Antonio Conte sends Hugo Lloris message after north London derby defeat

Antonio Conte identified Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris as “one of the best keepers in the world” in spite of making another mistake in the north London derby defeat to Arsenal.

The 2018 World Cup winner, who was a beaten finalist with France less than a month back, has actually sustained a frustrating season so far, making a variety of unattractive errors that have actually cost Spurs dear.

Lloris’ newest mistake came when he palmed a deflected Bukayo Saka cross into his own internet to open the scoring for Arsenal, and it was a minute that Spurs to stopped working to recuperate from as Martin Odegaard netted not long after to seal a comfy 2-0 win.

Speaking after the video game to journalism, Tottenham manager Conte was inquired about Lloris’ current kind, where the Italian backed his goalkeeper as one of the world’s finest in spite of his errors.

“In this situation it’s always difficult. I think that it’s not positive to be focused on only one situation or two situation,” Conte stated. “Football I know is this and sometimes you can do positive and save many situations positively but honestly I consider Hugo one of the best keepers in the world and it can happen.

“It can take place that in some cases you can slip up. For sure when there is the error of the keeper it is more noticeable. Hugo for us is a one of the gamers who is truly crucial for the dressing space, for his character since we are speaking about a gamer who is among the very best keepers on the planet.”

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Conte continued his defence of his players thereafter too, stating that he was not too upset with his side’s performance in the north London derby.

“About the efficiency, I’m not dissatisfied. I’m not dissatisfied since we understood that the video game might be truly tough since Arsenal is an actually, truly strong group and likewise tonight revealed that they are worthy of to remain top of the league, they are worthy of to be title competitors.

“In my opinion Arsenal and City are the only two teams that can fight for the Premier League this season.

“At the exact same time I’m a bit dissatisfied for the method we lost. I believe we began well, with the best strength and the best focus, however then we yielded an objective and after this objective we developed a crucial opportunity with Sonny and I believe the Arsenal keeper made a wonderful conserve. Instead of going 1-1, we went 2-1 as we then we yielded another objective.”



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