Robert Lewandowski additional underlined why he’s thought to be one of many world’s finest on Sunday as he broke a 42-year Bundesliga file in Bayern Munich’s 2-1 victory over Freiburg.
The Poland worldwide wanted simply seven minutes to get off the mark on the Allianz Area when he completed with aplomb after Thomas Muller’s luxurious cross fell into his path.
Fairly extremely that was additionally Lewandowski’s 21st purpose of the season thus far having made simply 15 appearances.
The 32-year-old’s newest effort ensured he wrote himself within the historical past books as soon as extra, surpassing Gerd Muller’s tally of 20 targets within the first half of a single German top-flight season along with his effort on matchday 16.
Lewandowski, who was awarded with FIFA’s The Finest Males’s Participant award for 2020, performed a starring function in Bayern’s treble success final season.
Talking final month, the skilled ahead stated he felt he had reached the identical stage as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
“If you happen to take the numbers for this yr and even earlier ones, I believe I’m fairly good by way of efficiency and targets scored,” he informed France Soccer.
“Failing to be on the similar desk as Messi and Ronaldo, I believe I can invite them to eat at mine!”
The guests, who headed into the match unbeaten of their final seven outings, drew stage simply after the hour mark by Nils Petersen.
Muller denied Freiburg a helpful level with the winner 15 minutes from time after Leroy Sane discovered the ahead with an inch-perfect cross.