Lewandowski scores his 41st Bundesliga goal of the season to break Müller&#39's record

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski smashes Gerd Müller 49 – Bundesliga goal-scoring record for a single season on Saturday, when he scored in the last minute of their last game, with a 5-2 win over Augsburg, 45 goals to take his tally – former Bayern' one more goal.

The Polish striker is behind 277 goals in the Bundesliga all-time list of goalscorers, only Müller

. Müller's previous record was the 1971/72 season with 40 goals, a total that Lewandowski equalized last week.

Lewandowski turned down more than half a dozen chances and seemed determined to miss the turning point; Augsburg was determined not to contribute to his gang and let Germany take the record from his idol Müller. Augsburg coach Markus Weinzierl.

Pole would not be denied, however, and at the last minute Rafał Gikiewicz threw a shot at Leroy Sané, rolling the goalkeeper to score.

As coach Hansi Flick and several of the old guard's players – Javi Martínez, David Alaba and Jérôme Boateng – bid farewell to the club, and the 250 fans 75, – seat arena, it was an emotional afternoon for Bayern w ith the championship to a long end.

It didn't take long for Augsburg's Jeffrey Gouweleeuw to take the lead after the ninth minute interruption by Serge Gnabry, stabbing the ball into his own net.

Gnabry then 23 after Gikiewicz recorded Lewandowski's blank spot.

A minute later, Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich measure the missile to make one – 3-0 for the hosts.

robert lewandowski celebrates with the bundesliga trophy.
Robert Lewandowski celebrates with the Bundesliga trophy. Photo: Christof Stache / Reuters

Kingsley Coman was also on the score sheet two minutes before the timeout as his low net shot passed by Gikiewicz.

The visitors came alive in the middle of the second half with André Hahn and Florian Niederlechner scoring two goals. But it was Lewandowski who had the last word.

At the other end of the table, former Bundesliga champions Werder Bremen are relegated for the first time since 1980 after a 4-2 defeat to Borussia Moenchengladbach, the already relegated Schalke .

Meanwhile, Cologne is the third minute winner against Schalke.

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