Lloris says Spurs needs spirit against City

Tottenham Hotspur has a 1-0 advantage over the Citizens in the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals as they are set to play this Wednesday.

In the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals, Tottenham Hotspur defeated Manchester City 1-0, thanks to a goal by South Korean footballer Son Heung-min.

Now, both clubs are set to meet again on Wednesday for the second part of the series, and Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has said his team needs spirit against the Citizens in order to qualify to the Semifinals of the European competition.

“We need spirit and we need luck. We need everything against City, we need the spirit, we need good organization, we need to be solid and we need a little bit of luck,” Lloris told The Mirror.

“I think the spirit has been fantastic in the last few weeks, it’s all positive and we know in football that you cannot be in a comfortable situation.”

“You always need to push it to the limit and it’s going to be the case in that type of game because we all need to play over 100% if we want to get the results,” the keeper added.

“Unfortunately we would have preferred to have Harry Kane with us but every time the gaffer gives chances to both Son and Lucas they answer very well.”

He talked about his teammates: “They have scored few important goals this season and it was good for Lucas to score a hat-trick against Huddersfield.”

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“It’s good because we are probably going to have a lot of space against Manchester City and we need the offensive players ready to run and to make problems to the defense.”

“It’s all about confidence and it’s all about going there with personality,” he continued.

“Of course we have to respect the opponent but we have to give our best, I think that it’s the kind of thing you want to finish the game with less regret.”


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