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FIFA World Cup 2022: Poland - World Cup Records and Stats

In this article, take a look at the England World Cup Records and Stats. The UEFA team Poland, the two-time semi-finalists, have great memories in their FIFA World Cup histories.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 20.11.2022
Poland World Cup Records and Stats

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The UEFA team Poland, the two-time semi-finalists, have great memories in their FIFA World Cup histories.  

In the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022, Poland can emerge as an interesting team and shine their past golden generation moments.

Before the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, let’s check out some crucial FIFA World Cup records and stats for Poland.

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Note: All the records are till FIFA World Cup 2018

(Team Records)

Contents

  • Brief records

  • Hosts

  • Best Result

  • Final place in every edition

  • Last records

  • Match records (Top 3)

> Biggest winning margin   

> Biggest losing margin


Poland’s brief records in FIFA World Cup history

Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

8/21

34

16

5

13

47.06

(Drawn: including penalty shootout matches; Winning %: excluding penalty shootouts)

Hosts: Never

Best Result: Third Place (1974 and 1982)


Poland’s final place in every FIFA World Cup

Year

Host(s)

Last position

1930

Uruguay

Did not enter

1934

Italy

Did not enter

1938

France

First Round (Round of 16)

1950

Brazil

Did not enter

1954

Switzerland

Did not enter

1958

Sweden

Did not qualify

1962

Chile

Did not qualify

1966

England

Did not qualify

1970

Mexico

Did not qualify

1974

West Germany

Third Place

1978

Argentina

Second Group Stage

1982

Spain

Third Place

1986

Mexico

Round of 16

1990

Italy

Did not qualify

1994

USA

Did not qualify

1998

France

Did not qualify

2002

South Korea & Japan

Group Stage

2006

Germany

Group Stage

2010

South Africa

Did not qualify

2014

Brazil

Did not qualify

2018

Russia

Group Stage

 

Last time in FIFA World Cup for Poland:

Last Third Place: 1982

Last Fourth Place: Never

Last Semi-finals exit: 1982

Last Quarter-finals exit: Never

Last Round of 16 exit: 1986

Last Group Stage exit: 2018

Last Failed to Qualify: 2014


Poland’s match records in FIFA World Cup (Top 3)

Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

7-0 vs Haiti in 1974

4-0 vs Brazil in 1986

5-1 vs Peru in 1982

4-0 vs Portugal in 2002

3-0 vs Belgium in 1982

3-0 vs England in 1986


Also Read | FIFA World Cup 2022: Iran - World Cup Records and Stats and FIFA World Cup 2022: England - World Cup Records and Stats 


(Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most FIFA World Cup editions

  • Top 5 most appearances

  • Top 5 most goals

 

Most FIFA World Cup editions for Poland

Władysław Żmuda (1974, 1978, 1982 and 1986) played in 4 FIFA World Cup tournaments.


Top 5 most appearances for Poland in FIFA World Cup

Player

Appearances

Władysław Żmuda

21

Grzegorz Lato

20

Zbigniew Boniek

16

Kazimierz Deyna

13

Henryk Kasperczak

13

 

Top 5 most goals for Poland in FIFA World Cup

Player

Goals

Grzegorz Lato

10

Andrzej Szarmach

7

Zbigniew Boniek

6

Ernst Wilimowski

4

Kazimierz Deyna

4

 

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