Warsaw: Poland manager Franciszek Smuda opted not to pull any surprises on Friday in naming his squad for the co-hosts' opening game of Euro 2012 against Greece.

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Smuda stuck to his tried and tested 4-5-1 formation, playing Robert Lewandowski as a lone striker.

The Borussia Dortmund star will be backed on the wing by club team-mate and Poland captain Kuba Blaszczykowski, and in central midfield by Bordeaux's Ludovic Obraniak, who made a splash on his debut in 2009 by scoring both goals in a 2-0 friendly win over Greece.

Greece's Portuguese manager Fernando Santos, meanwhile, chose a 4-3-3 formation with Celtic's Giorgos Samaras spearheading the attack.

Teams:

Poland:
Wojciech Szczesny; Sebastian Boenisch, Damien Perquis, Marcin Wasilewski, Lukasz Piszczek; Eugen Polanski, Rafal Murawski, Maciej Rybus, Ludovic Obraniak, Kuba Blaszczykowski (capt); Robert Lewandowski.

Greece: Costas Chalkias; Vassilis Torossidis, Sokartis Papastathopoulos, Avraam Papadopoulos, Jose Holebas; Giannis Mariatis, Kostas Katsouranis, Giorgios Karagounis (capt); Sotiris Ninis, Fanis Gekas, Giorgos Samaras.

 

(Agencies)

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