A resilient Górnik Zabrze side held on with ten men for the final ten minutes, leaving Legia Warsaw coach Henning Berg’s final act in charge of the club to surrender a ten-point gap from Piast Gliwice, and the top spot which they so desperately crave.
Choruses of “Rado Latal” rang out at full-time at the Stadion Piast, as his Piast Gliwice side claimed a hard-fought victory against Wisła Kraków to preserve their six-point lead at the top of the Ekstraklasa.
League positioning dictated the outcome on a warm autumn afternoon at Ulica Zgody, as 7th-placed Zagłębie Sosnowiec emerged 1-0 victors over bottom side Rozwój Katowice.
A Takafumi Akahoshi double ensured Pogoń Szczecin head into the international break in second position, as they ran-out two-nil victors against a Ruch Chorzów side which ended the game with just nine men.
Third in the Ekstraklasa table, and heading for what is already a crucial Europa League tie against Group leaders Napoli, is clearly not what is expected of Legia Warsaw. So much so that, after less than a third of the season gone, Wojskowi boss Henning Berg looks as though he could well be the next Ekstraklasa coach looking for employment.
Both Lech Poznań and Legia Warsaw kicked-off their Europa League campaigns last night, with less-than thrilling performances piling the pressure on coaches Maciej Skorża and Henning Berg. Legia fell to […]
by Ryan Hubbard (Ryan-Hubbard.co.uk) With a first competitive defeat for boss Adam Nawałka, Poland fell from the summit of Group D, as a resurgent German side put them to the […]