Robert Lewandowski was emotional as he scored his first ever goal at the World Cup as Poland defeated a resilient Saudi Arabian side 2-0.
In a very exciting match with both teams playing end to end football and Saudi Arabia really unlucky as the result doesn’t reflect the performance courtesy of Wojciech Szczęsny.
Mohammed Kano came close to scoring for Saudi Arabia but was denied by Szczęsny.
In the 40th minute, Piotr Zielinski lashed in a shot to the roof of the net after a Lewandowski cut back.
Few minutes later, Wojciech Szczęsny denied Feras Albrikan from the spot and also save the follow-up shot.
In the second half, Arkadiusz Milik then went close to doubling Poland’s lead when he rattled the crossbar with a header, before Lewandowski hit the post with an effort.
Lewandowski eventually got his first World Cup goal as he pounced on the Saudi Center midfielder, Abdulelah Almalki mistake to score a one v one.
The Poland skipper came close to scoring his second few moments later but his chip was not high enough for Mohammed Alowais to deal with.