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Mental strength carried Croatia to World Cup final, says Lovren
By Kieran CANNING
Moscow, July 12, 2018 (AFP) - Croatia have relied on mental strength to defy limited resources and become the smallest nation in 68 years to reach a World Cup final, said defender Dejan Lovren.
Zlatko Dalic's men have taken the long road to a meeting with France in Moscow on Sunday after three lots of extra-time and two penalty shootouts in the knockout phase to squeeze past Denmark, Russia ...