– Why didn’t she come over, huh? – who, after the game against Mexico, entered the conference room with a small espresso. – Now it will be difficult to sleep – added the coach, who earlier also answered a few questions from Polish journalists. These concerned primarily one topic and one footballer. Robert Lewandowski, who failed at the decisive moment – in the 58th minute he missed a penalty kick. Poland drew with Mexico in its opening match at the World Cup.
Michniewicz was much more talkative after Wednesday’s training, when he stood by journalists for over 20 minutes. They mainly asked about the composition, but . – Give me a more offensive squad. I see that you have a solution to every problem – Michniewicz, who kept journalists at a distance, stood two meters away, but explained his choices for a long time and thoroughly.
– You know the composition before me – he laughed. – Will there be any changes for the game against Arabia? Probably two, maybe three. We’ll see. In any case, not much – added Michniewicz, who, the day after the match with Mexico, was primarily concerned about the health of Bartosz Bereszyński. The full-back, who ran the entire match on Tuesday, complains about problems with his biceps. For the game against Arabia.
Michniewicz did not mention names
On Wednesday, Michniewicz did not talk about specific names, but changes in the composition can be guessed. At least one, because Nicola Zalewski played a poor match against Mexico. Roma’s side midfielder was replaced at half-time by Krystian Bielik.
– You could see that he was a bit overwhelmed by this match, but he is still a young player – Michniewicz explained Zalewski after Wednesday’s training, when he also talked to Przemys³aw Frankowski for a longer time. He also appeared on Tuesday after the break – in the 71st minute he replaced Sebastian Szymański. Maybe it wasn’t a great change, but Frankowski showed a good performance against Chile a week ago (1:0) and has a good chance to start from the beginning on Saturday.
The match against Saudi Arabia on Saturday at 14.