Jose Mourinho picks one Tottenham Hotspur player for praise

Manchester United's Paul Pogba as he is substituted by manager Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur lost against Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told The Mirror that Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris played well on Sunday afternoon.

Lloris featured in Tottenham’s Premier League game against United away from home at Old Trafford.

The France international goalkeeper started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes.

The Red Devils won the encounter 1-0, thanks to Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s goal just before the half-hour mark.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

United manager Mourinho has praised Lloris for his performance for Spurs at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

"I think Mkhitaryan was man of the match but if you have a trophy for a second, give it to Hugo Lloris,” Mourinho told The Mirror. "The save he makes after 50 seconds is a 'goal save' and then another and then another.”

Lloris is one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League and is a genuinely world-class player.

The 29-year-old played well against the Red Devils, and Mourinho’s opinion of the Frenchman’s display will be shared by many.

Tottenham's Hugo Lloris during training

United are sixth in the Premier League table at the moment with 24 points from 15 matches. Tottenham are currently fifth in the standings with 27 points from 15 games.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Old Trafford on Sunday evening, hosts United had 40% of the possession, took 15 shots of which five were on target, and earned three corners, according to BBC Sport.

Visitors Spurs had 60% of the possession, took 12 shots of which four were on target, and earned eight corners, according to BBC Sport.

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