World Cup Qualifying - European - Group E
Romania0Poland3

Romania 0-3 Poland

Robert Lewandowski on the floor after flare explodes
Robert Lewandowski receives treatement before going on to score his sixth and seventh goals of the World Cup qualifying campaign

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski needed treatment after a flare thrown by home fans exploded near him during a heated World Cup qualifier in Romania.

The Bayern Munich player was not hurt but appeared shaken after the incident early in the second half, which forced play to be stopped for several minutes.

The match in Bucharest was also interrupted for a minute at the end of the first half after fans threw flares and firecrackers on to the pitch.

Poland won the Group E match 3-0.

Rennes forward Kamil Grosicki's fine solo goal put the group leaders in front after 11 minutes.

The two delays followed as the home crowd grew restless before Lewandowski made sure of the win late on, scoring with a composed finish in the 82nd minute before adding a third from the penalty spot in injury time.

Unbeaten Poland top the group on 10 points after four matches. Montenegro, on seven points, remain in second place despite suffering their first defeat of the campaign in Armenia.

Line-ups

Romania

  • 12Tatarusanu
  • 2BenzarBooked at 52mins
  • 6Chiriches
  • 21Grigore
  • 3Tosca
  • 15Marin
  • 5HobanSubstituted forPrepelitaat 45'minutes
  • 8PopaSubstituted forAndoneat 45'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 23StanciuSubstituted forKeseruat 82'minutes
  • 7Chipciu
  • 19Stancu

Substitutes

  • 1Pantilimon
  • 4Moti
  • 9Andone
  • 10Maxim
  • 11Ivan
  • 13Keseru
  • 14Latovlevici
  • 16Lung Jr.
  • 17Bicfalvi
  • 18Prepelita
  • 20Enache
  • 22Sapunaru

Poland

  • 22Fabianski
  • 20Piszczek
  • 15Glik
  • 2Pazdan
  • 3Jedrzejczyk
  • 10Krychowiak
  • 16Blaszczykowski
  • 19ZielinskiSubstituted forTeodorczykat 80'minutes
  • 8LinettySubstituted forMaczynskiat 70'minutes
  • 11GrosickiSubstituted forPeszkoat 89'minutes
  • 9Lewandowski

Substitutes

  • 1Szczesny
  • 4Bereszynski
  • 5Maczynski
  • 6Jodlowiec
  • 7Teodorczyk
  • 12Boruc
  • 13Goralski
  • 14Sadlok
  • 17Peszko
  • 18Wszolek
  • 21Lewczuk
  • 23Wilczek
Referee:
Damir Skomina
Attendance:
48,531

Match Stats

Home TeamRomaniaAway TeamPoland
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home10
Away17
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home8
Away6
Fouls
Home18
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Romania 0, Poland 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Romania 0, Poland 3.

Jakub Blaszczykowski (Poland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Alexandru Chipciu (Romania).

Foul by Michal Pazdan (Poland).

Claudiu Keseru (Romania) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Poland. Conceded by Vlad Chiriches.

Corner, Romania. Conceded by Lukasz Fabianski.

Attempt saved. Razvan Marin (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alexandru Chipciu.

Foul by Lukasz Teodorczyk (Poland).

Andrei Prepelita (Romania) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Romania 0, Poland 3. Robert Lewandowski (Poland) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty Poland. Robert Lewandowski draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Dragos Grigore (Romania) after a foul in the penalty area.

Substitution

Substitution, Poland. Slawomir Peszko replaces Kamil Grosicki.

Attempt missed. Bogdan Stancu (Romania) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Dragos Grigore.

Attempt missed. Jakub Blaszczykowski (Poland) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Artur Jedrzejczyk.

Foul by Krzysztof Maczynski (Poland).

Claudiu Keseru (Romania) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Romania 0, Poland 2. Robert Lewandowski (Poland) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Lukasz Teodorczyk.

Substitution

Substitution, Romania. Claudiu Keseru replaces Nicolae Stanciu.

Substitution

Substitution, Poland. Lukasz Teodorczyk replaces Piotr Zielinski.

Booking

Florin Andone (Romania) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Robert Lewandowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Florin Andone (Romania).

Attempt missed. Andrei Prepelita (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt blocked. Grzegorz Krychowiak (Poland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Artur Jedrzejczyk.

Attempt saved. Kamil Grosicki (Poland) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Krzysztof Maczynski.

Piotr Zielinski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrei Prepelita (Romania).

Attempt blocked. Razvan Marin (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexandru Chipciu.

Artur Jedrzejczyk (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Bogdan Stancu (Romania).

Attempt missed. Piotr Zielinski (Poland) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Poland. Krzysztof Maczynski replaces Karol Linetty.

Booking

Cristian Sapunaru (Romania) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Romania. Conceded by Robert Lewandowski.

Attempt blocked. Florin Andone (Romania) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Razvan Marin with a cross.

Corner, Romania. Conceded by Lukasz Fabianski.

Attempt saved. Florin Andone (Romania) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andrei Prepelita.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France431072510
2Sweden42116337
3Netherlands31115324
4Bulgaria3102510-53
5Belarus302125-32
6Luxembourg301246-21

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland33007349
2Portugal3201122106
3Hungary31114314
4Faroe Islands311126-44
5Latvia310214-33
6Andorra300319-80

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany44001601612
2Northern Ireland42118267
3Azerbaijan421124-27
4Czech Rep412124-25
5Norway410357-23
6San Marino4004117-160

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Serbia32108447
2R. of Ireland32106337
3Wales31207345
4Austria31116604
5Georgia301224-21
6Moldova3003110-90

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland4310105510
2Montenegro42119457
3Denmark42027526
4Romania41216425
5Armenia4103410-63
6Kazakhstan4022311-82

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England431060610
2Slovenia42204228
3Slovakia42027256
4Lithuania412157-25
5Scotland411268-24
6Malta4004110-90

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain3210111107
2Italy32107437
3Albania32014316
4Israel32015506
5Macedonia300347-30
6Liechtenstein3003112-110

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium3300130139
2Greece33008179
3Bos-Herze32017436
4Estonia310247-33
5Cyprus300307-70
6Gibraltar3003114-130

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia32108177
2Iceland32106337
3Ukraine31206335
4Turkey302135-22
5Finland301235-21
6Kosovo3012110-91
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