Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe praises Hugo Lloris

Eddie Howe, Manager of AFC Bournemouth reacts during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

Bournemouth lost against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.

Eddie Howe, Manager of AFC Bournemouth reacts during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has praised Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, as quoted by BBC Sport (17:19).

The Cherries suffered a 1-0 defeat to Tottenham away from home at the Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday afternoon.

Christian Eriksen’s goal just two minutes into the second half proved to be the difference between the two sides.

Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur makes a save during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

Spurs goalkeeper Lloris had yet another good game, and Bournemouth boss Howe has underlined the Frenchman’s role in the win.

"Historically we have always scored goals but you have to give Lloris credit for the two saves he made, they were pivotal,” Howe told BBC Sport (17:19).

Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur shows appreciation to the fans following the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in...

Lloris is one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League and in the world, and the performance of the France international goalkeeper was very good.

Spurs' outfield players such as Dele Alli, Eriksen and Harry Kane get the headlines most of the time, but Howe's comments about Lloris are a timely reminder of just good the goalkeeper is.

The win against Bournemouth will enhance Tottenham’s chances of winning the Premier League, and will also boost their confidence of defeating Real Madrid in the Champions League next week.

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