Lewandowski demands focus ahead of Christmas

Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski does not want his team-mates to lose focus as they head into the last two matches before Christmas.

Robert Lewandowski is leading the Bundesliga goal-scoring chart with 15 goals.   -  Getty Images

Robert Lewandowski has demanded that Bayern Munich does not lose its focus as it prepares for its final two matches before the winter break.

Jupp Heynckes's side beat Cologne 1-0 on Wednesday thanks to Lewandowski's 60th-minute goal to go nine points clear in the Bundesliga.

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The Bavarian giant's final league match of 2017 on Saturday is away to Stuttgart, before Bayern closes out the year against Borussia Dortmund in the DFB-Pokal four days later. And Lewandowski has demanded that Bayern keeps its eyes on the prize in the coming week.

"You cannot think about Christmas yet," Lewandowski is quoted as saying by Sport Bild. "We have to be careful about the final [match of the year] against Dortmund. We know that we have played and lost twice here [in Munich] in the cup against Dortmund in recent years.

"We've already beaten [RB] Leipzig in the cup, and now comes Dortmund, so the two best opponents in Germany. We have to stay focused and physically give everything we have."

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