Piszczek called up by Poland after Blaszczykowski injury blow
Hertha Berlin striker Lukasz Piszczek has been called up for Poland's squad after the loss of Jakub Blaszczykowski through injury, reported dpa.
The Borussia Dortmund midfielder aggravating a hamstring injury Thursday and was ruled out after a medical examination.
The loss of Blaszczykowski is a blow for Poland ahead of their Group B opening match against Germany in Klagenfurt, Austria on Sunday.
Piszczek had been cut from coach Leo Beenhakker's extended squad in May but was told to remain on stand-by.
Poland also play Croatia and co-hosts Austria in the group.