Local fans in Germany believe that Harry Kane (30, Munich) can break Robert Lewandowski’s (35, Barcelona) historic 41-goal league record this season.
The German publication Kicker shared the results of a fan poll on Wednesday titled “Question of the Week: Can Harry Kane surpass Roberto Lewandowski’s 41 league goals (Frage der Woche: Knackt Kane Lewandowskis 41-Tore-Record)?” The answer was a resounding yes.
The answer was a resounding yes.
Bayern Munich defeated FC Heidenheim 4-2 in the 11th round of the 2023-2024 Bundesliga at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on Nov. 11 at 11:30 p.m. thanks to a multi-goal performance from Harry Kane. The victory earned Munich three points and took them to 29 points (9 wins, 2 draws).
The star of the show was the “new kid on the block” Harry Kane.
Kane’s first goal came in the 14th minute. Leroy Sane, who shook the right flank, slipped a pinpoint pass into the box, right to the feet of Kane, who turned and unleashed a powerful right-footed shot that rattled the net.
Kane wasn’t done being on his toes.
In the 44th minute, he leapt up from a corner kick and connected with a powerful header to give his team a 2-0 lead.
Back-to-back goals from Timm Kleindindst and Jan-Niklas Westere tied the game at 2-2, but back-to-back goals from Japhael Geheiro in the 27th minute and Erik Maxim Choupo-Moting in the 40th minute gave Bayern a 4-2 victory.
With his multi-goal performance, 바카라사이트 Kane has now scored 17 goals in the Bundesliga. This came after just 11 games.
Kane’s 17 goals in 11 league games is impressive for another reason. Last season’s top scorer, Niklas Fühlkrug (Werder Bremen), scored 16 goals in 28 league games in the 2022-2023 season.
“Harry Kane is a good fit for Bayern Munich,” said German outlet Sport1 the day before the game, “Kane’s form is impressive and he’s better than Robert Lewandowski in other areas besides goals,” while also praising the selflessness of the “new kid on the block.
Kane’s 17 goals in 11 games is something that Lewandowski hasn’t achieved. In terms of goals, Kane has a better pace than Lewandowski.
Munich made a big deal of it on their official website.
“After just 11 games, Kane has already surpassed the previous season’s top scorer. Not only has he scored more goals in the first 11 games of the season than any other player in history, but he has already surpassed Christopher Nkunkwo and Per Mertesacker from last season before we’ve played a third of the season.”
After the game, the German “kicker” ran a poll asking, “Can Harry Kane surpass Robert Lewandowski’s league record of 41 goals?
Lewandowski has accomplished the overwhelming feat of winning 10 consecutive league titles with Munich. He also broke Gerd Muller’s historic 40-goal league record with 41 league goals in the 2020-2021 season. Lewandowski has made history in the Bundesliga and in Munich.
While Lewandowski’s record stands as the “Greatest Number 9,” Kane is threatening it in his first season at the club. According to a Kicker poll, a whopping 73% of those polled believe Kane can break the record.
According to Munich’s website, Kane said, “Someone told me that the top scorer last season was 16 goals. To have 17 goals at this point is amazing. I’m proud of this great start.”
“Of course, my teammates deserve a lot of credit as well. They create scoring chances for me. I enjoy playing for this team. We’re creating a lot of chances,” he said, giving credit to his teammates.
“I had several chances to score more in the second half, but I couldn’t do it. That’s soccer,” he reflected on his inability to add to his tally.