Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas says that he has "no problem" with goalkeeper Hugo Lloris following the shot-stopper's mistake that gifted Maribor an equaliser in their Europa League match last night.
manager Tottenham Hotspur has revealed that he is not unduly concerned by goalkeeper Andre Villas-Boas 's mistake against Maribor in the Hugo Lloris last night. Europa League
The France international failed to clear a back-pass from
, which allowed Robert Beric to equalise before Defoe rounded off Spurs' Kyle Naughton 3-1 win with a hat-trick.
"Sometimes things like this happen," said Villas-Boas. "It happened to us at Chelsea with Petr Cech last year. It's mistakes that make you evolve as a player and I have no problem with that."
Meanwhile, Villas-Boas has hit back at claims from France coach
, who insisted that Lloris needed more game time, by saying: "It goes in one ear and comes out the other." Didier Deschamps
Spurs are due to go up against English champions Manchester City in the Premier League this Sunday.
Match Analysis: Spurs 3-1 Maribor