Nations League: Poland defeated by Robert Lewandowski in the Jubilee game

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Ruben Dias celebrates after the match alongside Robert Lewandowski (left) © AFP / JANEK SKARZYNSKIOAlthough superstar Cristiano Ronaldo glittered with his absence, the Portuguese side failed National team decide the game for themselves.Chorzow – In the 100th captaincy of captain Robert Lewandowski, Poland conceded on Thursday in the Nations League a 2: 3 (1: 2) defeat against European champions Portugal. The Bayern striker, who has not met in the Bundesliga for three matchdays, remained largely inconspicuous in Chorzow. Poland's sole national player now is ex-Dortmund player Jakub Blaszczykowski, who came on as a substitute in his 103rd international match after 63 minutes and promptly scored his 21st international goal. In the absence of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese drew 0-1 down to Serie A Goal-scorer Krzystof Piatek (18 ') was followed by Andre Silva (31) through half-time and Kamil Glik's (41') own-goal to make it 2-1. Manchester City's Bernardo Silva took a neat solo shot from the penalty area (52 ') to make it 3: 1. Blaszczykowski could with his goal to 2: 3 give the game no turnaround.Thus lead the Portuguese Group 3 of the Nations League A sovereign with 6 points. Poland and Italy (1 each) can only hope to reach the semi-finals in case of two wins. Read also: League of Nations league table: All internationals, groups and results at a glance

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