By Rob Kelly
Wojciech Szczesny insists Polish goalkeeping rival Przemysław Tytoń has his complete support ahead of Tuesday night’s clash against Russia.
The Arsenal No 1 was sent off in the co-hosts’ Euro 2012 opening-day draw with Greece, and will therefore miss the Group A match against Andrey Arshavin’s men.
Despite his disappointment at sitting out such a vital game, Szczesny hopes Tytoń will help Poland claim the three points they need.
“At the Euros, you forget about any personal gains. You only want the best players to play,” he told the Polish Press Association. “If Tytoń plays well and we reach the final, I will be more than happy. I will keep my fingers crossed for him!
“I hope I will play in the final group match against the Czech Republic. I will do my best at every training session to show that I deserve to return.
“On Tuesday, however, I will be wholeheartedly with Przemek Tytoń, wishing him good luck.”