Watch Hugo Lloris' horror gaffe as Tottenham goalkeeper continues nightmare World Cup final form to gift Buendia goal | The Sun

HUGO LLORIS blundered horribly in his first game since World Cup final woe as Tottenham slumped to a costly 2-0 home loss against Aston Villa.

The France keeper gifted Villa the opening goal as hespilled a Douglas Luiz long-ranger and scrambled in vain as Ollie Watkins teed up Emi Buendia to slot home.

Lloris' display in the Qatar showpiece against Argentina came under fierce scrutiny.

And at 36, his Spurs future beyond this season might be in doubt unless he regains his best form.

Needing victory to leapfrog Manchester United back into fourth place, Tottenham succumbed tamely, Buendia and Luiz firing home after the break.

And fans on social media were merciless about Lloris' contribution as Spurs took their poor run to just one win in seven games.


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One observer said: "He's used to bottling. Did it for France and make Martinez (Argentina keeper) look big."

Another said: "I’m not a Spurs fan, but all Lloris seems to do is make mistakes?"

An armchair critic who definitely was a Tottenham supporter posted: "We need a shake-up. Hugo is not up to PL any longer.

"The defence is very poor midfield non-existent. If Harry (Kane) doesn't score, where are the goals?"

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In contrast to Lloris, Argentina counterpart Emiliano Martinez watched from the bench – two weeks after his key but controversial role in the World Cup final shootout win over France.

The South Americans triumphed 4-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw, with Martinez saving one spot-kick and dancing around to put failed taker Aurelien Tchouameni off.

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