Lewandowski scores in Poland defeat to Belgium

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Despite a goal from their captain Robert Lewandowski, Poland went down to a heavy 6-1 defeat in their UEFA Nations League clash against Belgium in Brussels on Wednesday night. The 33-year-old Bayern striker put the visitors in front in the 28th minute after being set up by Sebastian Szymanski, but Axel Witsel pulled Belgium level shortly before half-time (42').

Lewandowski on the pitch for 69 minutes

After the break, there was no stopping the Red Devils. Kevin de Bruyne made it 2-1 in the 59th minute before a late flurry of goals, rounded off by Lois Openda in the third minute of added time to complete the 6-1 scoreline. Lewandowski was no longer on the pitch at this point having been subbed off for Adam Buksa after 69 minutes.

The defeat to the Belgians sees Poland slip to third in Group A4. They take on leaders Netherlands on Saturday.

Seven FCB players were in action for Germany against England on Tuesday:

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