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Jurgen Klopp press-conference: Liverpool coach speaks out on Bayern clash and EPL title race

Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has given a press-conference ahead of Champions League Round of 16 second leg against Bayern Munich.

Merseyside club ended up the first leg at Anfield with a goalless draw, and will now try to challenge the pressure at Allianz Arena to qualify for quarterfinals.

Klopp has spoken out on title race in EPL, Bayern Munich form and team problems.

When asked if Champions League appearances could affect in title race, German said (via LiverpoolECHO): “I don’t think any other coach in the world answers this question if they are playing Champions League.

If we play good football it could change world for us, but tomorrow it’s over and then we concentrate on Fulham

This will be another return for Klopp to Allianz Arena, where he had several massive clashes with Bayern while coaching Borussia Dortmund.

“I love to come here. We won here with Dortmund, we lost here with Dortmund. I was happy to pass by here, the red light of the stadium. It’s always a sign that there is a great match ahead” he added.

Reds’ boss admits they are facing a tough match, and as Bayern currently are in a good form, it will be much harder to beat them, but compared to Anfield match, they will have much space for attacking, as German side will try to show themselves as dominators.

Klopp was also asked about lack of goals outside the box.

“Coutinho was responsible for 60 % of shots outside the box. We want to score from everywhere, but we don’t miss it.” answered 51-year-old manager.

Bayern Munich and Liverpool will start their match at 20:00 (UK Time).

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