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Swiss and Poles Locked in 2:2 Stalemate in Wroclaw

Swiss and Poles Locked in 2:2 Stalemate in Wroclaw

WROCLAW, Poland. November 18 (AP) – Switzerland scored early and late to draw 2:2 at Poland in an entertaining friendly match in Wroclaw on Tuesday.

Final Score: Poland 2:2 Switzerland

Josip Drmic put the Swiss ahead in the 3rd, running on to a pass from Xherdan Shaqiri.

Poland leveled in first-half stoppage-time from defender Artur Jedrzejczyk’s header. The hosts led in the 61st when Arkadiusz Milik curled a left-footed free kick from the edge of the penalty area.

Substitute Fabian Frei scored his first international goal in the 87th minute, six minutes after Poland defender Michal Zyro was sent off for a second booking.

Drmic was denied in the 41st when his shot was blocked in a goal-mouth scramble as Switzerland had four shots in quick succession. The danger was cleared only by Polish goalkeeper Artur Boruc’s stunning save from Pajtim Kasami’s shot.

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Poland – Switzerland 2:2 (1:1)
Goals: Jędrzejczyk 45′, Milik 61′ – Drmić 4′, Frei 87′

Yellow carded: Jodłowiec, Żyro, Mila, Broź – Bürki, Schönbächler
Red Carded: Michał Żyro (83)
Referee: Kristinn Jakobsson (Iceland) Spectators: 40 133

Poland: 12. Artur Boruc (46, 22. Łukasz Fabiański) – 17. Paweł Olkowski, 2. Thiago Cionek, 15. Kamil Glik, 3. Artur Jędrzejczyk (52, 14. Łukasz Broź) – 23. Michał Kucharczyk (53, 21. Michał Żyro), 8. Grzegorz Krychowiak (68, 10. Łukasz Teodorczyk), 6. Tomasz Jodłowiec, 19. Piotr Zieliński (46, 7. Arkadiusz Milik), 13. Maciej Rybus – 9. Robert Lewandowski (63, 18. Sebastian Mila)

Switzerland: 21. Roman Bürki – 6. Michael Lang, 22. Fabian Schär, 5. Steve von Bergen, 3. François Moubandje – 16. Gelson Fernandes (62, 7. Fabian Frei), 8. Gökhan İnler (46, 11. Valon Behrami), 17. Pajtim Kasami (68, 9. Haris Seferović), 23. Xherdan Shaqiri, 14. Valentin Stocker (62, 18. Admir Mehmedi) – 19. Josip Drmić (77, 10. Marco Schönbächler)

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