Weghorst strikes late as Netherlands overcome Poland

Substitute Wout Weghorst swept in a late winner two minutes after coming on as former champions the Netherlands began their Euro 2024 campaign with victory against Poland at Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion. Adam Buksa headed Poland into an early lead but a strike from Cody Gakpo made sure the sides went into the break level.

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Mbappé on song as France send Poland packing

Olivier Giroud became France’s all-time leading goalscorer as the World Cup holders coasted past Poland to reach the quarter-finals. The AC Milan striker scored his 52nd goal for France to claim the country’s outright record, surpassing the great Thierry Henry while Kylian Mbappe scored a fine brace to put the result beyond doubt.

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Argentina pummel Poland as both teams progress

Argentina advanced to the knockout stages of the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland in their final Group C match. Argentina’s victory moved the South American side to the top of the group and they will face Australia in the last-16 while second-placed Poland take on reigning champions France.

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Lewandowski off the mark as Poland sink Saudi Arabia

Robert Lewandowski scored his first World Cup goal as Poland earned a crucial victory over Saudi Arabia that leaves Group C wide open. The Barcelona striker capitalised on an error by Saudi Arabia midfielder Abdulelah Al Malki before sending a composed finish past onrushing goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais.

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Qatar 2022: Group C Preview

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is almost here and Group C features one of the pre-tournament favourites. It also features one of Latin America’s finest sides, a European team looking to reach the knockout stages for the first times since 1986 and a Middle Eastern side eager for success close to home. Here’s your guide to Group C.

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