Following Tottenham's defeat to Chelsea, there was criticism of the Italian coach.
boss Antonio Conte has defended his decision to restHugo Lloris
during his side's defeat to Chelsea.
During the semi-finals of the EFL Cup, Chelsea and Tottenham faced each other, and Chelsea was able to defeat the opponent with a single goal by Antonio Rudiger and reach the final. Conte's unexpected decision for the match was to useGollini
inside the goal instead of Hugo Lloris.
Despite the good performance of Tottenham's second goalkeeper, Chelsea eventually reached the final with a 1-0 victory and a 3-0 victory overall, and Conte defended his decision to rest Loris.
"Before my arrival at Tottenham, Pierluigi has always played in Carabao and the Conference League,"
"I think when you're in a team like Tottenham, it's important to give chances to the keeper because Pierluigi has shown to be reliable.
"Then we have to play three games in seven days against Arsenal, Leicester and Chelsea again.
"I think he deserved this chance to play an important game. I think that Gollini played a good game.
"In the first game we lost 2-0, today we lost only 1-0. I think that we have to try to think about situations that are much more important than this. Believe me."
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