Robben: Barcelona capable of comeback

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben expects the second leg of their Champions League semi-final tie against Barcelona to be a bigger challenge than the first.

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Despite Lionel Messi's presence in the starting line-up, Barcelona were blown away by Bayern Munich in the first leg of the teams' semi-final tie, losing 4-0 at the Allianz Arena.

However, Robben told the Bayern official website that the team could not afford to entertain any thoughts of the final, ahead of the return leg on Wednesday.

"We want to make the final, and that means playing just as well as we did in the first leg, not one single per cent less, the biggest mistake we could possibly make would be to think we're already through to the final. If there is a team capable of correcting a four-goal deficit, it’s Barcelona," he pointed out.

"Maybe we'll have to concentrate even harder than the 100% we managed in the home game, from the first minute onwards. We have to be ready for everything, including quick ball boys."

Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer related his previous experience at the Camp Nou with former club Schalke and he believed the Spanish side would do everything in their power to intimidate his team into submission.

"I remember the special atmosphere and how the ballboys reacted to Barcelona taking the lead. They stopped throwing the balls back onto the pitch. I kept coming close to a yellow card, because it made me so mad," Neuer shared.

"So it could be that the balls fly back onto the pitch very quickly on Wednesday."



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