Injuries deprived Poland of Maciej Rybus (shoulder) and Pawel Wszolek (broken hand). Slawomir Peszko and Mariusz Stepinski came in as replacements, with Stepinski included as a third striker.
Lukasz Szukala, who was not getting regular games at Osmanlispor in Turkey, lost out to Thiago Cionek, who got the nod thanks to regular games at Palermo in Italy.
Name: Artur BORUC
Club: Bournemouth (Eng)
Age: 36 (20.02.80)
Brave keeper who was a key performer for his country at the 2006 World Cup and Euro 2008.
Age 31 (18.04.85)
Swansea City (Eng)
Mostly a sub at Arsenal before moving to Swansea to become a first choice. On the bench at the World Cup in 2006 and Euro 2008.
Age 26 (18.04.90)
Joined Roma on loan last year after losing his place at Arsenal. His father, Maciej, was a goalkeeper who won five Polish titles with four different clubs.
Age 30 (21.04.86)
Brazil-born centre-back who was granted Polish citizenship in 2011 and made his international debut in 2014.
Age 28 (03.02.88)
Powerful in the air, he was a Real Madrid reserve before returning to Poland and then going to Italy, when he is now Torino’s captain.
Age 28 (04.11.87)
Versatile right-back who returned to Legia Warsaw on loan in January after two-and-a-half years in Russia.
Age 28 (21.09.87)
Uncompromising centre-back/defensive midfielder, nicknamed “Piranha”. A member of the Euro 2008 squad, but only on the bench.
Age 31 (19.02.85)
Winger called in following injuries to Maciej Rybus and Pawel Wszolek. Spent time on loan at Wolves in 2012.
Age 31 (03.06.85)
Borussia Dortmund (Ger)
Former striker who is no a right-back and links well with club-mate Blaszczykowski. Played at Euro 2008 and 2012.
Age 32 (26.05.84)
Centre-back who moved to Germany when a child and played in Romania and Saudi Arabia before moving to Turkey last year.
Age 25 (01.05.91)
Tall centre-back or defensive midfielder who returned to the national team in March after disappointing spells with Milan and Sampdoria.
Age 32 (07.07.83)
Natural left-footed defender who moved to Russia last year before returning home. In the squad for Euro 2008 and 2012.
Age 30 (14.12.85)
Borussia Dortmund (Ger)
Former captain whose career has been blighted by injuries. On loan at Fiorentina, his nephew Jerzy Brzeczek was captain of Poland’s 1992 Olympic runners-up.
Age 28 (08.06.88)
Loves to attack at pace and causes danger when running from deep. Moved to France from Turkey two years ago.
Age 30 (08.09.85)
Very experienced and physically strong defensive midfielder who made his international debut in 2010.
Age 26 (29.01.90)
33 caps (2 goals)
Defensive midfielder who joined Bordeaux as a teenager. Moved to Sevilla last year.
Age 21 (02.02.95)
An attacking or defensive midfielder who has been capped from under-15 to under-21 level and was called into the senior squad by Nawalka in 2014.
Age 29 (23.05.87)
Defensive or central midfielder who played for Nawalka at Gornik Zabrze. Spent a season in China with Guizhou Renhe and should be fit for Euro after knee surgery in February.
Age 19 (23.12.96)
Huge talent who can operate as an attacking midfielder or a winger. Scored on his team debut against Gibraltar last year.
Age 25 (27.05.91)
2 cap (1 goal)
Attacking midfielder who can also play as central or defensive midfielder. Currently back in Poland on loan at Zaglebie Lubin.
Age 24 (30.04.92)
Striker who made it into the squad because of injuries as Nawalka sought to boost his attacking options.
Age 21 (20.05.95)
Skilful playmaker who has been on loan at Empoli and is a rumoured summer target for Liverpool.
Age 27 (21.08.88)
Bayern Munich (Ger)
Goal machine who scored five goals in nine minutes for Bayern last year. His wife Anna is a world champion in karate.
Age 22 (28.02.94)
Left-footed centre-forward who also played as an attacking midfielder. Joined Ajax after as unsuccessful period in Germany.