Bayern Munich 5-2 Augsburg: Robert Lewandowski breaks goalscoring record


Robert Lewandowski
Lewandowski has 53 goals in 46 games for club and country this season

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski scored in the last minute of the season to break Gerd Muller’s 49-year record of Bundesliga goals in a campaign.

Lewandowski looked poised to be frustrated but pounced in the 90th minute for his 41st goal of the season.

The Poland striker now has 53 goals in 46 games for club and country heading into Euro 2020.

The home side scored four times in the first half against Augsburg with Manuel Neuer also saving a penalty.

Bayern stars say farewell

Bayern, who had already wrapped up their ninth consecutive Bundesliga title, said goodbye to their manager and a number of star players who will leave this summer.

Hansi Flick was appointed in November 2019 and claimed the Champions League, two Bundesliga titles, the German Cup, Uefa Super Cup and Club World Cup during his spell in charge.

David Alaba and Javi Martinez are soon out of contract and both played their final games for the side, as did Jerome Boateng – who left the field in tears when he was replaced on the hour mark.

But the day belonged to Lewandowski, who was repeatedly thwarted by Augsburg keeper Rafal Gikiewicz before reacting quickest to a fumble to roll the ball into an open net.

The striker took his shirt off in celebration before coming to the side of the pitch to embrace the departing Flick.

Bayern took the lead through Jeffrey Gouweleeuw’s own goal and doubled their lead courtesy of Serge Gnabry’s header from close range.

Neuer saved Daniel Caligiuri’s penalty and Bayern scored two more before half-time through Joshua Kimmich’s long-range thunderbolt and Kingsley Coman’s low drive.

Augsburg pulled two goals back via Andre Hahn’s thumping header and Florian Niederlechner’s cool finish before Lewandowski netted his record-breaking strike.

Line-ups

Bayern Munich

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Neuer
  • 5Pavard
  • 17BoatengSubstituted forMartínez Aguinagaat 61′minutes
  • 21HernándezBooked at 83mins
  • 19Davies
  • 6Kimmich
  • 27AlabaSubstituted forTolissoat 73′minutes
  • 29ComanSubstituted forMusialaat 61′minutes
  • 25MüllerSubstituted forChoupo-Motingat 72′minutes
  • 7GnabrySubstituted forSanéat 60′minutes
  • 9Lewandowski

Substitutes

  • 4Süle
  • 8Martínez Aguinaga
  • 10Sané
  • 13Choupo-Moting
  • 20Sarr
  • 22Roca
  • 24Tolisso
  • 35Nübel
  • 42Musiala

Augsburg

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Gikiewicz
  • 2Gumny
  • 6Gouweleeuw
  • 36Oxford
  • 3PedersenSubstituted forFrambergerat 45′minutes
  • 18Bénes
  • 25Gruezo
  • 28HahnSubstituted forPetkovat 87′minutes
  • 23RichterSubstituted forJensenat 67′minutes
  • 20CaligiuriSubstituted forSuchyat 45′minutesBooked at 69mins
  • 7NiederlechnerSubstituted forFinnbogasonat 76′minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Suchy
  • 8Khedira
  • 11Gregoritsch
  • 24Jensen
  • 27Finnbogason
  • 32Framberger
  • 33Strobl
  • 40Koubek
  • 45Petkov

Referee:
Markus Schmidt

Attendance:
250

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