Liverpool journey to Germany for the second leg with the last-16 tie finely balanced after a goalless draw at Anfield. The Reds are the underdogs in Bayern’s yard, however have Virgil van Dijk again within the facet after suspension
With Liverpool at full energy, Ferdinand believes the entrance three of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane might run riot. ‘I think it’s going to be an amazing recreation and an amazing event.
It’s an opportunity for Liverpool to say we’re on this event and put in a superb efficiency towards an growing older, declining Bayern workforce,’ he stated on BT Sport. ‘It is 50-50, but the happier camp’s acquired to be the Liverpool workforce.
‘You get an away goal and I think they’re within the driving seat. They can sit again and assume their entrance three can destroy Bayern. ‘Van Dijk is back too to marshal the backline, Liverpool have got to be the confident team going into this.’ While Ferdinand could also be assured about Liverpool’s possibilities, Jurgen Klopp angerily dismissed the concept staying within the Champions League was unhealthy for the membership’s Premier League hopes.
Gary Neville prompt Liverpool ought to bow out towards Bayern in order to give attention to the title race, however Klopp rubbished these feedback. ‘It is so easy to sit in an office or a studio and talk about things like that,’ he stated. ‘You draw a season and say the best way to go through it is to go out of all the cup competitions early. ‘You do that and in that moment the same people go for you like mad. ‘Now it is closer to the end of the season and it is allowed to go out of the Champions League without even trying to go through? That’s actually mad.’