Bayern's first leg win in Seville was the first ever meeting between these sides in European competition.
With one eye on a potential semi-final, Ribery, Robert Lewandowski, Jerome Boateng and Joshua Kimmich must tread carefully as they are a booking away from a ban.
Heynckes added that Bayern defender David Alaba, who returned to training on Monday after overcoming back problems, would not be in the starting lineup, and that midfielder Arturo Vidal would not be available as well due to a knee problem.
Sevilla have struggled in La Liga lately, dropping to seventh in the table after losing 4-0 to Celta de Vigo on Saturday.
Head coach Jupp Heynckes' squad will enter this match against Sevilla on the strength of three straight wins in all competitions. We can achieve it if we believe it's possible.
"I don't have an explanation".
"In the Champions League you always have to bring your top performance and we will need to improve, that's clear".
Still, it's going to be an entertaining match, and potentially one of the most dramatic of the Champions League season so far.
The frustration for Liverpool is that they have not been able to convert that into more of a challenge on the domestic front, trailing City by 17 points in the league.
In the night's other match, Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time penalty for Madrid to progress despite a 3-1 home loss to Juventus, with a 4-3 aggregate score.
He was quoted as saying by fcbayern.com: "We can be really pleased with the result from the first leg".
"It will be a hard game against a great team", said the French defender.
They did score twice on their travels in the last round, knocking out Manchester United in the process, but Montella knows the risks of being overly aggressive when chasing the game against such powerful opponents. The 0-0 draw was enough for us to go through.