Poland and Sweden meet in the FIFA World Cup Path B play-off final on Tuesday.
The winner will book one of three remaining places at the 2022 tournament in Qatar, with the World Cup draw due to take place on Friday 1 April.
How did the teams get here?
Runners-up to England in Group I, Poland were given a bye to the play-off final when their opponents, Russia, were suspended from international competition. Sweden finished behind Spain in Group B and survived an endurance test in the semi-finals, substitute Robin Quaison scoring the only goal in extra-time as they eliminated the Czech Republic, with the suspended Zlatan Ibrahimović watching on.
Poland: Szczęsny; Bielik, Glik, Bednarek; Cash, Krychowiak, Moder, Zieliński, Puchacz; Buksa, Lewandowski
Sweden: Olsen; Krafth, Lindelöf, Danielson, Augustinsson; Claesson, K. Olsson, Ekdal, Forsberg; Kulusevski, Isak
What the coaches say
Czesław Michniewicz, Poland coach: “We have studied Sweden in depth. We also had our people at their game against Czech Republic. We know what to expect from them. They are a very good, very well organised team, no doubt about it. But we will have our plan for this match. Provided he is fit, Wojciech Szczęsny will be in goal for us.”
Janne Andersson, Sweden coach: “[Poland] are tactically similar to Czech Republic, and that’s beneficial for us, having played a similar side on Thursday. Robert Lewandowski is world-class and that gives them an edge. We played them last summer and that was a battle. I expect the same tomorrow.”
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