Arjen Robben calls for focus after beating Barcelona

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Arjen Robben has refused to completely rule out a Barcelona comeback, despite a memorable 4-0 victory at the Allianz Arena in their Champions League semi-final first leg.

Bayern Munich are now stern favourites to progress to the final at Wembley, with goals from both Mario Gomez and Robben as well as a smash and grab brace from Thomas Muller. 

Robben has been quick to play down suggestions the tie is over though, and has urged his team remain focused going into the second leg in Barcelona. 

Speaking to Sky Sports he said: "That is the strength of this team, we will keep focusing, there is always the next game. Let's stay concentrated, not talk too much and just play our football."

The Dutch winger has praised his side's efforts in stopping Barcelona from playing their way and thinks teamwork was key to the victory.

"We didn't give them any opportunity to play their football. We have a lot of quality in the team and we can also score goal," he added.

"The key to our performance tonight was that we played as a team, we fought for every metre and it was a great game."

Jupp Heynckes' men will be wary of the wounded animal that is Barcelona, and would be wise to learn from Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan before them that it's not over until it's over. 

The Catalan giants need a miracle to progress, however Bayern must attempt to silence the Camp Nou or risk another epic Champions League comeback at the hands of the four-time champions.

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