FOOTBALL - On Friday, 8 June, Poland and Greece will meet in their Group A encounter at Warsaw’s National Stadium. It is the opening match of Euro 2012 and we have assembled some key facts and figures on this match.
> Poland and Greece have met 16 times before, resulting in 10 wins for Poland, 4 wins for Greece and 2 draws.
> The teams have met 4 times in competitive matches. Poland won 3 of those and Greece won the other match.
> Poland have kept a clean sheet in their last five games (national record). This is also the longest running streak of clean sheets in the world.
> Only five from the previous 15 ECh host countries have won their opening match: Belgium and Netherlands in 2000, France in 1984, Italy (won after toss) in 1968 and Spain in 1964.
> Greece is one of five teams to remain unbeaten during Euro 2012 qualification. The other four are: Spain, England, Italy and Germany.
> Greece also played the opening match at Euro 2004, beating host country Portugal (2-1) on their way to the European title.