1-1 against Spain - Lewy strike keeps Polish last 16 hopes alive

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Thanks to a goal from FC Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski against Spain, Poland still have a chance of progressing to the Round of 16 in the European Championship. The two teams drew 1-1 in Seville on Saturday night. After two games, Poland have one point and are in fourth place in Group E behind Sweden (4 points), Slovakia (3) and Spain (2). A win against Sweden in the final group match on Wednesday would see Lewandowski and Co. go through to the knockout rounds.

Lewandowski scores with impressive header

Lewandowski wins out in aerial challenge with Aymeric Laporte to level the score at 1-1.

Spain took the lead in a fast-paced first half with a strike from Álvaro Morata on 25 minutes. But Poland fought back and also created chances. Karol Świderski hit the woodwork and Lewandowski hit the rebound just wide of the target (43’). On 54 minutes, the striker rose highest to head home a cross from Kamil Jóźwiak to level at 1-1. Spain’s Gerard Moreno then missed a penalty. The game ended with the points shared.