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Robert Lewandowski closes in on Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League report as Bayern Munich striker equals Gerd Muller’s legendary haul


Earlier than you ask, sure these numbers are appropriate. Robert Lewandowski has simply had an astonishing season.

Following his strike within the 3-Zero victory over Lyon on Wednesday evening, the Bayern Munich striker has scored a whopping 55 targets in all competitions this season – greater than another participant in Europe.

Lewandowski has been unstoppable this season

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Lewandowski has been unstoppable this season

And whereas the home marketing campaign is finished, he has yet one more match so as to add to his tally because the Bundelsiga champions are by means of to the Champions League remaining the place they’ll face PSG on Sunday – reside on talkSPORT.

Lewandowski is now simply two targets away from equalling Cristiano Ronaldo’s report of most targets in a single Champions League season (17).

The 31-year-old has now scored 15 targets in eight matches this time period, two in need of Ronaldo’s feat – which got here when Actual Madrid received a tenth European Cup within the 2013/14 season.

Lewandowski netted a thumping header

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Lewandowski netted a thumping header

In the meantime, one other report Lewandowski might break is probably the most targets scored in a single season for Bayern Munich throughout all competitions.

Bayern icon Gerd Muller scored 55 targets within the 1972/73 marketing campaign, which the Poland worldwide simply equalled in the course of the semi-final win.

Serge Gnabry added the opposite two targets as Bayern adopted up their 8-2 victory over Barcelona with one other medical show towards Lyon.

It has been an unimaginable marketing campaign for the Polish hitman, who would have been in with a robust likelihood of successful the 2020 Ballon d’Or if it had not been cancelled.

Lewandowski has Ronaldo’s goal record in his sights

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Lewandowski has Ronaldo’s purpose report in his sights

Organisers France Soccer axed this yr’s ceremony as a result of coronavirus pandemic, which introduced a two-month halt to soccer earlier this yr.

The choice didn’t go down nicely with Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge as he insisted it was ‘not very reasonable’ on Lewandowski.

He mentioned: “I consider Robert Lewandowski is taking part in a unbelievable season and he carried out perhaps the perfect season in his profession.

“Ultimately, it’s not very reasonable – not only for Bayern but additionally for Robert Lewandowski, who may need received.

“I consider it’s crucial that in a season that, besides the French league, the place carried out by means of to the top of the season, it needs to be doable to provide the Ballon d’Or to the perfect footballer on the planet.

“In fact, I consider, in these circumstances, Robert would have a very good likelihood to win it for the primary time in his profession.”

Robert Lewandowski’s beautiful season

Bundesliga appearances: 31

Bundesliga targets: 34

Home Cup appearances: 5

Home Cup targets: 6

Champions League appearances: 8

Champions League targets: 15






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