Now it is Lewan40lwski! A penalty kick was converted 26 minutes after Bayern Munich drew 2-2 with Freiburg on Saturday, making the Polish striker equaling Gerd Muller’s record with 40 goals in a version of the 1971/72 German championship.
Bundesliga art celebrates Lewandowski’s record of 40 goals, tied by Gerd Muller – Photo: Reproduction
In celebration, the best player in the world from last season passed a team of runners in front of the bench and paid tribute to the German idol by showing a shirt underneath that read “4Ever Gerd” (“Forever, Gerd”).
Bayern, an early champion since last weekend, allowed Freiburg to draw twice. Shortly after Lewandowski’s goal, 29, German defender Goldie equalized. At the start of the second half, Sanet left Munich ahead again, at eight. But Gunther gave the final numbers for the match, at 36.
The draw left Bayern Munich with 75 points. Freiburg adds 30 less. With 45, he has no chance of qualifying for the European Championships next season and is not at risk of relegation.
Lewandowski misses an unnoticed goal in front of the free goal in Freiburg against Bayern Munich – Photo: Reuters / Thomas Kinzel
Lewandowski had a chance to set a new record, but missed the end in front of goal, without any oversight. The pole played another game this season for Bayern, defeating 40 goals. In the final round, they will host Augsburg next Saturday.
Lewandowski relies on the net after a missed opportunity from Bayern Munich – Photo: Reuters / Thomas Kinzel