FC Bayern München and Robert Lewandowski started 2017 the way they ended 2016: with a win on the board and with the Pole among the goals on Matchday 17.
After scoring a classic striker's goal to haul Bayern level, Lewandowski further underlined his undoubted class by conjuring up a stunning injury-time winner against SC Freiburg. First he controlled a cross brilliantly on his chest under pressure, then he took one touch with his right foot before volleying into the corner with his left. It all happened in the blink of an eye and was enough to make him your Matchday 17 MVP.
Top Facts - Robert Lewandowski
- The Polish striker’s 134th and 135th league goals took him ahead of former Bayern striker Giovane Elber as the second most prolific foreign goalscorer in Bundesliga history. Peruvian veteran Claudio Pizarro is still number one.The 28-year-old is second on the list of this season’s Bundesliga top scorers with 14 goals. Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the way on 16.Lewandowski scored 30 league goals last season and won the Torjägerkanone award for the highest scorer.