Tottenham failed to hold on to a nil away draw against Sporting and suffered a disappointing defeat in the Champions League, writes the TBR. Despite the poor play of the whole team, the performance of Tottenham’s leader Hugo Lloris was highly praised by the media.
In fact, Spurs let the hosts create moment after moment, and if it wasn’t for the brilliant reaction of the French goalkeeper, the first goal could have happened much earlier.
Football London gave gave him a 9/10. Correspondent Alasdair Gold also expressed his opinion, and said that the goalkeeper was a head above all his teammates.
“Made a good low save six minutes in from Goncalves and big reaction save from Edwards just before half-time. Made a phenomenal save from Porro late on but could not do much about the two goals,”
Some pundits praised the goalkeeper’s performance and stated that Lloris cannot be blamed for any goal conceded. They also gave him high marks, along with Ivan Perisic.