How do you stop Robert Lewandowski — or “LewanGOALski,” as Thomas Mueller referred to him when cracking his best dad joke — and Serge Gnabry? How do you stop Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, Mauro Icardi and Angel Di Maria?

They are questions that no team in the Champions League has found an answer to so far this season.

Polish striker Lewandowski is having one of the greatest individual seasons in the competition’s history and sits just two goals behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s record haul of 17 in a single campaign.

Alongside him is Gnabry, who has developed from Arsenal and West Brom outcast into one of the finest attacking talents in Europe. The duo are now the most prolific in a single season in Champions League history.

Two more goals for Gnabry and another for Lewandowski in the 3-0 semifinal win over Lyon took their combined total to 24 for this season’s competition, surpassing the previous record of 23 set by Real Madrid pair Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in 2013-14.

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For all of Bayern’s domestic dominance in Germany — it has now won eight consecutive Bundesliga titles — success in Europe has been hard to come by since its last Champions League triumph in 2013.

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