Hugo Lloris Pulls Off Wonder Save For Spurs


Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has lauded the performance of goalkeeper Hugo Lloris following their commendable 1-1 draw away to Real Madrid in the Champions League.

Coming into the game both sides had a 100 percent record in Group H and it was Spurs who took the lead in when Raphael Varane put the ball into his own net.

"I think Hugo was fantastic".

"Sometimes in the Premier League we were talking, myself telling you that Hugo Lloris is one of the best and today you got to see why I told you a lot of times Hugo Lloris is one of the best in the world".

The hosts were beginning to pile on the pressure in the second-half.

"The performance was fantastic". Navas did well to push the shot around the post.

"This was an opportunity to show we can compete and this game is fundamental to us on a mental level", Pochettino said.

Following Borussia Dortmund's failure to beat APOEL, Spurs are now overwhelming favourites to progress with Real Madrid to the last 16. Past year was very sad as we couldn't continue in a competition that really excited us but we've made a huge step forward.

"Potentially the team, with the club structure under construction, the potential is great". "We have many components".