Costa made the long-shot winner.
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Costa's ferocious dipping shot from 30 meters out on 71 minutes was the bright highlight of a lackluster Bayern display as Darmstadt battled their illustrious opponents, running 7 kilometers more as a team.Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern had been temporarily usurped from top spot in Germany for 24 hours by Leipzig's impressive 2-0 win at home to Hertha Berlin Saturday.However, this was a below-par display from Bayern, especially in the first half, against a limited Darmstadt team who suffered their seventh straight league defeat.Without Arjen Robben or Ribery on the flanks, Bayern lacked a creative spark and Costa made little inroads into the Darmstadt defense, until his thunderbolt of a shot settled the result.Bayern's hotshot striker Robert Lewandowski was harassed by Darmstadt defenders whenever he got the ball. Bayern defender Mats Hummels admitted his side must improve before the Leipzig showdown.
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