Robert Lewandowski the Goal Machine
Polish and Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski scored twice yesterday to pass the 250-goal mark in German Bundesliga. Bayern Munich came from behind to end Wolfsburg’s unbeaten run in the 2020/21 season.
The 32-year-old former Borrusia Dortmund striker who helped Bayern Munich win the 2019/20 Uefa Champions League becomes the third player to reach the landmark in the German Bundesliga, he is third after Gerd Muller and Klaus Fischer.
Wolfsburg player Maximilian Philipp opened the scoring for his side in the first five minutes of the game. But Lewandowski grabbed his 250th Bundesliga goal as he levelled the scores with a header in first-half added time.
The attacker doubled his goal five minutes into the second half of the game to jack his total goals to 251 with Lewandowski darting clear to beat Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels.
It was his 18th goal of the season for Bayern in all competitions and he has now scored 73 goals in 64 competitive club games since the start of the 2019-20 season. Bayern Munich has now moved a point closer to the league leaders Bayer Leverkusen.