The Reds head into the game on top of Group E with one more point than Sevilla and three ahead of their Russian visitors.
Speaking ahead of the clash, the German said: "The game. It's the game. It's a home game, and if we win we are through so that's cool.
"I'm really looking forward to it. They have important players back, so it will be an exciting game and that's how the Champions League should be.
"I don't want to make it bigger than it is but it's very big."