After already bagging a lot of the particular person honors in 2020, Robert Lewandowski continued to impress with his wealthy type within the new 12 months. The Polish striker, who was named because the FIFA males’s participant of the 12 months, on Sunday broke a 42-year Bundesliga report in Bayern Munich’s 2-1 victory over Freiburg.
Lewandowski took simply seven minutes after kick-off to register his title on the objective sheet as he transformed a move coming from Thomas Muller, serving to his aspect take a 1-0 lead. This was his twenty first objective from 15 appearances within the ongoing season.
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is the primary participant in Bundesliga historical past to attain 21 objectives after simply 16 video games – a new Hinrunde report, beating Gerd Müller’s 20 objectives from 1968/69
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) January 17, 2021
With this objective, the 32-year-old scripted a new report in Germany’s top-tier league, surpassing Gerd Muller’s tally of 20 objectives within the first half of the season.
Lewandowski has been in phenomenal type, serving to the Bundesliga winners full a treble within the earlier season.
The 32-year-old believes that his wealthy type and tally of objectives places him on the identical degree as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
“If you take the numbers for this year and even previous ones, I think I’m pretty good in terms of performance and goals scored,” he instructed France Football.
“Failing to be at the same table as Messi and Ronaldo, I think I can invite them to eat at mine!”
Bayern at present stand on the top of the desk with 36 factors from 16 matches. The second place is held by RB Leipzig, who have 32 factors in the identical variety of matches.