the Portugal defence, he feeds Frankowski, but his cross is poor.

18' 

Przemyslaw Frankowski brings the ball down in the box, is denied by Beto, but the referee had already blown for handball. Very harsh.

16' 

Ferocious effort from well over 30 yards out from Cancelo, but it flies just over. Very ambitious indeed.

14' 

Kevin Rodrigues bursts down the left flank, but his cross is blocked too.

12'

Thiago Cionek earns himself the game's first yellow card for a flailing elbow.

10' 

Sanches races clear down the right, cuts back onto his left, fires a fierce strike for goal, but it is blocked.

8' 

Cancelo is hauled down on the right flank by Bartosz Bereszynski, to earn his side a free-kick.

6' 

Poland go long but that is too far for Milik to chase.

4' 

Renato Sanches is getting involved, and trying to orchestrate things from central midfield. Poland chasing shadows early on.

2' 

Early possession for Portugal. João Cancelo gets down the right flank, but his cross is blocked behind for a corner.

1'

KICK OFF! We are up and running here. Remember, Germany will be keeping their eye on proceedings in northern Portugal.

 

EXPLAINER: While Portugal are simply playing for pride, the result of this contest could have a big effect on Germany. Poland currently sit in the bottom two teams in the As Groups, and should they lose tonight, they will join Iceland in dropping into the group of second seeds for Euro 2020 qualifying. But a win or a draw for Poland would move them above Germany, meaning Joachim Low's side would be in Pot 2 for the draw in December.

Joachim Löw im Spiel gegen die Niederlande
19:31 

A huge incentive for the Poles this evening...

19:20 

There is no Cristiano Ronaldo still, as his self-imposed exile continues, and Portugal are also without Bernardo Silva, who is missing through injury. Coach Fernando Santos has still named a strong team, with Sevilla hitman Andre Silva leading the line. Robert Lewandowski has not travelled to skipper his country. The reason is a minor knee injury with which the Bayern Munich striker has been struggling for a "dozen or so days" the Polish Football Association said on its website.

Bernardo Silva (Portugal)
19:12 

TEAM NEWS - PORTUGAL: Beto, Joao Cancelo, Pepe, Guerreiro, Ruben Dias, Rodrigues, Danilo, William, Sanches, Rafa, Andre Silva. /// POLAND: Szczesny; Bereszynski, Cionek, Bednarek, Kedziora; Frankowski, Krychowiak, Klich, Grosicki, Zielinski; Milik.

19:06 

The teams are in...

19:02 

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Portugal's final UEFA Nations League clash with Poland from Guimaraes. Portugal have already sealed qualification to the Nations League finals in June 2019, with an away win in Chorzow against Poland proving crucial. With just one point to their name, Poland are already relegated from Group A3. I'm Pete Hall, and I will be bringing you the action, as it happens, live!