Douglas Costa served up a genuine contender for goal of the season as FC Bayern München edged past SV Darmstadt 98 in Matchday 15's penultimate fixture.

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With Darmstadt digging their heels in, it was always going to take something special to break their resistance, and so it proved. Costa collected Thiago Alcantara's lay-off, took aim and rifled an unstoppable swerving drive into the roof of the net from fully 30 yards to give Bayern the win. The defending champions returned to the summit, but will one of their own be taking home the #BLMVP gong for Matchday 15?

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Top Facts - Douglas Costa

  • Costa scored his third Bundesliga goal of the season and second in as many games.
  • Only Robert Lewandowski (four) had more shots on goal than the 26-year-old.
  • The Brazilian also won ten of his attempted tackles.

Head to the Darmstadt - Bayern Match Centre for more on this fixture.

Watch: Check out Costa's reaction to his stunner in the video below: