German heavyweights Bayern Munich clashes with English Premier League giants Liverpool in the second leg of the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League both sides keen to bag the crucial win to storm the quarterfinals of the European elite club competition in what is expected to be an evenly balanced encounter.
Bayern Munich will be counting on their ever vibrant Allianz Arena home support to inspire past the visiting Liverpool who will come firing from all angles.
Niko Kovac charges head into the match buoyed by their recent 6-0 thrashing of Wolfsburg in the latest German Bundesliga encounter at their backyard to go top of the German top division and sinking the visiting Reds.
The hosts head into the match in fine form having won all their last five matches save for their 0-0 first-leg draw to Liverpool in the reverse Champions League fixture away from home.
The Bavarians will be keen to inflict woes on a Liverpool side that has lost the control on the summit of the English Premier League defending Champions Manchester City by condemning them out of the top European competition.
Liverpool travels to Germany hoping to stage an upset and clinch a crucial Champions League victory to fire them to the last 8 of the European top club competition.
The Reds head into the match buoyed by their recent 4-2 drubbing of Bournemouth at their backyard in the English Premier League and will be expecting more of the same on the road against Bayern.
Jurgen Klopp charges head into the match having registered mixed results in their last five matches winning two and registered three draws in their last five matches and they will be keen to deliver more consistent results.
Head to Head
Liverpool has won one and one draw has been registered between the two sides in their last five matches.