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Lewandowski equals Mueller’s record 42 league goals in calendar year

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Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski on Tuesday equalled the Bundesliga scoring record in a calendar year with a brace in a 5-0 victory at VfB Stuttgart for a 2021 tally of 42. Lewandowski netted in the 69th and 72nd minute to draw level with the late Bayern great Gerd Mueller who had achieved the feat in 1972. Lewandowski can better the mark in Bayern’s final game of the year on Friday against Wolfsburg. The Polish marksman had in May become Bundesliga record scorer in one season with a 2020-21 tally of 41, one more than Mueller in 1971-72. He has already scored 18 goals again in 16 games…

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