Lewandowski moves two behind special Ronaldo record with frightening goal run 2 years ago

Lewandowski moves two behind special Ronaldo record with frightening goal run

Aaaaaahhh, NOW I get it.

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Robert Lewandowski has scored in every Champions League game this season.

He's played 46 times for Bayern in this campaign in total. He's scored 55 goals.

Across nine Champions League games, he's hit the net 15 times with the latest coming in the 88th minute against Lyon on Wednesday night as they rolled into the decider with a 3-0 win that might've been hairier if the French side weren't so wasteful.

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When it came down to it though, Bayern had the finishers - the ruthless, dead-eye finishers. And they had Robert Lewandowski hanging in the Portugal sky for as long as it took to keep his run going.

What it means is that the Pole is now two goals off what seemed like a record that could never be broken.

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Champions League goals in one season
17 - Cristiano Ronaldo
15 - Robert Lewandowski

He has one game against PSG to make that up and he'd be doing it with less time if he does so, bearing in mind that Ronaldo holds the tournament record for scoring in consecutive games with 11. Lewandowski will get a maximum of 10 in this campaign, such is 2020, but it could be all he needs, such is his form.

And he's there having missed a sitter earlier in the game against Lyon as he slid in with an open net and somehow got the ball caught beneath him, but Gnabry was at hand to put away his second regardless.

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Lewandowski turns 32 on Friday before vying for his first ever European title on Sunday. The way he's going, it's impossible to see how he won't score.

He is the best player in the world right now. But he won't win the Ballon d'Or because they cancelled it. Why did they cancel it? Because the French and Dutch leagues finished up early.

As if... as if games in Ligue 1 or the Eredevisie were going to have a say on Robert Lewandowski's worthiness of the award. As if anyone was or is going to stop him.


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