Real Madrid should fear Liverpool, Lovren claims

Real Madrid should fear Liverpool, says Lovren

Despite aspiring for a third consecutive victory in the Champions League, Real Madrid should not trust Liverpool, according to Dejan Lovren.

News May 4, 2018, 12:24 IST


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Dejan Lovren celebrates the triumph of Liverpool in the semifinals over Rome

Dejan Lovren says that Liverpool is not afraid of Real Madrid, and feels that they are the holders of the Champions League They should worry before the final in Kiev.

Madrid defeated Juventus in the decisive last season to become the first team since AC Milan in 1990 to retain the biggest prize in European football.

Despite being below the best nationally and not being able to convince Juve and Bayern Munich in the last two rounds, Zinedine Zidane's team has the opportunity to become the first team since Ajax and Bayern in the 1970s winning the competition three times in a row. .

Lovren, however, is not intimidated by his impressive recent pedigree, as Liverpool opened the way for the clash at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium thanks to the impressive triumphs over the Premier League champions Manchester City and Rome.

"They [Madrid] have a lot of confidence but we do not care about that, we are focused on our work," he said.

"Why should we fear them? They should fear us"

According to Lovren, the arrival of manager Jurgen Klopp at Anfield in October 2015 has had a transformative impact on Liverpool, both on and off the field.

"He changed a lot of things in the club," Lovren said.

"Not only the players but the things in the club, the people, he has changed the mentality, how we think.

" Now everything is more positive.

"Even when sometimes we do not play well, he always finds something good and there is no negativity, he deserves it.

" It's no accident that he has already reached the 2013 Champions League final with Borussia Dortmund.

"He has returned the pride of the club Everyone feels that everyone lives that."

"Everyone should be proud to have a manager like him."

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