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Joshua Kimmich's comprehensive performance was understated and extremely valuable

Douglas Costa was an animal but Joshua Kimmich was the rock on which Bayern built their control of this match

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Tip Of The Cap: Robert Lewandowski. Robert Lewandowski never switched off and was in the right place at the right time to snag two relatively easy goals. His hold up play and work in possession were good but other than that the Polish international had a rough day as the Hoffenheim centerbacks had his number the minute he stepped inside the penalty box.

Golf Clap: Holger Badstuber. As the lone defender and the fulcrum around which the entire Bayern Munich team swung, Holger Badstuber was instrumental in controlling the space and tempo of the match. It was a quiet, composed, and reserved performance and just the type Bayern Munich needed.

Standing Ovation: Douglas Costa. With 1 assist, 17 crosses, and the burned out husk of Pavel Kardacek to take home as a trophy, Douglas Costa was a raging force on the left side of attacking midfield for Bayern. After his relatively quiet outing against Hamburg last week it was great to see Costa get back to trashing defenses in the way that earned him many plaudits during the Hinrunde.

Meister Of The Match: Joshua Kimmich. Kimmich may not have got on the scoresheet in any way but the young midfielder was a defensive and possession oriented stud on the right side of the field. His positioning, passing and read of the match gave Bayern Munich a strong stabilizing influence in a match where they fielded a single true defender.

Jersey Swap: Oliver Baumann. Oliver Baumann made some good saves had solid positioning and wasn't a waste of space like most of Hoffenheim. So, yeah for Oliver Baumann.

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