Wales 0 - 1 Poland
By Wales Reporter
Updated Wednesday, 11th February 2009
A late goal from Brazilian born Roger Guerreiro sealed a win in today's friendly international in Portugal.The game was played in front of a sparce crowd at the sports complex in Vila Real St Antonio near the Portuguese / Spanish border.
Joe Ledley hit the bar for Wales in the first half but a similar effort from Guerreiro in the last 10 mins dipped under the crossbar just out of reach of Myhill in the Welsh goal.
Craig Bellamy started the game and was one of 5 players subbed at half time.
John Toshack will now prepare his side for the World Cup double header in Cardiff on March 28th / April 1st when Wales face first Finland, then Germany.
Wales: Wayne Hennessey (Wolves), Chris Gunter (Tottenham Hotspur), Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur), Sam Ricketts (Hull City), Ashley Williams (Swansea City), Lewin Nyatanga (Derby County), Jack Collison (West Ham United), Craig Bellamy (capt, Manchester City), David Edwards (Wolves), Ched Evans (Manchester City), Joe Ledley (Cardiff City).
Subs: Boaz Myhill (Hull City), Owain Tudur Jones (Swansea City), Carl Fletcher (Crystal Palace), Rhys Williams (Middlesbrough), Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal), Andrew Crofts (Peterborough United), David Vaughan (Blackpool), Sam Vokes (Wolves), David Cotterill (Sheffield United), Neal Eardley (Oldham Athletic), Owain Fôn Williams (Stockport).
Poland: Lukasz Fabianski (Arsenal), Jakub Wawrzyniak (Panathinaikos), Michal Zewlakow (Olympiacos), Marcin Wasilewski (Anderlecht), Jacek Krzynowek (Hannover 96), Rafal Boguski (Wisla Krakow), Rafal Murawski (Lech Poznan), Lukasz Gargula (GKS Belchatow), Mariusz Lewandowski (Shakhtar Donetsk), Dariusz Dudka (Auxerre), Robert Lewandowski (Lech Poznan).
Subs: Artur Boruc (Celtic), Grezegorz Wojtkowiak (Lech Poznan), Roger Guerreiro (Legia Warsaw), Ebi Smolarek (Bolton Wanderers), Pawel Brozek (Wisla Krakow), Szymon Pawlowski (Zaglebie Lubin), Wojciech Lobodzinski (Wisla Krakow), Lukasz Tralka (Lechia Gdansk), Adam Kokoszka (Empoli).
Referee: Bruno Miguel Duarte Paixao (Portugal).