Borussia Dortmund destroyed Real Madrid last Wednesday, on the strength of Robert Lewandowski’s four goal exhibition. The match was a Champions League semi-final first-leg. The match was played at Signal Iduna Park.
Goal.com reported that Real Madrid defender Pepe (Portuguese) asked Lewandowski late in the match “You’ve scored four goals already, don’t you think that’s enough?”
After the match, Dortmund became the only unbeaten side remaining in the competition, with a 6-0 record at home.
Goal.com Germany’s Falko Bloding was quoted as saying “During what were an extraordinary few days for the Bundesliga, Robert Lewandowski produced one of the most memorable performances in Champions League history.”
Goal Scoring Summary
8th minute, Robert Lewandowski, Borussia Dortmund (cross from Mario Götze)
43rd minute, Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid
50th minute, Robert Lewandowski, Borussia Dortmund (through ball that beat trap)
55th minute, Robert Lewandowski, Borussia Dortmund (1v1 move against Pepe)
67th minute, Robert Lewandowski, Borussia Dortmund (PK)
Robert Lewandowski Transfer Rumors
Before the Real Madrid match, Borussia had expressed interest retaining Lewandowski, originally signed in 2010. However, after the match, it was agreed by Borussia that Lewandowski will have completed all his obligations this season, and is free to pursue other options for 2014.
Speculative reporters suggested that Lewandowski is moving to Bayern Munich, Manchester United, and Juventus.