Lewandowski strikes again as Bayern sweep aside Leipzig
Robert Lewandowski chalked up his 6th objective in simply 4 Bundesliga video games as Bayern Munich swept aside RB Leipzig 4-1 on Saturday to go 2nd in the table behind early leaders Wolfsburg.
Lewandowski netted a first-half charge prior to 18-year-old Jamal Musiala and Leroy Sane included quick-fire objectives simply after the break in front of 34,000 fans at Leipzig’s Red Bull Arena.
The hosts clawed back a spectacular objective back when midfielder Konrad Laimer struck the leading corner from outside the location prior to Lewandowski’s replacement Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored Bayern’s late 4th.
The Bavarians were ahead after simply 12 minutes when Lewandowski slotted house a charge after the ball had actually clipped the arm of Leipzig midfielder Kevin Kampl.
Bayern landed a blow straight after half-time when Musiala, on for Serge Gnabry, grabbed Alphonso Davies’ pass and curled his shot around inside the far post on 47 minutes.
Andre Silva had the ball in the net simply after, however the VAR found he was offside prior to Dani Olmo’s last pass.
Musiala then whipped in a cross which Germany colleague Sane volleyed house on 54 minutes.
The previous Manchester City winger remains in great type having actually scored two times in current World Cup qualifiers.
Laimer’s thunderbolt of a shot offered Leipzig some hope on 58 minutes.
There were near-deafening whistles quickly when Marcel Sabitzer, who began the season as Leipzig captain prior to recently’s transfer to Munich, began for his Bayern launching and headed over the bar late on.
After 4 Bundesliga video games, Lewandowski is the league’s top-scorer on 6 objectives, another than Erling Braut Haaland, who earlier scored a brace to seal exhilarating 4-3 win for Borussia Dortmund at Bayer Leverkusen.
– Seven-goal thriller in Leverkusen –
Dortmund originated from behind 3 times and just took the lead 13 minutes from the last whistle when Haaland transformed a charge which leaves his club 3rd in the table on objective distinction.
“You can’t defend against everything and Dortmund have a world-class striker,” confessed Leverkusen coach Gerardo Seoane.
“It was a spectacular game, but it’s annoying when you lead three times and then lose.”
Haaland’s brace in Leverkusen implies the Norway striker has actually now scored 8 objectives in his last 5 video games for club and nation.
Haaland has actually scored 13 objectives this season — 5 for Norway and 8 for Dortmund.
Teenage Germany global Florian Wirtz put Leverkusen ahead, then established team-mate Patrik Schick for their side’s 2nd to make it 2-1 at the break after Haaland had actually previously headed Dortmund level.
Haaland then established Julian Brandt to equalise early in the 2nd half just for Leverkusen’s French winger Moussa Diaby to put the hosts 3-2 up with 35 minutes left.
Dortmund levelled for a 3rd time through Raphael Guerreiro prior to Haaland coolly slotted the winning charge into the bottom corner 13 minutes from time after Leverkusen protector Odilon Kossounou fouled Marco Reus.
The win was a welcome 45th birthday present for Dortmund head coach Marco Rose ahead of their opening Champions League group video game at Besiktas on Wednesday.
Wolfsburg remained leading with a 2-0 win at newly-promoted Greuther Fuerth.
Wout Weghort and Lukas Nmecha scored to leave them as the only group in Germany’s leading flight with an one hundred percent record — the very first time Wolfsburg have actually begun a Bundesliga season with 4 straight wins.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.