Robert Lewandowski fails to break Cristiaon Ronaldo record as Barcelona beat Real Mallorca 1-0 to move top of La Liga on Saturday night encounter.

The Polish legend moved to Camp Nou in the summer having decided to head for pastures new following an eight-year spell with Bayern Munich.

Lewandowski has scored eight goals in six matches as this has put him on the verge of a record currently held by Manchester United ace Ronaldo who find back of the net 10 times in the 2014-15 season in the same number of games.

Lewandowski grabbed his ninth goal in seven league match but former Bayern Munich star failed to add two more in the fixtures  could not smash the record for the most goals scored in a player’s opening seven league fixtures.

Barca started the day second in La Liga and have now won six and drawn one of their seven games.

Victory takes them above Real Madrid, who have a 100% record from six matches and will return to the top if they beat Osasuna at home on Sunday.

Barcelona are next in action on Tuesday with a vital Champions League tie in Italy against Inter Milan, with both sides having one win and one loss from their opening matches in the competition.

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