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Douglas Costa drops a phenomenal performance on FC Köln

Douglas Costa paced Bayern Munich past FC Koln, but he wasn't alone in his superb performance

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Tip Of The Cap: Arjen Robben. The Flying Dutchman made his much anticipated return to the starting lineup and did not show any signs of rust. He crossed, shot and dribbled his way past a fairly porous Koln defense. His goal was a classic Arjen Robben goal. After some clever interplay with Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski, he found himself with the ball at his feet at point blank range when he calmly drifted to his left and hit the wide open net. If he can stay healthy, Pep Guardiola must be drooling at the potential of the Bayern attack going forward.

Golf Clap: Kingsley Coman. The youngster is showing game after game that he was worth the hype when he came over from Juventus. His speed and skill on the wings was lethal and his assist on the Arturo Vidal goal was a thing of beauty. He dribbled past his defender and laced a picture perfect pass for Vidal to blast home. He led the team in dribbles, a skill he is very adept at, and used it to great effect in his harassment of the Koln defense.

Standing Ovation: Robert Lewandowski. The big number nine did exactly what big number nine's are supposed to do: Put the ball on target. He had a game high seven shots, four of them on the money and one of them going in for a goal off a corner. He also drew a penalty late in the game that will probably raise some eyebrows, but selling contact to draw a foul is part of the game and there was a definite foul on the play. After being frustrated by Arsenal in the Champions League match, this was a statement game from Big Shot Bob to prove that he is still one of the world's best.

Meister Of The Match: Douglas Costa. One of the most dangerous Bayern attackers, Douglas Costa showed his versatility in this game as he not only locked down his usual position on the left flank, but also showed that he can go in the attacking middle part of the field and be equally as lethal. Costa led the team with six passes that led to shots on goal, and had the third highest touches and passes on the team. His newfound versatility will certainly give Pep more options as Bayern looks to a potential return of Franck Ribery.

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