Lewandowski leads Poland 4-0 over Lithuania

FIFA World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018

Earlier, Japan claimed their first victory of the year on Tuesday, coming from behind to beat Paraguay 4-2 and boost sagging morale a week before their opening World Cup Group H match against Colombia.

Robert Lewandowski scored two goals to lead World Cup-bound Poland over Lithuania 4-0 in the hosts' final friendly before the global tourney.

Poland- This is the first World Cup appearance since 2006 for 8th ranked Poland, whose fans are likely to travel to Russian Federation in large numbers.

The elder statesman of his side, Blaszczykowski now 32 years old has been one of his countries most respected players.

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Nawalka, who has never worked outside of Poland, was handed the job after the country failed to qualify for the last World Cup.

While I am very high on Poland, Esteban not so much.

The wideman is one of Poland's deadliest weapons aside from striker Lewandowski, combined the pair have been phenomenal in front of goal. FactboxFIFA ranking: 8 Previous tournamentsThis is the eighth World Cup for Poland and the first since 2006.

Poland bring a mixed run of form to Russian Federation, they have won 5 of their last 10 games beating Lithuania (4-0), Korea Republic (3-2), Montenegro (4-2), Armenia (6-1) and Kazakhstan (3-0). The Napoli midfielder played in every qualification game and is among the first on Nawalka's teamsheet.

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Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, still recovering from his shoulder injury, remains a doubt to face Uruguay in their World Cup opener at Yekaterinburg on Friday, the Egyptian FA's managing director Ehab Lehita said.

This will be Colombia's second straight appearance after sitting out for 16 years. Had a disappointing Euro 2016 campaign, blaming fatigue. While Zielinski is touted as one of the future stars of the game and was hailed by former Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri as the new Kevin de Bruyne, Milik was impressive in the Serie A this season and if he can hit his form once again, the Polish attack will be extremely hard to stop. Milik made five appearances for Poland in qualifying.

Poland lacked a bit of defensive discipline in the qualifying campaign, finishing with the worst record among European group winners and thus the onus will be on Glik to step up and marshal the defensive line.

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