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Lewy scores 16 away goals in a season for the first time

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Robert Lewandowski could not be satisfied with the result on Saturday, but he was certainly pleased with his own performance: The Best FIFA Men's Player scored both goals in Bayern's 4-2 defeat in Bochum, taking his tally for the season to 26. Only one other player in Bundesliga history had scored so many times after 22 matchdays - Lewy himself in his 41-goal season last season.

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Lewandowski shot from all angles in Bochum, but couldn't manage more than the two goals he bagged.

Close to another record

The attacker has scored 16 of his 26 goals away from home this season, a new personal best. In fact, only Jupp Heynckes (1973/74) and Timo Werner (2019/20) have scored more away goals in a single season in the history of the competition: Both scored 17 goals away from home - and Lewandowski is already very close to snatching that record away from the pair.

The 33-year-old loosed off a total of seven attempts on goal against VfL, with his last hitting the crossbar in the 85th minute. Many wondered what might have been for Bayern had Lewandowski's free-kick been inches lower. But the exceptional goal-scorer will not be interested in dwelling on that: he will do everything in his power to score again next time out for the record champions.

The match report from Bochum: