Bayern Munich had to come from behind to secure a 3-2 win over Greek giants Olympiacos, with Robert Lewandowski's brace making him the Champions League's fifth highest goalscorer of all time - overtaking
Tensions were high leading up to the game as five Bayern fans were hospitalised just hours before kick-off, having been attacked by Olympiacos supporters during their side's UEFA Youth League match in Athens.
It was the hosts who had the first real chance of the game and striker
Tolisso wrapped things up in the Greek capital with a stunning long-range goal, but
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Although it could be seen from a mile off that Bayern would be frustrated in attack, many felt they'd need to remain patient but ultimately would cruise to a win - even though it would be another story for the Rekordmeister at the back.
In their first match since it was confirmed that
Starting XI: Neuer (7); Kimmich (6), Pavard (7),
With 20 goals for club and country this season, scoring for his 12th game in a row for Bayern Munich, it's hard to imagine any other player picking up the club's man of the match award than Robert Lewandowski.
The Poland international's equaliser saw him overtake
Bayern Munich are currently relying on Lewandowski more than D12 relied on Eminem. #ChampionsLeague— Musa Okwonga (@Okwonga) October 22, 2019
Robert Lewandowski has scored 16 goals this season. If he continues scoring at this current rate, he will finish the season with...65 goals.— Zach Lowy (@ZachLowy) October 22, 2019
People said Lewandowski was finished (very misinformed opinion to say the least) but this is the best he's ever been. Unstoppable.— Aidan (@AMc88_) October 22, 2019
Bayern will look to return to winning ways in the Bundesliga when they host Union Berlin on Saturday, while they'll also take another step in defending the DFB-Pokal days later on the road to second division side VfL Bochum.