Bayern Munich will face English Premier League side Liverpool FC in the first knockout round of the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League season. There are so many story lines to watch — Jurgen Klopp’s revenge on Munich, Mats Hummels’ reunion with his former coach, Xherdan Shaqiri’s return to his former club. The first leg of the tie will take place in Anfield on the 19th of February, while the second leg will take place at the Allianz Arena on the 13th of March. Both games will be billed as among the biggest of the year, as the two five-time European champions clash in a battle for the cup.
All the German teams drew English opposition in the Round of 16, so this has the flavor of an England vs Germany fixture. These tie promises to be a banger, so stay tuned on Bavarian Football Works for detailed match coverage and analysis!