Date: 26th October 2018 at 8:00am
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With French international goalkeeper Hugo Lloris playing a massive part in PSV Eindhoven getting back into the Champions League clash in midweek given the rush of blood that saw him race from Tottenham Hotspur’s goal and subsequently earn himself a straight red card, he was always going to come in for some criticism following the fulltime whistle.

Leading 2-1 at the point of his sending off, Luuk de Jong found their leveller with three minutes remaining in regulation time and in many ways, given our dominance in the game even if it wasn’t a walk in the park, it epitomised where we seem to lack and fall short in the season of 2018/19. It’s far from meltdown time really, but we could be making life easier for ourselves at points but for now, there is a tendency to try and do things the hard way.

Whilst I certainly don’t agree with all of the comments, and I think a couple are more for effect rather than genuine, Lloris is having a mixed season on and off the pitch but he hasn’t suddenly become a bad keeper overnight despite what some sections claim, but the sooner he gets himself back to his fully focused best, the better.

Given the mixed feelings amongst the fanbase about the 31-year-old it would be interesting to know how many points he has cost us vs points saved as at least to me it’ll easily be the latter and until that changes, he’s a goalkeeper, they make mistakes regularly (maybe not as spectacular as that mind) and you have to accept it.

 

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