Lewandowski: It's not too bad

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Robert Lewandowski bagged a brace in Saturday's 4-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund, but had to leave the pitch a few minutes after netminder Roman Bürki upended the Pole, who took a knock to his shoulder following the tackle. He obviously felt pain in his right shoulder.

"Lewy sustained a bruise, but the medical unit says it's no problem with regard to Wednesday," Carlo Ancelotti commented, sounding the all-clear after the match. The striker will be available for selection in the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid on Wednesday.

Lewy tops the scorer rankings

"It's not too bad. I didn't want to take any risks, and I'll prepare well for Wednesday," an optimistic Lewandowski explained after the final whistle, checking off a painful evening: before bruising his shoulder the Pole sustained a bleeding nose and a knock to his shin.

On a more positive note, the 28-year-old took his tally to 26 league goals this term and set a new record on Saturday. Scoring two goals, Lewandowski now tops the scorer rankings, one clear of Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (25), who failed to score on Saturday. Not only has *Lewy*has scored 19 goals in the last 16 Bundesliga matches, he has also found the net in seven consecutive home matches, a new record at the Allianz Arena. Lewandowski might extend his record against Real on Wednesday.

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