"We know that. People will look at Porto and Ajax (as weaker), but they are young teams and they are flying".
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.
In Liverpool's next appearance at this stage of the competition they edged out Juventus, then Chelsea in the semi-finals, before THAT famous comeback victory over AC Milan in the 2004/05 Final. We want as many (as possible) going forward.
But ex-Liverpool man Dossena feels it would be beneficial for Juventus if they can avoid Manchester City in the quarter-finals despite their lack of Champions League pedigree and history.
England play Holland in Guimaraes, Portugal, for a place in the final, on June 6, just five days after the Champions League final in Madrid.
In particular, Mohamed Salah has struggled to find his goalscoring boots in recent weeks, with just one goal in his last seven league matches.
The club's one and only appearance was back in 2010/11, the season in which Gareth Bale lit up the European scene with two stunning group stage games against Inter Milan.
Liverpool reached the final of the Champions League last season before losing 3-1 to Real Madrid in Kiev. It's definitely up there with United's most dazzling nights under the lights. Nine years later the Red Devils again booted out an Italian side, this time Roma, which was followed by a narrow 1-0 aggregate success over Barcelona - thanks to Paul Scholes - and a dramatic penalty shoot-out triumph against Chelsea in the Final.
It irks the 33-year-old midfielder that since he moved to Anfield from Manchester City in the summer of 2015 his time at the club has been marked by a succession of near misses; losers' medals from League Cup, Europa League and Champions League finals are a reminder that Liverpool have still to pluck something tangible for all their progress.
"He has all the pressure on his shoulders, he scores three vs. Atletico Madrid and they [Juventus] go through", Guardiola said.