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Poland vs Slovakia: Euro 2021 prediction, kick off time, live stream, where to watch on TV, squads, h2h, odds

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Ronnie Whelan of Republic of Ireland celebrates with team-mates after scoring a superb goal during the UEFA European Championships 1988 Group 2 match between Republic of Ireland and USSR held on June 15, 1988 at the Hannover Arena
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oland and Slovakia face off in a Group E opener which could go a long way to deciding their respective fates at Euro 2020.

With Spain favourites to win the group, and Sweden also along for the ride, a win for either Poland or Slovakia in St Petersburg would stand one nation in good stead to reach the knockout stages.

Poland have not had the best run heading into the tournament, and have only made it out to the Euros knockouts once before – but they do have the best striker in world football in Robert Lewandowski. As for Slovakia, they reached the last-16 at Euro 2016, and could be dark horses.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Poland vs Slovakia is scheduled for an 5pm BST kick-off on Monday, June 14, 2021.

The match will be held at Gazprom Arena in St Petersburg, Russia.

Where to watch Poland vs Slovakia

TV channel: The match will be televised on ITV for free.

Live stream: UK viewers will be able to watch the match online via the ITV Hub.

Poland vs Slovakia squads

Goalkeepers: Lukasz Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny, Lukasz Skorupski

Defenders: Jan Bednarek, Bartosz Bereszynski, Pawel Dawidowicz, Kamil Glik, Michal Helik, Tomasz Kedziora, Kamil Piatkowski, Tymoteusz Puchacz, Maciej Rybus

Midfielders: Przemysław Frankowski, Kamil Jozwiak, Mateusz Klich, Kacper Kozlowski, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Karol Linetty, Jakub Moder (Brighton), Przemyslaw Placheta, Piotr Zielinski

Forwards: Dawid Kownacki, Robert Lewandowski, Arkadiusz Milik, Karol Swiderski, Jakub Swierczok

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Goalkeepers: Martin Dubravka, Marek Rodak, Dusan Kuciak

Defenders: Peter Pekarik, Lubomir Satka, Denis Vavro, Milan Skriniar, Tomas Hubocan, Jakub Holubek

Midfielders: Marek Hamsik, Stanislav Lobotka, Patrik Hrosovsky, Juraj Kucka, Ondrej Duda, Robert Mak, Vladimir Weiss, Laszlo Benes, Lukas Haraslin, Tomas Suslov, Matus Bero, Erik Jirka

Forwards: Michal Duris, Robert Bozenik, David Strelec

Poland vs Slovakia prediction

This should be a tight affair, but one side has Lewandowski – and he will likely be enough to secure the win.

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Jack Grealish backs England squad’s mix of youth and expertise for Euro 2021 good results

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Jack Grealish backs England squad’s mix of youth and experience for Euro 2021 success

Grealish, who commenced each Euros warm-up wins from Austria and Romania final week, is a person of 11 players in Gareth Southgate’s 26-man squad with much less than 10 caps.

Since lifting the Earth Cup in 1966, England have typically struggled underneath the pounds of expectation, with lots of star names wilting in summer months tournaments underneath the harsh spotlight of knockout football.

But Aston Villa captain Grealish thinks the mixture of youthful talent and those people who skilled the heartache of becoming knocked out of the 2018 Environment Cup at the semi-final stage could be a perfect squad mix.

“I consider it could absolutely support, since I feel we nonetheless have the experience there,” he stated of the youthful nature of the squad.

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“There’s so a lot experience in the aspect at the second that was in Russia in 2018. (John) Stones, Harry Maguire, Hendo (Jordan Henderson), Harry (Kane) up leading, Raheem (Sterling).

“So you still have all that encounter. Then you have a mix of kids coming via with Jude Bellingham, Bukayo (Saka).

“I consider we have a younger squad basically, I imagine I read anyone say that we’re a single of the youngest in the event if not the youngest and I assume that can aid us. We have a bit of both equally so fingers crossed it does.”

Croatia were the aspect to close England’s hopes 3 a long time back and they will be the opposition for the opening match of Team D at Wembley on Sunday – a game which could see Grealish maintain his spot in Southgate’s facet.

“I really do not truly believe it is a issue of undertaking adequate,” he replied when asked if his eye-catching performances in the heat-up video games will see him participate in towards Croatia.

“You only really have to glance at the players in my place, most of them have just arrive back from enjoying in the Champions League and Europa League final, whereas I have been hurt for a while.

“The competitors is there, but I believe it is awesome competitors to have. I don’t consider it is a issue of have I completed more than enough to commence, I’ll be all set when known as upon.”

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