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Arka Gydnia Lift First Puchar Polski Since 1979

Arka won their second Puchar Polski since 1979 / Twitter
Arka Gydnia Lift First Puchar Polski Since 1979

WARSAW, Poland. May 2 (PSN) – A sensational conclusion took place at the Puchar Polski final on Tuesday, in which the Arka Gdynia without much psychological burden defeated Lech Poznan in extra time 2:1. All goals during the game were fired in the second half of extra time.

Final Score: Lech Poznan – Arka Gdynia 1:2 ET (0:0 RT)

Arka Gdynia ousted Lech Poznan in extra time 2:1 (0:0, 0:0, 0:0) in the final match of the Puchar Polski and won the Polish Cup for the second time in its history.

The last and very first time the Gdynia club collected the hardware was all the way back in 1979. Goals for Arka were scored by Rafal Siemaszko and Luka Zarandia to clench the sought out Puchar Polski 2017 title. Lech responded with goal from Lukasz Tralka but luck was not on their side as they were unable to bounce back against Arka’s defensive presence.

The Kolejorz have now lost three times in the final of this competition.

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Lech Poznań – Arka Gdynia 1:2 ET (0:0 RT)
Goals: Trałka 119′ – Siemaszko 107′, Zarandia 111′

Yellow carded: Robak – Szwoch, Marcus Vinícius, Łukasiewicz, Zarandia
Referee: Tomasz Musiał (Kraków) Attendance: 43 760

Lech: 1. Jasmin Burić – 4. Tomasz Kędziora, 35. Jan Bednarek, 3. Lasse Nielsen (110, 18. Mihai Răduț), 22. Wołodymyr Kostewycz – 24. Dawid Kownacki (74, 17. Maciej Makuszewski), 6. Łukasz Trałka, 14. Maciej Gajos, 86. Radosław Majewski, 10. Darko Jevtić (85, 8. Szymon Pawłowski) – 11. Marcin Robak

Arka: 1. Pāvels Šteinbors – 2. Tadeusz Socha, 29. Michał Marcjanik, 3. Krzysztof Sobieraj, 23. Marcin Warcholak – 8. Marcus Vinícius (55, 11. Rafał Siemaszko), 6. Antoni Łukasiewicz, 17. Adam Marciniak, 10. Mateusz Szwoch, 19. Miroslav Božok (83, 20. Dominik Hofbauer) – 26. Przemysław Trytko (71, 45. Luka Zarandia)

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