Poland have made it to the Round of 16 of Euro 2016 after they defeated Ukraine 1-0 in their last match of the group stage on Tuesday. Jakub Blaszczykowski scored the winner against Ukraine.
Poland maintained their unusual record of not scoring more than one goal against any opponents in European Championships. However, it is a historical moment for Poland as they made it to the knockout stages of Euros for the first time since 2008.
Poland manager Adam Nawalka had spoken about securing three points from their match against Ukraine and they did make things easier after this win over a struggling Ukranian outfit.
The first half ended 0-0 as neither side could break the deadlock. Jakub Blaszczykowski rose to the occasion and scored the only goal of the match in the 54th minute of the match.
Arkadiusz Milik earned the assist for the goal as he set it up for Blaszczykowski from inside the penalty box.
However, Nawalka will be worried about Robert Lewandowski's form as he is yet to fire in Euro 2016. He has not scored in the European Championships for quite some time now and if Poland would want to make progress further in this tournament, the Bayern Munich star has to put on his goal-scoring shoes as soon as possible.
Poland have finished second behind Germany, who defeated Northern Ireland in the other game of Group C in Paris on Tuesday as well.
Ukraine became the only side who could not score a single goal in Euro 2016 and that is something that they will want to forget as they will be boarding their flight back home.