Lloris failed to carry an inswinging cross from Pascal Gross, falling awkwardly backwards as Neal Maupay gave the Seagulls a 3rd minute lead within the English Premier League match Saturday.
There was a prolonged delay as Tottenham captain was handled on the sphere and given morphine and oxygen earlier than being taken to hospital.
Lloris, who has suffered a dislocated elbow, will miss France’s upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers in opposition to Iceland and Turkey.
“Our membership captain was stretchered off because of the damage and can now return to London this night after being assessed at a neighborhood hospital,” mentioned a press release from Tottenham Hotspur.
“Evaluation will proceed this coming week to determine the complete extent of the damage and the size of time he would require to bear rehabilitation.”
Troubling instances for Spurs
It was the worst attainable begin for a facet seeking to hit again after a 7-2 house mauling by Bayern Munich within the Champions League in midweek and different disappointing outcomes.
“To concede and lose your captain was a large emotional impression for the workforce,” mentioned Pochettino, who’s struggling the largest disaster of his five-year tenure on the North London facet.
With Lloris changed by Paulo Gazzaniga, the customer regarded to hit again however discovered a house facet in impressed kind regardless of a winless run of six video games going into the match.
Teenage Irishman Aaron Connolly did the additional harm, reacting rapidly after Gazzaniga failed to carry his first effort to place his facet 2-Zero up inside half an hour.
It was to worsen for Tottenham within the second half with 19-year-old Connolly stepping inside Toby Alderweireld earlier than firing house the third with a curling shot.
Son Heung-min and Harry Kane then missed cast-iron probabilities, which summed up Tottenham’s afternoon and left Pochettino scratching his head what to say to his deflated supporters and workforce.
“Now you can’t discover any phrases to console them and our gamers as a result of I believe we live a tricky second,” he admitted.
Liverpool marches on
Later Saturday, Liverpool prolonged its lead on the high of the Premier League with a 2-1 house win over Leicester Metropolis, its eighth straight from the beginning of the season and 17th in a row relationship again to final season.
A disputed late penalty, slotted house by James Milner, noticed the Reds take the three factors after James Maddison had canceled out Sadio Mane’s 40th minute opener for the league leaders.
Maddison’s 80th minute purpose regarded set to increase Leicester’s nice current till Marc Albrighton clipped Mane in added time with the slightest of touches, the choice upheld by VAR.
The win has left Jurgen Klopp’s males eight factors away from Manchester Metropolis forward of the reigning champion’s house match in opposition to Wolves Sunday.