UCL: Robert Lewandowski bag hat trick as Barcelona ease past Viktoria Plzen

Robert Lewandowski opened his Champions League account with Barcelona with a statement hattrick as Xavi’s men demolished Viktoria Plzen, 5-1 on Wednesday.

The 34-year-old prolific polish striker has now  scored eight goals in five games since joining Barcelona from Bayern Munich in July.

Franck Jessie and former Man City forward, Ferran Torres, were also on the score sheet for Barcé, while Jan Sykora got the consolation goal for the Czech Republic side. 

With the feat, Lewandowski now is the first player to score a Champions League hat-trick for three different teams, Viz; Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and Barcelona and now has a total of 89 UCL goals, making him the third highest goal scorer in the competition behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Next week Tuesday, he will now take on his former club, Bayern Munich, who opened their account with a 2-1 over Inter Milan, in yet another cracker in Group C. 

Ajax 4 – 0 Rangers
Frankfurt 0 – 3 SPORTING

Atl Madrid 2-1 PORTO 

Barcelona 5-1 Viktoria Plzen
Inter Milan 0 – 2 Bayern Munich
Tottenham 2 – 0 Marseille
Club Bruges 1 – 0 B Leverkusen

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