Lewandowski, Poland seek victory against on form Russia

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WARSAW (Sporting Alert) — Robert Lewandowski gave co-hosts Poland a dream start to the Euro 2012 tournament, but in the end they had to settle for a draw against Greece.

The 2012 Euro tournament started on Friday, June 8 – games will be televised live on ESPN and its networks, including live streaming on ESPN3.com, ESPNDeportes and WatchESPN.com.

On Tuesday, he knows that he will have to deliver something similar against the high-flying Russians and go all the way to win to keep the push alive to advance from the group stages.

Russia eased past the Czech Republic in their opening game and victory tonight would mean that they would become the first team to advance to the next round.

Below are the starting line ups for both teams at the National Stadium in Warsaw.

Poland vs Russia

Poland: Tyton, Piszczek, Wasilewski, Perquis, Boenisch, Dudka, Polanski, Blaszczykowski, Murawski, Obraniak, Lewandowski

Subs: Sandomierski, Wojtkowiak, Kaminski, Matuszczyk, Rybus, Wawrzyniak, Sobiech, Mierzejewski, Wolski, Grosicki, Brozek

Russia: Malafeev, Aniukov, Berezutsky, Ignashevich, Zhirkov, Shirokov, Denisov, Zyryanov, Dzagoev, Kerzhakov, Arshavin

Subs: Akinfeev, Sharonov, Izmailov, Pavlyuchenko, Kombarov, Kokorin, Granat, Pogrebnyak, Nababkin, Glushakov, Semshov, Shunin

Referee: Wolfgang Stark (Germany)