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POLAND vs PORTUGAL EURPOEAN CHAMPIONSHIP (QUARTER-FINALS)

POLAND vs PORTUGAL HEAD-TO-HEAD

POLAND vs PORTUGAL HEAD-TO-HEAD

Poland have won 3, drawn 3 and lost 4 of their matches against Portugal.

They’ve played each other at major tournaments on two occasions – at the 1986 World Cup (Poland won 1-0) and at the 2002 World Cup (Portugal won 4-0).

Portugal haven’t been able to beat Poland in their last three matches – 1 loss & 2 draws.

They last met in Warsaw in February 2012 and played a goalless draw.

POLAND vs PORTUGAL STATS

POLAND

Poland’s sole appearance in the semi-finals of a major tournament was at the 1982 World Cup.

Before their penalty shoot-out win over Switzerland at Euro 2016, Poland last won a knock-out match at a major tournament beating France 3-2 in the 3rd place play-off at the 1982 World Cup.

Poland scored the least number of goals for a team that has reached the quarter-finals of Euro 2016.

They haven’t trailed in any of their four matches at this Euro and conceded just 1 goal in their 4 matches so far.

In their 10 matches at the Euros, Poland have never scored more than a goal in a match.

Jakub Blaszczykowski had played a part in each of Poland’s goals at their last two European Championships – 3 goals and 2 assists.

It has been 643 minutes since Robert Lewandowski last scored at the Euros.

PORTUGAL

Since Euro 1996, Portugal have reached the quarter-finals at each the European Championships – the only team to do so.

If they reach the semi-finals, it will be for the 5th time in European Championship final appearances.

For a team that is yet to win the tournament, Portugal have played the most number of games in the Euros – 32.

In 11 competitive matches under Fernando Santos, Portugal are yet to lose a game – 8 wins and 3 draws.

All 8 competitive wins under Fernando Santos have been by 1-0 margins, including their latest against Croatia in the Euro 2016 Round of 16.

They have picked up just 3 cards in their 4 matches at Euro 2016 – the least amongst all the quarterfinalists.

Cristiano Ronaldo has the most number of appearances for any player at the European Championship finals. He is also one shy of Michel Platini’s record of 9 European Championship goals.

In 12 knock-out games at major tournaments, Ronaldo has scored just 2 goals.

 

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