In their 1996 hit Three Lions, Frank Skinner and David Baddiel sang “Thirty years of hurt never stopped me dreaming”. It may now have only been twenty years for Polish football fans, but they will be able to dream much more easily tonight, as Legia Warsaw put one foot into the Champions League group stage with a 2-0 victory over Irish champions Dundalk.
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.
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.
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