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Lewandowski shatters 49-year-old Bundesliga scoring record

Helps Bayern Munich to 5-2 win on last day of season

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski scored in the 90th minute as he broke Gerd Muller’s record of 40 goals in a single Bundesliga season in Bayern Munich’s 5-2 drubbing of Augsburg on the last day of the season.

Bayern Munich raced into the lead through a Jeffrey Gouweleew own goal in the 9th minute, before Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich and Kingsley Coman scored to put the Bavarian giants 4-0 up before halftime. After the break, Andre Hahn and Florian Niederlechner scored for Augsburg before goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz spilled a fierce Leroy Sane shot into the path of Lewandowski and the striker duly obliged after the keeper had saved six of his shots in the game.

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Lewandowski took only 29 matches to score all 41 of his goals as he helped Bayern Munich to win the Bundesliga for a 9th consecutive season. The Polish striker has now successfully broken the Bundesliga scoring record of 40 goals set by Gerd Muller in the 1971/72 season.

Salahudeen Sulayman

Sulayman is a sports enthusiast and budding Sports writer. You can reach him on Twitter @Sulayman_Salah

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