Pep Guardiola's Bayern played Manchester City off the pitch in their 3-1 Champions League win.
Rodgers said: "Watching that game was a real motivation. That's where every coach, every manager, every player wants to operate.
"You want to compete at that level and be judged at that level. Obviously, this club was for a lot of years.
"You have learn from performances like that.
"Tactically, I look in-depth at games too, and what goes on within them, so I learn something at every game."
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