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Match awards from Bayern’s scoreless draw with Leverkusen

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LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - APRIL 15: Thomas Mueller of Bayern (L) and Juan Bernat react after the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Bayern Muenchen at BayArena on April 15, 2017 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Bongarts/Getty Images)
LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - APRIL 15: Thomas Mueller of Bayern (L) and Juan Bernat react after the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Bayern Muenchen at BayArena on April 15, 2017 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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Jersey Swap: Ömer Toprak

Ömer Toprak gets this award for his amazing goal line clearance in the first half. Yes, Bayern probably should’ve been awarded a penalty on Tin Jedvaj’s handball, but what can you do. Still, it looked like Bayern were going to get the goal after a wild sequence in the box, but Arturo Vidal’s header was cleared off the line at the last second by Toprak.

Tip of the Cap: Rafinha

Rafinha had a few “last ditch” tackles and poke-aways to keep Leverkusen off of the scoreboard. The right back usually always performs at an above average level when he’s on the field for Bayern, and today was really no different. He’s one of the most underappreciated players in Bayern’s squad.

Golf Clap: Juan Bernat

Bernat gets the nod over Rafinha for the Golf Clap on the day due to his better attacking prowess on the day. Bernat was regularly able to smoothly transition from the defense to the attack, and he interchanged pretty well with Kingsley Coman once the winger and Douglas Costa switched sides.

Standing Ovation: Kingsley Coman

Coman was one of the bright spots on the attacking side of the field. It was, however, clear that there was some lack-of-playing-time rust he was trying to work off throughout the match. Coman had one of the best opportunities in the match, but he was unable to convert when Bernd Leno saved the shot with his head. On a few occasions, Coman’s pass into the box was bungled by the Bayern player, leaving few opportunities to score

Meister of the Match: Tyfun Korkut

What? Isn’t this what the jersey swap is for? Normally, but not today. Tyfun Korkut’s side went down a man with 30 minutes left, and they never broke defensively for the remainder of the match. Bayern had a few opportunities, but Korkut’s side stuck together and kept the Bavarians from putting them away. The point moves Leverkusen four clear of the relegation zone.