Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes says he hopes Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool side reach the UEFA Champions League last four at the expense of Manchester City, managed by former Bayern supremo Pep Guardiola.
But then Hoffenheim's season went a little south and Bayern were revealed to have held talks with Thomas Tuchel, a man who impressed them after exiting Dortmund under a bit of a cloud. In the build-up to the second leg one online poll on Sevilla website Estadio Deportivo had 82 per cent of supporters voting "no" to the question: "Do you see Montella in charge next season?"
Sevilla must score at least two away goals at the Allianz Arena if they are to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League. They play a bit more reserved now, they are built differently.
"I live for these Champions League evenings, and that's why you become a footballer".
"We want to take everything this season that there is to take - and this team has got big ambitions", said Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Hargreaves, who scored the first ever goal at the ground, expects Sevilla to put up a fierce fight, but won't ultimately topple the finely-tuned Bavarians. Not awful, but not the Bayern we're used to seeing decimate their competition when they stand in the way of something they want, and Bayern sure do want that trophy after they let it slip from their grasp last season.
Kenedy's powerful performances in an advanced role have helped Rafa Benitez's side escape the relegation battle and make a push for a top ten finish.
"Bayern could knock anyone for six if they're on a roll". They aren't relying on Arjen Robben or Franck Ribery being brilliant, Kingsley Coman has had a very good season.
According to Sky Sports, 22-year-old winger Kenedy is being watched closely by a few European giants, despite making minimal first team appearances for the London club so far.
With one eye on a potential semi-final, Bayern's players must be careful. They have another great full-back in David Alaba.