‘For first time in career I’m unhappy after winning,’ Liverpool star’s honest reflection

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Dejan Lovren has been looking back at Liverpool's game on Sunday and ahead to their next encounter.

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has been speaking following the Reds’ 3-2 win against Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.

Brendan Rodgers’ side won a back-and-forth game at Loftus Road and now head into a vital Champions League clash with reigning European champions Real Madrid on Wednesday; a clash the Croatian international believes his side will be ready for.

In an interview with Liverpool’s official website, Lovren said, “We have unbelievable players in the team; I’m sure against Real Madrid on Wednesday we will do much better.

“We need to fight and try to win the game.”

As yet, summer signing Lovren has been unable to stablise a Liverpool defence that was too easily breached last season. But they will have to stand firm against Real or risk a flood of goals considering the attacking threat the Spanish side possesses.

But the QPR match is likely to have refocused the minds of those Liverpool players, with Lovren for one admitting that it was a performance that did not exactly warrant celebration.

“It was an unbelievable game,” the centre-back said. “It’s the first time in my career that I’m unhappy after a win.”

Hopefully he will get the same result but a different feeling on Wednesday.

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