Sweden defeated Poland 3-2 (1-0) in the Euro 2021 group E.
The hosts Sweden started best and were already 1-0 up early in the game. After only 2 minutes Emil Forsberg scored a goal.
After that the game came to a long, indecisive standstill without either team managing to score. With more than 30 minutes on the clock, Sweden’s Emil Forsberg scored a goal, from a pass from Dejan Kulusevski, and increased their lead.
With barely 30 minutes on the clock, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski scored a goal, with an assist by Piotr Zielinski, and plugged one back for Poland.
With only six minutes left to play, Poland’s Robert Lewandowski equalised as he scored a goal, with an assist by Przemyslaw Frankowski.
The deciding goal came in the 90th minute, when Viktor Claesson scored a 3-2 for Sweden, with an assist by Dejan Kulusevski. The 3-2 goal was the last one of the game.
The result means that Sweden have secured the number one spot.
The results in the final round of the qualifiers mean Sweden finish first and Poland finish fourth. Sweden secured their spot in the playoffs.