German Championship: Lewandowski prevents Bayern from falling in a row
A week after their sudden 4-2 fall against Bochum, the Bavarians survived a second harsh night against a newly promoted team, when Lewandowski scored his eighth brace of the season.
Bayern entered the match in the wake of its 1-1 draw with Salzburg in Austria on Wednesday in the first leg of the first leg of the Champions League final.
The visitors took the lead in the 42nd minute, with the goal of Swede Branimir Hargota, before things returned to the first square with a goal by Lewandowski with the start of the second half (46).
With friendly fire, Bayern advanced again with a goal scored by Sebastian Griesbach, an own goal (61), before the Pole increased the result with a third goal (82).
Thus, the best player in the world raised his scoring result this season to 28 goals, as the top scorer in the Bundesliga.
Cameroonian Eric Maxime Choupo-Moting concluded the scoring festival by scoring the fourth goal (90 + 1).
With this result, the Bavarian team strengthened its lead with 55 points, maintaining the six-point difference with its closest rivals, Borussia Dortmund, who later defeated Borussia Monchengladbach.
While Grouter Forth’s balance froze at 13 points, in the eighteenth place, at the bottom of the standings.
During the match, Bayern Munich’s French player Corentin Tolisso was injured, after 21 minutes of the start, he had to be replaced immediately.
And the Bavarian club announced in an official statement after the match, that the French international was suffering from a torn hamstring muscle.
Coach Julian Nagelsmann confirmed that the injury “is a muscle tear, which will lead to his absence for a few weeks.”