Tottenham fans rave about Hugo Lloris's display

Goaltender Hugo Lloris #1 of Tottenham dives to make a save against Manchester City during the first half of the 2017 International Champions Cup Presented by Heineken at Nissan Stadium on...

Hugo Lloris was the hero for Tottenham Hotspur today.

Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after saving a penalty from Jamie Vardy of Leicester City (not pictured) during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester...

Hugo Lloris hasn't had a brilliant season with Tottenham Hotspur, but he came to his side's rescue today.

Tottenham beat Leicester City 3-1 at Wembley to move back within five points of co-leaders Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League.

But Spurs had to work hard for the three points and Lloris intervened at a crucial time.

The France international, a World Cup winner last summer, brilliantly saved Jamie Vardy's penalty to keep the score at 1-0 to Mauricio Pochettino's side, who swiftly doubled their lead through Christian Eriksen.

 

Moments after Eriksen's goal, Lloris then denied Harvey Barnes in a one-on-one chance.

The former Lyon star hasn't always inspired confidence among Lilywhites fans this season, but they were loving him this afternoon and here's how they reacted:

Nobody doubted Lloris's ability, because it's been there for all to see for many years, but consistency has been a problem in recent seasons.

Spurs are back at Wembley next week for a first leg with Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 of the Champions League, and if the 32-year-old is in this kind of mood on that occasion then it'll go a long way to boosting his side's chances of progressing.

Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates with team mate Kieran Trippier after saving the penalty of Jamie Vardy (not pictured) of Leicester City during the Premier League match between...

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