Jurgen Klopp: 'Dejan Lovren right to call himself a top defender'

Jurgen Klopp: 'Dejan Lovren right to call himself a top defender'

"Now with my national team we are in the final of the World Cup", said the Croatian defender, speaking to the Liverpool ECHO.

He had been irritated on the eve of the game by references to his substitution after 31 minutes of a 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur back in October, when two... In the Champions League final, I didn't see two better centre-halves than him - only more ruthless.

Croatia had survived falling behind, supposed fatigue and a third successive extra time to put away England and progress to the World Cup final.

Croatia defender Domagoj Vida apologized after his team's 2-1 extra time win over England in the World Cup semifinals on Wednesday for comments in support of Russia's neighbor Ukraine.

He has turned the page on last October's horror show, ensuring Harry Kane did not find the scoresheet.

Matip said of Lovren's displays in Russian Federation.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has claimed that Dejan Lovren is right to call himself one of the world's best defenders although he should not have declared it publicly. "I have the opportunity to help him and next time, maybe I will say it".

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In the early part of the 2017/2018 season, the 29-year-old Croat also admitted to taking painkillers to get through some games.

"Modric is the best middle three player in the world and if we win this World Cup, he deserves the Ballon d'Or", he said.

Roberto Firmino will miss out on Liverpool's preseason tour of the United States because of an extended break following the World Cup, but new signing Xherdan Shaqiri will be included. "I wish we could both be in the final for that game but there is only one victor". "We showed our character, we showed that we deserved to be in the final and people should respect us".

"This is something we'll never forget", he said.

"I think now in many years people will remember us, not the '98 team", added Lovren. "In the second half we were much better, we found space on the side and put in good crosses".

"Before this game they said we are exhausted, but we showed in extra time we had fresher legs than them".

While Lovren has definitely improved leaps and bounds since then, he's not even the best defender at Liverpool.

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