Slovakien defeated Poland 2-1 (1-0) in the opening match in the Euro 2021 group E.

In the 18th minute, Slovakien took a 0-1 lead through an own-goal.

Straight after the break, Karol Linetty found the net and equalised for Poland.

Poland’s Grzegorz Krychowiak was sent off in the 62nd minute.

In the 69th minute, Milan Skriniar scored a goal, with an assist by Marek Hamsik, to give Slovakien the lead. The 2-1 goal was the last one of the game.

Poland will host Spain on Saturday. Slovakia will face Sweden on Friday.

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