Brussels / Cardiff (DPA) – Not a single goal from Robert Lewandowski prevented the Polish national football team from losing in the Nations League.
Pauls lost to Belgium 1: 6 (1: 1). The FC Bayern Munich striker put the hosts ahead in the 28th minute before Axel Vitzel equalized (42) before the break. Midfielders Kevin de Bruyne (59 ‘), Leandro Trossard (73’ / 80 ‘), Leander Dendonker (83’) and Lois Oppanda (90 ‘+ 2’) finally secured Belgium’s first victory in the second leg.
Lewandowski’s team put up a disappointing performance, especially in the second round. The Belgians came out on top with a 1: 4 opening defeat to the Netherlands.
The Dutch won their second match of the new season 2-1 (0-0) in Wales after a turbulent final. Former Wolfsburg star Vot Vegorst scored the winning goal in the fourth minute of extra time. Former Bayern coach Louis van Gaal leads the team Tune Coupminors (50th) Rice Norrington-Davis (90 + 2)
Ukraine won in Ireland
Ukraine also got off to a successful start in the Nations League after losing World Cup qualification. The Ukrainians won 1-0 (0-0) in Ireland. Victor Sigankov (48th minute) scored the decisive goal for his team in Dublin. As a result, Ukraine rose to second place in their group. Scotland are the table leaders with a 2-0 (2-0) victory over Armenia.
Ukraine missed out on a World Cup qualifier in Qatar last weekend after beating Wales 1-0 in the playoff final.
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