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Lewandowski sets the record for most goals in a bundesliga season

Sat 22 May 2021 | 15:39

The Polish star scored his 41st league goal of the season in his side's match against Augsburg.

Robert Lewandowski

finished the season with a last-minute strike against

Augsburg

that set the record for most goals scored in a single Bundesliga campaign. The record was previously held by

Gerd Muller

, who scored 40 goals in the 1971-72 campaign. Having scored 47 goals in 39 matches for Bayern across all competitions, Lewandowski has enjoyed incredible form this season. The player celebrated his ninth Bundesliga title with the Bavarian giants as they defeated Augsburg with a 5-2 result on Saturday.

Jeffrey Gouweleeuw

’s own goal opened the scoring for the Bavarians and three other strikes from

Serge Gnabry

,

Kingsley Coman

and

Joshua Kimmich

made the result 4-0 before half-time. Despite conceding two goals in the second half, Bayern continued their dominance as their players were trying to assist Lewandowski. However, the record-breaking strike didn’t come until the last minute of the game when the Polish striker converted the follow-up opportunity of

Leroy Sane

’s shot from outside the box. Lewandowski celebrated the 277th Bundesliga goal of his career as Bayern bade farewell to David Alaba, Javi Martinez, Jerome Boateng, and Hansi Flick.


source: SportMob