Robert Lewandoski set to break Ronaldo's scoring record in UCL group matches

Robert Lewandoski set to break Ronaldo's scoring record in UCL group matches

- Robert Lewandowski is on the verge of getting past Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League in terms of goals

- Bayern Munich will begin the defence of their title against Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena

- Lewandowski was last season's top scorer and the most valuable player as Bayern lifted the trophy

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Robert Lewandowski is set to break Cristiano Ronaldo Champions League record if he scores against Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena, Daily Star reports.

Bayern Munich are the current defending champions and are set to begin the defence of the title against the Spanish side.

Ronaldo currently holds the record for scoring in nine consecutive opening Champions League matches and Lewandoski can go one better than the Portuguese if he finds the back of the net.

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Robert Lewandoski set to break Ronaldo's scoring streak in UCL group matches
Robert Lewandoski set to break Ronaldo's scoring streak in UCL group matches. Photo by Silvia Lore and Sebastian Widmann
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The Bavarians became the first team in the history of the competition to win all eleven matches en route to the finals which is also the longest winning run by any team.

Bayern have lost three players in their team last season including Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool, while Philippe Coutinho and Ivan Perisic returned to Barcelona and Inter Milan after their respective loan spells.

Luis Suarez will be making his European debut for Atletico and is expected to spearhead the attack after Diego Costa has been ruled out of the tie.

Diego Simeone's side have won just two of their previous ten away group matches in the competition but will be looking to post a better outing this season.

In the other Group A match, Lokomotiv Moscow will travel to Austria to face Red Bull Salzburg.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has the most expensive private jet out of all the footballers in the world, cited on The Sun.

The Juventus striker has been known for his flashy lifestyle and like every other footballer, the Portuguese star has been in possession the good things of life including a plane of his own.

Lionel Messi is second and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the third player with the most expensive luxury private jet.

Legit.ng also reported that Sergio Ramos will not be included in Real Madrid's Champions League opener against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium.

Los Blancos captain was substituted early during their 1-0 loss to Cadiz due to a suspected injury problem.

It has now come as a huge worry for coach Zinedine Zidane who is expected to start his campaign against the Ukrainian side on a winning note.

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