Poland’s striker Robert Lewandowski scored four goals for his FC Bayern Munich team in a Bundesliga match against Hertha BSC, won 4:3 by the Pole’s team.
The captain of the Polish national team scored his first goal before half time. His initial header was well saved, but another chance presented itself at his feet a few seconds later he did not miss.
Some six minutes after the first whistle of the second half, Lewandowski received a cross from Bayern’s American defender Chris Richards, dragged the ball away from a defender and drilled a shot into the bottom corner beyond the despairing dive of Hertha’s goalkeeper Alexander Schwolow.
The Pole grabbed his third in the 85th minute. Bayern midfielder Thomas Müller redirected a ball from a free-kick into the path of “Lewy” who converted from close range..
Lewandowski’s fourth goal came in injury time, when he was fouled in the box, dusted himself down and clinically converted the penalty kick.
Polish striker Robert Lewandowski of FC Bayern Munich and the captain of the national team was placed in ninth position in the ranking of the...see more
Lewandowski received the highest ranking in all the major German sport newspapers and news services. Moreover, he was named the Man of the Matchday by the official Bundesliga website.
The Polish striker was also placed in the team of the round by “Kicker” magazine, along with Polish goalkeeper Rafał Gikiewicz of Augsburg FC, who was his team's hero in a goalless draw with VFL Wolfsburg.