Former Liverpool midfielder Gary McAllister believes a 'moment of magic' is likely to decide the forthcoming Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City.
The Premier League's two highest-scoring clubs go head to head in the last eight with expectations high for a thrilling contest of attacking football, starting with the first leg at Anfield on Wednesday.
Both teams boast a wealth of top-class quality, and McAllister expects a piece of individual brilliance to be the difference.
Gary McAllister believes a 'moment of magic' is likely to decide Liverpool vs Man City clash
'All the teams in the last eight have great tradition and history and the mentality of these clubs is no different to Liverpool,' he told Press Association Sport at an event to promote the LFC Foundation, Liverpool's official charity.
'When you get into the last eight, everyone will think they can win and it just takes a moment of magic to split these teams because they are all good teams.
'As an ex-Liverpool player I've been fortunate to see Jurgen (Klopp) going against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City the last couple of seasons and there have been some great performances and great results.
'Yes we lost 5-0 (at City in September)