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Anderlecht 1 Bayern Munich 2: Lewandowski and Tolisso give visitors win

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Anderlecht 1 Bayern Munich 2: Lewandowski and Tolisso give visitors win

Robert Lewandowski and Corentin Tolisso scored to give Jupp Heynckes’ side all three points against Anderlecht in the Champions League.

Goals from Robert Lewandowski and Corentin Tolisso were enough to give a below-par Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The hosts had the better of the chances at the Constant Vanden Stockstadion, but their first goal in the competition this season would ultimately count for little.

Sofiane Hanni cancelled out Lewandowski’s well-worked opener, but Anderlecht could not keep the pressure on and Tolisso turned from provider to scorer as he netted a 77th-minute winner.

Bayern lost Thiago Alcantara and Arjen Robben to injury, with Arturo Vidal grimacing as he was withdrawn late on, but Jupp Heynckes’ men retain a slim hope of topping Group B on the final matchday.

The Bundesliga champions must beat Unai Emery’s goal-crazy side, who thrashed Celtic 7-1 elsewhere in the group, by more than three goals if they are to usurp the French superstars.

Anderlecht, meanwhile, are still without a point in this year’s tournament and will take on Celtic in Glasgow needing a big win to secure third place and a Europa League spot.

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