Fans congratulate Tottenham star Hugo Lloris after brilliant display for France


Hugo Lloris received a lot of praise from Tottenham fans on social media, having produced a strong performance against Portugal last night.

The Spurs skipper lined up for his 117th selection at Estadio da Luz and helped his country secure its place for the Nations League final.

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Les Bleus beat the winners 1-0 with Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante scoring the only goal of the game.

France was probably worth their victory, with Lloris in great shape between the sticks.

The 33-year-old was equal to anything Portugal had and made six saves, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Guerreiro and Joao Moutinho.

Moutinho’s brilliant second-half effort from a distance looked destined to squeeze into the top corner, but Lloris made an exceptional full-length save to turn down the veteran which was undoubtedly the highlight of his job .

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It was a very impressive display of athleticism from the star, who has been in great shape since returning from the terrible arm injury he suffered against Brighton last year.

The former Lyonnais – who cost Spurs around Β£ 8million in 2012 (Independent) – has truly been at the top of his game for Spurs, and his latest posting for France drew plenty of compliments on social media :

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