Poland are out of Euro 2008 following a 0-1 defeat by already-qualified Croatia in their last Group B encounter.
Poland needed a win and also depended on the result at Austria versus Germany, but Leo Beenhakker’s men never looked like threatening Croatia at all.
The Croatians were stronger throughout most of the match and secured the victory with a goal from Ivan Klasnic in the 52nd minute. Klasnic received a short pass from Pranjic and struck home for 0-1.
As Germany were leading Austria in the other other match at this point, Poland lost their motivation to give it their all against Croatia.
Poland crash out of the tournament with no more than one point, which was earned against Austria in the second game.
Croatia were already confirmed as group winners and play their quarter final match against Turkey.
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