Lovren and Kovacic took the pressure off


Both central veterans of zenith, Dejan Lovrenas a midfielder of Chelsea and ex of real Madrid, Matthew Kovaciccoincided when hanging the role of favorite to Brazil before the quarterfinal duel that will take place tomorrow (4:00 pm, Estadio Ciudad de la Educación).

“Brazil is the favorite. It has two strong teams, of individual quality, that can change the rhythm of the match. We have no problem if they are the favorites. We respect everyone, it’s always been like that,” he said. Lovren.

In the same vein he continued Kovacicstarter in the four games he played Croatia on Qatar: “Brazil is always the favorite to win the World Cup, but here there are higher level teams and they are also the favourites. We are focused on ourselves and on playing our best game”, said the former Inter Milan player, who, barring a big surprise, will repeat tomorrow as a starter with brozovicthe player who has traveled the most kilometers so far in the World Cup, and Luka Modricwhich he praised.

“Everyone knows how important this is to us. It is amazing for Croatia that he is their captain and leader. We are proud to have him and it is a great honor to play with him and learn every day. He is the best player in the National Team,” he said. Kovacic.

The medium, four-time European champion -three with Real Madrid and one with Chelsea- believes that the fun style of Brazil This benefits them compared to other more defensive teams. “For us, it’s easier to play when the opponent plays attacking because we have more space, although we also have to have resources against teams that close behind. In this sense I can improve”, he concluded.

Borna Sosa, with the group

Kovacic Y Lovren They participated this Wednesday in a training session with absences brozovicrested by the Croatian coach, zlatko dalicY stanisicwho is still recovering from a muscle injury in his right leg.

Yes, the left side is with the rest of his colleagues Borna Sosanothing against Japanese for a virus. If he is fully recovered, the player on Stuttgart is from the game before Brazil Y Barisic going back to the bench.

Source: La Verdad


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