Wroclaw, Czech Republic v Poland 1-0
Warsaw, Group A: Greece v Russia 1-0
Russia not getting through is the biggest upset of the tournament yet – Holland are still in with a chance, however they may want to learn from this painful Russian experience. Having missed a penalty that they were lucky to get, the Russians never really grabbed hold of the game and when Greece put one past late in the first half they should have come back strongly in the second.
It just didn’t happen.
As for Poland, they squandered a number of chances in the first half as the Czech Republic seemed happy to play for the draw – for they like everyone else assumed that Russia were going to defeat Greece.
The Czech’s changed their approach in the second half, and a goal from Petr Jiracek meant that Poland like Russia were on their way out.