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Joshua Kimmich signs three-year contract extension with Bayern Munich

Joshua Kimmich signs three-year contract extension with Bayern Munich

Lewandowski scored two first-half goals to reach 99 in the German top flight and put the hosts 3-0 up inside 18 minutes, following Franck Ribery's opener.

Commenting on this development, Qasim Elegbede, the Brand and Marketing Director at StarTimes said that "We are happy to have been able to impact the lives of over 300 young boys positively".

Ribery netted perhaps the goal of the game in the 81st minute after streaking through to angle Bayern's fifth beyond Hamburg keeper Christian Mathenia.

The veteran coach has certainly earned a contract extension, with Bayern now 20 points clear at the top of the league and only a few wins away from securing the Bundesliga title for a 28th time.

"We can't only focus on the Champions League".

The 23-year-old has already played more than 100 games for Bayern after joining the runaway Bundesliga leaders from RB Leipzig in the summer of 2015.

"That's not the football I want to see", Hamburg coach Bernd Hollerbach said.

The Pole scored a hat-trick against relegation-threatened Hamburg at the Allianz Arena
The Pole scored a hat-trick against relegation-threatened Hamburg at the Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski jumps to kick the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayern Munich vs Hamburger SV in Munich on Sunday. "We know it's a tough situation, but I am convinced that we can stay up".

The visitors must have feared the worst when Lewandowski scored five minutes later, heading home off a cross from Joshua Kimmich, and claimed his second seven minutes after that.

Bayer Leverkusen moved up to third by beating Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0 with goals from Lucas Alario and Julian Brandt. Kevin Volland headed Leon Bailey's cross into the path of Alario, and the Argentinian swept the ball past goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

In the 83rd minute, an Augsburg counter-attack saw Gregoritsch secure victory for the away side.

The pole remained in the thick of things as he tripled the lead moments later when he tapped home an assist from David Alaba with 19 minutes played.

After eclipsing Giovane Elber's record of goals in Bundesliga games back in January, Lewandowski overtook the Brazilian's haul in all competitions for the Bavarians with his goals against HSV.

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