It’s a tricky group for both countries, alongside Belgium and the Netherlands, and it marks the start of a crazy programming spell for Wales in which they play five matches in less than two weeks. .
Their focus is unlikely to be on this encounter, with a World Cup play-off final coming up on Sunday in Cardiff against Scotland or Ukraine. The winner of this match will book their place in Qatar at the end of the year and enter Group B with England, Iran and the United States.
Ahead of that, they have a trip to face Poland, who will be targeting this game ahead of games against the top-seeded teams in the group.
Here are all the details of tonight’s game…
Date, kick-off time and venue
Poland v Wales is scheduled to kick off at 5pm BST today, Wednesday June 1, 2022.
The Tarczynski Arena in Wroclaw will host the match.
Where to watch Poland vs Wales
TV channel: Poland v Wales will be shown live on Premier Sports 1. It currently costs £9.99 for a monthly subscription. Viewers in Wales will be able to watch live on S4C, in the meantime.
Direct: Premier Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game via Premier Player on mobile devices and tablets.
Poland vs Wales Team News
Robert Lewandowski will look to put aside distractions at club level as he leads his side tonight. The striker insisted his story with Bayern Munich “is over”, but the Bundesliga champions hit back at the comments.
Away from their main man, Aston Villa full-back Matty Cash could be started for the fifth time since being granted Polish citizenship and making his debut for the country at the end of the season. ‘last year.
Gareth Bale didn’t come off the bench in Real Madrid’s Champions League final win over Liverpool in Paris on Saturday night but shouldn’t be risked ahead of Sunday’s play-off final. His last start came for his country against Austria more than two months ago.
Aaron Ramsey is another player who has had limited football in recent weeks while Dan James has missed the last two games of the season through suspension.
Poland vs Wales Prediction
It’s debatable how important the Nations League is at the best of times, but for Wales this week it’s really not the priority.
Rob Page will likely use this match as little more than a warm-up for Sunday’s main event as Wales return to Cardiff to play for a World Cup spot.
Poland have lost just one of their last nine matches, a run that includes a draw against England, and they should be able to take advantage of the visitors having their eyes elsewhere.
Poland won 2-0.
Head-to-head history and results (h2)
Poland win: 5
Wales win: 1