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Arminia Bielefeld 1-4 Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller doubles secure heavy win


Arminia Bielefeld 1-4 Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller doubles give visitors resounding Bundesliga victory

  • Bayern Munich eased to a 4-1 victory at lowly Arminia Bielefeld in the Bundesliga
  • Thomas Muller registered a double either side of two from Robert Lewandowski
  • Midfielder Ritsu Doan replied for the hosts after 58 minutes at the SchucoArena
  • The result gave Bayern a third domestic win of the season and left them second

Robert Lewandowski capped a fine week for club and country as he scored twice to help Bayern Munich to an eye-catching 4-1 win at Arminia Bielefeld on Saturday.

Thomas Muller set the reigning Bundesliga champions on their way with an eighth-minute opener at the SchucoArena before Lewandowski showed superb technique to double Bayern’s lead after 26 minutes.

The striker, who scored twice for Poland against Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Nations League on Wednesday, made it 3-0 just before half-time and set up Muller for the fourth with 51 minutes gone.

Striker Robert Lewandowski scored his second double of the week in Bayern Munich's victory

Striker Robert Lewandowski scored his second double of the week in Bayern Munich’s victory

Thomas Muller (second from left) scored the first after eight minutes against Arminia Bielefeld

Thomas Muller (second from left) scored the first after eight minutes against Arminia Bielefeld

Ritsu Doan added a fine consolation for Bielefield after beating Benjamin Pavard and finishing beyond goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Bayern had midfielder Corentin Tolisso sent off 14 minutes from time for a mistimed tackle on Fabian Klos after the Bielefeld captain broke beyond the visiting defence.

The result meant Bayern finished the day second in the early table, a point behind Leipzig with four matches played. 

Lewandowski became top scorer so far this campaign with his goals, taking him to seven so far

Lewandowski became top scorer so far this campaign with his goals, taking him to seven so far

An excellent Lewandowski cross provided Muller with a toe poke for the fourth after 51 minutes

An excellent Lewandowski cross provided Muller with a toe poke for the fourth after 51 minutes

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