Greece earns 1-1 draw against Poland at Euro 2012
Greece's Dimitris Salpigidis, left front, celebrates after scoring an equalizer goal during the Euro 2012 soccer championship Group A match between Poland and Greece in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, June 8, 2012.
The substitute striker knocked in a loose ball in the 51st minute, only six minutes after coming on at halftime.
Robert Lewandowski had given Poland the lead by heading in a goal in the 17th minute.
Both teams finished with 10 men, and Greece missed a chance to take a lead when Giorgos Karagounis missed a late penalty after Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off for taking down Salpigidis in the area in the 69th.
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