Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski has apologized to Poland followers after lacking a penalty towards Mexico within the staff’s World Cup opener on Tuesday.
The striker missed the possibility to web for the primary time at a World Cup when he noticed his spot-kick saved by goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa.
Lewandowski took to Instagram after the sport to clarify how he’s feeling proper now.
“We performed good and may win,” he mentioned. “That is getting tougher for me to just accept. Sorry, and thanks for all of the phrases of help. We preserve striving to qualify.”
Poland face Saudi Arabia subsequent and will likely be cautious of a staff that has already shocked Argentina in Qatar, coming from a objective all the way down to win 2-1.
Lewandowski was requested in regards to the end result and admitted he was as shocked as everybody else to see Lionel Messi and Co. crushed by a staff ranked at No. 51 on the planet.
“Shocked? In fact. There’s some shock however that is the World Cup so it’s important to be prepared for every little thing,” he mentioned.
“Now we’re wanting ahead to the subsequent recreation towards Saudi Arabia and for us it is going to be a vital recreation.
“We have now to point out every little thing from our facet and we all know that it is going to be a really tough recreation.”
Poland and Saudi Arabia will play on Saturday earlier than Mexico tackle Argentina in Group C.