Germany will keen to respond after Sweden collaspe, says Robben

The Oranje international believes Joachim Low's side are out to restore national pride in their friendly following the four-goal lead they blew in their last World Cup qualifier

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben believes Germany will be looking to make up for their 4-4 draw with Sweden last month when the two teams clash at Amsterdam ArenA on Wednesday night.

Joachim Low’s side were four goals to the good with half-an-hour left before Sweden hit back to force an unlikely draw, and Bayern Munich star Robben feels the fallout in Germany to the result will force them to perform in the friendly.

“The German media reacted quite critically [of the result],” Robben told De Telegraaf.

“Although you may once in 50 or 100 years give away a 4-0 lead, the German team are still in rehabilitation."

Germany have had the upperhand over their fierce rivals and ended up - not only beating them 3-0 last November - but also defeating them 2-1 in Euro 2012 which helped to knock the Dutch out at the Group stages.

Robben is hoping it is not a third consecutive defeat for the Oranje in a year and is aware that there will be more pressure on Low's side after their collaspe against Sweden.

He added: "They will do everything not to lose another lead, and of course, we do not want another loss to Germany to cap off a third this year.”