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Poland opens with narrow win
May 22nd, 2012 11:20PM

TAGS:  european championship


[EURO 2012 WARM-UPS] The countdown to Euro 2012 began on Tuesday as co-host Poland beat Latvia, 1-0, in the first full international involving the tournament finalists. Also on Tuesday, Bayern Munich edged the Netherlands, 3-2, in a match that saw four goals scored in the first half an hour.

Artur Sobiech, the 21-year-old Hannover striker, scored the lone goal on a late header in the match played in an almost-empty Woertherseestadion in Klagenfurt, Austria.

Poland's lineup that did not include such stars as Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski, Lukasz Piszczek and Jakub Blaszczykowski and Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny.

May 22
Poland 1 Latvia 0.
POL: Artur Sobiech 82

Bayern Munich 3 Netherlands 2
BM: Toni Kroos 17
NED: Klaas Jan Huntelaar 18
NED: Luciano Narsingh 20
BM: Nils Petersen 28
BM: Mario Gomez 87

May 25            
Croatia vs. Estonia
Russia vs. Uruguay
May 26      
Brazil vs. Denmark
Ireland vs. Bosnia
Czech Republic vs. Israel
Poland vs. Slovakia
Portugal vs. Macedonia
Spain vs. Serbia
Switzerland vs. Germany
Netherlands vs. Bulgaria
Greece vs. Slovenia
Norway vs. England
May 27
France vs. Iceland
May 28     
Ukraine vs. Estonia
May 29
Lithuania vs. Russia
Italy vs. Luxembourg
May  30
Netherlands vs. Slovakia
Spain vs. South Korea
Sweden vs. Iceland
May 31     
Armenia vs. Greece
Germany vs. Israel
France vs. Serbia
June 1     
Czech Republic vs. Hungary
Austria vs. Ukraine
Italy vs. Russia 
June 2 
Denmark vs. Australia
Poland vs. Andorra
England vs. Belgium
Norway vs. Croatia
Netherlands vs. Northern Ireland
Portugal vs. Turkey
June 3
Spain vs. China
June 4       
Hungary vs. Ireland
June 5
Sweden vs. Serbia
Turkey vs. Ukraine
France vs. Estonia

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