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Hungary 3-3 Poland: Robert Lewandowski earns visitors a draw in six-goal thriller

Krzysztof Piatek (second from left) celebrates scoring for Poland
Hertha Berlin forward Piatek's goal was his ninth for club and country in 2020-21

Robert Lewandowski fired in an 83rd-minute equaliser as Poland fought back to earn a 3-3 draw with Hungary in a superb World Cup Group I qualifier.

Earlier, substitutes Krzysztof Piatek and Kamil Jozwiak drew Poland level after Roland Sallai and Adam Szalai had given Hungary a 2-0 lead.

The home team thought they'd won it when Willi Orban restored their lead.

But Lewandowski struck to earn his side a point before Attila Fiola was sent off for Hungary in injury time.

It was a remarkable point for Poland to have claimed, considering that they had not registered a shot on target when Szalai's struck to make it 2-0.

However, a triple substitution by visiting boss Paulo Sousa proved pivotal, with Piatek and Derby winger Jozwiak two of the players introduced.

Bayern Munich forward Lewandowski's equalising goal takes his tally for the season for club and country to a stunning 45 in 41 appearances.

Line-ups

Hungary

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Gulácsi
  • 5FiolaBooked at 90mins
  • 6Orban
  • 4SzalaiBooked at 87mins
  • 14LovrencsicsSubstituted forNegoat 66'minutes
  • 15Kleinheisler
  • 8NagyBooked at 80mins
  • 13KalmarSubstituted forSigérat 81'minutes
  • 3HangyaSubstituted forLangat 66'minutesBooked at 73mins
  • 9Szalai
  • 20SallaiSubstituted forVargaat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Lang
  • 7Nego
  • 10Cseri
  • 11Varga
  • 12Dibusz
  • 16Gazdag
  • 17Varga
  • 18Sigér
  • 19Schafer
  • 21Botka
  • 22Toth
  • 23Nikolics

Poland

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Szczesny
  • 18BereszynskiBooked at 49mins
  • 8HelikBooked at 34minsSubstituted forGlikat 58'minutes
  • 5Bednarek
  • 19SzymanskiSubstituted forJozwiakat 59'minutes
  • 16ModerSubstituted forPiatekat 59'minutes
  • 10Krychowiak
  • 3RecaSubstituted forRybusat 79'minutes
  • 20Zielinski
  • 9Lewandowski
  • 7MilikSubstituted forGrosickiat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Piatkowski
  • 4Dawidowicz
  • 6Augustyniak
  • 11Grosicki
  • 12Skorupski
  • 13Rybus
  • 14Kozlowski
  • 15Glik
  • 17Placheta
  • 21Jozwiak
  • 22Fabianski
  • 23Piatek
Referee:
Dr. Felix Brych

Match Stats

Home TeamHungaryAway TeamPoland
Possession
Home36%
Away64%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home20
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hungary 3, Poland 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Hungary 3, Poland 3.

  3. Post update

    Offside, Poland. Jan Bednarek tries a through ball, but Kamil Grosicki is caught offside.

  4. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Attila Fiola (Hungary) for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Kamil Jozwiak (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Attila Fiola (Hungary).

  7. Post update

    Kamil Jozwiak (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Attila Fiola (Hungary).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Krzysztof Piatek (Poland).

  10. Post update

    Attila Szalai (Hungary) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Kamil Jozwiak (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Ádám Szalai (Hungary).

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Robert Lewandowski (Poland) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Krzysztof Piatek following a set piece situation.

  14. Booking

    Attila Szalai (Hungary) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Krzysztof Piatek (Poland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Attila Szalai (Hungary).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Poland. Kamil Grosicki replaces Arkadiusz Milik.

  18. Post update

    Robert Lewandowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by László Kleinheisler (Hungary).

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Hungary 3, Poland 3. Robert Lewandowski (Poland) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Bartosz Bereszynski with a cross.

As It Stood

A

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2Portugal11001013
3Luxembourg00000000
4R. of Ireland100123-10
5Azerbaijan100101-10

B

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2Greece10101101
3Spain10101101
4Kosovo00000000
5Georgia100101-10

C

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2Italy11002023
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4Bulgaria100113-20
5Northern Ireland100102-20

D

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3Ukraine10101101
4France10101101
5Kazakhstan00000000

E

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2Belgium11003123
3Belarus00000000
4Wales100113-20
5Estonia100126-40

F

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5Moldova10101101
6Israel100102-20

G

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3Montenegro11002113
4Latvia100112-10
5Netherlands100124-20
6Gibraltar100103-30

H

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2Slovenia11001013
3Slovakia10100001
4Cyprus10100001
5Croatia100101-10
6Malta100113-20

I

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2Albania11001013
3Poland10103301
4Hungary10103301
5Andorra100101-10
6San Marino100105-50

J

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1Germany11003033
2Romania11003213
3Armenia11001013
4North Macedonia100123-10
5Liechtenstein100101-10
6Iceland100103-30
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