Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has praised Malaga ahead their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.
The Bundesliga champions travel to Le Rosaleda tomorrow evening for the first-leg of their last eight clash.
And the 45-year-old has admitted that the Andalusian side have shown themselves, under Manuel Pellegrini, to be one of the best sides in Europe.
“It is the first time we have played against Malaga,” he told a Press conference. “
"We have seen and analysed a lot of their games. They are doing very well and are an experienced team with strong defensive and offensive systems.
“The tie is open, it is a great opportunity and we are happy to play Malaga.
“Manuel Pellegrini is an excellent Coach. With young players like Isco and [Mario] Götze we do not think about how old they are. Isco is an excellent player, they are both very good.
“Many teams have been eliminated and Malaga are still in the competition. I think tomorrow we will see one of the best games of the competition.
“The most important game of the season is tomorrow's game. We want to reach semi-finals, let us see what will happen.”