Poland played in Group F. Draw twice 0-0 with Morocco and England. Beat Portugal 1-0 in last match make them exit early at this tournament
Away kit worn in match against England, dissapointed year for Poland. Zbigniew Boniek now played deeper for the Poles, but the team lacked overall individual talent which had graced Poland over the previous three World Cups.
Poland FIFA World Cup 1986 squads :
1 GK Jozef Mlynarczyk, 2 DF Kazimierz Przybys, 3 DF Wladyslaw Zmuda, 4 DF Marek Ostrowski, 5 DF Roman Wojcicki, 6 MD Waldemar Matysik, 7 MD Ryszard Tarasiewicz, 8 FW Jan Urban, 9 MD Jan Karas, 10 DF Stefan Majewski, 11 FW Wlodzimierz Smolarek, 12 GK Jacek Kazimierski, 13 MD Ryszard Komornicki, 14 DF Dariusz Kubicki, 15 MD Andrzej Buncol, 16 FW Andrzej Palasz, 17 FW Andrzej Zgutczynski, 18 DF Krzysztof Pawlak, 19 GK Krzysztof Wandzik, 20 MD Zbigniew Boniek, 21 MD Dariusz Dziekanowski, 22 FW Jan Furtok, Coach: Antonie Piechniczek