Manchester United boss David Moyes appreciates Bayern Munich will provide a stiff task in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Despite facing the European champions, who will be confident of progressing, United must approach the quarter-final first leg with belief. Following the remarkable turnaround in the previous round against Olympiacos, the Reds need to show similar resolve against Pep Guardiola's side.
"When we drew them, I felt we'd drawn probably the best team in Europe at this present time," stated Moyes. "I think most people would agree with that.
"I really enjoyed watching them last year as they have great energy. I quite enjoy German football actually and going to the games but Munich are a little bit of a class above the other teams, including Borussia Dortmund.
"We have got a really tough game and know exactly what we are going to get but we'll try to exploit little bits of weaknesses they have got. Pep has taken over a really good team and added a bit himself with his own style. They have already won the Bundesliga quite comfortably so the focus is on the Champions League now."
Moyes admires Guardiola's work but feels the Spaniard benefited from having a break after leaving Barcelona.
"It's been different [for Guardiola]," he said. "I am sure he had done a lot of homework and had a year's preparation before taking the job in Munich. He learnt German, watched the