Created on 2019-08-16 at 22:45 PM
Robert Lewandowski added another entry to his long list of records when he scored the opener in the 2-2 draw against Hertha Berlin in Friday evening's Bundesliga restart. The 30-year-old striker netted in a Bundesliga restart fixture for the fifth year in a row, more than any other player.
Lewandowski surpassed Stefan Kießling and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who achieved this feat in four consecutive years. The Poland international also scored the equaliser from the penalty spot in the second half. FC Bayern were awarded a penalty in a Bundesliga opening fixture for the fourth year on the bounce, Lewandowski netting from 12 yards each time.
Lewandowski has scored a total of nine goals on Matchday 1 of a Bundesliga season, equal with Fritz Walter in the all-time rankings. Only Klaus Fischer on 13 goals and Gerd Müller on ten boast more. Lewandowski has scored two or more goals in a Bundesliga match for the 54th time, only Gerd Müller (87) topping this number.