Krystian Bielik has been forced to apologise after publicly bashing the Poland u21s coach, Marcin Dorna, following his side’s 2-1 loss to Slovakia last week.

  • Bielik criticised Poland u21s and coach for loss against Slovakia
  • Publicly apologises for comments
  • Remains unused sub against Sweden u21s
  • Poland still have England u21s to play on 22 June

Bielik was an unused substitute against for Poland’s u21s during their UEFA European Under-21 Championship clash last week, which they lost 2-1.

Having lost their opening game of the tournament, the defender wasn’t happy post-match. The 19-year-old not only spoke out about the performance of his compatriots, despite not getting any minutes himself, but also criticised the way the team train.

“The worst is that in my opinion we play as we train,” Bielik said.

“These training sessions were not at their best. We have easy play without the opponent, poor pace and the same is later in the match.

“You need to approach the next match with this egg. Now we ran out of eggs. I hope we will go to Sweden and show that we have eggs, we will play high and we will score three points.”

Needless to say, Bielik’s comments obviously haven’t gone down too well with head coach, Marcin Dorna, and the player has now publicly apologised, claiming that he was caught up in the disappoint of losing such a big match.

“I’m sorry for yesterday’s words that I said under the influence of match-ups,” he said.

“I respect the trainer, the whole training staff, and my assessment was offensive and unfortunate.

“I made a mistake for which I apologize again.

“The case has already been explained inside the team and is closed.

“From now on, we will focus on the best preparation for the second match of the European Championship with Sweden. This is the most important for us.”

Poland played Sweden’s u21s on Monday night and drew 2-2. Bielik was once again an unused sub.

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