Polish women did not start the match with Kosovo best. Already in the 4th minute of the game the Home team took the lead. The ball hit the head of Syla, unattended in the penalty area, who defeated Klabis with a head shot. However, the Polish national team managed to equalize quickly. In the 18th minute, Bidas entered the penalty area from the right, raised her head and played inside to Gec, who overtook her rival and added a leg, leading to a draw.
Even before the break, the Polish women took the lead. After the cross into the penalty area, Wiankowska gave her leg, and the ball passed between the goalkeeper’s legs, hitting the net. In the second half, the Poles controlled the course of the match, although they were not able to hit the opponents’ goal once again. Ultimately, Nina Patalon’s team won 2-1, recording a very important victory in the World Cup qualifiers to be played in 2023.
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Thanks to this win, the Polish women were promoted to the position of group F leaders. On Thursday, however, they may lose the lead to the Norwegian women, who will start their match against Albania at 20:30.
Group table F:
- Poland – 5 matches, 11 points, goals 6: 2
- Norway – 4 meters, 10 points, 17: 0
- Belgium – 4 meters, 7 points, 15: 5
- Albania – 4 meters, 4 points, 6:10
- Kosovo – 5 meters, 4 points, 3:13
- Armenia – 4 meters, 0 points, 0:17
The best team of each of the nine groups will go directly to the World Cup. The teams from the second place will fight for promotion in the play-offs.
On November 30, the Polish women will play against the Belgians. In the first clash of these teams, in Poland, a 1-1 draw was scored.