Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski tied Gerd Müller’s single-season Bundesliga goalscoring record along with his fortieth league goal of the season towards Freiburg on Saturday.
The Polish worldwide equaled the record, set within the 1971–72 season, within the twenty sixth minute on the Dreisamstadion along with his goal from the penalty spot, sending Freiburg keeper Mark Flekken the mistaken manner for the opening goal.
Lewandowski celebrated by revealing an undershirt commemorating Müller’s 49-year-old record, which Lewandowski reached in six fewer video games.
The reigning Finest FIFA Males’s Participant has failed to attain in solely three Bundesliga begins this season, however his pursuit of the record gave the impression to be doubtful when he sustained a knee harm whereas on worldwide responsibility on the finish of March, which noticed him miss 4 league matches.
However Lewandowski scored towards Mainz on April 24 in his return from the three-week layoff earlier than recording his fourth hat trick of the season in a 6–0 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach final weekend.
On his personal, Lewandowski has scored greater than six Bundesliga groups as a complete this season. Bayern Munich clinched its ninth straight Bundesliga title final weekend following Borussia Dortmund’s win over second-place RB Leipzig final week.
Lewandowski nonetheless has the rest of the second half towards Freiburg and the season finale towards Augsburg subsequent Saturday to interrupt Müller’s all-time record.
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