James Milner On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Bayern Munich Confirmed

James Milner On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Bayern Munich Confirmed

Another deflected Keita shot looped to Mane, whose bicycle kick flew well wide, and then Salah and Firmino linked brilliantly before the latter's low cross was steered wide by Matip under pressure.

'"We must be able to score away from home" - that's all I'll be thinking if I was them.

"We made life more hard with the last pass today - about 10 or 12 times a promising situation [fizzled out]".

"He gives confidence to the players and makes many other players play better". We should play better.

A fast start at Merseyside will be crucial to either side's chances of landing a place in the last eight, and each team has at least one key absence to be concerned about ahead of the first leg.


"Dejan, I actually have to wait minute by minute if there is a chance or not".

Defeat to title rivals Manchester City followed by draws against Leicester and West Ham has seen the Reds' lead in the league cut from 10 points to nothing, albeit with a game in hand.

Without Van Dijk (suspended) and Lovren (injured) and Gomez (even more injured), Liverpool have to use Fabinho as a makeshift centre-back next to Joel Matip. They have come here with the experience and shown that, ' former Manchester United defender Ferdinand told BT Sport.

"When you see their style of playing, they have a really good defence and their offensive line is also fantastic".

"At the end of the season, we can hopefully say we're champions of one if not both".


Although Bundesliga champions Bayern shaded possession, they did not manage a shot on target. In the Champions League, against Bayern Munich, it's not an easy job.

"It was a tough game", said Lewandowski. We had to play compact for the 90 minutes.

"If you look at what Liverpool did in the Champions League last season and what they are doing in the Premier League this season, then you have to say Liverpool is the most hard draw that..." It's how we approach every game and that's what we need to do. I have to be thankful to him because of what we did together at Dortmund.

"Not a lot of things happened".

"There will be a lot of moments where we have to defend and we worked on that, we tried to work on that because we respect the quality of Bayern Munich a lot". "It was not a game we will remember in 20 years".


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