Euro 2012: Day 5

The Czech Republic kept alive their hopes of progress at Euro 2012 with an initially scintillating but ultimately nerve-wracking 2-1 win over Greece in Group A match. In the second match of the day Poland fought back to a draw 1-1 courtesy a spectacular strike by captain Jakub Blaszczykows against Group A, favourites Russia.  – Photos by AFP

Polish defender Marcin Wasilewski vies with Russian forward Aleksander Kerzhakov during  the Euro 2012 championships football match Poland vs Russia at the National Stadium in Warsaw.
Polish defender Marcin Wasilewski vies with Russian forward Aleksander Kerzhakov during the Euro 2012 championships football match Poland vs Russia at the National Stadium in Warsaw.
Russian defender Sergey Ignashevich vies with Polish defender Marcin Wasilewski.
Russian defender Sergey Ignashevich vies with Polish defender Marcin Wasilewski.
Polish defender Sebastian Boenisch eyes the ball.
Polish defender Sebastian Boenisch eyes the ball.
A Polish supporter attends the Euro 2012 championships football match.
A Polish supporter attends the Euro 2012 championships football match.
Polish defender Damien Perquis stares the ball.
Polish defender Damien Perquis stares the ball.
Polish midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski celebrates with teammates after scoring.
Polish midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski celebrates with teammates after scoring.
Czech forward Milan Baros and Greek defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos head the ball during the Euro 2012 championships football match Greece vs Czech Republic at the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw.
Czech forward Milan Baros and Greek defender Kyriakos Papadopoulos head the ball during the Euro 2012 championships football match Greece vs Czech Republic at the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw.
Czech midfielder Milan Petrzela vies with Greek midfielder Grigoris Makos.
Czech midfielder Milan Petrzela vies with Greek midfielder Grigoris Makos.
A  Polish supporter holds her team banner.
A Polish supporter holds her team banner.
Polish defender Sebastian Boenisch vies with Russian defender Aleksander Anyukov.
Polish defender Sebastian Boenisch vies with Russian defender Aleksander Anyukov.
Russian goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev grabs the ball next to Russian midfielder Alan Dzagoev.
Russian goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev grabs the ball next to Russian midfielder Alan Dzagoev.
Russian defender Sergey Ignashevich vies with Polish midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski.
Russian defender Sergey Ignashevich vies with Polish midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski.

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