FOOTBALL - Below the review of the match between Poland and Greece.
Poland 1-1 Greece
> This is the third ECh in a row that the host country fail to win their opening match. Switzerland and Austria lost both in 2008, as well as Portugal in 2004.
> Poland are now unbeaten in their three matches in Stadion Narodowy. They drew 0-0 with Portugal in February 2012 and beat Andorra 4-0 on June 2, 2012 before today.
> Robert Lewandowski scored in the city he was born. The last player to score a European Championship goal in the city he has born is Hakan Yakin. He netted three goals in Basel at the 2008 ECh. In total, Lewandowski is the eighth player to score a (own) goal at the ECh in his place of birth.
> Lewandowski scores the opening goal at this EURO 2012 tournament. This is the sixth time a host nation scored the opening goal at a European Championship.
> Dimitris Salpigidis scored for Greece. He is the first Greek to score against Poland since Panagiotis Tsalouchidis netted for them in a friendly match in December 1990. Greece failed to score in the last four matches against Poland, which tied a record for most matches without scoring against a specific nation for Greece.
> Dimitrios Salpigidis became the first Greek player to score at World Cup and European Championship final tournaments. He also scored in the 2-1 win vs Nigeria at the 2010 World Cup.
> Salpigidis is also the first player to score against Poland since Tamás Priskin for Hungary in November 2011. In total, 513 minutes have passed for Poland without conceding.
> Only other match with multiple red cards in opening match: 1976, Czechoslovakia – Netherlands: Jaroslav Pollak (TCH), Johan Neeskens (NED) and Willem van Hanegem (NED) received the red card.
> The only other time two players were send off one ECh match was in 1996, when Hubchev and Pizzi were sent of during the group-stage match Spain - Bulgaria (1-1).
> Greece also received a penalty in the opening match in 2004, when Angelos Basinas scored against Portugal.
> The last time the first penalty of the tournament in ECh was missed was in 1988, when Míchel (Spain) missed against Denmark.
> This is the third time in a row that a penalty of Greece is saved by a goalkeeper. Before this match they missed in the friendly against Armenia on 31 May 2012. That match they got two penalties. Georgios Samaras and Kostas Katsouranis missed.
> This Greek goal also ended the run of five clean sheets Poland had. This was the longest running streak of clean sheets in the world.