Robert Lewandowski hammers Bayern Munich's tactics in loss to Liverpool

Liverpool drawn to face FC Porto in Champions League quarter-finals as potential mouth-watering semi-final awaits

Liverpool drawn to face FC Porto in Champions League quarter-finals as potential mouth-watering semi-final awaits

"To score that [first] goal is obviously a big blow for them because they have to score two and for us we were then unlucky to concede the equaliser, but the second half was outstanding".

Last season's finalist booked a spot in the next round after beating Bayern Munich 3-1 on aggregate with Van Dijk bagging his first Champions League goal for Liverpool.

"I'd like to think teams have that respect for us", the midfielder said.

Everything inevitably comes to an end at some point, but if an English team is to win the Champions League this season, they are likely to have to beat a team containing Messi or Ronaldo, or defeat both, in order to claim the trophy.

The Bundesliga club, who had been buoyed by a 0-0 draw at Anfield in the first match, were outclassed as Jurgen Klopp's men cruised into the quarter-finals draw on Friday.

Dortmund will do duty against Hertha Berlin in their next league encounter on Saturday, 16 March, while defending champions Bayern play host to Mainz on Sunday.

Lallana is in the hunt for his second consecutive league start after featuring from the off in the 4-2 win over Burnley last weekend. I have loved every minute of my time at Liverpool but to have not won something when we have given ourselves opportunities is hard to take.

Van Dijk told Liverpool's official website of the message passed on by an ambitious boss: "Obviously be fearless when we have the ball, make sure everyone wants the ball and when we defend, defend all together". Liverpool got precisely what they paid for: the best. People will look at Porto and Ajax but they are young teams and they are flying.

"I had a lot of duels, not just with the one player, and it was very hard because I was alone sometimes, and I didn't have help also and I couldn't do some things".

This is the first time England has had four teams in the quarter-finals since Liverpool and United were joined by Arsenal and Chelsea in the 2008-09 campaign. Whoever we get will be tough. "Ah, yes", said Milner, well aware of the City manager's wish.

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