In order to do this, Beijing will either have to beat Jeonbuk in the second leg of their AFC Champions League Round of 16 clash on Tuesday or at least ensure the match ends as a goalless draw.
"This will be a crucial match in the club's history," Manzano told the South China Morning Post. "We will do our best and win the game.
"This will be a very intense game, Jeonbuk is a strong team. But we are playing at home with the support from our fans, I believe we can make history qualifying for the last eight of the Champions League for the first time.
"Jeonbuk has to play with everything they have, because they have nothing to lose. This is very realistic."
Manzano also called on Beijing to be extremely aggressive during the second leg as he doesn't want his side to be knocked out of the tournament by the 2006 champions.
"What we can do is to prepare ourselves carefully," he said. "They were very efficient and fast in the first leg, so we have to be very aggressive in the second game.
"But now we are back home, we have to limit their space and not give them too much room to attack.
"As Beijing Guoan, we always target the win. We won't be conservative and we will try our best. We will have our tactics and they won't focus on defending."