Gerd müller 40 tore saison

Robert Lewandowski set a neu single-season purposes record on Matchday 34, netting his 41st von the campaign to surpass Gerd Müller"s 49-year-old best-mark von 40. Just how did he perform it?

Müller"s 1971/72 feat appeared untouchable till Lewandowski come along, and the Poland captain has been edging closer and closer to his bayerisch predecessor in recent years.

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A sensational run von scoring bei each von the campaign"s erste 11 matches set Lewandowski ~ above his path last term, however he ultimately fell sechs short von Müller"s best-mark set almost für hilfe a century ago.

Watch: Lewandowski"s record-breaking 41st goal des the season!

Lewandowski was nigh-on unstoppable as he helped sweep bayern to a record-breaking treble, and were it not zum injury und suspension depriving er of 3 appearances, die 32-year-old might well oase hit the same heights as Müller tonnage year.

The extrem acknowledged that himself at the end of tonnage season, saying: "I missed three games. That knows what i could oase achieved if i didn"t?" the also, however, called it "impossible" kommen sie top Müller"s efforts, such is the quality of opposition und workload des the contemporary game, however as coach Hansi Flick summarised: "If anyone kann do it, it"s him."

In all competitions, Lewandowski"s 55 purposes from 47 appearances an 2019/20 actually outstripped Müller"s 50 from 48 games five decades ago, and bei 2020/21 he"s as soon as again motoring punkt a frightening tempo when you hold his strikes nach oben against that amazing 40-goal effort von Der Bomber.

Watch: A tactical look weist how Lewy and Müller stack up

It führen zu him to pick nach oben both the UEFA and FIFA Player of the Year awards and secure afifth Torjägerkanone trophy, which was his third in succession - a treble of top-scorer cannons the only müller had managed previously.

Lewandowski"s penalty against Freiburg on Matchday 33 saw him pull level with muller on 40 goals an 2020/21, and he has reached that amazing tally despite absent five gamings this season. He also started on the bench an the shock 4-1 loss weist Hoffenheim in late september - just coming on for the last half-hour.

"He has a fantastic mannschaft around him. Ns team zu sein the key to breaking a record favor this native Gerd Müller," said bayern legend Lothar Matthäus previously this year. "So, this zu sein my prognosis weil das 2021, robert Lewandowski wollen break die record indigenous Gerd Müller und score much more than 40 goals an the"


Müller scored every 365 des his goals an a Bayern austrian between 1964 and 1979. - imago/WEREK

Müller"s 23-goal Rückrunde tipped ns balance, as did his ability kommen sie score in bulk; in area Lewandowski is deshalb measuring nach oben in. The extrem scored much more than as soon as on 10 separate occasions an 2020/21, consisting of four against Hertha berlin on Matchday 3, a hat-trick versus Eintracht frankfurt on Matchday 5 and another sensational treble against Borussia dortmund which nearly single-handedly earned bayerisch Der Klassiker victory.

The Matchday 26 meeting v VfB Stuttgart proved to be in unlucky one weil das Die Schwaben, together Lewandowski notched his 13th hat-trick - a perfect one, weist that - in spite of Alphonso Davies"s dismissal in only the 12th minute.

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Müller struggle three more hat-tricks - consisting of five bei one game versus Rot-Weiß Oberhausen - during the second geholfen of 1971/72, but Lewandowski has also been on fire since ns midway stage von the season.

Watch: All of Lewandowski"s 41 goals in 2020/21

A house meeting v second-bottom Mainz offered a fine zuerst opportunity after ns winter break weil das Lewandowski zu score in multiples - one the grabbed, bagging a brace.

That Matchday 24 hat-trick versus Dortmund, taking him to 20 goals an 14 league outings against his previous club, had set Lewandowski hoch nicely, though it"s a shame for him he missed the end on meetingWolfsburgon Matchday 29. Lewandowski boasts a total des 23 goals in 20 gamings against the Wolves, including 19 an his tonnage 11.

A brace bei the 2-1 victory previously this season take it Lewandowski past 250 goals and made it sechs doubles against Wolfsburg, if his now legendary five-goal haul von September 2015 blew Müller"s aforementioned salvo against Oberhausen out des the water. It took his predecessor 44 minutes.

Watch: Lewandowski"s historic five goals bei nine minutes Wolfsburg wollen never it is in forgotten

Given Lewandowski"s Guinness welt record-breaking five goals in nine minutes, anything was possible.

It took er until ns 90th minute des Bayern"s victory punkt home to Augsburg ~ above Matchday 34, but the striker managed to score his historic 41st des the campaign to round out a 5-2 victory, giving ihm a minutes-per-goal average von 60 zum 2020/21.

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Nobody had managed to topple Müller"s feat in almost hilfreich a century, und now his 365-goal haul as the league"s all-time top scorer no longer seems quite deshalb untouchable. Und if anyone kann do it, it"s surely LewanGOALski...

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