“A horrible draw… for Bayern” – Liverpool fans react to Champions League last-16 draw

17 December 2018

Liverpool will play Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 and supporters have been giving their thoughts on an exciting draw.


The Reds learned their fate in Nyon on Monday, with Jurgen Klopp‘s former rivals Bayern standing between his team and a place in the quarter-finals.

They will play the first leg at Anfield on February 19, with the second leg at the Allianz Arena on March 13.

Spirits are high at Anfield at the moment, particularly after Sunday’s 3-1 win over Man United, and Liverpool will feel they can beat anyone on current form.

Bayern have great pedigree in the European Cup, however, winning it five times, including victory over Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund team in the 2013 final at Wembley.

Meanwhile, United will face Paris Saint-Germain, Man City have been pitted against Schalke and Tottenham have a tough battle with Dortmund on their hands.

Here’s how fans reacted to the draw on social media and our forums.

 

The general mood was bullish, to say the least…

“Bring them on, we fear nobody!”

sms1986 on the forums.

“Second best scenario after Porto I think.”

– This is Anfield writer Joel Rabinowitz.

“Bayern with their aging squad and their slow defenders? They will hate that draw.”

Livvy on the forums.

MUNICH, GERMANY - Tuesday, August 1, 2017: Liverpool's Sadio Mane scores the first goal during the Audi Cup 2017 match between FC Bayern Munich and Liverpool FC at the Allianz Arena. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Bayern are struggling at the moment.We should be able to beat them easily.”

Menghis Chivas on Facebook.

 

Klopp’s former Dortmund player Mats Hummels, now at Bayern, was straight on Twitter after the draw…

 

Some were desperate to get Real Madrid, though…

“I was hoping for revenge against Real Madrid.”

Brian Ngoni BaKeisha Kandamby on Facebook.

 

Away from Liverpool, fans couldn’t help but have a laugh at United’s expense…

“You have to worry for United’s defence……”

Show me the Mane on the forums.

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