Wales vs Poland LIVE: Dragons must win in play-off final to book place at Euro 2024 – kick-off time, team news and how to follow

Wales will host Poland on Tuesday evening with a win booking their place at Euro 2024.

The Dragons kept their hopes alive by beating Finland to reach the play-off final and move one victory away from qualification. 


Wales are one win away from the EurosCredit: Getty

Rob Page’s side now face a win or stay-at-home scenario as they aim to secure a spot in their third straight European Championships. 

They take on Robert Lewandowski and co in Cardiff after his team beat Estonia to set up a tie with the Welsh. 

Wales vs Poland: A tough group awaits…

Wales have already found out what group they will join should they beat Poland and qualify for Euro 2024 this summer. 

In December, the draw took place to decide the groups for the tournament in Germany. 

The three successful play-off teams were placed alongside already qualified countries despite them not being decided yet. 

The Dragons are part of Path 1 and if they win on Tuesday, they will play in Group D. 

And it looks to be one of the toughest groups on paper, as they will join two-time Euros winners France, the Netherlands and Austria. 

So, should Page’s side qualify, they’ll have to be ready to overcome a major challenge. 

A tough group awaits should Wales beat Poland


A tough group awaits should Wales beat PolandCredit: Getty
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Wales vs Poland: Team news 

Tottenham’s Ben Davies will captain Wales in the final with Aaron Ramsey not expected to start after returning earlier than expected from injury. 

The Dragons didn’t pick up any fitness issues against Finland but Joe Low, Ben Cabango and Wes Burns all withdrew from the squad before the game.

After a win in the semis, Page is unlikely to make changes to his team with Brennan Johnson, Harry Wilson and David Brooks leading the line. 

As for Poland, Aston Villa’s Matty Cash suffered an injury against Estonia and has been ruled out of this clash. 

Karol Swiderski is likely to start alongside Lewandowski again, with Arkadiusz Milik carrying a muscle issue. 

Lewandowski will be wanting to qualify for what could be his last Euros


Lewandowski will be wanting to qualify for what could be his last EurosCredit: Getty

Wales vs Poland: What has been said? 

Speaking ahead of the game, Wales boss Page has admitted the big occasion ‘doesn’t faze’ his side. 

He said: “We’ve now got a massive effort to go on Tuesday and we can’t wait.

“Poland will be a tough game and we respect what they’re all about.

“However, we know if we bring our A-game like we did against Croatia [who Wales beat 2-1 in October] and tonight, the result will take care of itself.

“We’ve been there and done it, we know what we have to do, it doesn’t faze us. 

“We’ve had a taste of major tournaments and we quite like it.”

Page believes his side can deal with the pressure


Page believes his side can deal with the pressureCredit: Getty

Wales vs Poland: How to follow 

This Euro 2024 play-off final will take place on Tuesday, March 26. 

Kick-off at the Cardiff City Stadium is scheduled for 7:45pm. 

The game will be broadcast live on Viaplay Sports 2.

Fans can sign up to watch the match for £9.99 per month. More details here. 

talkSPORT will also have live updates from Cardiff with Laurence Mora and Dean Saunders.


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