Champions League: Lewandowski equals Raul goal record as Bayern reach last 16

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SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - NOVEMBER 03: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group A stage match between RB Salzburg and FC Bayern Muenchen at Red Bull Arena on November 3, 2020 in Salzburg, Austria. (Photo by Roland Krivec/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Holders Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, as Robert Lewandowski claimed his 71st goal in the competition in a 3-1 home win over Salzburg.

Lewandowski scored just before the break at the Allianz Arena to draw level with Real Madrid great Raul in third on the Champions League list of top goalscorers.

Only Cristiano Ronaldo, who has netted 131 times, and Lionel Messi with 118 goals, have scored more than Poland star Lewandowski.

Bayern doubled their lead just after the break when Kingsley Coman’s shot deflected in off Salzburg defender Maximilian Woeber.

Leroy Sane claimed their third goal just after Bayern were reduced to 10 men when midfielder Marc Roca was sent off on his Champions League debut.

Salzburg pulled a goal back when forward Mergim Berisha got in behind the Bayern defence to net on 73 minutes.

Source: kemifilani.ng

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