Lewandowski scores brace as Bayern lift German Cup

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Robert Lewandowski netted twice as his side Bayern Munich won the German Cup final 4:2 against Bayer Leverkusen.

The Polish international continued his stunning form this season. In the 59th minute, his seemingly sloppy shot found the way to the net after a horrible mistake by Leverkusen goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky.

In the 89th minute, Lewandowski put Bayern into a 4:1 lead before Kai Havertz converted a penalty to leave the final score 4:2.

With significant help from the Polish striker Bayern grabbed their second trophy of the season, having earlier wrapped up the Bundesliga title. For many pundits the German champions are favourites to complete the treble and become Champions League winners.

Saturday’s goals were Lewandowski’s 50th and 51st of the season. He is on course to become top scorer in Europe. Although domestic competition is now over, the Pole still has potentially a few more matches to boost his account in the UEFA Champions League.

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