On Friday morning, Zbigniew Boniek informed that UEFA had officially transferred the Polish team matches to the European Championship. It will not be Dublin and Bilbao, but Seville and St. Petersburg.
Bilbao is no longer one of the organizing cities of Euro 2020 due to the limited number of spectators unable to participate in the stands. Earlier, Dublin retired and the Poles will participate in two group matches. It did not immediately announce which city will replace Dublin and Bilbao, but immediately said that the Polish national team is likely to play two games in the Eurozone in St. Petersburg (against Slovakia and Sweden) and Seville (against Spain).
On Thursday, the WP Sportowe Fakty portal notified that the Polish national team will participate in the game due to the change of the host city to the Euro, so it will participate in the game from its Polish base. “Alliance employees have booked the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sopot, where the team will live during the training camp in October. The team will live in Sopot and conduct training at the Lechia Gdańsk facility (there will be earlier When building a new turf field) participating in the Europa League final) and reaching the UEFA Champions League game from Gdansk”-we read on the portal.
As early as April 8, Sport.pl reporter Dawid Szymczak published an article on possible changes in the foundation of the Polish national team.
PZPN has not confirmed the news, but it is known that the Polish national team will visit Opalenica sooner. There, the postponed reserve camp for the 2020 European Championships will begin on May 24. During this period, Susa’s team will participate in two friendly matches: Russia with Wroclaw (June 1) And Iceland in Poznan (June 8). Then it will enter the finals starting on June 11. For us-three days later against Slovakia (St. Petersburg, June 14), then Spain (Seville, June 19) and Sweden (St. Petersburg, June 23).
On Friday, PZPN spokesperson Jakub Kwiatkowski said in an interview with us that the representative seat in Poland has not yet been determined. -Now that we know the location of the game, we will definitely change the base and it will not be Ireland. There are different scenes on the table. When there is an official decision, we will provide all the information-he admits.
The European Championship was originally scheduled to be held from June 12 to July 12 last year, but due to the pandemic, the event was postponed. This year’s 2021 European Cup final will be held at Wembley Stadium on July 11. In the competitions held in 12 cities, there will be 24 teams participating in the competition, divided into 6 groups, each with 4 groups.