Lewandowski, who played for Dortmund between 2010 and 2014, took his tally to 17 goals in 13 games against his former club. He also clocked up his 11th goal in just six Bundesliga appearances for Bayern so far this season.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund dig deep to edge past Hoffenheim; Bayern Munich defeat Arminia Bielefeld
Borussia Dortmund needed substitutes to dig them out of a hole for a 1-0 win against Hoffenheim, while Bayern Munich had no such difficulties as they romped to another Bundesliga rout on Saturday.
Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski nets four goals as Bayern Munich clinch seven-goal thriller against Hertha Berlin
The victory got Bayern back to winning ways after their record 23-match winning streak was ended by a 4-1 defeat at Hoffenheim last Sunday.
Dortmund had three times as many shots on goal and dominated with 80 percent possession, which left their Swiss coach Lucian Favre to admit, "we are very disappointed, it's hard to accept this defeat".
Lichtsteiner said in a Swiss football federation statement it became clear after Euro 2020 was postponed by one year because of the pandemic that it was “a good moment” to retire.
Bundesliga: Robert Lewandowski breaks goalscoring record; Erling Haaland brace helps Dortmund secure second place
It means Dortmund are assured of second place with one game of the season remaining. Despite defeat, Leipzig are virtually assured of Champions League football next season.
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich inch closer to eighth straight title with thrashing of Fortuna Dusseldorf; Hertha Berlin beat Augsburg
Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich took a confident step closer to an eighth straight German title with a 5-0 demolition of Fortuna Dusseldorf in the Bundesliga.
Bundesliga: Augsburg held to goalless draw by bottom-placed Paderborn as relegation battle intensifies
Promoted Paderborn, who hit the woodwork and missed a golden first-half chance through Streli Mamba, remained anchored in last place on 19.
Bundesliga: Krzysztof Piatek’s late penalty helps Hertha Berlin draw 2-2 against RB Leipzig; Dusseldorf beat Schalke 2-1
RB Leipzig missed the chance to move second in the Bundesliga after visiting Hertha Berlin scored a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw on Wednesday.
Bundesliga: Timo Werner scores hat-trick as RB Leipzig rout Mainz; Schalke's crisis deepens with Augsburg defeat
Werner opened the scoring in the 11th minute, and there were more goals from Yussuf Poulsen and Marcel Sabitzer before the break. Werner grabbed two more in the second half
Bundesliga: Heiko Herrlich finally makes debut as Augsburg manager after 75-day wait with 3-0 win over Schalke
After waiting 75 days, Heiko Herrlich finally made his debut in charge of Augsburg in a 3-0 win at Schalke in the Bundesliga on Sunday.
Bundesliga returns with fist-bump celebrations and masks as Borussia Dortmund slam four past Schalke
Borussia Dortmund provided much-needed fireworks with a 4-0 demolition of bitter rivals Schalke after Bundesliga restarted in front of empty stands after a suspension of over two months
Bundesliga: Trip for toiletries costs Augsburg coach Heiko Herrlich debut game for breaking quarantine rules
The game against Wolfsburg was to be Herrlich's first game in charge of 14th-place Augsburg. He was appointed in March but had yet to oversee a game because the league was suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Germany reports 10 positive cases of COVID-19 from 36 clubs in Bundesliga and second division
Last Thursday, Chancellor Angela Merkel and 16 state governors postponed a decision until Wednesday on whether the Bundesliga could resume without fans present
Augsburg lost at Bayern Munich 2-0 on Sunday, the club’s seventh loss in nine games. They are five points above the relegation zone with nine games to be played.
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich beat Augsburg to take 4-point lead in match marked by celebrations and protests
Bayern Munich labored to a 2-0 win over Bavarian rival Augsburg to stretch their Bundesliga lead to four points on Sunday.
Timothy Chandler scored twice to power Eintracht Frankfurt to 5-0 over Augsburg in the Bundesliga.
Bundesliga: Erling Haaland's hat-trick on debut helps Borussia Dortmund beat Augsburg; Leipzig consolidate lead with win
Erling Haaland scored a second-half hat trick on a dream Bundesliga debut to help Borussia Dortmund come from two goals down and win 5-3 at Augsburg
Bundesliga: Joshua Zirkzee, Serge Gnabry strike late as Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg; RB Leipzig clinch autumn crown with win over Augsburg
Bayern Munich’s Joshua Zirkzee and Serge Gnabry scored late goals to give them a 2-0 win over VfL Wolfsburg at the start of the winter break.
Champions League: Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge criticises players for 'careless' game against Olympiakos
Bayern top Group B by five points ahead of second-placed Tottenham, who thrashed Red Star Belgrade 5-0, but the defending German champions are third in the Bundesliga