Tip of the Cap: Robert Lewandowski
I know what you're thinking. "How can a guy that scored twice only be getting a tip of the cap?" Both goals by Robert Lewandowski were well taken, but the hard work was already done for him. However, the Polish international has notched his twelfth and thirteen goals in the Bundesliga for FC Bayern and looks like he's enjoying his football more and more. Folks, Lewa is just getting started
I'd also like to give a special shoutout to Pepe Reina. The Spaniard made his first ever start in a competitive game for FC Bayern and kept a clean sheet. Gracias, Pepe.
Golf Clap: David Alaba
David Alaba scored another highlight reel free kick. However, his play in the midfield earns him a golf clap today. Since David Alaba has been deployed in the midfield by Pep Guardiola, the Austrian is playing in his preferred position and should already be considered among the world's best. Alaba is incredibly intelligent and a physical specimen. We are lucky to be watching him in a FC Bayern shirt.
Standing Ovation: Jerome Boateng
It's March 2015, and Jerome Boateng is the best defender in the world. Pep Guardiola has relied on Boateng to be the team's anchor at the back. Bayern's attack starts with Boateng, and the opposition attack ends with Boateng. He was a rock today for FC Bayern, and he helped lead Bayern to their seventeenth clean sheet of the Bundesliga season.
Meister of the Match: Thomas Müller
No matter how good you think your team is, when you're missing two players the quality of Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, a player or two will have to really step up and make an impact in the match. Against Werder Bremen, Thomas Müller happened. While everyone is used to Müller figuring out unorthodox ways to score goals, he doesn't give us beautiful, curling shots very often. However, die Raumdeuter uncorked a perfectly struck ball in the first half to give Bayern the lead. Müller would also chip in the assists on both goals scored by Robert Lewandowski. Bravo, Mr. Müller. Your adoring public demands more.