Poland’s Szczesny banned 1 match for red card
UEFA says Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will miss just one
European Championship game after being sent off in the opening
match against Greece.
UEFA says its disciplinary panel declined to extend his
mandatory one-match ban for getting a straight red card in Poland’s
1-1 draw on Friday.
Szczesny is ineligible to face Group A leader Russia in Warsaw
The Arsenal ‘keeper can return for the last group match against
the Czech Republic in Wroclaw on Saturday.
Szczesny brought down Greece forward Dimitris Salpigidis and
conceded a penalty, which was saved by substitute ‘keeper
UEFA says Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos also misses
only one match for being shown two yellow cards.