Lewandowski Bags Brace As Bayern Advance To Club World Cup Final

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Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates his second goal during the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final football match between Egypt’s Al-Ahly and Germany’s Bayern Munich at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in the Qatari city of Ar-Rayyan on February 8, 2021. Karim JAAFAR / AFP

 

Bayern Munich advanced to the Club World Cup final after two Robert Lewandowski goals were enough to seal a 2-0 victory over African champions Al Ahly in Monday’s semi-final.

The European champions face Tigres in the final on Thursday after the Mexican club saw off Brazilian giants Palmeiras in Sunday’s other semi-final.

Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski (R) celebrates his goal with teammates during the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final football match between Egypt’s Al-Ahly and Germany’s Bayern Munich at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in the Qatari city of Ar-Rayyan on February 8, 2021.
Karim JAAFAR / AFP

 

Lewandowski gave Bayern the lead with just 17 minutes gone at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, a host venue for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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The Poland star then headed home a Leroy Sane cross four minutes before the whistle to book Bayern’s place in the final.

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