Robben picks Anfield as his 'worst stadium' ahead of Champions League return


In an interview with the Daily Mail, Robben admitted he did not like playing on Merseyside at all.

"I think, if you ask [about] the worst stadium for me, it's probably Liverpool", the 35-year-old told The Guardian. There has to be one! The first came through the infamous Luis Garcia "ghost goal" that will live long in the memory for Blues fans, the second through a penalty shoot-out in which his spot-kick was saved by Pepe Reina. "You always have your favourite opponent and there always has to be a negative one".

"It's quality in all departments actually and we have to admit that because it's a fact, but the good thing is that we are good as well, we know that". He also lost the semi-final there in 2007 and a quarter-final with Real Madrid 4-0, when Steven Gerrard was at his peak.

"All the defenders have played so when one comes in and one leaves, we don't feel that loss because we're all used to each other", the goalkeeper said, per the Liverpool Echo. We won a lot of titles, we won the Champions League.

Ajax's youngsters exposed Bayern's weakness against pace in the Champions League group stages, while Bayer Leverkusen and Augsburg have also given Klopp extra encouragement in recent weeks in the Bundesliga.

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However, despite this cup success the Reds finished a giant 37 points behind Robben's Chelsea in 2005. "It won't be easy to fight against them".

"We know they're a really good, strong team", he added. Credit the new manager, who has done a great job.

The 27-year-old Switzerland global transferred to Stoke just six months later before moving on to Liverpool last summer and said he always hoped he would face Bayern in the Champions League.

Robben is expected to miss the game on Tuesday with a thigh problem, however, that hasn't stopped the Dutchman dreading his next visit to Anfield.

Hamman played 143 times for Bayern and made 283 appearances for the Reds, with one season at Newcastle United to separate them.