Polish striker Lewandowski maintains a flourishing performance for several seasons to help Bayern aim to maintain dominance in the domestic league.
He creates statistics comparable to Ronaldo and Messi
With a successful penalty against Union Berlin on May 17, Robert Lewandowski hit 40 goals in all competitions. The goalscoring record of the Polish striker will certainly increase as the season is still quite a few matches away.
Lewandowski has scored 40 or more goals in five consecutive seasons for Bayern Munich (2015/16 so far). This is an achievement only two superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have done since 2000.
However, Lewi still needs more effort to equalize the achievements of the two colleagues. The Portuguese superstar has scored 40 or more goals in 8 consecutive seasons (2010/11 to 2017/18). Meanwhile, Messi is even better with 10 consecutive seasons (October 2009 to 2018/19).
The season is not yet closed and “El Pulga” can completely lift this record to 11 consecutive seasons. Currently, the Argentine superstar has scored 24 goals in all competitions.
With a 2-0 victory over Union Berlin in the 26th Bundesliga, Bayern continued to build the top position with 58 points, 4 more points than the second team Dortmund. Lewandowski’s impressive form also helped Hans-Dieter Flick’s Bayern become the fastest team to hit the 50-goal mark in the German league history (after 16 matches).
Lewandowski scored the 26th goal
The Polish striker scored the opener to help Bayern win 2-0 against hosts Union Berlin in the 26th Bundesliga place on the night of 17/5.
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Bayern Munich faced many difficulties with the confidence of Union Berlin. Homeowners play defensive focus and somewhat prevent the ball on the ball of the visitors.
In the minute of 17, the home network’s net shook after a header from Thomas Mueller. VAR comes in and determines that the away team player is offside. In the following minutes, Bayern continued to pressure with the speed of the climbing phase of Alphonso Davies’s speed.
Bayern had to wait until 39 minutes to open the scoring. Subotic made a mistake when he made a mistake with Goreztka in the restricted area. Lewandowski took the opportunity to get the visitors ahead from a distance of 11 m.
Entering the second half, Union Berlin continued to maintain a defensive formation. Coach Markus Hoffmann’s army was strained but still, let Bayern have a doubling table in the 80th minute.
From the corner kick of Kimmich, Benjamin Pavard rebounded high head to determine a 2-0 victory for the defending champions Bundesliga. With this result, Bayern continues to lead the rankings with a distance of 4 points compared to the second-ranked team Dortmund.