10 top stats from Liverpool's victory over Bayern

Lynette Rowe
March 15, 2019

The centre-back became the first Liverpool player to both score and assist in an away Champions League knockout match since Craig Bellamy against FC Barcelona in February 2007.

Liverpool are now in the hat for Friday's Champions League quarter-final/semi-final draw. We played at home, but that wasn't our game and that's why they beat us.

Liverpool overcame Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 inside the Allianz Arena on Wednesday evening, and after the match fans were quick to praise a star man in the victory.

Since the start of last season, no player has provided more Champions League assists than James Milner's 10.

At one point the Liverpool legend turned into the interviewer as he asked Van Dijk if beating Bayern in the Champions League will help their Premier League title bid.

It was a result that left Klopp purring with satisfaction at a mature performance which, he said, reaffirmed the club's...

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Right now, he is the best defender in the world, with nobody anywhere questioning his value. They have undoubtedly got the quality and the confidence at the moment.

Jurgen Klopp's team are back in action on Sunday when they face Fulham in the Premier League.

"We knew they would attack a little bit more and we would have more spaces to play and we used it as well".

"All of the teams have gone through to the next round, and for us of course it was really good because we managed to win an away game at Bayern Munich - which is quite hard". He also scored a headed goal, Liverpool's crucial second, prompting Klopp to highlight his vast value to this team.

"We didn't risk so much", said Lewandowski, Bayern's main scoring threat. "And we are strong there".

Pressed on whether the Reds delivered a faultless Champions League showing, Van Dijk added: "Very close". "We are in the fight for first position in the league, but we want to play in the Champions League as well, which is the tournament we want to go far in, we want to give everything in this competition as well".

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