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Great start of Euro 2012, Poland and Greece took by point

euro2012 live great stratPoland and Greece failed to win to the first game of Euro 2012, at the National Stadium in Warsaw battle drew 1-1.

The meeting had a lot of everything - suspense, drama and emotion. Both teams finished in the reduced number of players after two red cards.

Statistics should be noted that the author of the first goal of the Euro 2012 championship was the star of Poland Robert Lewandowski.

Before this,  held the official opening ceremony of Euro 2012, which was attended by 1,000 people from 63 countries.

Only 17 minutes of play at the National Stadium in Warsaw were needed to drop the first goal at the Euro 2012 Championships,  captain of the hosts Jakub Blashchikovski centered right dangerous to his teammate from Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski and the head sent the ball into the net for 1:0.

The Poles continued to play more compact and keep the most dangerous players of the Greece away from his door.

In the 44-minute situation for European champion 2004 Greece get worst. From the game was driven Papastatopulos for a second yellow card. His second offense against Muravski was less controversial, but referee Carlos Velasco Karbayo remained adamant.

A minute later came the most controversial situation. Damien Perkis game with a hand in the penalty area of the hosts, but no penalty ensued and Jose Holebas  received a yellow card.

Most unexpectedly, in the 51st minute, Dimitris Salpingidis shocked the hosts with a wonderful goal and Greece back in the match, althoughwith a man less.

Poland received another blow as in the 69th minute as Szczesny was shown a straight red after fouling Salpingidis in the box, conceding a penalty in the process. Karagounis, however, saw his spot-kick saved by substitute goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton, wasting a chance to give Greece the lead.

The visitors had a goal disallowed in the 75th minute, and despite their best efforts were unable to score again as the game ended in a draw.