Lewandowski can't stop scoring
Robert Lewandowski could not have reaffirmed the decision to award him as World Footballer of the Year in a better manner than he did on Saturday. Less than 48 hours after being voted The Best FIFA Men's Player 2020, the Pole fired Bayern to the top of the Bundesliga table against Leverkusen. After just 13 matchdays, the attacker has already scored an incredible 17 goals. That is a league record shared with - who else - Gerd Müller (1968/69 and 1976/77).
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Lewandowski's equaliser to tie the game at 1-1 (43rd minute) via a headed finish palpably put the wind in Bayern's sails before the half was even out. However, it remained tense until the very last minute of the match, before Bayern were bailed out by Lewandowski's winning goal in stoppage time.
Lewy does "his job" like no other:
However, Lewandowski did not want to take the credit for the victory: "What we showed today as team was sensational," said the 32-year-old after the game. However, the fact that Lewandowski has scored Bayern's last five Bundesliga goals clearly shows what an enormous part the world's best footballer has played in FC Bayern's recent success. But even with a perfect end to the year, the striker's hunger for victory is far from quenched: "We always want more. From the new year, we want to keep playing like this and go from win to win."
The man who set up Lewandowski's winning goal celebrated his eagerly awaited comeback against Leverkusen: