Wenger defends Lloris despite conceding five

Lloris, who signed for Spurs at the end of the August transfer window, had only played in one Premier League match before Saturday with coach Andre Villas-Boas keeping 41-year-old American Brad Friedel as his first choice for league games.

Although Lloris has been signed with the future in mind, he has expressed his difficulty in adjusting to not being the automatic number one.

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