Liverpool has been held to a goalless draw at Anfield against visiting Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 first leg on Tuesday Night.
The Bundesliga side had to keep defensive display to shut down Liverpool’s attack with a 0-0 draw at Anfield leaving their Champions League last 16 tie wide open.
Mohamed Salah failed to find the target with a header while Sadio Mane screwed a shot wide from close range. But the best chance fell to Joel Matip whose first-time effort went wide.
Bayern, travelled to Liverpool without the likes of Arjen Roben, Thomas Muller and Jerome Boateng, leaving only a half-chances with Robert Lewandowski who till end could not change the game.
Kovac’s side never took advantage of suspended Virgil van Dijk but defensively got it spot on with Mats Hummels and the rest of the backline giving the home side little space to thrive.
James Milner and Divock Origi came in the latter stages, but it did not change the game as the German side held on for a deserved goalless draw.
Liverpool will play Manchester United on Sunday 24th in Premier league.