Jersey Swap: Mathew Leckie. Ran nearly 12 kilometers in this match as the 26 year old Aussie was seemingly everywhere for Ingolstadt. Whether it was winning arial duels, creating scoring chances or intercepting passes to create counters, Leckie was the most dangerous player for Schanzer today.
Tip Of The Cap: Phillipp Lahm. For most of the game, Lahm was the lone bright spot both in defense and in the transition. He made many quality runs on the attack and played his usual sound game in his own end as well. Announcing his retirement has seemed to give his game more life as he just looked more active and involved instead of going through the motions.
Golf Clap: Mats Hummels. Though he wasn't involved in the attack, Hummels played a vital role in Bayern's defense. Through the air, he led all Bayern players in duels won, and cleared away several chances in the box. The big center back covered for Javi Martinez who was outmuscled on several occasions and provided stability in the back line that was instrumental in keeping the clean sheet for Manuel Neuer.
Standing Ovation: Arturo Vidal. It was, at best, an uneven first half for the Chilean, but his persistence and determination shone through in the second half. Never one to let a mistake get him off his game, Vidal came through to score the winning goal right at the death. The fact that it came after a pretty poor pass that ended a good attacking run just minutes earlier is even more impressive. Outside of the one goal, he also led the team in tackles, clearances, touches and passes.
Meister Of The Match: Thomas Muller. Either he is emerging from his Hinrunde hibernation or this new formation that Carlo Ancelotti was playing with really agrees with him. Either way, Muller looked way more involved in this game that previously. He was working well with the attackers in the transition game, his hold up play was solid and he even chipped in some nice defensive work as well. His work paid off in the end as his assist on the Arturo Vidal goal got Bayern all three points. Hopefully this is a sign of good things to come for him. Especially with a midweek clash with Arsenal lurking just around the corner.