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Pochettino hails world class Lloris after Real Madrid game

  Mauricio Pochettino has lauded the performance Hugo Lloris put up at the Santiago Bernabeu against Real Madrid in the UCL on Tuesday night, insisting that the Frenchman is up there with the best goalies currently in the game. Spurs took the lead on the night after a Varane own goal, but Cristiano Ronaldo equalized for Madrid through a penalty.  However, Lloris was called on severally as he made point blank saves on the night, to keep Tottenham in contention for qualification into the round of 16. “I think Hugo was fantastic and his performance today is one that deserves praise from everyone,” Pochettino told reporters afterwards. “Sometimes in the Premier League we talk and I tell you that Hugo Lloris is one of the best around and today you got to see why. “I’ve said ...