While Poland has won only four of their last 10 international home matches, the Netherlands are unbeaten in each of their last seven on the road in all competitions. Poland's Nations League campaign began with a 2-1 home success over Wales in June, but they have since collected just one point out of a possible nine. A 2-2 away tie against the Netherlands happened in between two losses to Belgium, one of which was a devastating 6-1 drubbing in Brussels. Czeslaw Michniewicz who has been in charge of the national team since January, sees his side sitting third in the group with four points from as many matches, but with Belgium and the Netherlands three and six points ahead of them respectively, their chances of finishing at the summit are extremely slim.
Poland will use its final two Nations League games as practice for its second straight appearance on the largest football stage as one of the 13 European nations traveling to Qatar later this year for the World Cup. If Poland wins on Thursday, they will remain in League A and will match their point total from the previous Nations League season with one game remaining. Download the SokaPro App to enjoy the latest UFA Nations League scores.
After winning three and drawing one of their first four games, the Netherlands is in a solid position to win League A Group 4 and advance to the Nations League semifinals. An impressive 4-1 win away against former world number one Belgium kicked off their campaign in style, but they have since been made to work for the other seven points accumulated. Get the latest International Sporting News on the SokaPro App. Either side of their 2-2 draw with Poland, Louis Van Gaal's side remarkably snatched all three points in the dying embers of home and away fixtures against Wales. Since losing 2-0 to Czech Republic in the final stages of Euro 2020 in June of last year, the Netherlands has gone 13 games without a loss.
As they are unbeaten in their last 10 meetings with Poland, with six wins and four draws, Van Gaal and company will be optimistic about extending this run and securing their spot in the Nations League's final four. n a qualifier for the European Championship in May 1979, they suffered their last loss against Poland, falling 2-0 away from home.