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Dejan Lovren

Dejan Lovren

Clubs: NK Dinamo Zagreb, NK Inter Zaprešic (loan), Olympique Lyonnais

• Lovren started out in the youth academy of NK Karlovac before joining Dinamo in 2004, making his debut two years later as a substitute against NK Varaždin (5-3).

• Spent 2007/08 on loan at Zaprešic before returning to Dinamo, where he played in the UEFA Cup and, the following season, every minute of his side's UEFA Europa League group campaign.

• Capped at various youth levels, he made his senior debut for Croatia as a second-half substitute in a friendly against Qatar on 8 October 2009 and scored his first international goal during a UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying victory in Malta.

• Joined Lyon on a four-and-a-half-year deal in January 2010 and, with the likes of Jean-Alain Boumsong and François Clerc injured, made eight Ligue 1 starts.

• Scored his first goal for Lyon on matchday four of the 2010/11 UEFA Champions League in a 4-3 loss to SL Benfica.

Last updated: 09/01/12 17.30CET

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General info

  • Name: Dejan Lovren
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 05/07/1989 (25)
  • Country: Croatia
  • Squad number: 6
  • Club: Liverpool ( ENG)

  • Height: 188cm
  • Weight: 84kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    06/08/08: Dinamo Zagreb 3-2 Domžale
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    27/09/04: Croatia 3-2 Albania

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Croatia61
Croatia U-21142
Croatia U-1940
Croatia U-17121
Total364

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Lyon141
Liverpool10
Dinamo Zagreb71
Total222
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Dinamo Zagreb121
Lyon50
Total171
Last updated: 17/09/2014 01:10 CET
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