Hugo Lloris

Result: Spurs put one foot in CL quarter-finals

Tottenham Hotspur produce a memorable second-half performance to earn a 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie. Tottenham Hotspur produced a memorable second-half display to take complete control of their Champions League last 16 tie with Borussia Dortmund courtesy of a 3-0 win in the first leg at Wembley this evening. There was little to separate the two sides at the interval, but Spurs took the lead through the in-form Son Heung-min within two minutes of the restart and further goals from man-of-the-match Jan Vertonghen and substitute Fernando Llorente left Spurs within touching distance of their first Champions League quarter-final since 2011. Dortmund, who offered no response to Tottenham’s improved second-half display, now have a mo...

Mauricio Pochettino: ‘Hugo Lloris one of the best goalkeepers in the world’

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hails Hugo Lloris as one of the best goalkeepers in world football following his display in the 3-1 win over Leicester City. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Hugo Lloris as one of the best goalkeepers in world football following his display in this afternoon’s 3-1 win over Leicester City. Lloris made a string of big saves – including denying Jamie Vardy from the penalty spot – to seal a fourth straight league win for Spurs as they kept their title hopes alive once again. The France captain has been questioned at times this season, but Pochettino does not believe that there is any doubt about his quality. “We are talking about one of the best keepers in the world. He has experience, he has played a...

Lloris warns Tottenham improvements are needed for Dortmund clash

Hugo Lloris saved Tottenham against Leicester, but the captain knows he will not be able to repeat the feat if his side defend the same against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday. The France international kept out Jamie Vardy’s penalty, which was the striker’s first touch of the game, and made a number of other important stops as Spurs won 3-1 at Wembley. Although the scoreline suggests an easy win for Mauricio Pochettino, Leicester were well in the game and had 20 shots at goal. Hugo Lloris played a key role in Spurs’ win over Leicester on Sunday (John Walton/PA) Lloris was able to bail his side out, but the prospect of conceding so many chances against the Bundesliga leaders in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie worries him. “Leicester played in a fan...

Result: Tottenham Hotspur dig deep to see off Leicester City

Tottenham Hotspur register a 3-1 victory over a valiant Leicester City in Sunday’s Premier League clash at Wembley to close the gap on the top two in the standings. Tottenham Hotspur have maintained their Premier League title challenge with a 3-1 victory over Leicester City in Sunday’s clash at Wembley Stadium. Davinson Sanchez put Spurs ahead against the run of play, and Christian Eriksen doubled the home side’s advantage shortly after Jamie Vardy had missed a penalty for the visitors. Vardy made amends with 16 minutes left, but a last-minute goal from Son Heung-min wrapped up the win for Mauricio Pochettino’s side who close the gap on leaders Liverpool to five points. However, the visitors will take the positives from an improved performance on Sunday afternoon, d...

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