After a disastrous World Cup, Poland will be looking for improvement in the UEFA Nations League.

Poland UEFA Nations League Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

A lot was expected of Poland heading into the 2018 World Cup after their solid performances at Euro 2016, however they were in fact the very first side to be eliminated from the tournament after losing their first two games against Senegal and Colombia. One of the most deadly strikers in the world, Robert Lewandowski did not create any opportunities nor did he get given any by other Polish players. All in all, it was a shocking tournament.

Their attention, with their new coach, shifts to the UEFA Nations League where they have been put in a group alongside Portugal and Italy, two sides that are not very strong.

It was a disastrous World Cup for Robert Lewandowski and Poland (Getty Images)

The Coach

Jerzy Brzęczek, age 47, (18.03.1971)
After a disastrous World Cup for Adam Nawalka, Poland have introduced former captain Jerzy Brzęczek to try and change their fortunes after being the very first side to be eliminated from the 2018 World Cup.

New Poland coach Jerzy Brzęczek (Getty Images)

Poland UEFA Nations League Group

Portugal are in League A, Group 3 alongside Italy and Poland.

(UEFA)

Poland UEFA Nations League Fixtures

07/09/2018 Friday 20:45 A3 Italy 1 vs Poland 1
11/10/2018 Thursday 20:45 A3 Poland 2 vs Portugal 3
14/10/2018 Sunday 20:45 A3 Poland 0 vs Italy 1
20/11/2018 Tuesday 20:45 A3 Portugal vs Poland

Poland UEFA Nations League Squad

2018 World Cup squad – (we expect there to be several changes in Poland’s UEFA Nations League squad)

GOALKEEPERS: Bartosz Bialkowski, Lukasz Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny

DEFENDERS: Jan Bednarek, Bartosz Bereszynski, Thiago Cionek, Kamil Glik, Artur Jedrzejczyk, Michal Pazdan, Lukasz Piszczek (retired)

MIDFIELDERS: Jakub Blaszczykowski, Jacek Goralski, Kamil Grosicki, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Rafal Kurzawa, Karol Linetty, Slawomir Peszko, Maciej Rybus, Piotr Zielinski

FORWARDS: Dawid Kownacki, Robert Lewandowski, Arkadiusz Milik, Lukasz Teodorczyk

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