How close can Robert Lewandowski get to Gerd Müller’s 40-goal Bundesliga record? The answer to that and much more will be revealed on the final day of the 2019/20 season.
Lewandowski moved on to 33 Bundesliga goals for the current campaign with his brace in champions FC Bayern Munich’s 3-1 win over SC Freiburg, breaking the single-season goals record for a non-German, previously held by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. With a seven-goal lead on RB Leipzig counterpart Timo Werner, the 31-year-old is almost certain to land a third successive Torjägerkanone and fifth overall. Only the legendary Muller has claimed three in a row – an historic run which began with a fabled 40-goal return in 1971/72.
It’s fair to assume Lewandowski would have been a lot closer to Der Bomber’s longstanding best-mark, had he not missed a handful of league games – but if he can score a Guinness world record-breaking five goals in nine minutes as he did against upcoming opponents VfL Wolfsburg back…
Source: Complete Sports