Polish striker, Robert Lewandowski is making the headlines in Germany following his 5-star performance for Bayern Munich in the team’s 4-3 win against Hertha Berlin on Sunday afternoon.
The two German Bundesliga clubs produced a pulsating encounter at the Allianz Arena today in a game that rained goals while entertaining the neutrals.
Though the champions dominated play in the early parts of the game, it took them 40 minutes to take the lead when Robert Lewandowski scored with an assist from Serge Gnabry.
With that equalizer leaving Hertha Berlin trailing at halftime, Bayern Munich will return from the break to double their lead after just 6 minutes.
It was no other person than the lethal striker Robert Lewandowsky who linked up with Chris Richards.
Pegged into a corner, Hertha Berlin fought back and scored through Jhon Cordoba to half the deficit right before the hour mark.
The visitors now with belief fought on and scored again courtesy a strike from Matheus Cunha on the 71st minute to restore parity.
With both teams now aware they have the 3 points in sight with a little push, they upped their game and produce an exciting game in the final 10 minutes.
First striker Robert Lewandowski scored to complete his hat-trick to put Bayern Munich in front before Jessic Ngankam equalized with an assist from Maximilian Mittelstaedt to remain in the running for a point at least.
With a resilient performance from Bayern Munich in added time, however, the defending champions managed to grind a 4-3 result at the end of the 90 minutes, all thanks to a 4th goal from forward Robert Lewandowski from the penalty spot.
After his delightful performance, the Polish star merited the MVP award as he earned a rating of 10 from Modernghana Sports partners SofaScore.
This season, Robert Lewandowski has featured in all 3 Bayern Munich games and has 5 goals and 2 assists to his name already.