Hugo Lloris admits he feels bad for the fans after the players gave up against Bayern

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Tottenham Hotspur club captain Hugo Lloris has admitted that he feels bad for the fans after a humiliating evening in the Champions League.

Bayern Munich tormented the North London side which saw Lloris conceding seven goals in a club record European defeat at home.

Lloris admitted that the Spurs players gave up during the match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium which was a farcical display.

The defeat means that Spurs have just one point from their opening two fixtures in Group B with the Frenchman insisting that they cannot afford to lose any more points if they wish to progress to the knockout stages.

Back-to-back matches against Red Star Belgrade, who are in second place with four points await Mauricio Pochettino’s side in what will ultimately decide the course of our European campaign.

“I feel really bad for the fans mainly because we gave up a little bit too easily and the score was even worse,” Lloris told Yahoo Sport.

“It is a night that affects a lot. Now it’s about character, clearing the mind.

“The next two games against Red Star will become even more important, we cannot lose any more points.”

A lack of consistency has been lacking this season with the World Cup winner admitting that the players have lacked intensity in their performances.

Tottenham became renown under Mauricio Pochettino for their high energy, pressing style which gave the opposition limited time on the ball. After 40 minutes of the game against Bayern, this went well and truly out of the window.

Spurs now face Brighton on the south coast on Saturday lunchtime with Lloris highlighting the importance of the fixture.

“We need to find a solution to find the consistency that was our strength in the last few years,” he added.

“Since the start of the season we have never played at the same intensity for 90 minutes.

“As you see we’re used to playing in a way that demands a lot of energy and focus, and at this level the opponent punishes you when you start to lose easy balls close to the box.

“Today we feel bad for the badge, we feel bad for the fans and now it is to show a reaction on Saturday. This game has become even more important for us.”

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