Picture : since 2020, Robert Lewandowski is in the Best Goal Scorer in the World !
Lewandowski: hat-trick in 100th Champions League match!
The statistics of Robert Lewandowski after the game Bayern – Benfica (5-2).
*Lewandowski is the first Polish player to reach 100 appearances in the Champions League.
*RL9 (Robert Lewandowski number 9) has scored 81 goals in his 100 Champions League games ! He leads the History Ranking (100 Champions League games) before Lionel Messi (75 goals in his first 100 CL matches) and Cristiano Ronaldo (64 goals in his first 100 CL matches) !!!
*Of the 42 players who have made 100+ appearances in the history of the Champions League, Lewandowski is the first to miss a penalty in his 100th game.
*He is first player in Champions League history to achieve a hat-trick in his 100th match of the tournament.
*Lewandowski is 6th player to score in his 100th match in the Champions League game, after Thierry Henry, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo, Toni Kroos (not counting Sergio Ramos who did it in own goal).
*Lewandowski has scored already 59 goals in 2021. The last case a player has scored as many for a whole calendar year happened in 2014 (Cristiano Ronaldo, 61 goals).
*Lewandowski’s hat-trick vs Benfica became his 5th in 2021 (all 4 previous were in Bundesliga games). Only one player has done as many hat-tricks over the current year: Ali Mabkhout (UAE).
*Lewandowski scored in 34 of 40 games he played for Bayern in 2021 in all competitions.
*Lewandowski has missed a penalty for the first time in a Champions League match (he had scored 14 of 14 prior to date). Timo Werner (6 of 6) becomes the player with the most penalties taken in the tournament and 100% correct.
*Lewandowski is the first player to score, assist and miss a penalty in a Champions League game since Diego Costa in November 2013 (Atlético de Madrid, vs Austria Wien).
*Lewandowski, with 8 goals in this group stage so far, is pretty close to the record of Cristiano Ronaldo (11 goals in a single group stage of Champions League).