Mourinho reveals what Lloris and Son were like in the dressing room at half-time

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Tottenham Hotspur may have gone into the half-time break 1-0 up against Everton last night, but Hugo Lloris was far from pleased with the performance of Heung-min Son.

The Frenchman and Spurs captain came marching out of his goal at the half-time whistle and aggressively confronted Son before the players had even left the pitch.

The likes of Harry Winks and Giovani Lo Celso were on hand to keep the pair apart as things looked as if they were threatening to boil over.

The confrontation seemingly stemmed from an attack that Everton had late in the first-half, a move that started with a pass to Son being intercepted.

The South Korean look frustrated with the attack and failed to track back in order to help out his defenders, something that did not sit well with Lloris.

However, Mourinho has now revealed that both players were hugging by the time he arrived in the dressing room a minute later.

He said (Football London): “In this moment I’m the last one to arrive to the dressing room because I come from the other side, because you know that our dressing rooms are now on the other side to the bench.

“So when I was arriving I just saw the back of it. I was not in there. When I arrived in dressing room everything was over and they were hugging each other.

“What happened was the last minute of the first half a Richardson shot was diagonal from right side, Hugo thought that in that minute of the game the attacking players should do a little bit more and he was arguing with Sonny and Sonny with him. When I arrived at half-time I just wanted the players to understand that I was very happy with that. Very happy with that. When I told them that I think they realised that nothing wrong and let’s move on.”

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