Under-fire Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren wants to make amends

Dejan Lovren

The Croatian centre-half has stated that he will work hard to make up for the errors he made against West Ham.

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has stated that he will not be shaken by a poor performance against West Ham, with The Daily Mail quoting the Reds enforcer as saying he wants to bounce back after making some mistakes.

The former Southampton centre-half had a forgettable first campaign at Anfield last term but has been reinstated to the Merseysiders’ starting XI by Brendan Rodgers in 2015-16.

Although Lovren played a part in Liverpool not conceding in their first three games of the campaign, he was at fault for at least one of the Hammers’ goals in a 3-0 home defeat for his side on Saturday.

Despite the fact that he is under pressure, Lovren has stated that he will do everything he can to atone for his errors and is focussed on the prospect of facing Manchester United at Old Trafford after the international break.

“The game is finished and I have forgotten about it already. What can I do?” The Daily Mail quote the defender as saying.

“The first minute after the second goal I wanted to go under the table, but in these moments you need to keep your head up. I tried everything but it was a bad decision. Mistakes happen.

“Things like that happen but I don't think it will shake myself and the team.

“I am the first one disappointed with myself but now we have to go away with the national teams and in two weeks we have Manchester United.

“We need to now keep our heads up in the tough moments but you see other clubs losing at home and we wish we could have taken 10 points from the four games but we didn't.

“We need to forget this and I know we will be better. We need to do it because of us and the fans. We didn't deserve this.”

Lovren slipped while in possession on the byline for West Ham’s second goal, with Mark Noble taking advantage to slot home for the visiting side.

The result sent shockwaves through Anfield and acts as a major blow for Rodgers’ men after initial wins against Stoke and Bournemouth and a progressive display in drawing 0-0 away to Arsenal.

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