Sweden defeated Poland 3-2 (1-0) in the Euro 2021 group E.
The hosts Sweden started best and were already 1-0 up at the start of the game. After only 2 minutes Emil Forsberg scored a goal.
After that the game came to a long, indecisive standstill without either team managing to score. With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Sweden’s Emil Forsberg scored a goal, with an assist by Dejan Kulusevski, and increased their lead.
With barely 30 minutes on the clock, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski scored a goal, from a pass from Piotr Zielinski, and plugged one back for Poland.
With only six minutes left to play, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski equalised as he scored a goal, with an assist by Przemyslaw Frankowski.
The deciding goal came in the 90th minute, when Viktor Claesson scored a 3-2 for Sweden, with an assist by Dejan Kulusevski. The 3-2 goal was the last one of the game.
The result means that Sweden have secured the number one spot.
It was the last game of the qualifiers and the result means that Sweden finish first in the table, with Poland in fourth place. Sweden secured their spot in the playoffs.