Kovac: Pool tie my highlight
Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac admits the Champions League visit of Liverpool is a personal highlight for him but knows nothing other than a victory will suffice.
The former Croatia international adopted a deferential tone, not what you usually expect from the manager of five-time European champions and a team which has a record 28 Bundesliga titles, when talking about their last-16, second-leg opponents.
"I've qualified for the World Cup and led Eintracht Frankfurt in the relegation play-off - that was the worst - but tomorrow is a highlight," Kovac said.
"The world will be watching us. Everyone's excited: the players, the coaches, the fans and the media. It's a tough game and the pressure is always on in knockout games but that's a positive, not a negative."
The onus will be on Bayern, in their own stadium, to come up with a more attacking game plan than the containment approach they adopted three weeks ago.
"What we need to do is be more efficient up front: see the room and take advantage," added the coach, whose side have scored 11 times in their last two league matches.