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“In the case of Lloris, before we played the first leg against Chelsea, Gollini played in the Carabao Cup and the Confession . Lawrence League draws,” Conte said.
Antonio Conte defended his decision to omit captain. Hugo Lloris from his starting XI for last night’s Carabao Cup loss to Chelsea.
Tottenham boss Conte faced criticism. From supporters after handing second choice Pierluigi Gollini a rare start in the semi-final second leg loss.
The move to leave out Lloris backfired, as Gollini was at fault for Antonio Rudiger’s winner as he failed to punch Mason Mount’s corner away.
“I think when you’re in a team like Tottenham, Giving goalkeepers a chance is important. Because Pierre Luigi has shown to be reliable. Then we have to play three games in seven days against Arsenal, Leicester and again with Chelsea. I think he deserves this opportunity to play an important game.”
“I was the one who decided this time. And I think Gollini had a good game, the first game we lost 2-0 (Lloris in goal) today we lost 1-0
. Give more, believe me.”