The Polish national team was victorious over the Soviet eleven in the World Cup qualifiers, winning 2:1 (1:0). The hero of the match was the captain of the Polish team – Gerard Cieślik who scored twice, beating the legendary Soviet goalkeeper – Lev Yashin. At that time, it was the greatest success in the Polish football. Spectators: 100,000.
World cup qualification match:
Poland – Soviet Union 2:1 (1:0) – 20.10.1957
Polska – ZSRR 2:1 (1:0) – 20.10.1957 r.
Bramka Gerarda Cieślika w 50 min na 2:0.
Relacja Witolda Dobrowolskiego
Archiwum Polskiego Radia Katowice