LEWANDOWSKI PASSES BUNDESLIGA LANDMARK WITH BRACE

 

Poland national team skipper Robert Lewandowski has passed 250 goals in the German Bundesliga after his brace in the slim win over VFL Wolfsburg on Wednesday night as he continued his good scoring record against the team from the Volkswagen Arena. Poland striker Robert Lewandowski helped Bayern Munich to recover from a goal down to beat Wolfsburg 2-1 at home.

Wolfsburg stunned Robert Lewandowski and his Bayern Munich teammates when they took the lead at the Allianz Arena as early as the fifth minute through Maximilian Philip. Bayern Munich had to wait till the dying moments of the first half to level proceedings and it was Robert Lewandowski who got the equaliser to maintain his scoring form against Wolfsburg. The Poland hitman added his brace five minutes into the second half and that proved to be the winning goal of the game for the Bavarian giants who were able to inflict the first defeat of the season on VFL Wolfsburg. Before the game, league leaders Bayer Leverkusen and VFL Wolfsburg were the only teams without a defeat in the German Bundesliga this season and the slender defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich left table toppers Bayer Leverkusen as the only Bundesliga team without a loss in the league this season.

The brace from Robert Lewandowski took the Poland striker pass the 250 mark as far as the number of goals scored in the German Bundesliga is concerned. Robert Lewandowski is only the third player to score 250 or more goals in the history of German club football. Gerd Muller and Klaus Fischer are the other two men to achieve the feat. Gerd Muller scored 365 goals, while Klaus Fischer finished on 268 goals. The win ensured that Bayern Munich kept pace with Leverkusen at the top of the table. They are one point off Bayer Leverkusen after 12 league games.

 

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