Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski became one of the Bundesliga's top 10 all-time goal scorers when he struck against Cologne on Wednesday.
Lewandowski's 60th-minute winner took his tally for Borussia Dortmund and Bayern to 166 goals in 242 matches.
That puts the Poland international level with former Cologne attacker Hannes Lohr, who took 381 Bundesliga matches to reach the total.
Lewandowski is 11 goals away from the tallies achieved by Klaus Allofs and Dieter Muller, next highest-placed...
Robert Lewandowski scored for an eighth consecutive Bundesliga home game as Bayern Munich edged to a scrappy 1-0 victory against bottom-of-the-table Cologne.
A sixth consecutive Bundesliga title looks to be a mere formality as Bayern moved nine points clear of nearest challengers Schalke with another win and clean sheet.
On paper, this should have been the easiest game of the season, but Bayern were again indebted to 36-year-old academy coach Tom Starke, called out of retirement...
Jupp Heynckes hailed academy coach Tom Starke's performance in goal as Bayern Munich edged to a scrappy 1-0 victory against bottom-of-the-table Cologne to move nine points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Robert Lewandowski scored the only goal of the game on the hour mark, slotting home from close range after a deft back-header from captain Thomas Muller. Bundesliga top scorer Lewandowski has now found the net in all eight Bayern home games this season -- taking his tally to 15 league goals.
A Robert Lewandowski goal ended the resistance of rock bottom Cologne as Bayern Munich extended their Bundesliga lead to nine points with a 1-0 win.
With Bayern having dropped points in only four games this season and Cologne managing just three points and no victories from their first 15 games, this was a total mismatch on paper.
But Cologne head coach Stefan Ruthenbeck had vowed his players would not "stand in front of a big beast like a little mouse," and they took away a lot of respect, if no...