Poland vs Senegal Today’s Soccer Prediction
Poland’s clear goal in this final round is to reach the knockout stage. One can draw in the case of the EM host of 2012, some parallels to group opponents Colombia. You have a very good mix of routine and youth, can rely on both physical and playful strengths. In addition, there is a very decisive advantage compared to the upbeat opponents from Senegal: This listens to the name Robert Lewandowski and is currently one of the best strikers in the world. This proved the Bayern actor in recent months again and again. Also in the final friendly match on Tuesday against Lithuania, which Poland could decide clearly 4-0, the captain met in a double. By the way, we had predicted this 4: 0 in our betting tips for the international international matches in the form of a forecast of a “Zero-Success” of the Poles. That one needs a Lewandowski in top form, has shown in the team of Adam Nawalka already in the qualification. The Eastern Europeans won an unpleasant group with Denmark, Montenegro and Romania in the end, scoring a total of 28 goals in the 10 games. Outstanding: More than half of these goals were scored by Lewandowski, a fact that we have already highlighted in our Lithuania forecast, which is likely to be even more apparent at the World Cup. With 25 points and only one defeat in 10 matches, the Poles ended up also deservedly earned as group winners for the tournament in Russia, leaving the competition by a full 5 points behind. The fact that the victory against Lithuania was important for the team’s self-confidence is also shown by the fact that it was not possible to record exclusively good test results, if only the year 2018 is highlighted. Poland lost 1-0 to Nigeria and also drew 2-2 with Chile. Especially for the defensive, the victory on Tuesday was probably important, they had before but in three games equal to 5 goals conceded. In terms of defense you can report a positive message compared to the Lithuanian forecast. While defender and Monaco star Kamil Glik against the Balten was still missing, he will probably fit in time for the meeting for the World Cup opener. Strong: In the 90 minutes of the Tuesday match, the Poles allowed only 2 shots on goal of the opponent, even found at least 7 good to very good bullet opportunities before and also account for almost two thirds of the game shares for themselves. A convincing performance, on which you can build on safety, speak 4 hits in 7 final trials but also of a certain efficiency, which it will need on Monday. With this victory you are also since 3 international matches without defeat, so seems to start a new series.
Senegal is probably the largest unknown in Group H. As we have said, we see the Africans together with Japan in the outsider role in the struggle for promotion to the knockout phase. This assumption is confirmed not least by the results in the international matches of the year 2018, which are to serve as a reference. In the last test before the World Cup, they did indeed perform well against Croatia, but lost just 1: 2 in the end and thus extended a series of winless games. Meanwhile, the team of Aliou Cissé has not won any of his last 4 internationals. That they also had problems against clearly weaker teams than Croatia, showed, among other things, an almost embarrassing 0-0 draw against Luxembourg. Already in March, they had not come out over a 1-1 draw against Uzbekistan, but had also achieved at the same time against Bosnia-Herzegovina 0: 0. There are problems with only 2 goals from the last 4 games obviously in the attack department. The fact is: Senegal will probably put at this tournament, especially on a stable as possible defense and try to come with quick counterattacks to success. Although the squad of Africans is actually occupied very well in many positions. However, only a few of the top-league stars were able to convince offensively. Dependent on this, we see the Cissé protégés of Liverpool star Sadio Mané, who with his speed can certainly be a difficult defender for any team in the world. Nevertheless, players such as Niang (Torino), Sarr (Rennes) or Diouf (Stoke) should always be kept in mind. Above all, many players of Senegal also bring along a certain physique, by which they can disrupt the game of the opponent early and act aggressively. In defense, the Duo Sané (Schalke 04) and Koulibali (Napoli) have a very strong duo in their headquarters, while on the right, Sbaly of Bordeaux has a dynamic player. Problems we see most likely on the position of the left-back. An advantage of Senegal, especially compared to other African teams: It has a strong keeper with Alfred Gomis, who held a regular place in the Serie A last season and also celebrated with SPAL Ferrara sensationally the league. We also want to take a look at the qualification results of the Cisse-Elf: In this one prevailed confidently, was able to score 14 points in 7 games and conceded only 3 goals. Strong: All in all, in 2017, they were without conceding in 6 out of 11 international matches.
We expect a tight and hard-fought game. The Polish performance against Lithuania, however, leads us to assume that the Europeans will also make a strong showing against Senegal.
Prediction Today: Poland wins