Robert Lewandowski against Lionel Messin in Champions League

Robert Lewandowski is in the shape of his life.
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Which football star will be better off when Bayern meets FC Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League next Friday? The Pole is a bit ahead of the Argentine.

Gut when you have compassionate colleagues. A few days ago Leon Goretzka worried about Robert Lewandowski while at work. Like, “As he was training last week, I thought to myself: Should I talk to him about why he’s not running?” Lewandowski then only said: “Keep calm. Saturday is important. ”At the end of this little story, which Goretzka told late on Saturday evening on the“ Sky ”channel, all that was left for him was the conclusion:“ He is actually a phenomenon. ”

As if the Champions League anthem had awakened him from the phlegm that his colleague feared, Lewandowski acted in the 4-1 win against Chelsea, with which Bayern easily reached the finals 165 days after the 3-0 first leg win in London Lisbon reached, running and playing as much as ever. On Friday (9 p.m. in the FAZ live ticker for the Champions League and on Sky), Bayern will meet FC Barcelona, ​​who defeated SSC Napoli 3-1 after the 1-1 draw in the first leg. The outstanding player at Barca was Lionel Messi, who scored a splendid solo goal and took a penalty. Lewandowski surpassed that on Bayern’s side with two goals and two assists. “We know what we have in him, said coach Hansi Flick. “He showed once again how important he is to us.”


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