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Lewandowski scripts Bundesliga history in Bayern’s final day showdown

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The prolific Pole pounced on a loose ball and fired it into the back of the net to notch up his 41st goal of the league campaign.

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Robert Lewandowski has replaced Gerd Muller as the player with most goals scored in a single Bundesliga season.

Lewandowski equaled Muller’s goalscoring record last week by scoring from the spot in Bayern’s 2-2 draw with Freiburg and has now bettered the legendary striker’s tally of 40 goals in a league campaign by getting on the scoresheet against Augsburg on Saturday.

An own goal from Jeffrey Gouweleeuw saw Bayern take the lead inside the first ten minutes against Augsburg before Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich, and Kingsley Coman quadrupled their side’s advantage going into the break. Lewandowski scored his record-breaking goal at the 90-minute mark to complete the 5-2 thumping.

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After taking off his shirt in celebration, the Polish marksman raced to the touchline to embrace manager Hansi Flick, who is set to depart the club at the end of the season.

Lewandowski, who is second on the Bundesliga all-time top scorers list with 277 goals, only second to Bayern legend Muller, has now notched up 53 goals in 46 games across all competitions for club and country so far in 2020/21.