Spain vs Poland Predictions: Betting tips, odds & match preview

Spain vs Poland Predictions: Betting tips, odds & match preview

Spain and Poland get matchday two underway in Group E of Euro 2020 when they meet in Saint Petersburg on Saturday at 8pm.

Spain vs Poland: Predictions

Spain were left frustrated and disheartened as they failed to breach Sweden’s net despite enjoying the lion’s share of possession, peppering Robin Olsen’s goal and creating a quite staggering four big chances, with Janne Andersson’s men digging in deep and grinding out a commendable point.

That stultifying evening left Luis Enrique scratching his head, but there are even more problems for Paulo Sousa, whose Poland side were reduced to 10 men after Grzegorz Krychowiak was given an early bath, before being taken apart by Slovakia, who exploited their numerical advantage and sealed a 2-1 win.

So, there is now a major emphasis on this contest, with both nations searching for a win to get their respective Euro 2020 campaigns really up and running, and ensuring they are firmly in the race for qualification come the final Group E matches, which take place on Wednesday.

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Spain vs Poland: Match Stats

  • Spain missed four big chances vs Sweden, the most by any team in a Euro 2020 match at the time.
  • Alvaro Morata has scored just one goal in 384 minutes (almost 6.5 hours) of football for Spain in 2021.
  • Jordi Alba (121), Aymeric Laporte (119), Pau Torres (117), Koke (117), Pedri (105) and Marcos Llorente each completed more passes than the entire Sweden team combined (89).
  • Since 2000, Spain have hosted Poland twice, beating them 9-0 on aggregate (3-0 in January 2000, 6-0 in June 2010).
  • Poland have won just two of their 12 matches at the European Championships, failing to score more than one goal in any of those 12 encounters.
  • Poland are only the second team to score an own goal and have a player sent off in the same European Championship game after Czechoslovakia against the Netherlands in 1976.
  • Poland failed to register a single shot on target in the first half against Slovakia.
  • Against Sweden, Spain completed 830 passes and enjoyed 85.1% of possession. 

Spain vs Poland: Corner Stats

Despite their utter dominance Spain only registered six corners against Sweden, instead looking to play through the middle and fashion openings centrally rather than going out wide and hitting aerial balls for Morata, with 6ft 5in Andreas Granqvist always likely to come out on top in that duel. Poland meanwhile registered five and conceded just two to Slovakia, but they were undone by a corner, with Milan Skriniar tucking home after Robert Mak’s delivery found his path.

Spain vs Poland: Cards Stats

Although Spain hogged the ball, they did concede seven fouls against Sweden, though none of them went punished beyond a free-kick going the other direction. However, the same can certainly not be said of Poland who, of course, were reduced to 10 men after former West Brom midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak collected two yellow cards. No other Polish player went into the referee’s notebook at the Krestovsky Stadium.

Spain vs Poland: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Spain 2-1 Poland

Spain vs Poland: Odds


Spain vs Poland: Head to Head

08 Jun 2010 – Spain 6-0 Poland – International Friendly

26 Jan 2000 – Spain 3-0 Poland – International Friendly

18 Aug 1999 – Poland 1-2 Spain – International Friendly

09 Feb 1994 – Spain 1-1 Poland – International Friendly

20 Sep 1989 – Spain 1-0 Poland – International Friendly

This will be the first meeting between Spain and Poland at a major tournament. Spain have won eight of their 10 matches against Poland, with the sole Polish victory taking place over 40 years ago (November 1980), in a friendly played in Barcelona (2-1).

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