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Thiagowned: Post Match Awards and Player Rating

It was another Tor-nado for Bayern Munich as they smash through Dinamo Zagreb to secure their footing at the top of the group. These are the players who really stood out

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Tip Of The Cap: Kingsley Coman. The first half of Team CoCo with Douglas Costa, Kingsley Coman continued his surprisingly strong run of play since coming over from Juventus. I say surprising because it isn't often a 19 year old gets to play the full 90 minutes in a Champions League match for a club as big as Bayern Munich. He is still good for at least one or two rookie mistakes (an errant cross here, a turnover there) but even when factoring that in, Coman still played a great game. His ball skills are magical and his tenacity to fight and maintain possession will definitely endear him to Pep Guardiola.

Golf Clap: Douglas Costa. Playing for only 57 minutes before receiving what can only be described as a "mercy sub", Costa put on a display. His speed and skill with the ball at his feet absolutely terrorized the Dinamo defense, as evidenced by the fact that he led Bayern in dribbles. He also managed a whopping 14 crosses. In 57 minutes. No, that's not a typo. His crossing prowess almost certainly induced Dinamo keeper Eduardo to drift to his left which opened the near post for Costa, which he drilled home.

Standing Ovation: Robert Lewandowski. What else can you say about Lewa that hasn't already been said? The big Polish international was at it again today notching three goals and eight shots. He also showed a great chemistry with Mario Götze and Thiago Alcantara moving around in the middle and timing his runs perfectly with their passes. He has certainly found that extra gear Bayern fans have been waiting to see, and there's no reason why it would stop anytime soon.

Meister Of The Match: Thiago Alcantara. Thiago directed the Bayern attack as a conductor directs an orchestra. He had 119 touches and over one hundred passes. He weaved his way through the Dinamo back line with ease, using a deft touch to find his fellow attackers. He completed nine long ball passes, six passes which led to shots on goal and three assists. But most importantly, he looked calm, comfortable and like a leader on the pitch. The story line for this game will certainly center around Robert Lewandowski and his insane goal scoring pace these past three matches, but Thiago was absolutely brilliant in guiding this team to a dominating win.

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