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Dreaded duo

Augsburg experts Lewandowski and Müller on form

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The names Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Müller have left Bundesliga defences frozen in fear over recent months. The world’s best player has broken record upon record, while the 2014 world champion has quietly gone about earning his own place in history. One team particularly fearful of the dreaded duo is FC Augsburg. No other players have more Bundesliga goals against them than Lewandowski (19) or Müller (8).

Müller got a goal and an assist for the third time in the Bundesliga this season against Freiburg. Only teammate Lewandowski has done so on more occasions (4).

The pair can now build on those hauls in Wednesday evening’s Bavarian derby, as Lewandowski and Müller are in outstanding form. They were once again both crucial to the weekend’s win against Freiburg, with the former opening the scoring and the latter rounding off the 2-1 victory.

Müller to Lewandowski = Goal

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An excellent layoff from Müller allowed Lewandowski to put Bayern ahead against Freiburg and move on to 21 goals after 16 matchdays. No player in Bundesliga history has ever scored so many in a Hinrunde – not even Gerd Müller (20).

As if that wasn’t enough, Bayern’s No.25 was also the provider for the first goal. It was the Bavarian’s third assist in the last four league games and means Müller now has an incredible 125 Bundesliga assists to his name, which is the most of any player since data collection began in 2004/05. Obviously, Lewandowski is one of his favourite targets. Since they’ve played together in red, Müller has teed up the now world’s best player 32 times in the league. They’ll want to combine once again on Wednesday to give Augsburg the shivers.

Müller also scored in the last encounter with Augsburg – a game that will live long in the memory:

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