Polish striker overtook Raúl to become third highest scorer in competition history
THE Bayern Munchen keeps showing good football. After winning the Club World Cup title on Tuesday 23, the team played its first game in the round of 16 of the Champions League and won the Lazio, away from home, by 4 to 1. The highlight of the match was the striker Robert Lewandowski who scored once and reached 72 goals in the competition, becoming the third top scorer in the history of the Champions League, passing Raúl (71) and Benzema (69). The maximum record is Cristiano Ronaldo, with 134 goals. The victory leaves the German team calm for the return match, at Allianz Arena, on March 17th.
Lewandowski opened the scoring just 9 minutes after Lazio’s wrong start. Young Musiala, 17, scored the second in the 24th minute. In the first half, Leroy Sané made the third in a quick counterattack move initiated by Coman. At the break, Acerbi scored against and extended Bayern’s lead even further. Two minutes later, striker Correa reduced the damage to the Italians.
Chelsea beat Atlético de Madrid with bicycle goal
In the second match of the day in the Champions League, Atlético de Madrid received the Chelsea in Bucharest, Romania, and lost 1-0. The La Liga leader played a very balanced game against the English team and lost a lot of chances in the first half. With the maxim of “who does not do, takes”, at 23 minutes Olivier Giroud opened the scoreboard with a beautiful bicycle goal, which was conferred by WHERE.