"Of course you always need a bit of luck against Bayern Munich and a win like last season's only comes around when everything comes together, but we need to assert our game and follow the coach's orders".
Lewandowski scored two goals on four shots, won three aerial duels, and picked up a yellow card in Friday's 3-1 win over Mainz 05. Fair to say that the Bavarian club will be looking for a measure of revenge, on top of the already existing pressure to win in order to keep up with Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig, who they trail by three points.
Bayern surprisingly fell behind to Jhon Cordoba's fourth-minute opener away from home. Bayern will look for the dynamic duo of Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller to get out of their scoring funk and provide some offensive firepower.
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"We have not played as good as we did in the first half for some time", Dutch winger Robben told reporters as per Reuters. "Everything's fine", said Mueller, playing down his goal-drought.
"We were really, really good in the first half".
Bayern have scored in all 10 of their Bundesliga trips to Mainz and netted on multiple occasions in nine of those matches.
Before the Leverkusen result, Carlo Ancelotti's men lost two consecutive games against Dortmund and Rostov, the latter coming in the Champions League. Mainz remained in ninth place on 17 points.
Lewandowski sealed the victory in stoppage time with a wonderful free-kick that left Mainz goalkeeper, Jonas Lossl with no chance, 3-1. It was the Polish striker's 11th goal in 12 league games against Mainz, more than he's scored against any other Bundesliga side.
Both the club and player appear keen to strike a new deal and, according to the Netherlands global, there will be no obstacles to continuing his career with the Bundesliga giants despite rumours of a just a one-year deal on the table.