Poland rocked by injury to key star

first_imgThe injury will heap more pressure on Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski to fire the squad into the knockout stages but how he copes with defence seriously weakened remains to be seen.Poland have won only one of their last five matches, a 3-2 victory over South Korea, which will spark fears amongst fans.talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. Poland star Robert Lewandowski will be the star of the show for his nation. Poland have been handed a huge blow ahead of the World Cup with the news Kamil Glik will miss their opening games of the tournament.The Monaco centre-back is a key man for the White and Reds but has been ruled out for at least two matches after injuring his shoulder in training. On the day all the finals squads were confirmed, Glik attempted a bicycle kick but fell awkwardly and has now been confirmed as unable to take part against Senegal and Colombia.It is a major setback for head coach Adam Nawalka who relies on the solidity of the 29-year-old who marshal’s his defence.Stuttgart defender Marcin Kaminski was on standby to replace him had he missed out completely but Thiago Cionek is looking set to take his starting spot currently. 2 Poland international defender Kamil Glik in action during Euro 2016. 2last_img read more