The teams will meet again March 13 in Munich in the second leg of their Round of 16 series.
Liverpool are therefore expected to name the usual lethal threesome of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Firmino in attack as they hope to do damage in the first leg. "We need to improve our style of playing before we can compare to the best teams in Europe".
"They've lost one league game all season and have let in only 15 goals".
'The good thing is we haven't had a game in ten days so me and Fab have been working together in training and trying to work on a partnership. We've got them, but that depends on what happens on the pitch on the night. Don't miss this match - or any other Champions League features - and stream it live with fuboTV.
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Diallo even hinted at returning to the contest next season, saying he had a couple of dunks that didn't make the cut. Curry was second with 24 and the Sacramento Kings' Buddy Hield rounded out the top three with 19 points.
Kimmich's suspension is a blow for the Bundesliga champions, as the German worldwide has been an ever-present for them this season.
Kovac's side have scored three goals or more in their last seven matches in all competitions and the former Croatia global does not predict a goalless stalemate on Merseyside.
"The Champions League might be a welcome release in a way, to have a blast, which they certainly did last season". I'd be in that changing room now thinking we can win this.
This will likely mean we see the return of James Milner, Gini Wijnaldum and Jordan Henderson in midfield, unless Naby Keita steps into the number 10 position, filling the vacancy left by Firmino, whose illness has made him a doubt for the first leg. Both centre-half pairings had a lot of ball and played around.
"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".