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Lewandowski goal streak continues as Barca go top

Published on: 01 October 2022

Robert Lewandowski has scored 12 goals in nine games for Barcelona since his £42.6m summer move from Bayern Munich

Robert Lewandowski scored again for Barcelona as his side won away at Mallorca to move top of La Liga.

Lewandowski grabbed his ninth goal in seven league matches since his summer move from Bayern Munich with a low, curling finish into the bottom corner.

Mallorca had a chance to equalise but Jaume Costa was denied by a superb save from goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Ter Stegen also made fine stops from Antonio Sanchez and Lee Kang-in as Barcelona claimed the victory.

Barca started the day second in La Liga and have now won six and drawn one of their seven games.

Victory takes them above Real Madrid, who have a 100% record from six matches and will return to the top if they beat Osasuna at home on Sunday.

After scoring, Lewandowski had the chance to grab another goal but his attempted lob was saved by home goalkeeper Predrag Rajkovic.

Barcelona are next in action on Tuesday with a vital Champions League tie in Italy against Inter Milan, with both sides having one win and one loss from their opening matches in the competition.

    Relive Mallorca v Barcelona as it happened
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Formation 5-4-1

1Rajkovic15Maffeo24Valjent21Raíllo6Arias Copete18Costa10Sánchez4Ruíz de Galarreta12Baba19Lee7Muriqi

    1Rajkovic15Maffeo24ValjentBooked at 83mins21Raíllo6Arias Copete18CostaBooked at 42minsSubstituted forCufréat 77'minutes10SánchezSubstituted forRodríguez Vázquezat 67'minutes4Ruíz de GalarretaSubstituted forLagoat 85'minutes12Baba19Lee7Muriqi


    2Nastasic3Cufré5Russo8Grenier9Prats11Lago14Rodríguez Vázquez16Battaglia20González22Rodríguez23Ndiaye31Román Riquelme


Formation 4-3-3

1ter Stegen28Balde3Piqué15Christensen18Alba19Kessie5Busquets30Páez Gavira7Dembélé9Lewandowski10Fati Vieira

    1ter Stegen28Balde3PiquéBooked at 40mins15ChristensenBooked at 39mins18AlbaSubstituted forRobertoat 80'minutes19KessieBooked at 45minsSubstituted forGonzálezat 67'minutes5BusquetsBooked at 74mins30Páez Gavira7DembéléSubstituted forTorresat 80'minutes9Lewandowski10Fati VieiraSubstituted forRaphinhaat 67'minutes


    8González11Torres17Alonso20Roberto22Raphinha24García26Peña Sotorres29Casadó32Torre36Tenas

Referee:Jesús Gil ManzanoMatch StatsHome TeamMallorcaAway TeamBarcelonaPossessionHome28%Away72%ShotsHome13Away11Shots on TargetHome3Away3CornersHome5Away5FoulsHome9Away13Live Text Post update

Match ends, Mallorca 0, Barcelona 1.

90'+4'Full Time

Second Half ends, Mallorca 0, Barcelona 1.

90'+2'Post update

Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

90'+2'Post update

Foul by Pablo Maffeo (Mallorca).

90'+1'Post update

Attempt missed. Ferran Torres (Barcelona) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Gavi.

89'Post update

Attempt missed. Lee Kang-In (Mallorca) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Pablo Maffeo with a cross.

89'Post update

Attempt saved. Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

89'Post update

Attempt blocked. Robert Lewandowski (Barcelona) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gavi.

87'Post update

Attempt saved. Dani Rodríguez (Mallorca) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

87'Post update

Attempt missed. Vedat Muriqi (Mallorca) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Lee Kang-In.


Substitution, Mallorca. Lago Junior replaces Íñigo Ruíz de Galarreta.

84'Post update

Offside, Mallorca. Íñigo Ruíz de Galarreta tries a through ball, but Vedat Muriqi is caught offside.

84'Post update

Attempt blocked. Braian Cufré (Mallorca) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Vedat Muriqi with a headed pass.


Martin Valjent (Mallorca) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

83'Post update

Ferran Torres (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

83'Post update

Foul by Martin Valjent (Mallorca).


Substitution, Barcelona. Ferran Torres replaces Ousmane Dembélé.


Substitution, Barcelona. Sergi Roberto replaces Jordi Alba.


Substitution, Mallorca. Braian Cufré replaces Jaume Costa because of an injury.

76'Post update

Foul by Gavi (Barcelona).

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