Lewandowski passes 50-goal mark This season as Bayern win 20th German Cup

Lewandowski passes 50-goal mark This season as Bayern win 20th German Cup

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski has passed the 50-goal mark this season as Bayern Munich completed the double with a 4-2 victory over Bayer Leverkusen behind closed doors to win a 20th German Cup on Saturday.

Bundesliga champions Bayern dominated at Berlin's Olympic Stadium as David Alaba smashed home an early free-kick before Serge Gnabry added the second goal in the first half.

Lewandowski has 51 goals in total this season after scoring twice in the second half either side of a Sven Bender header for Leverkusen.

Kai Havertz converted a penalty deep into added time for Leverkusen.

"In the second half we showed that we are the better team and wanted to be cup winners," said man-of-the-match Lewandowski.

Bayern, crowned Bundesliga champions for the eighth straight year last Saturday, have won all of their 11 games since the season resumed in mid-May after a two-month hiatus due to the coronavirus.

They could finish the season winning the treble as they are among the favorites for the Champions League finals in Lisbon next month.

This was the 13th time in the club's history they have won the double.

Lewandowski, crowned Bundesliga top scorer for the fifth time last weekend, netted six times in the cup, has 34 league goals and 11 more in the Champions League this season.

Leverkusen completed a hat trick of defeats after also losing the 2002 and 2009 cup finals in Berlin.
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