Despite being out of form, Lloris believes no one can criticize Griezmann.
has come up with full support for fellow countrymanAntoine Griezmann
. The french striker who has not found the net yet this season is under lots of pressure. Despite his bad form, Lloris believes Griezmann is a very valuable player to French squad.
has not had his best time at Barcelona. Last time he scored was against
back in july.
played as the 10 number position behindGiroud
. He only created two chances for the high quality strikers playing in front of him. Despite lack of creativity, He managed 55 passes at the opposition's half and recovered the ball 11 times. Lloris says:
"You can't question a player like
because of all he has done and all he has brought to
in recent years," theTottenham
goalkeeper told reporters on Tuesday.
"All players have ups and downs. There are times when you succeed more than others. He is currently going through a slightly complicated period in attack, but above all, I see a player who is ready to defend and make the effort for his team-mates. There is no question about that.
"We have to keep our backs to the wall and help him, too. He has our full confidence. We know he has the ability to make the difference in truly important moments for
"Let's be patient but, in any case, France can only be strong if we are all united and not pointing the finger at any individual player."
is looking forward to Wednesday's game at Stadion Maksimir, at which a number of fans will be permitted.
"The presence of supporters is of course good news," he added. "There will inevitably be a bit of hostility but, for the French players, it's a good thing to be able to overcome adversity to win this match.
"That's our goal, in any case. We'll give everything to give the right performance to win."