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Croatia defender Dejan Lovren "mad" about World Cup final pitch invasion

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Croatia defender Dejan Lovren hits out at the four members of Russian activist group Pussy Riot who invaded the pitch during Sunday's World Cup final clash with France.

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has criticised members of Russian activist group Pussy Riot for invading the pitch during their World Cup final encounter with France.

The Vatreni were 2-1 down to Les Bleus and pushing for an equalizer in Sunday's game when four individuals dressed as security personnel took to the field and forced a halt in play.

One of the invaders attempted to give Lovren a high-five but instead found himself thrown to the floor by the Liverpool centre-back as all four were eventually removed by stewards.

"I really was mad because we'd been playing at that moment in good shape," the 29-year-old, whose side lost the final 4-2, is quoted by the Daily Mail as saying.

"We had been playing good football and then some interruption came. I just lost my head and I grabbed the guy and I wished I could throw him away from the stadium."

The four individuals have been jailed for 15 days by a Moscow court for their actions.

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