The midfielder believes his insider data may assist Liverpool’s probabilities towards Bayern Munich after they meet this week
The German champions journey to Merseyside for the primary leg of their last-16 Champions League tie and Keita is trying ahead to dealing with his previous foes once more.
Nevertheless, the Guinean worldwide skilled some less-enjoyable outings towards the five-time European champions, not least when he was sent-off in a DFB-Pokal assembly final season.
“The dismissal left me extraordinarily bitter,” Keita admitted to Bild.
“I assumed the referee’s resolution was very harsh. I had taken plenty of fouls with none of them being punished. After which for me there have been two fast playing cards.
“For me, this match is an opportunity to do higher.”
Keita is hoping his repeated showdowns with Bayern can provide him and his Liverpool team-mates an perception into how you can beat the Bavarians, however the midfielder was fast to level out he isn’t the one one accustomed to the German membership’s tactical approaches.
“I am not the one skilled on this regard – in Xherdan Shaqiri we even have an ex-Bayern participant,” stated Keita.
“And naturally our coach Jurgen Klopp is aware of all about them. However sure, I find out about Bayern’s strengths and how you can play towards them.”
Liverpool return to knock-out Champions League soccer for the primary time since their defeat within the competitors’s ultimate final Could, and for Keita it’s the alternative to play on these large levels that attracted him to the Premier League membership.
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“I moved to Liverpool to win trophies. Within the championship we’re nicely within the race, and we’ve got an opportunity within the Champions League.
“We’re working onerous to current one or the opposite trophy to the followers on the finish of the season.”
After internet hosting Bayern, Liverpool additionally face one other enormous conflict subsequent Sunday after they journey to Outdated Trafford to tackle an in-form Manchester United.