Bayern Munich denticulate alert in two account to exhausted hosts AEK Athens 2-0 on Tuesday to abide their accretion from a contempo dip in anatomy and ascend to the top of their Champions Alliance Accumulation E.
Javi Martinez volleyed in afterwards 61 account and Robert Lewandowski broke in their additional ambition two account afterwards for their additional win in three accumulation matches.
The aftereffect gave the Bavarians a added attempt of aplomb afterwards Saturday’s alliance win at VfL Wolfsburg concluded a four-game winless run in all competitions, and silenced any allocution of a crisis.
The Greek champions did it able-bodied for about an hour but ultimately could not bout Bayern’s acceleration and power.
Bayern were in ascendancy of an absorbing aboriginal half, with Serge Gnabry and advanced Lewandowski advancing abutting several times.
AEK, who accept yet to acquire a point afterwards three matches, carved out a brace of scoring affairs as they bent the Bavarians off guard, with Ezequiel Ponce ample a able attempt almost wide.
The hosts accumulated on added burden afterwards the break, acute aerial and advancing abutting with Viktor Klonaridis afore Martinez’ acrobatic advance silenced the army at the Olympic Stadium.
Bayern, who accept never absent to a Greek club, home or away, bound dead off the bold two account later, with Lewandowski larboard with too abundant amplitude in advanced of ambition to aperture it a Rafinha cutback.
Robert Lewandowski Profile
Robert Lewandowski (born 21 August 1988) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national team.
After being the top scorer in the third and second tiers of Polish football with Znicz Pruszków, he moved to top-flight Lech Poznań, and was the top scorer in the league as they won the 2009–10 Ekstraklasa. In 2010, he transferred to Borussia Dortmund for a reported €4.5 million, where he won honours including two consecutive Bundesliga titles and a season as the league’s top goalscorer. In 2013, he earned with Borussia a spot in the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final, a tournament in which he was the second top goalscorer, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo.
Prior to the start of the 2014–15 season, Lewandowski agreed to join their rivals, Bayern Munich, on a free transfer. In Munich, he won the Bundesliga title in each of his first four campaigns, earning a spot in the Bundesliga Team of the Year in every season. In 2015–16 and 2017–18, he led the league in goalscoring, and in 2016–17 he was named the Bundesliga Player of The Year. He was named to the UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season two times. He has totalled over 180 goals in Germany’s top division, Bundesliga, and reached the century mark quicker than any other foreign player. On 22 September 2015, Lewandowski scored five goals against VfL Wolfsburg in nine minutes, the fastest in any major European football league since records have been kept.
A full international for Poland since 2008, Lewandowski has earned over 100 caps and was a member of their team at Euro 2012, Euro 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup. With 55 international goals, Lewandowski is the all-time top scorer for Poland. In 2015, he was voted Polish Sportspersonality of the Year and in 2016 he claimed fourth place at the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or Awards. He has been named the Polish Player of the Year a record seven times. The Guardian has ranked him as the fifth-best footballer on the planet in 2015.