Before the match there was fighting between fans from both countries, leaving 15 injured and more than 140 detained by the police as thousands of Russian supporters marched to celebrate the Russia Day national holiday. Dzagoev darted past defender Red Sole Shoes Lukasz Piszczek in the 37th minute and deflected a curling free kick by Andrei Arshavin past goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton with his shoulder. But Poland was rewarded for its attacking style in the 57th when Blaszczykowski cut in from the right and sent a searing left-footed drive into the far corner of the goal. “I think we deserve praise Red Bottom Shoes because all of us put a lot into this match,” Blaszczykowski said. “The tactics we set up before the match we carried out 100 percent.”
The result left Russia at the top of Group A with four points but also kept alive Poland’s chances of qualifying for the quarterfinals. The Czech Republic is in second place with three points after its 2-1 won against Greece. “We’re still in the tournament, so with this point a win in our final match puts us into the knockout stage,” Blaszczykowski said. At least 15 people were injured in Red Bottom Heels fighting between fans. Polish police also fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a group of young Poles who attacked them with glass bottles.
The march to the stadium by thousands of Russian fans was seen as a provocation by many Poles, who have long had tense relations with Russia. Russia’s attack, which had flourished in an opening 4-1 win over the Czechs, was largely muzzled by Christian Louboutins Outlet a well-organized Polish defense. At the other end, Robert Lewandowski was a constant threat. “When we went 1-0 up, I thought we’d get more space like we did against the Czech Republic, but that didn’t happen,” Russia Coach Dick Advocaat said. “We lost the ball too fast when we were going forward and they could counter. We left the field too open.”
After scattered fighting in Warsaw before the match, the police fired rubber Christian Louboutins Shoes bullets at a group of fans who attacked them with bottles and stones near an outdoor fan zone where about 75,000 people were watching the game on huge video screens. None of the injured, which included a police officer, had life-threatening injuries.