Douglas Costa has been well worth the €30 million fee paid by Bayern Munich to Shakhtar Donetsk last summer, with the Brazilian winger key the the German juggernauts’ superb season. On Saturday night against Hertha Berlin, the 25-year-old was at it once again, scoring a magnificent long-range effort to help his side to a 2-0 win.
The goal came on 79 minutes, with Pep Guardiola’s side 1-0 up via Arturo Vidal’s first-half effort. Picking up the ball on the right flank, Costa cut inside before unleashing an unstoppable, venomous strike…
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What a goal!
Bayern now find themselves a healthy seven points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga table, with the German giants also to face Atletico Madrid in the last four of the Champions League.
It could be quite a farewell for Guardiola in May.