Barcelona VS Viktoria Plzen Football Match

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Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick in his first Champions League game for Barcelona, a 5-1 win over Viktoria Plzen.

Lewandowski took over after Franck Kessie put Barcelona ahead. Before halftime, he scored twice, sandwiching a Jan Sykora goal that gave Plzen hope.

Lewandowski scored his sixth Champions League hat trick in the second half, and Ferran Torres added an emphatic volley.

Lewandowski's treble saw him break a tie with Karim Benzema to stand alone as the third highest scorer in Champions League history, with 89 goals.

He also became the first player in the competition's history to score hat tricks for three different clubs.

The Poland striker now has eight goals in five games for Barcelona since arriving from Bayern Munich in the summer.

"His training, teamwork, humility, and work-rate... I can't praise him enough because it's not just his hat-trick, it's how he works and dominates tempo "Xavi,

In an eventful first half, Barcelona's summer signings shone. Kessie scored his first Champions League goal off a Jules Kounde corner kick.

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